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Shopping in Los Angeles


I shop, therefore I am. And it doesn't get any better than shopping in Los Angeles which offers a variety of malls both indoor and outdoor as well as fun specialty stores...



Beverly Center


8500 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
310.854.0071
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Indoor mall includes Hard Rock Cafe Beverly Hills, movie theaters, dept. stores: Bloomingdale's, Macy's.
Hours: M-F 10AM-9PM, SA 10AM-8PM, SU 10AM-6PM
Stars sighted here: Courtney Love, Nathan Lane, John Ritter, John Mahoney, Eric McCormack
Movies filmed here: Scenes from a Mall


Century City Shopping Center


10250 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
310.277.3898
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Outdoor mall, movie theaters, dept. stores: Bloomingdale's, Macy's.
Hours: M-F 10A-9P, SA 10A-6P, SU 11A-6P
Stars sighted here: Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Teri Garr


Farmers Market


6333 West 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA
323.933.9211
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Official Site:
www.farmersmarketla.com

Outdoor market, fresh meat/produce, specialty shops, food court of all ethnicities. Under renovation in addition to construction for new shopping center with movie theaters, Nordstrom's to be opened 2002.


Melrose Avenue


between Fairfax and La Brea Avenues
Los Angeles, CA
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Funky specialty clothing shops, tattoo parlors, as close to East Village as LA gets.


Montana Avenue


between 7th and 17th Streets
Santa Monica, CA
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Official Site: www.montanaave.com

Specialty boutique shops where the celebs shop.
Stars sighted here: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver


Rodeo Drive/Beverly Hills


Rodeo between Wilshire and Santa Monica Blvds. and surrounding streets
Beverly Hills, CA
213.480.3232
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Official Site:
www.rodeodrive.com

Every 5th Avenue designer boutique, dept. stores: Barney's New York, Neiman Marcus, Sak's Fifth Avenue, Robinson's May.
Stars sighted here: They've all been here!
Movies filmed here: Pretty Woman
In the Movies: A Pretty Woman in L.A.


Santa Monica Place/Third Street Promenade


3rd St. between Broadway St. and Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA
310.394.5451
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Official Sites:
www.santamonicaplace.com
www.downtownsm.com

Santa Monica Place is an indoor mall that is at the head of a multi-block pedestrian mall complete with shops, restaurants, bars and street performers. A short walk to the ocean and the Santa Monica Pier.
Hours (Santa Monica Place): M-SA 10AM-9PM, SU 11AM-6PM


South Coast Plaza


3333 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA
800.782.8888 or 714.435.2000
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Official Site: www.southcoastplaza.com

A bit of a drive, but the best of Rodeo Drive designer boutiques combined with indoor mall shopping. Dept. stores: Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sak's Fifth Avenue, Robinson's May.
Hours: M-F 10AM-9PM, SA 10AM-7PM, SU 11AM-6:30PM


Universal Citywalk



1000 Universal Center Dr.
Universal City, CA
818.622.9841
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Official Site:
www.mca.com/citywalk

Novelty shops and restaurants line this neon-lit "street" that ends at the entrance of Universal Studios. Includes movie theaters, IMAX theater and Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood. Fun family spot.
Hours: SU-TH 11AM-9PM, F-SA 11AM-11PM







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