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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Sisters Jennifer and Jessica Clavin are Bleached. Though they’ve only been around since 2011, they’ve already made a substantial impact on their corner of the world.  

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Los Angeles, CA
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The Library Bar
Handcrafted cocktails & gastropub bites in a cozy setting with book-lined walls & leather couches.
630 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA
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Cha Cha Lounge
Eastside spot draws a boisterous crowd with foosball tables, photo booth, DJs & a thatched roof bar.
2375 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039, USA
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The Varnish
Cocktails crafted with precision by some of L.A.’s best bartenders and excellent hospitality to boot. In 2012, The Varnish was awarded Best American Cocktail Bar at the Tales of the Cocktail® 2012 Spirited Awards® in New Orleans.
118 E 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA
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Spitz
 Home of the Döner Kebab. A wonderful selection of Mediterranean-style street food, with vegetarian and vegan options available! 
1725 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
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Los Angeles, CA
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World of Leggings
One-stops shop for women's leggings, pants, bodysuits, etc.
7207 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046, USA
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Amoeba Music LA
Music fans head to this bustling shop for its huge selection of vinyl, video & CDs, plus live shows.
6400 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
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Headline Records
Record store pecializing in punk, ska and garage albums, as well as t-shirts & collectible vinyl.
7706 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046, USA
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The Smell

The Smell is an all-ages, alcohol and drug-free, punk rock/noise/experimental venue in Downtown Los Angeles, California. The Smell, notable for its DIY ethic, is home to many of the area's avant-garde performers and artists.

247 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
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The Echo
Music venue and nightclub in Echo Park known for their punk rock shows and monthly dance parties like the popular Emo Nite, which attract long lines of fans.
1822 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
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Ace Hotel Los Angeles
"The Ace Hotel has a great rooftop bar and patio under the stars with hot tub. They also have the beautifully decorated Ballroom downstairs where they book amazing concerts and events with world renowned artists The restaurant has great food options, nice drinks and great coffees and teas." — Diana Purim & Eyedentity
929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA
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Painted Bird
Vintage and designer clothing / accessories
4208 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA
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Checkers Hotel
Boutique-style hotel in DTLA.
535 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA
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