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Best things to do in Inglewood

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Stadium
“The Forum is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Inglewood, California, adjacent to Los Angeles. Located between West Manchester Boulevard, across Pincay Drive and Kareem Court, it is north of the under-construction Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park and the Hollywood Park Casino. It is about three miles east of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Opening on December 30, 1967, the Forum was an unusual and groundbreaking structure. Architect Charles Luckman's vision was brought to life by engineers Carl Johnson and Svend Nielsen, who were able to engineer the structure so that it had no major support pillars. This had previously been unheard of in an indoor arena the size of the Forum. The arena is visible on the landing approach to the LAX from the east. With Madison Square Garden, it was once one of the best-known indoor sports venues in the U.S. The Forum achieved its greatest fame as home to the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League from 1967 to 1999, when the teams moved to Staples Center to join the Los Angeles Clippers (who moved to Staples Center from the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena). The Forum was also the home of the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks from 1997 to their 2001 move to Staples Center. The Forum was the site of the 1972 and 1983 NBA All-Star Games, the 1981 NHL All-Star Game, 1984 Olympic basketball and hosted the Big West Conference (from 1983 to 1988) and the 1989 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball tournaments. It was acquired in 2000 by the Faithful Central Bible Church, which used it for occasional church services and leased it for sporting events, concerts and other events. In 2012, the Forum was purchased by the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG), owners of New York City's Madison Square Garden, for $23.5 million; MSG announced plans to renovate the arena as a world-class concert venue.”
37 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“This is an Inglewood icon!!! Must visit if you like donuts! Open 24/7 and busiest and best late at night or early morning.”
19 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“A local chain that gets celebrities and politicians alike (including President Obama), Roscoe’s is arguably the world’s most famous place for chicken and waffles, a soul food staple. We recommend the #3 (half chicken with two waffles) for yourself if you’ve got a big appetite, or shared if you want to not have to waddle out of there. Biscuits and sweet tea are also bomb. Just lower your expectations for service and wait time. ”
26 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Randy’s Donuts is the most visually iconic culinary establishment in Inglewood. Its larger than life donut sculpture and donuts have been featured in countless movies, tv shows and music videos. Everyone has different tastes for sweets, so recommending one flavor is difficult. With each donut costing around $1.50 only, you can try several and see which ones you personally like! And don’t forget to snap an Insta-worthy photo here!”
19 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Vegetarian? Vegan? If so, then this is the place for you! Try the soul food platter and basque in the love, positivity, and warmth this restaurant's service and ambiance offers.”
8 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Bring your own food or games and enjoy a locally brewed flight — both dark and light flights or mix and match. ”
9 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“We had a great car rental experience here. Price was much lower than anywhere else in the area, including Miami and Fort Lauderdale airports. We were still able to drop the car off at the airport.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“OMG! BEST soul food. smothered chicken, smothered pork chops, mac n cheese, bbq ribs, yams, collard greens, red bens/rice dressing. Bring a pillow and blanket. They give you so much food you can split one order!”
6 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“There is Equelecua, Cuban food and vegan (they also deliver!) located at 1120 Florence Street in Inglewood. Everything we have ordered from there has been so tasty! ”
5 locals recommend
Store
“If you happen to be in the area, Orleans & Yorke has great po' boys and tasty gumbo.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The potato tacos are the best--and cheaper on Taco Tuesdays! They have a sports bar where you can watch the game and imbibe in obnoxious giant drinks.”
5 locals recommend
Café
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“This mom and daughter owned restaurant is great for breakfast and brunch. My favorite meal is the overloaded breakfast sandwich with a side of potatoes.”
4 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“It's a small location but it's one of the busiest locations as well." "No issues and good new car with low mileage”
2 locals recommend
Establishment
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1 local recommends
Premise
2 locals recommend
Night Club
“Call and see if it is Fly Poet night!! They may have spoken word, comedy, singing and/or all three. When it works it is something that should be experienced at least once. flypoet.com $1 tacos/ $10 valet / full bar”
2 locals recommend