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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 11:35 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Steampunk Symposium Sails for the Queen Mary

Steampunk Symposium Sails for the Queen Mary

Invention-building and bustle-parading are on tap for the big ship. Read »

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 7:35 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Diego Steampunk Celebration

San Diego Steampunk Celebration

Goggles on, SoCalers; San Diego's getting a heavy dose of fantasy. Read »

Saturday, Nov 12, 2011 at 10:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

British Beer Festival

British Beer Festival

Muzeo's Steampunk exhibit spends a jolly Saturday afternoon raising a pint to the foams of the UK. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011 at 2:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Steampunk in Anaheim

Steampunk in Anaheim

Pluck, outlandishness, and invention are the order of the day at Muzeo. Read »

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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.
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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.