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Eat on the Street, Jam with the Animals: Have a GOOD LA Weekend

There's so much to do this weekend that doesn't end in "-ageddon." Head to the Rose Bowl for street eats or party at the L.A. Zoo.



Who needs freeways, L.A.? You sure don't! We already gave you plenty of tips on what to do on this special holiday weekend, but here are a few more things happening around town, none of which end with "-ageddon." Got something fun and freeway-free we should cover? Drop us a line at la[at]goodinc[dot]com

Go to a Wild Concert at the L.A. Zoo: Hey, panda bears like Panda Bear, too! On Friday night, the Los Angeles Zoo stays open late to host a lineup of local bands including Abe Vigoda, Big Search, Hands, and HoneyHoney. Bring a picnic or buy from the zoo's concessionaires, and eat alongside the elephants. July 28 will see classic rock cover bands rocking the monkey cages. Friday, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

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Submissions: Show Us What Los Angeles Street Food Means to You

Last week we asked Angelenos to send us their tastiest street food shots. Here are our favorites, from tropical shave ice to bacon-wrapped hot dogs.

Last week we asked Angelenos to send us their tastiest street food shots. Delectable photos were dispatched from across the Southland, from East Los Angeles taco stands to Wilshire Boulevard's pop-up "food court" to an art walk in Santa Ana. Our mouths watered as we viewed the images of vendors serving up the sidewalk delicacies like fluorescent-colored shave ice and those infamous bacon-wrapped "danger dogs" (so many danger dogs—you people are obsessed!).

Now it's time for you to vote for the best street food photo of them all. The winner will receive two VIP tickets to the LA Street Food Fest's Summer Tasting event coming up on Saturday, July 16. Voting will be open through noon on Friday, July 8. Pick a favorite and cast a vote. Thanks to all who submitted!

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It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Why We're Pro-Carmageddon

Construction work is shutting down L.A.'s 405 freeway and people are being told to stay out of their cars. Sounds like the perfect new holiday.



OMG, have you heard? Construction work in Los Angeles is shutting down the 405 freeway this weekend. They're calling it Carmageddon. With huge delays expected, the city has spent the last month sending its population a single, oft-repeated message: People, stay out of your cars that weekend.

We think this sounds like L.A.'s greatest new holiday.

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