Technically the oldest neighborhood in Los Angeles, Palms, originally called ‘The’ Palms, is a diverse community with no shortage of activities to do, or places to see. Though commonly overlooked by East and Westsiders alike, the enclave situated in between Culver City and Venice is definitely worth exploring. Here’s how.
On Mondays, at Midnight, The Irish Times Pub & Restaurant – a Westside pub known for its cozy ambiance, inexpensive booze and local crowd – blasts iconic heavy metal hits. Irish coffee, Metallica, other rock enthusiasts at midnight—and on a Monday? Yes, please.
Due to the incredible size of Los Angeles, there are a plethora of farmers’ markets throughout the city. Even for long-time residents, tackling every market is likely an unattainable challenge. The Motor Avenue Farmers Market, situated on the corner of National and Motor in the heart of the Palms neighborhood is small but comprehensive. For anyone wishing to explore, the Palms Farmer’s Market is a great place to pick up fresh produce, baked goods, and R&R with a fresh tamale or burrito from a local vendor. Plus, there’s almost always live music.