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peterme in L.A. Posted on 11/22/2001.

So, I'm heading to Los Angeles this weekend, and I'll be in the Big Orange for 2 weeks, some time in Pasadena, some time in Mar Vista/West L.A. I think this makes my single longest stay in La-La Land since the summer between my freshman and sophomore years in college. I'd love to meet up with people, so drop me a line. I'm also desirous of Interesting Things To Do, particularly from a perspective aligned with what I blather about here on the site. I'm thinking things like architectural driving tours, cool museum exhibits (I gotta get back to the MJT...), amazing coffeehouses, non-standard film programs, good locally-made ice cream, etc. etc. Please post suggestions in the comments!

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Just down the road from the MJT is The Conservatory, perhaps the finest, in-house brewed coffee bean, coffee house in West LA.
Posted by mathowie @ 11/23/2001 03:05 PM PST [link to this comment]

Takes practically no time, the LaBrea Tar Pits. They have a nice, small museum and, well, tar. Check out the wolf boner wall.
Posted by priscilla @ 11/30/2001 06:49 AM PST [link to this comment]

van go's ear, in venice, 796 main street. cute funky lil' coffeehaus... and museum-wise, how can you go wrong with the hollywood wax museum? hours of endless fun. i'll be curious to hear what you do and what's fun... i'm gonna be back in LA at the end of dec.
Posted by ajr @ 11/30/2001 05:21 PM PST [link to this comment]

The Getty. I'll second Van Gogh's Ear. Joe's on Abbot Kinney in Venice is great for dinner.
Posted by Some Guy @ 12/02/2001 09:39 PM PST [link to this comment]

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