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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

SLS Hotel Christmas Package

SLS Hotel Christmas Package

A nearby getaway turns up the noël. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Film Meets Four Seasons

Film Meets Four Seasons

The ArcLight has announced a Four Seasons-sweet contest for a new hotel-y film soon to open. Read »

Saturday, Dec 11, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

NYE on the QM

NYE on the QM

There are several styles of music playing. Then, the seen-from-the-ship fireworks. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 1, 2010 at 1:52 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Swanky Holiday Supper Club Time

Swanky Holiday Supper Club Time

The Peninsula has piano, libations, and oodles of classy class. Read »

Thursday, Nov 4, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

How You Roll Contest

How You Roll Contest

Put together your perfect sushi bite for a possible night at Loews Santa Monica. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 at 7:38 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Eat, Drink, & Be Scary!

Eat, Drink, & Be Scary!

Aperol and apparitions reign at the Culver Hotel. Read »

Monday, Oct 25, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Peninsula Girls Getaway

The Peninsula Girls Getaway

The special deal includes two $100 gift cards for the Tory Burch shops. Read »

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spooky Shout-Out for Suite 229

Spooky Shout-Out for Suite 229

Urban Daddy puts our own Roosevelt Hotel on a national haunted hotel round-up. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Scratch Lessons and Surf Cool

Scratch Lessons and Surf Cool

Learn to be a DJ while staying at Venice's own Hotel Erwin. Read »

Friday, Sep 17, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Swim with the (Movie) Sharks

Swim with the (Movie) Sharks

The Los Angeles Athletic Club is pairing workouts and big-screen favorites. Read »

About
A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
Authors
ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.