Steps from Venice Beach, this cool restaurant called The Terrace was open for breakfast Thanksgiving morning, and was packed to the rafters. The prices are a little higher than usual for breakfast, but the food is well worth it. November 24, 2011

Venice Beach, Thanksgiving Morning, November 24, 2011

Venice Beach, Thanksgiving Morning, November 24, 2011

Venice Beach, at the foot of Washington Boulevard, early on Thanksgiving morning, November 24, 2011. The area was actually somewhat crowded, despite the cold, with young people trying to get up a crowd for a football game on the sand at 10 AM. “The Canal vs. The Point”, they said.

Venice Beach, at the foot of Washington Boulevard, early on Thanksgiving morning, November 24, 2011. The area was actually somewhat crowded, despite the cold, with young people trying to get up a crowd for a football game on the sand at 10 AM. “The Canal vs. The Point”, they said.

Dawn over Inglewood, California, Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Amoeba Records in Hollywood is said to be the largest independent record store in America, and it seems like it. It’s full of new and used CD’s and vinyl, as well as music magazines and books. Definitely worth a visit if you’re in the LA area.