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parade of spectacle

The desire to be seen fuels Tinseltown’s parade of spectacle.
Photograph by Daniela Schmid and Gabor Ekecs

Sunset Boulevard

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If you love the sentiment and spirit implicit in romantic notions of L.A., make your way to Sunset Strip, perhaps to meet friends at the Union Club or the kitsch-cool tropical Bar Marmont.

timeless as vintage wheels

Cruising the Strip proves timeless as vintage wheels.
Photograph by Daniela Schmid and Gabor Ekecs

Listen to some music at the House of Blues or check out a rock band at the Roxy. Or maybe you’d just like to sit on the lawn of the Chateau Marmont hotel with a glass of wine and watch searchlights sweep the sky. Hollywood is as much a state of mind as a place, but when L.A. writer Mark Miller is after a palpable hit of it, he heads for the Strip.

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