Thursday, September 20


The travel bookstore Distant Lands offered a myriad of travel related materials such as city guides, cultural bios and backpacks. However, the cluttered set up of the store made browsing difficult. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Bookmarked: Distant Lands disappoints with cramped aisles, lackluster selection

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: The travel bookstore Distant Lands offered a myriad of travel related materials such as city guides, cultural bios and backpacks. However, the cluttered set up of the store made browsing difficult. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

The travel bookstore Distant Lands offered a myriad of travel related materials such as city guides, cultural bios and backpacks. However, the cluttered set up of the store made browsing difficult. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

The new Halo Top Creamery ice cream shop in the Westfield Century City mall offers several types of vessels for ice cream consumption, including a waffle puff and an ice cream taco. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Restaurant review: Halo Top Scoop Shop

Halo Top Creamery’s new scoop shop proves that healthier ice cream can still be colorful, inventive and most importantly, delicious. Halo Top Creamery opened its newest scoop shop, the second of two storefronts, at the Westfield Century City mall on Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: The new Halo Top Creamery ice cream shop in the Westfield Century City mall offers several types of vessels for ice cream consumption, including a waffle puff and an ice cream taco. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

The new Halo Top Creamery ice cream shop in the Westfield Century City mall offers several types of vessels for ice cream consumption, including a waffle puff and an ice cream taco. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)




The arts and design specialty bookstore Hennessy & Ingalls' chic design was easy to navigate and created a spacious environment for optimal book browsing.  (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bookmarked: Chic architecture bookstore offers diverse, artsy selection

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented towards horror and mysteries to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: The arts and design specialty bookstore Hennessy & Ingalls' chic design was easy to navigate and created a spacious environment for optimal book browsing. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The arts and design specialty bookstore Hennessy & Ingalls' chic design was easy to navigate and created a spacious environment for optimal book browsing.  (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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