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  • LA awards season

    Los Angeles
    Indulging in showbiz cliches and having fun at iconic Hollywood spots never hurt anybody; especially while staying in style at some of Beverly Hills and Hollywood's best hotels.
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    San Francisco
    Haight-Ashbury is a small but mighty neighborhood of San Fransisco. The area is dripping in the history of music, politics, and a movement that changed the course of counterculture forever.
  • sf soma castro dogpatch mission

    San Francisco
    There are tons of places to eat, drink, and shop outside the tourist-heavy areas of Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf. We hope to see you at some of the best in SoMA, Mission, Castro, or Dogpatch.
  • austin sixth

    Austin
    We love the city in its entirety, but here's our picks for the three of the city's most dynamic neighborhoods: Austin Sixth Street, Chavez, and Manor.
  • austin day trips

    Austin
    Where to go for quick trips to enjoy the great outdoors in Austin. The list includes swimming in Lake Travis and Barton Springs, greenery like Zilker and Texas Hill Country.
  • boston july fourth

    Boston
    Boston’s thundering Fourth of July Celebration on The Esplanade is considered one of the best (if not the best) Independence Day shows in America. Here's a few tips to get it right.
  • edc las vegas

    Las Vegas
    The Electric Daisy Carnival is the largest electronic dance music festival in Las Vegas--and one of the biggest in the world. Prepare for three-days of bass, neon, and lasers.
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    Boston
    Looking just past the densely populated tourist areas of the old Downtown Boston and Wharf District, a new waterfront area seems to be on the rise (literally).
  • Las Vegas
    When you hear that the Vegas Strip is in the middle of nowhere, you’re not being lied to. Except for the fact that “nowhere” actually means amazing, sprawling landscapes.
  • Los Angeles
    Art galleries, gourmet cuisine, abandoned theaters, high-end retail, architecture, and loads of culture await in Downtown LA. Get involved.
  • San Francisco
    The further north you go on the west coast, the more lush and green the landscape gets. There’s incomparable beauty in larger-than-life parks and vineyards, and this here’s how to get to them.
  • Los Angeles
    We love a good West Coast sunset, people watching, and supporting local businesses. Don’t you? And it’s even better when the three blend together and create amazing results. Cue coastal Southern California.
  • San Francisco
    While most of the Bay Area is now priced to match the riches of Silicon Valley, thankfully there is careful consideration to keep green areas open to everyone.
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    Las Vegas
    It’s always interesting to see how a city changes decade after decade. Today, parts of Downtown Las Vegas remain (mostly) intact, and have become an attraction worthy of a visit.
  • nyc music festivals

    New York
    Forget whatever idea of a great summer you’ve had before. Sure, hanging out with your high school friends by the pool or spending a month in Barcelona is fun; but there’s no place like NYC during the summer.
  • sf music festivals

    San Francisco
    Since the sixties, the San Francisco Sound has epitomized the counterculture movement that made its talent and venues, iconic. Here’s the lowdown on how to take in SF’s music landscape today.
  • Miami
    Truly one of the largest Food & Wine festivals in the country, SOBEWFF is now fifteen years old and backed by the Food Network, Delta, NYTimes, and many more influential names.
  • austin eats

    Austin
    Austin is rife with great food. We explore local tex-mex, DIY bars, breweries, and barbecue joints. From Rainey Street to the off-the-beaten-path Austin gems, here's where to find them.
  • Miami
    Walking won’t get you anywhere the beautiful Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, and Key Biscayne—get yourself some wheels and explore the more low-key Miami spots.
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    Las Vegas
    It’s no secret that Vegas visitors come prepared to spend. Our gaming tip is to quit while you’re ahead. Instead, walk away with your earnings and go drop some cash on new Saint Laurent boots. 
  • New York
    The TRIangle BElow CAnal is usually a quiet neighborhood, except when paparazzi mob one of its famous residents while walking the dog.
  • New York
    They say that Brooklyn residents rarely see a reason to go to downtown anymore. Surely I’ll admit, it has been two months for me. One can argue that Manhattan’s love for corporate cash put a dent on the borough’s true character; truth is you can thank ridiculous rent prices and Starbucks lovers for Brooklyn’s attractiveness.
  • New York
    So, you want to go to Queens? Bet you didn’t know that you could get your tennis fix for the year in this part of NYC. Yep, that’s right: The U.S. Open takes place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens.
  • Miami
    It’s no secret that people come to Miami to unwind. While you’re here, you may find yourself more entertained than you anticipated—believe us, it happens. There’s no better way to tune everything out than to check-in at the spa; turn off your phone, and treat yourself.
  • Miami
    Up until a few years ago, Downtown Miami seemed like a ghost town that existed only to connect Brickell and Coral Gables with North Miami. Then came Wynwood, the rebirth of the Design District, and then the gentrification of Downtown proper.
  • austin city limits

    Austin
    Incredible crowds, an absolutely stacked talent lineup, and the gorgeous beauty of the Zilker area make Austin City Limits one of the city's best.
  • Miami
    Winter Music Conference (or Miami Music Week) is a week of over-indulgence in music, parties, art, food, drinks, and beyond. The week brings countless events throughout South Beach and Downtown Miami, and culminates with Ultra Music Festival.
  • Los Angeles
    During awards season, the Kodak Theater becomes a mecca for all things showbiz. The Academy Awards are the ultimate prize, where Oscars are handed out to the best in film for the year.
  • New Orleans
    This celebration of music and culture has been showcasing immense talent from New Orleans and Louisiana since 1970, when Mahalia Jackson, Duke Ellington, and the Eureka Brass Band got together to hold a small parade. Today’s incarnation is a celebration of music, food, culture, crafts, and heritage in the birthplace of Jazz.
  • New York
    Whether you like it or not, NYC is the fashion capital of the Americas. Kicking off Fashion month, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week offers a slew of market-leading American designers.