The 12 Most Overrated Things in Los Angeles
We Angelenos are a complicated people -- creatures of emotion, liable to get swept up in even the silliest of crazes. It's important, therefore, to acknowledge when something's not quite living up to the hype. Here is one man's humble contribution: an attempt to cut through the hoopla and set the record straight.
Courtesy of FLICKR/collectmoments Downtown L.A.: Remind us why this is supposedly such a great place to live again?
12) Living downtown
Just 'cause your neighborhood has tall buildings doesn't make it the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and just 'cause your apartment building has a rooftop pool doesn't mean your life is just like Entourage.
11) Bike lanes
Hey L.A., if you really care about cyclists, maybe pave the fucking roads once in a while?
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