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    We're hiring an editor with reporting and blogging skills who can cover a range of topics, from hard news to arts and food.
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    Gonna be hard to do Grilled Cheese Day right without a cast iron pan... (Monica Schmelzer) This? This is just a cat that enjoys ruining dinner plans. And what do you enjoy? Talking about yourself, probably! LAist is doing a readership survey for 2013 and we'd love to know more about you, so click on through and let us know!...
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    Gothamist is interested in adding more long-form non-fiction features to our websites. Last month, we premiered the results of our first call for features, "Confessions of a 'Rape Cop' Juror", on our New York site. We are happy with the results: Sales have been good, the feature and writer were covered on numerous blogs and newspapers (even on TV), and we learned a lot about how to publish e-books.
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    Gothamist is interested in adding more long-form non-fiction features to our websites. Last month, we premiered the results of our first call for features, "Confessions of a 'Rape Cop' Juror", on our New York site. We are happy with the results: Sales have been good, the feature and writer were covered on numerous blogs and newspapers (even on TV), and we learned a lot about how to publish e-books.
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    The following post is from the LAist Fall Guide, sponsored by Lexus Los Angeles has quite a few weird and unusual museums that showcase strangely alluring displays. Two institutions worth visiting include Culver City’s Museum of Jurassic Technology, which displays strange and eccentric exhibits that may or may not be real, including a history of cat’s cradle, and the slightly more conventional (and free) Annette Greene Perfume Museum, with more than 2,000 bottles of perfume, located inside downtown’s Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, which has an extensive costume collection.
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    The following post is part of the LAist Fall Guide, sponsored by Lexus. Tucked into a hillside, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island’s biggest town (pop. 4,000) could be mistaken for a charming Greek fishing village. This relaxed getaway was a favorite for old Hollywood, and September and October are the best times to visit, now that the summer crowds have died down.
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    The following post is part of the LAist Fall Guide, sponsored by Lexus.As the cooler air of autumn starts to blow, head out to the desert for a weekend of spectacular views and groovy activities at Joshua Tree. The park allows camping or you can stay at a hotel or bed and breakfast near the park—kitschy and popular options include Spin and Margie’s Desert Hide-A-Way in Joshua Tree or the Pioneertown Motel in nearby Pioneertown, a village that was originally built as an Old West movie set, including the motel, where Roy Rogers and Gene Autry stayed.
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    The following post is part of the LAist Fall Guide, sponsored by Lexus.Tucked away in Little Tokyo, the James Irvine Japanese Garden is an oasis in the city. It’s free to visit and open Tuesday to Friday from 10 to 5, ideal for a relaxing stroll at lunch, if you work or live nearby.
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    The following post is part of the LAist Fall Guide, sponsored by Lexus.Palm Springs has got its groove back. The zippy Ace Hotel is becoming the place to stay, with everyone heading out to Palm Springs to rest, relax, and have a little fun. The Ace Hotel, which is built on the site of a former Howard Johnson’s, is a hip boutique hotel that’s reasonably priced, but still heavy on the style. Once you’re settled in, after a two hour drive from L.A., and you’ve decided to leave the Ace’s swank pool, consider a tour or two.
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    The following post is part of the LAist Fall Guide, sponsored by Lexus.Halloween in Los Angeles is serious business and there’s some kind of spooktacular event for you, no matter what kind of inappropriate costume you are planning to wear.

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