Archives for October 2011

New Snobar in West Hollywood

Move over yogurt, there’s a new cold dessert in town.  We just tried Snobar in West Hollywood, and we were pleasantly surprised.  Expected a texture and taste like Hawaiian shaved ice, but this dessert was really unique.  Super light and layered.  A variety of flavors and toppings to choose from.  A refreshing treat during your tour of L.A. Snobarla.com 8717 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood

2011 West Halloween Carnaval

Information regarding Halloween Carnaval from www.weho.org.  ****Arrive early. West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval Date:10/31/2011 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Location:Santa Monica Boulevard Between Doheny and La Cienega West Hollywood, California The City of West Hollywood is hosting its annual Halloween Carnaval and you are cordially invited. Join in on the fun at our adult* Halloween event. Come in costume and join us in celebration as Santa Monica Boulevard comes alive with food, entertainment, and the most creative costumes on the planet! Admission is free. For more information, please call (323) 848-6503 or visit www.weho.org/halloween . TTY for the deaf and hard of hearing at (323) 848-6496. *Although this event is open for all to enjoy, children and pets are not recommended.

Local Favorites on Fairfax Avenue in Hollywood

When guests take tours of Los Angeles, they’re often interested in the streets they’ve heard about, such as Melrose Avenue, Robertson Boulevard or Rodeo Drive.  Quite often they ask about the local hot spots.  Fairfax Avenue is fast becoming one of my personal favorites.  Of course Fairfax is the gateway to The Grove and Farmer’s Market, CBS Studios, Canter’s Deli, The Silent Movie Theater, and countless other businesses.  However, there is a great newer section near 800 N. Fairfax that has something for everyone.  Dog lovers have Tailwaggers, meat lovers have Lindy & Grundy, and coffee lovers have The Coffee Commissary.  Also, for eats and drinks, The Fat Dog is right next door.  Super clean and hip area.  Down the 

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Halloween in West Hollywood and Los Angeles

There’s no better place than Los Angeles to spend the Halloween season. Glitterati Tours will be showcasing our haunted ghost tour of Los Angeles.  We’ll visit cemeteries, scary filming locations, and the sites of famous murders and scandals.  For more information, check out our “Underbelly L.A.” tour. Also: Knott’s Berry Farm becomes Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt starting September 23rd. Universal Studios goes all out with Halloween Horror Nights beginning September 23rd. Hollywood Forever Cemetery will once again host The Day of the Dead Festival (Dia de Los Muertos) on October 22nd, 2011 from 12pm-12am. West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval takes place on Halloween evening with over 500,000 people in attendance.   An absolutely crazy experience!  Get here early.  Before living 

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