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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!
Raener

Raener is Daniel Fox, Will van Boldrik, Zach Bilson, and Daniel Vanchieri. Raener began in 2015 as an experiment in a garage in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles when the group decided to make music with their hands and voices. Having only released a few singles, their debut EP, most of which was recorded in a beach house in Santa Barbara, is set to release on Danger Collective Records in September of 2017. On LA’s influence:

“A lot of what I find beautiful and ugly in the world is on display in this city and that’s part of why I like it here. It’s truly a melting pot, and it’s easy to be inspired by all the different cultures that exist in this city. Whether it’s music or food or art, it’s constantly informing everything we do.”

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Los Angeles, CA
food
Lassens Natural Foods and Vitamins
Lassens Food is a health food store chain with twelve locations in California.They focus on all natural products, organic produce, hormone-free meats and dairy, and herbs and vitamin supplements.
1631 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Gus’s Lunch Box
Delicious Mexican food joint with a food truck and brick-and-mortar location.
2320 Fletcher Dr, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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bar
The Hi Hat
Cozy music venue and bar that offers intimate live performances and tasty comfort food.
5043 York Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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venue
Zebulon
"They have an eclectic variety of quality musical events, local and international acts and everything they promote is artistic and unique. They have a nice atmosphere inside with space for dancing, an outdoor patio under the stars, two bars, one in the club and another in the front parlor where you can also get some delicious, healthy, decadent artisanal food." — Diana Purim & Eyedentity
2478 Fletcher Drive, Los Angeles, CA, United States
venue
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
food
los angeles
Señor Fish
Cantina-style spot with a patio offering breakfasts, ceviche, tacos & regional Mexican specialties.
4803 Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041, United States
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bar
los angeles
La Cuevita
Laid-back spot boasting a large outdoor patio, cocktails & bar bites plus jazz on Sundays.
La Cuevita, North Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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landmark
Griffith Park Observatory
Griffith Observatory sits on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park and provides a wide array of space- and science-related displays and exhibitions entirely for free to the public. "We don’t know if it’s underrated but, we were just admiring Griffith Observatory last night. Truly a timeless structure and when lit up at night, a beacon of hope for humanity in the City of Angels."  —  BRÅVES
2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
landmark
Huntington Library
The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens is one of the world’s most extensive cultural, research, and educational centers. The Library houses over 420,000 rare books and over 7 million manuscripts largely spanning British and American history. Notable works include the Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, a Gutenberg Bible on vellum, the double-elephant folio edition of Audubon’s Birds of America, and a world-class collection of the early editions of Shakespeare’s works. The art collection showcases many 18th- and 19th-century British and French art, and1690s to the 1950s American art, including Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy, Mary Cassatt’s Breakfast in Bed, and Edward Hopper’s The Long Leg. The Botanical Gardens spans 120 acres and includes the Desert Garden, the Japanese Garden, the Rose Garden, and the Chinese garden. The camellia collection is one of the largest in the country. Other important botanical attractions include the Subtropical, Herb, Jungle, and Palm gardens.
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108, USA
coffee
los angeles
Muddy Paw
"Muddy Paw. Great coffee, great pastries. And they help raise money for local animal rescues." — Raener
Muddy Paw Coffee Company, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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karaoke
los angeles
XLanes
"X-lanes. They've got private karaoke rooms as well as pool arcade games and bowling. It's high octane fun." — Raener
333 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, United States
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