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The Local's Guide To Culver City

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    Going from a hub for railroad lines to a home to massive movie studios, Culver City's experienced a number of transformations. But, these days, we're adding it to our list of L.A.'s hippest 'hoods.

    From a hair salon offering the best balayage color in town to a bean-to-bar chocolate factory to a plant emporium that can make a green thumb out of just about anyone, Culver City's quickly becoming one of our favorite destinations to spend our weekends exploring. Ahead, 10 reasons that should convince you to check it out.

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