There seems to be an epidemic of people steering newbies and tourists visiting Los Angeles to the most banal and overexposed attractions in town (i.e. the Grove, Universal City Walk and the beach). Well, we’ve decided to comprise a list of the 50 best places to hang in L.A. Leave the tourist attractions to the camera-clad out-of-towners.

Click here to download the guide to the 50 places that those in the know will be flocking to.