Day: June 11, 2020

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From sightings of famous movie stars along Hollywood Boulevard to lounging on the upscale beaches in Malibu, the glamor of this southern California metropolis is known worldwide. Visitors flock to Los Angeles for the remarkably mild weather, inviting coastal beaches, and cultural diversity. From touring the attractions you’ve seen in the glossy magazines, to wandering around Hollywood neighborhoods, to claiming a top sunbathing spot on one of the many beaches, you’re never short on things to do in this West Coast city.

 

Places to see

L.A. is spread so far and wide that it would be impossible to define the City of Angels by only one neighborhood. There are three distinct parts of the city that draw in travelers.

Hollywood

When people think of Los Angeles, old-time silver screen glamor often springs to mind. “Tinseltown” is experiencing a revival in recent years, with plenty of star-struck visitors heading to the

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Long Beach may use streets for outdoor dining, recreation

As coronavirus restrictions keep many indoor areas off-limits, some communities are talking about opening up streets to outdoor dining to help the battered restaurant industry.

The idea of taking over parts of streets has become a national trend as traffic declined due to stay-at-home orders. Closing off streets has given people more space to walk and exercise.

But some cities are thinking about taking it a step further.

The city of Long Beach is exploring an “open streets initiative” that would repurpose some roads to accommodate recreation and outdoor dining.

Mayor Robert Garcia said in a community message that the initiative would “open up more public spaces for outdoor dining, transit access and economic activity, with safe physical distancing.”

“Opening up streets and other public spaces to new uses creates more room for people to be outside, spend time with the community and support local businesses without overcrowding,” he wrote.

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