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Nestled between Glendale and Silver Lake is the unassuming neighborhood, Atwater Village. Once home to the recording HQ of the Beastie Boys ( where they laid tracks for Check Your Head and License To Ill), this unassuming stretch of brick-and-morter has been changing at a rapid pace. Now it’s home to some unique retail spaces, delicious eateries, and unexpected recreational activities (Bollywood aerobics, anyone?).
So, we're spreading the word that this hip 'hood is the place to be, whether it's the perfect java-slash-pastry combo you're after, a cold brew post L.A. River bike ride, or just a sweet outfit for the weekend. Heck, with a gastropub and a fresh-pressed juice outpost opening later this month, you best believe this gem is coming out of hiding. Who says nobody walks in L.A.?! Let's strut this street!