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7 Pumpkin Treats to Try Around Los Angeles (Including A Cronut Knockoff!)

Who needs the junky calories found in a trick-or-treat bag? We'd rather splurge on these homemade pumpkin goodies.

Photos: LA Street Food Fest's Delightful Donuts, Cocktails, Ceviches and More

Local foodies, prepare to get your glut on. The summer food festival circuit is about to kick into high gear, and one of the more popular (and more affordable) events, the LA Street Food Fest, goes down June 29th at the Rose Bowl.

Photos: Bluth's Original Frozen Banana Stand Passes Out Treats In Culver City

Here are some shots of today's "Arrested Development" gathering in Culver City, complete with pirate hooks and banana costumes.

10 Ways to Honor Earth Day 2013 in L.A.

Ten ways to celebrate Mother Earth this weekend—though we hope you're looking out for her everyday.

Milk Jar Cookies Opens in Mid-City With Sweet Deals All Week

Tuesday, April 16th marks the grand opening of Milk Jar Cookies, a new, shabby chic bakery in Mid-City specializing in fresh-out-of-the-oven cookies. The duo behind the counter is Courtney and Adam Cowan, and together they've concocted about fourteen personal (and pleasing) cookie recipes, including sugar cinnamon, rocky road, and banana split.

Free Italian Ices at the New Rita's in Redondo Beach

In the ongoing battle of East Coast eats versus West Coast eats, the Atlantic side has long chalked up points for being home toRita's, an Italian ice and custard chain that began in greater Philadelphia in 1984. California's first Rita's outpost opens its doors Monday, April 8 Redondo Beach, and owners Jake Cosme and Josh Pascua hope you'll stop in to check out their news digs and slurp an Italian Ice on the house.

Where To Eat Easter Brunch In L.A.

We love the Easter bunny, marshmallow Peeps, and dyeing Easter eggs as much as the next crew, but what we really love is brunching. Easter is just about the prefect occasion for the meal.

Fresh From the Farmers' Market: Loads of Leeks

You've surely spotted these beauties at your local farmers' market: large and leafy leeks that look a lot like green onions on steroids but with a much milder taste. Leeks do belong to the onion family and they're a rather easy crop to grow. California's temperate weather keeps them available year-round, but to taste them at their best buy them fall through spring.

Where To Go For Drinks And Eats On St. Patrick's Day

There are enough Irish bars in L.A. to fill the hats of a chorus of leprechauns, and even more non-Irish establishments that like to join the party, so we've done some of the work for you and picked these seven lucky spots for your 2013 St. Paddy's Day celebration.

Fresh From the Farmers' Market: The Tiny But Mighty Kumquat

Perhaps you've underestimated the kumquat. They're incredibly small, have a ridiculous name, and aren't called for in many of mom's standby recipes. We took one for the team and ventured to try them out anyway.

Fresh From the Farmers' Market: Pomelo Power

In an effort to better understand California plant food, LAist will be cooking with different fruits and vegetables (at the time of year we're truly meant to eat them) then share a few recipes we like. Lucky contestant number one? The pomelo.

14 Valentine's Day Dinners in L.A. You'll Fall in Love With

February 14th is rolling up fast, and the LA restaurant scene is preparing with special menus, fancy cocktails, and rose-clad tables, all in the name of love (and dollars, of course). Here are 14 places ready to help you pamper yourself and the one you love. And hey, if you're single this year, the restaurants don't discriminate. Grab a friend or two, put on your favorite digs, and head out and paint the town red.

Where to Watch Super Bowl XLVII in L.A.

It's Super Bowl time! If you're not feeling like hosting your own party, here's where to go for hoards of beer, snacks, big screens, and in some cases, deals.

Bike Nation to Roll Out L.A.'s First Bike Sharing Program

Good news for cyclists and other savvy, earth-conscious Angelenos: Bike Nation has announced that plans for the city's first bike share program are in the works, and the wheels are expected to hit downtown Los Angeles in April of 2013.

13 L.A. Restaurants Serving Up Delicious Christmas Feasts

When all the holiday shopping and gift wrapping has come to an end, it's sometimes hard to muster up the energy to cook a big Christmas meal. Why not let someone else do all the toiling? Here are some delicious destinations for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day food, offerings ranging from complete pick-up meals to high-class dining experiences.

7 Great Winter Weekend Destinations For Angelenos

We all love Los Angeles, but the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can leave even the calmest, jolliest soul a little worse for wear and dreaming of a short winter escape. Here are a few destinations you might try on for size this season; some are a breeze to get to, while some call for wheels and wings.

LudoBites.TEN: Ham Soup, Sea Creatures, & More From the Pop-Up's Final Installment

This week renowned chef Ludo Lefebvre and his team descended on Gram and Papa's kitchen in downtown LA for the final round of LudoBites, the beloved pop-up restaurant that surfaced back in 2007. Here's a peek at the menu offerings, the best of the best from the last nine LudoBites.

Your Guide to Holiday Entertainment in L.A.

Twinkle lights and ornamented trees are a great way to get that holiday spirit going, but heading out and catching a show or two isn't a bad idea either. Here's a list of holly, jolly performances that look great to us and are happening during the month of December.

Your Guide to Holiday Craft Fairs and Markets

There are dozens of indie stores around LA for your holiday shopping needs, but there are also plenty of craft fairs and community sales in December, too. Here's a roundup of local bazaars going down this coming month.

8 Indie L.A. Shops For Holiday Gift-Giving

Here's a list of some of our favorite indie shops that take the hassle out of gift hunting. Not only will you have plenty of one-of-a-kind items to choose from, but you'll support local business owners while you're at it.

Winter Wonderland: Where to Ice Skate In L.A. This Season

Baby, it's (finally) cold outside. Ready to show off your inner Michelle Kwan? Bundle up in those rarely-needed-in-LA scarves and beanies, gather your favorite friends (the ones who'll help pick you up if you fall), and pick a rink to visit.

Seasonal Escapes: Your Guide to Fall Day Trips

Fall is here, and it's the perfect time to head outside and enjoy the the fruits of the moderate, SoCal climate. Here's our guide to some great day trips you might take this time of year, no SPF 90 or winter coat required.

Your Guide to a Hauntless Halloween: Holiday Events That Aren't Scary

October has arrived, and with it comes the inevitable question: What are you doing for Halloween? While thrill-seekers will head to haunted houses and theme parks around Los Angeles, others will search for a more chill (and less creepy) way to spend the holiday, especially if little ones are involved. Here's our guide to some hauntless events going on around town, with no jump-out-and-grab-you shtick involved.

Pedal Power: Your Guide to Biking Carmageddon II

Carmageddon II is fast approaching, but if the idea of spending a warm and sunny weekend within four walls makes your head spin, never fear. We've put together a guide of biking events taking place around the city, no highways required.

Get Out: L.A. County Fair, FYF Fest & Greek Festival

Get out so you can eat Greek food, listen to indie rock's finest and watch a pig race.

Shop 'Til You Drop: Your Guide to 2012 Fashion's Night Out

Fashion's Night Out is taking over Los Angeles next Thursday night, so fashionistas and friends should prepare for an epic, citywide party. Retailers from Venice to Downtown L.A. will keep their doors open late, mark down prices on stylish looks, pour drinks for guests, and give away free loot to those willing to brave the crowds.

Fetch Your Bug Spray: West Nile Virus Detected Near L.A. River

No one likes a mosquito bite, but residents living within one mile of the Los Angeles River need be especially careful. Ecologists from the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District recently found six new positive West Nile virus samples in the area.

Extra, Extra: Jerry Brown Visits Burrito King

In tonight's Extra, Extra, Jerry Brown makes a burrito stop, Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky decides not to run for mayor and ten ICE employees sue Obama. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics).

Bring a Book, Take a Book: Another Little Free Library Opens in Silver Lake

In the market for a new story? Grab an abandoned book from home and trade it for someone else's old read at the newest Little Free Library on Lake View Avenue in Silver Lake.

Photos: L.A. Street Art, Summer 2012

Street art in Los Angeles is everywhere, no matter what corner you turn or boulevard you cruise. Feast your eyes on some local pieces captured by ">Lord Jim.

Get Out: Take A Photo Tour, Build a Time Capsule, Groove to Tunes or Visit a New Art Exhibit

Get out and practice your iphoneography skills, build a time capsule, listen to tunes, or peruse a local artist's new exhibit.

Break a Breakfast Rut: 10 Restaurants to Wake Up Your Morning Meal

We'd like to gently suggest you get out of your breakfast rut and try one of these 10 delish restaurants we got acquainted with recently at LA Weekly's Pancake Breakfast event. From to-die-for blueberry ricotta pancakes to home made pop tarts to a plate of chilaquiles to Korean pancakes (any time of day!), here are a few places where you can wake up to great tastes.

'The Price Is Right' to Cast Its First-Ever Male Beauty

"The Price Is Right" premiered in 1972, and never in its 40 years on television has a male model handed Plinko chips to a contestant or revealed a new car with the wave of a hand. If you've ever desperately wished for a handsome dude to join what used to be known as "Barker's Beauties," you're in for a treat.

Coming Soon? Huge Water Wheel at L.A. State Historic Park

The Los Angeles State Historic Park may be getting a nifty, new attraction: a 60-foot-tall operating water wheel that will take millions of gallons of water from the LA River and use it to irrigate the grounds of the Chinatown-adjacent swath of state owned land.

10 Things To Do Before Another L.A. Summer Ends

Though the heat may not be subsiding anytime soon, summer is winding down for a lot of Angelenos and many students around town head back to school in about a week. If you're in search of some easy, breezy local activities to fill your last few days of freedom, here are some close to home activities to help you end summer on a high note.

Bust Out Your Building Skills, It's Time for a Sandcastle Contest

The 52nd annual Manhattan Beach Sand Castle Design Contest is this Sunday morning from 8am to 10am. Kick off your flip-flops and come out to watch artists of all ages strut their sandy stuff. Better yet, join the show and build something yourself!

Fallen Fruit Hosts "Jam" Session, Just BYO Fruit and Jars

The best things in life are free, so head out to collect some local fruit and join organization Fallen Fruit tomorrow at their 6th Annual Jam Session in Hawthorne's Del Aire Park.

Golf Balls Gone Wild in the "I Got Big Balls" Exhibition

On Thursday evening the Wilson Harding Golf Course in Griffith Park exhibited over 100 creatively designed golf balls in a show appropriately called "I Got Big Balls." Here's a gallery of some of the pieces that were on display.

Local Students' Photographic Scavenger Hunt Exhibited Via Massive Photo Collages at Getty

Local elementary and college students toned their creative muscles through the Getty Arts Program. Participants took photographs around the museum and their collective work was turned into giant photo collages, now on display.

Get Out: Buy Crafts, Drink a (Free) Beer, Visit The New Grand Park Or Watch A Spaghetti Western

Get out today to buy crafts, drink a free beer, visit LA's newest park, watch a spaghetti western, or peruse a new art exhibit.

Cloning the Pig: Second Oinkster to Open in Hollywood

Yesterday Eagle Rock's The Oinkster shouted out "See you in Hollywood!" on its facebook page. That's right, carnivorous fiends: Andre Guerrero is duplicating his highly-adored restaurant -- and we're pretty happy about it.

Why We Love L.A. Summers: Polo at Will Rogers State Park

The beach is an expected and traditional summer hangout for Angelenos, but it need not be your only go-to destination on a picture perfect L.A. weekend. Avoid the salt and sand and opt for some polo at Will Rogers State Park instead.

Grab a Free Beer to Celebrate Wirtshaus' Anniversary

It's been about one year since the dog-friendly, German pub Wirtshaus opened its doors on La Brea, and what better way to celebrate a summer birthday than with a cold, free beer from the motherland?

The Contorted Faces of Messerschmidt Now On Display At The Getty

The Getty is one of L.A.'s most visited sites, and now residents and tourists alike have another reason to brave the 405 and head up the mountain. The new Messerschmidt and Modernity exhibit opens today and displays through October 14.

Amanda Palmer Visits L.A. & Gets Naked at a Musical Art Party

Amanda Palmer visited Pop tART gallery in Koreatown to deliver just the performance the audience hoped for: A bull horn blaring, knife wielding, get naked kind of party.

Video: Toy Robot Falls in Love With Petersen Automotive Museum

Never been to the Petersen Automotive Museum? One reader says you should; in fact, he made a video to encourage your trip.

Getaway Guide: 10 Day Trips Angelenos Will Love

As much as we love LA, it's great to escape the hubbub of city life and do something out of the ordinary once in awhile. Lucky for us, there are plenty of great destinations right at our fingertips. Here’s our guide to where to go next time you're feeling overwhelmed by the usual crowds, traffic jams, and smog that come with urban living.