Want to know where the most happening places in LA are located? We’ve got you covered. Get off the beaten path of the Hollywood highlights and check out some of LA’s most stylish and trendy hangouts. If you don’t consider yourself the average “tourist”, then you’ll love the hipster side of Los Angeles. See what the undiscovered side of the city has to offer.

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Barnsdall Art Park

Location: 4800 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Feliz
Open: Monday to Sunday, 5am to 10pm

Go to an art class, watch an outdoor film, or enjoy a wine tasting at Barnsdall. This cultured spot is perched above the hills of Hollywood. The park’s namesake building hosts some unique architecture and serves as a beautiful centerpiece. Barnsdall Art Park reveals a stylish, artsy side of Los Angeles that most people don’t get to experience.

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The Ace Hotel Theatre

Location: The Ace Hotel, 929 S. Broadway
Website: https://www.acehotel.com/losangeles/theatre

Built in the Roaring Twenties, this theatre looks like it came straight out of Gatsby’s mansion. The theatre at the Ace, also known as the United Artists Theatre, hosts many indie music concerts and other incredible performances. Over the decades it has become an icon of LA culture. Check their calendar for new weekly events. You’re guaranteed to find some quirky things to catch your interest.

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Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown is definitely one of the most artsy parts of the city. Eastern downtown features an arts district that has transformed several 20th century industrial buildings into trendy bars, restaurants, and galleries.

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Bar Amá

Website: http://www.bar-ama.com/home/

This trendy bar serves excellent original cocktails along with a range of Mexican-inspired dishes. They boast what some regulars have called the best guacamole in Los Angeles. Try it for yourself and tell us what you think. Come for the awesome tex-mex pub food and stay for the drinks and the atmosphere.

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