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7 Reasons to Love L.A.: At the Cross Roads of the World
There are thousands of stories to tell in Los Angeles, but sometimes a picture says so much more. Thanks to our LAist Featured Photos Pool on Flickr, here are 7 moments worth taking a second look at in our 7 Reasons to Love L.A. series.
Plus: As we explained over on our Facebook page, we've got an extra aspect to our 7 Reasons series... One photo each week will be used as our "cover photo" on the LAist Facebook page as part of the Timeline layout.
Previously on LAist
7 Reasons to Love L.A.: April 1, March 25, March 18, March 11, March 4, February 25, February 18, February 11, February 4, January 28, January 21, January 14, January 7, 2013, December 31, 2012, December 24, December 17, December 10, December 3, November 26, November 19, November 12, November 5, October 29, October 22, October 15, October 8, October 1, September 24, September 17, September 10, September 3, August 27, August 20, August 13, August 6, July 30, July 23, July 16, July 9, July 2, June 25, June 18, June 11, June 4, May 28, May 21, May 14, May 7, April 30, April 23, April 16, April 9, April 2.
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