Archives for January 2017

We Welcome You To The Diversity of Los Angeles

It’s time to celebrate our similarities as we welcome you to the diversity of Los Angeles. With approximately 4 million people living in the city of L.A., and another 6 million spread out amongst L.A. County, we are a true melting pot of an American city. Within a half hour from Downtown Los Angeles, one can travel in any direction and hit unique neighborhoods with different cultures and faiths.  This includes: Chinatown in DTLA and Large Chinese Communities in San Marino and the San Gabriel Valley. Little Ethiopia in the Fairfax District Thai Town Off of Melrose Avenue The British Neighborhood of Santa Monica Large Mexican, El Salvadorian, and Guatemalan Neighborhoods Throughout Hollywood and L.A. Little Tokyo in DTLA Koreatown 

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Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Los Angeles

Wanna know where to watch the Super Bowl in Los Angeles?  Everywhere!  EVERY single bar, restaurant, hotel lounge, barber shop, and bowling alley will be showing the game on at least one screen.  For our international guests, watching the Super Bowl with American fans is a chance of a lifetime.  Load up on pizza, wings, burgers, potato chips, guacamole, potato skins, sliders, dips, and tons of beer.  Don’t have a favorite team?  Pick one:  The New England Patriots vs. The Atlanta Falcons.  The game starts at 330PM PST on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5th, 2017.  If you’re not into the game, just watch the commercials and the halftime show with Lady GaGa. Here’s a few local favorites: The Sunset Strip 

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Free Party in Downtown Los Angeles with Night on Broadway

Here’s an opportunity for a free party in Downtown Los Angeles, aka, DTLA.  It’s the 3nd Annual Night on Broadway celebration, taking place Saturday, January 28th, 2017.  In 2015, over 35,000 people attended, and last year that number jumped to 60,000, turning it into the fasting growing one day musical and arts festival in North America.  How many visitors will attend this year is anyone’s guess?  Probably 100,000+ will take in the dozens and dozens of entertainment opportunities.  Celebrate the City of Angels with fashion designers, food trucks, acrobats, musical acts, famous celebrities and artists. Some highlights: Enjoy 10 stages of live entertainment, including The Theater at ACE Hotel, Globe Theatre, Los Angeles Theatre, Million Dollar Theatre, Viva! Presents 5th 

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Discounted Private Los Angeles Tours From Select Hotels

Discounted private Los Angeles Tours now through February 28th, 2017 from select hotels in West Hollywood, Los Angeles and Beverly Hills — 15% off listed rates! Glitterati Tours is proud to work with many of the most luxurious, trendy and hip hotels throughout Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  Looking for accommodations while in our city?  Check out some of our favorites including The Bel Air Hotel, The London West Hollywood Hotel, The W Hollywood Hotel, Viceroy L’Ermitage Hotel, The Montage Beverly Hills, The SLS Los Angeles, The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, The Mondrian, Loews Hollywood, and the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.  The concierge desks at these hotels are all phenomenal.  They’ll go above and beyond to 

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Hollywood Walk of Fame Upcoming Ceremonies

We often say celebrity sightings in Hollywood and Beverly Hills can be very hit and miss.  Some may see a dozen A-listers within 5 hours of being in our city, while others could be here a week and not see a single celeb.  A guaranteed celebrity sighting is always at the Hollywood Walk of Fame upcoming ceremonies.  Not only do you get the recipient of this honor, but you also get the many movie and TV stars showing up to honor the Walk of Fame recipient. Here’s a HUGE upcoming ceremony: Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Producer/ Directer Brett Ratner will receive the 2,599th star on the Walk of Fame, at 1130AM in the Motion Pictures category at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard 

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Things To Do When It Rains in Los Angeles

Glitterati Tours and concierges throughout the city hear this phrase rarely, but it’s, “we need things to do when it rains in Los Angeles.”  It’s rare, because until just recently, we were going on our 6th year of drought conditions.  Our beautiful Santa Monica and San Garbriel Mountain Ranges, were locked in a brownish color for years. We were far below our already low average of about 14 inches per year… 5 years running.  Even cities like Beverly Hills cut the sprinklers, and their normal bright green medians along Sunset Boulevard turned to dead grass and dust.  There was even a hunt for someone dubbed the Wet Prince of Bel Air, who used 11.8 million gallons of water in a 

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January Events in Los Angeles

January events in Los Angeles don’t end with the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game, or the NYE party in Grand Park.  There’s plenty of other amazing things happening for the rest of the month. dineLA Restaurant Week starts on January 13th and goes through January 27th.  This gives locals and visitors the perfect opportunity to experience and explore over 300 of the best restaurants in Los Angeles, Culver City, Koreatown, Beverly Hills, DTLA, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Century City, Santa Monica Venice and Malibu.  Lunches start at $15, 20, and 25, and dinners start at $29, 39, and 49, with a special selection of higher-end restaurants added this year starting at $95 per person. Want a unique drag experience?  See the Golden 

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Visit Griffith Park in Los Angeles

Coming to our city?  One must visit Griffith Park in Los Angeles …. or at least part of it.  At just under 5000 acres, the park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States, and North America.  Griffith Park in Los Angeles is about 5 times the size of Central Park in New York! Approximately 3000 acres were donated to the city by Griffith J. Griffith in 1896, and it’s continued to grow in size ever since.  All of us native Angelenos take advantage of the numerous hiking trails throughout the park.  Most are dog-friendly, as are most things in Los Angeles.  Many of the best hiking trails start at or near the gem of the park, 

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