Hear it directly from a locavore. What are the best things about Los Angeles?
Best outdoor activity: Griffith Observatory for Public Telescopes and Star Parties
Best weekend getaway: Santa Barbara for great food and wine, a walk on Stearns Wharf, beach time, and a sunset cruise on a sailboat.
Best restaurant: Old Gyumri Restaurant
Best coffee: The Ugly Mug
Engineering marvel: Hollywood Burbank Airport – In 1930, the 234-acre site was completed with a 5-inch-thick mixture of sand and oil as a runway with about 16 airline departures per day. Today, the airport is 555 acres with 135,000 operations annually.