Los Angeles

Think You Know the Best L.A. Taco Spots? Think Again.

Tacos are to Los Angeles what Starbucks is to New York. In other words: they’re everywhere, ubiquitous to the city as traffic and palm trees. Sometimes it seems there’s a taco joint on every city block. Call it a monopoly of the local palate, but it’s a fine problem...

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In the Studio with Virginia Sin

Brooklyn-based ceramicist Virginia Sin creates serious design pieces infused with an undeniable playfulness. Within her SIN brand, you’ll find porcelain dinnerware cleverly made to look like misshapen paper plates, small planters in the form of ice cream cones. The lines she prefers are gentle and imperfect, rarely sharp and...

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This Video Will Make You Want to Pack Your Bags Right Now

SIXTY’s founding ethos is built around catering to the desires of the global nomad. We understand the person who searches for new experience in something else. This world wanderer seeks departure from their daily routine, adventure every time they exit the lobby. Their quest itself is a mysterious, almost...

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L.A.’s Most Melt-in-Your-Mouth Ice Cream Shops

You can only spend so much time in a city this sunny and warm before you need a scoop of ice cream, stat. L.A.’s best ice cream shops are a reflection of its dining culture: high-quality ingredients and unusual flavor combinations that change with the seasons. These are the...

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In the Kitchen with Chef Paul Allam

Pillowy rolls, crispy pastries, dense cakes. How do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Outright adoration of the carb-y stuff is global, with each culture offering its own take on one of mankind’s most cherished indulgences. In this floury, sugar-spiked world, borders are fluid. You can find...

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SIXTY Listens: Haim “Summer Girl”

What sweet, perfect timing. Los Angeles-based trio Haim has released a new single, “Summer Girl,” and it sounds exactly like the fading light of a golden August afternoon. It’s a little Lou Reed with a touch of ’90s sax, and it is, we assure you, very much enjoyable. Grab...

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What to Do This Month in New York City and L.A.

Here we are: August, and, with it, the dog days of summer. With the heat at its zenith, it’s easy to let the warm-weather fatigue do you in. Resist the temptation to rest until September comes, and hit any one of these excellent to-dos. Herewith, your guide to the...

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Art Beat: 6 Exhibitions to See in August

For this month’s edition of Art Beat, SIXTY has selected shows in New York and Los Angeles that illustrate the history of art as well as those on today’s cutting edge. Pesky curators, Pop Art pioneers, and prison abolitionists are all on the agenda. Herewith, your guide to the...

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The Interrogator with Marleigh Culver

The graphic works of Marleigh Culver erupt from walls, explode from pages. Leaves stretch and flowers bloom, their shapes obscured and distanced from a reality—an arguably duller realm. Culver, based in New York City, specializes in richly saturated and abstract works that evoke the natural world. The colors she...

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This Is What Hollywood Looked Like Pre-Instagram

Los Angeles photographer Randall Slavin has been, and remains, a fixture on the local scene. Over the last fifteen+ years, he has made a name for himself as a celebrity portrait photographer, capturing the brightest stars of the screen and stage for publications like GQ, Esquire, and Rolling Stone....

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