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Northridge, CA

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Northridge is a suburb of Los Angeles and is situated due north of Santa Monica. It has a population of 69,000 and is largely considered residential. Originally a train stop named North Los Angeles, it changed its name in 1938, some 15 years after annexing to the city of Los Angeles. 

Getting Around in Northridge, CA

Northridge is a suburb of Los Angeles, and with nearby Interstate 5 it has easy access into the city. The public transportation system with in the city is nice, but a car will still be mandatory for most residents.

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Fashionista Shopping

<p>If you are looking for some new clothes to go along with your new apartment Northridge's has the perfect place for you: Northridge Fashion Center. Okay, we will admit that this place is not much of secret, but it's still worth talking about. With over 150 stores to choose from, spread out over two stories, you're not going to have to look very far for what you need. But the Fashion Center is not the only place to shop in Northridge, the Northridge Mall hosts another 100+ shops, service centers, and restaurants.</p>

Burgers from the Past

<p>Once settled in your Northridge apartment, you'll want to get out and discover the restaurants in town. You'll find every chain restaurant that there is as well as more locally owned establishments. Brent's Deli is a local top pick, and it is much more than a deli. It's a full restaurant with ample portions of great food. Falafel Palace is one of those wonderful mom and pop places who serve up excellent food. It's Greek and it's good! King's Burgers is like a blast from the past with fantastic burgers. El Lindo Mexicano not only serves homemade Mexican food but it is open 24 hours a day too.</p>

Nights in Northridge

<p>At night, one of the favorite sports bars is Harper's where you'll not only find the TV's going but many nights, they have live music too. Lee's 4 Cocktails has a great vibe and a great jukebox too. Buchanan's is a British pub with some of the best U.K. type fare in the Valley to have with your beer. Of course, with all the huge, hot clubs all over Los Angeles, you'll find that your Northridge apartment is a great springboard from which to discover some fantastic new places!</p>