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Going Off the Grid in Joshua Tree

The beginning of the year is always a clean slate. Tyler and I decided after all the holidays, food, shopping, and running around, it was time to go off the grid (and start 2017 with fresh eyes). We headed to Joshua Tree the first Friday of the New Year for a weekend of camping, hiking, and some alone time. With heavy heat in the summer, January is a high traffic time of year to camp in Joshua Tree. It’s first...

Weekend

Cupid’s Undie Run Hundreds of Angelenos will brave the cold in just their underwear to raise awareness and fund the research of neurofibromatosis (NF).  The world’s largest organized undie run, Cupid’s Undie Run, is a valentines themed, 1 mile fun run+ a massive party.  All money raised benefits the Children’s Tumor Foundation. $35; Saturday, 11 am; The Victorian, 2640 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405 Sex & The City Zoo The L.A. Zoo’s adults-only Valentine’s celebration features Fool for Love, a provocative...

Weekend

First Fridays at Natural History Museum If we are what we eat, then we are everything – besides taste and nutrition, our meals tell stories of lifestyle, culture, and surprising science. This year, the Natural History Museum explores food from our insides out; the theme for First Fridays 2017 is “Serving Up Science: The Dish on Food.” Explore how has food changed us and affected our bodies and digestion – from our ancient paleo-diet relatives, to today’s processed snack culture? And...

Weekend

LA Beer & Food Fest The LA Brewers Guild is is behind LA Beer Week and now they are launching the LA Beer & Food fest this weekend. The party will feature 90 different beers, food from Los Angeles restaurants (Vagabond Cheese, Poppy + Rose, and BrewWings), and a bunch of panels. You can catch Angel City Brewery pouring rare limited beers from their cellar! $60/general admission, $75/VIP (both tickets include a keepsake tasting glass); Saturday; Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029; 323.660.8466...

New Year’s Weekend

Polar Bear Skate: Los Angeles Edition at Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square presented by Bai Why wouldn’t Angelenos want to bring in the New Year in beach attire?! Putting its own spin on Canada’s “Polar Bear Plunge,” the rink invites you to grab your sunglasses and swimsuit to “dive in,” for the City’s most exciting New Year’s Day Pershing Square tradition. Skaters of all ages are invited to dress in beach attire and skate to the beat of DJ HowLy’s tunes for an invigorating welcome to 2017. $1000 in cash prizes...