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Rhonda

About Me
My name is Rhonda, and I am a teacher. I love living in Los Angeles, California because I can do something different every single day for a year and not repeat an activity.
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Griffith Park Observatory – great view of the city as well as a recognizable landmark.
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The Beach – pick any one of them – different beaches offer different activities
Don't forget to check out one of my favorite places
Los Angeles is a very large area and very diverse. Each city/neighborhood has its own beat and attitude. I live in a very family-oriented area. Children go to private schools; local actors that you recognize but maybe not remember their name raise their families here. Studios shoot daily in this neighborhood. Larchmont Blvd. is our “Main Street”, and you can run into anyone on that street, drink coffee at five (yes, five) different coffee shops, scoop up artisan ice cream, nosh on NY style pizza, as well as get your fill of gluten and sugar- free treats. A variety of shops selling gifts, toys, clothes, and upscale skin care line either side of the street. A very popular Farmer’s Market is open on Sunday. Bagel lovers must stop at Sam’s. Many people in the neighborhood visit this street daily – it is an integral part of life.
Enjoy a meal at my favorite restaurant
The trend now is for gastropubs. Food is a religion here, so be adventurous. I've lived here for 14 years and I'm still discovering the culinary diversity. The Grand Central Market downtown has some yummy options. That being said – Pizzeria Mozza is always a place I take my out-of-town guests.
Here's a doable bucket list for you to do in one day
1. Breakfast at Farmer’s Market at Third and Fairfax (alt. Toast on 3rd street)
2. Morning at LACMA
3. Lunch at Pizzeria Mozza (make reservation) or grab take out through Mozza2Go.
4. Shopping and coffee or tea on Larchmont Blvd.
5. Dodger’s game (or NBA depending on season) for sports fans, Hollywood Bowl for those with more refined tastes (bring a picnic), or Griffith Park Observatory on a clear night and dine at any of the multitude of LA’s restaurants – there is unforgettable food at every price point and taste.
My extra insider tip for you is
LA traffic is well known to be the worst in the U.S. So, keep your visiting sites geographically close. Anything more than five miles away may put you off your schedule and put a damper on your day. Use the Waze app to navigate like a local.
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