<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:19:55 -0700 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:19:55 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA["Fast" Films Peel Out With 7-Movie Marathon at CityWalk]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:00:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FastAMCCAR7650.jpg
The 1967 Camaro from "Furious 7" will be on display, too.

Photo Credit: Universal CityWalk]]>
<![CDATA[The Googie Gems of Southern California]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:36:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hunterkerhartnorms1.jpg
NORMS La Cienega is in the headlines; what other Googie-riffic buildings do you love?

Photo Credit: Hunter Kerhart]]>
<![CDATA[NORMS La Cienega Rally: Mad Men and Big Fans]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:36:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/normslacienega1.jpg
"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner spoke in support of protecting the iconic diner.

Photo Credit: Hunter Kerhart]]>
<![CDATA[New Starbucks Frappucino Flavor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:31:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Birthday_Cake_Frappuccino_%283%29.jpg
Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted a new specialty drink—the Birthday Cake Frappuccino.

Photo Credit: Starbucks]]>
<![CDATA[Opening: Historic Gilmore Gas Station Starbucks]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:38:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/starbucksatgilmoregas.jpg
The tenant at Highland's well-known Art Deco building is open for business.

Photo Credit: Starbucks]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Downtown Bookfest, Bubblefest, a Costume Sale and More]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:09:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/downtownbookfestgrandpark123.jpg
Grab some Grand Park grass and open a book. Plus: Bubblefest, LA Opera Costume Shop Sale, Earth Hour, Boysenberry Fest

Photo Credit: Grand Park]]>
<![CDATA[Whistler's Mother: Iconic Painting Visits Pasadena]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:54:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/whistlersmother1234353.JPG
The famous artwork hasn't called upon Los Angeles since 1933.

Photo Credit: Norton Simon Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Hello Kitty Cafe Truck to Glitter Up Glendale Galleria]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:41:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hellokittytruck12345.jpg
Snack upon sweets in the shape of the Sanrio icon, for one day only.

Photo Credit: Hello Kitty Cafe]]>
<![CDATA[Grunion Fish-tival: Make Crafts, Watch Grunion]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:44:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/grunioncabrilloimage1.jpg
The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium throws a party for its celebrity silver-hued superstars.

Photo Credit: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium]]>
<![CDATA[Squee: Fluffy Bunny Time at the Zoo]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:56:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-BigBunny2zoola.jpg
Small rabbits -- and a certain holiday Mr. E. Rabbit -- make for the Griffith Park animal park.

Photo Credit: Tad Motoyama]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Dog on a Stick: Wear the Hat, Get a Free Corndog]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:07:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hotdogonastickday1.jpg
Stick the striped chapeau on your noggin and chow down.

Photo Credit: Hot Dog on a Stick]]>
<![CDATA[TRASHed: Coachella Recycle Bins Go on Display in LA]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:15:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/256*120/TRASHedCoachella2015.jpg
Take a peek at the trash cans ahead of the big desert festival.

Photo Credit: Global Initiative]]>
<![CDATA[World-Record Attempt in Hollywood: Largest Coupon]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:16:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/butteryjackcouponguinnessattempt.jpg
Jack in the Box is going for the glory (and an 80-foot burger coupon, too, that anyone can use).

Photo Credit: Jack in the Box]]>
<![CDATA[Ren Faire: Time to Shine That Suit of Armor]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:13:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/renfaire0291232.jpg
A medieval festival is about to bloom in Irwindale.

Photo Credit: Stephen Chopp]]>
<![CDATA[Happy New Year: Celebrate Nowruz at LACMA]]> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 08:01:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/zohrehjooyalacma.jpg
Welcome spring with a day of Persian dance and song on the Miracle Mile.

Photo Credit: Zohreh Jooya]]>
<![CDATA[New Dog Menu: The Morrison's Woof-Worthy Dishes]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:31:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/morrisondogmenu1.jpg
The Los Feliz Boulevard pub wants your pup to chow down, too.

Photo Credit: The Morrison]]>
<![CDATA[Hello, Boysenberry Flautas: Knott's Boysenberry Fest]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:12:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/boysenberryfestknotts15.jpg
The Buena Park theme park honors its bumpily berry with a multi-day eat party.

Photo Credit: Knott's Berry Farm]]>
<![CDATA[Fireworks at the Opera: "The Marriage of Figaro"]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 09:47:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/marriageoffigarocraigtmathewlaopera.jpg
The uproarious, oh-so-tangly theatrical treat displays big effects, big feelings.

Photo Credit: Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging ]]>
<![CDATA["Bonnie and Clyde": New Hollywood on the Big Screen]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:45:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bonnieclydemillion.jpg
One of the films that changed our town plays at the Million Dollar Theatre.

Photo Credit: Bonnie and Clyde]]>
<![CDATA[Friday's Packed: Spring, Solar Eclipse, Super Moon...]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:01:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/224*120/rosegetty1234moons1.jpg
Several large-scale events are set to coincide on March 20.

Photo Credit: Getty, Shutterstock, Super Moon]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: CicLAvia Bikes the Valley]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:54:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ciclaviasouthlaleroyhamilton.jpg
Thousands'll pedal NoHo and Ventura Boulevard. Plus: Nowruz, cherry blossoms, "Bonnie and Clyde," LA County Air Show

Photo Credit: Leroy Hamilton]]>
<![CDATA[The Sippable Sawtelle: Cocktail Monikers Go Local]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:57:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Sawtellecocktail.jpg
Try a Palms or a Bundy at Santa Monica's recently debuted The Independence.

Photo Credit: The Independence]]>
<![CDATA[Brokechella: Jam Out for Little Cashola]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:42:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/brokechelladance12345.jpg
The in-city alternative to the desert spectacle grows on and on.

Photo Credit: Brokechella]]>
<![CDATA[Incognito: Buy a Painting Without Knowing the Artist]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:35:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/185*120/Cover-image-INCOG-2014-postcard.jpg
Make for SMMoA and find out how fast can you find the next big artist (without seeing the name on the canvas first).

Photo Credit: Santa Monica Museum of Art]]>
<![CDATA[Moving Sale: LA Opera Costume Shop ]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:16:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/CostumeSale15la.jpg
Comb through racks of fabulous frocks and finery.

Photo Credit: LA Opera]]>
<![CDATA[Erin Go SoCal: Your St. Patrick's Day Parties]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 05:11:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/caseysirishpub213nightlife.jpg
Pubs across the region'll go green and Guinness-y.

Photo Credit: 213 Nightlife]]>
<![CDATA[Poppies v. Heat: The Find-Those-Flowers Update]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:30:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/poppiesantelope9992.jpg
Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve says the high temps were not kind, but there are still good sighting spots.

Photo Credit: Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve]]>
<![CDATA[Corned Beef Central: Magee's at Farmers Market]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:09:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/mageescornedplate12345.jpg
The traditional St. Patrick's Day dish, complete with horseradish, has 'em lining up at Third & Fairfax.

Photo Credit: Magee's Kitchen]]>
<![CDATA[Petal Profusion: Descanso Cherry Blossom Fest]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:19:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/cherrieblossomsdescansomarch21.jpg
Branches are looking beautiful as spring knocks on the front door.

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[Free Dairy Queen Cones, and More Free Treats]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ice-cream-stock-79772399.jpg
Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate its 75th anniversary Monday, days before spring officially begins.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dairy Queen Free Cone Day]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:41:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/dairyqueenfreeconedaymarch16.jpg
The Midwest-born cold treat shop is turning 75.

Photo Credit: Dairy Queen]]>
<![CDATA[Cinderella's Glass Slipper Seen in Hollywood]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 08:01:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cinderellaglassslipperelcap.jpg
The glittery footwear is on display at El Capitan.

Photo Credit: Disney Enterprises]]>
<![CDATA[Lucky $13: St. Pat's + Friday the 13th Eat Deal]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:26:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/stirmarketlucky13.jpg
Tasty deals abound at Stir Market on Beverly Boulevard.

Photo Credit: Stir Market]]>
<![CDATA[Poppies Are Popping: Antelope Valley and Beyond]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 11:08:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/poppiesantelope2015.jpg
Our state flower is making an orange-y show at its namesake preserve.

Photo Credit: Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve]]>
<![CDATA[Where to Watch the ASICS LA Marathon]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:20:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mile21marathon1234.jpg
Cheer Alley, the Purple People Cheer Station, and live entertainment dot the course.

Photo Credit: Angela Daves Haley]]>
<![CDATA[Delicious Math: Here Comes Pi/Pie Day]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:32:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/PiDayCaramelAppleHandPiesMagnoliaBakery.jpg
Are you solving equations or eating pastry on March 14? Maybe a little of both?

Photo Credit: Magnolia Bakery]]>
<![CDATA[Bunker Hill: Time Travel to Downtown's Early Days]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:05:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/castleunion2bunker.jpg
Mansions, then skyscrapers, dotted this downtown nook.

Photo Credit: Art Deco Society of Los Angeles/American Cinematheque]]>
<![CDATA[Raunchy Game Cards Against Humanity Hits the Web With Free App]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:41:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/51RD-Lha01L._SL1023_.jpg
Oh the humanity! Cards Against Humanity has gone digital. A new website called CardsAgainstOriginality.com offers a free version of the game on all web browsers on computers and mobile devices, though it wasn't...]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: ASICS Los Angeles Marathon]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:26:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lamarathon477426883.jpg
Thousands hoof it from Stadium to the Sea. Plus: Pie Day, ArtNight Pasadena, Sierra Madre wistaria, Bunker Hill film

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[St. Pat's Treats: Whiskey-Infused Desserts]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:24:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NapoleonsMacaronsWhiskeyChocolateMacaron.jpg
Eat something green and gorgeously flavored on March 17.

Photo Credit: Napoleon's Macarons]]>
<![CDATA[Free Quirky Good: ArtNight Pasadena]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:18:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ArtNight_0004psychic.jpg
Lauded institutions and pop-up shows bring the brainy visual soundful fun.

Photo Credit: Claire Curran/ArtNight Pasadena]]>
<![CDATA[CicLAvia New: Walkable Soundscape]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:42:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/headphones1.jpg
A new app allows pedestrians at the bike/walk happening to soak in sounds.

Photo Credit: Headphones]]>
<![CDATA[Night Dramatic: ASICS Lights LA Marathon Course]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:16:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ASICSSpotlightRendering.jpg
Each mile will be marked by a powerful beam a few nights ahead of the race.

Photo Credit: ASICS]]>
<![CDATA[Summer Got Bigger: Street Food Cinema Schedule]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:50:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SFC2013SheldonChau.jpg
The al fresco film party takes summer from spring to fall.

Photo Credit: Sheldon Chau]]>
<![CDATA[Tulips Pop at Descanso Gardens]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:05:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tulipsdescanso1.jpg
The La Cañada Flintridge garden is looking mighty springy these days.

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[Slippers and Clockstrikes: "Cinderella" on the Stage]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 11:36:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Cinderella_ahmanson1.jpg
The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical twirls into The Ahmanson.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg]]>
<![CDATA[Redondo Aloft: The Festival of the Kite]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 23:05:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kite+festival.jpg
Simply watch or unravel the string to your string-attached soarer.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Mega Vine: Sierra Madre's Star Wistaria on View]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:43:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/Wistaria2010_agp.jpg
Peek at one of California's most famous petal-makers.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>