Location: 100 W. Broadway, Glendale. From the 134 Freeway, take the Central Avenue/Brand Boulevard exit south on Central or Brand to Broadway or Colorado Street.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sun.
Known for: Though the management might like to remind shoppers that this mall is so cool it was where Apple opened its first Southern California store, to me it's the monster-size Target. Three stories! And the mall has its own stand-alone Lego store, always a go-to gift source for kids of all ages. Got a fanboy on your list? There are Lego kits for "Star Trek," "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter."
What you'll find: Consider...