Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles

Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles As we wrap up the summer season at The Hollywood Bowl, the L.A. Philharmonic flies south (about 17 minutes) to their winter home at The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. This is an amazing venue, and certainly one of the most photographed structures for visitors coming to L.A. This Frank Ghery designed building must be seen in person and on foot. We recommend walking around the entire building to fully understand the dimensions and architecture. Opened about this same time back in 2003, it’s become an incredibly iconic building, not only in DTLA (Downtown L.A.) but all of Southern California. The LA Phil, with Gustavo Dudamel as their Music 

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Hotel Spotlight: The W Hollywood Hotel

The W Hollywood Hotel at Hollywood and Vine Like any perfect combination of La La Land names — Astaire and Rogers, Lucy and Desi, Abbott and Costello—there’s Hollywood and Vine. Corners don’t get more famous than this! Here you’ll find The W Hollywood Hotel. You’ve also got the Walk of Fame, The Pantages Theatre for Broadway shows like Hamilton (literally steps away), Katsuya Hollywood, Avalon and Bardot nightclubs, Gwen Restaurant by Curtis Stone and Capitol Records. The W Hotel itself, is home to the California bistro, Delphine, as well as: Station Hollywood –Outside bar, which is adjacent to Hollywood Boulevard, with the sweet sounds of house DJ’s. The Living Room – In the hotel lobby. See the signature red-spiral staircase 

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Dia de los Muertos Hollywood

Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery In just about 3 weeks, the 18th annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival takes place at the amazing Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This is one of the most unique Halloween season activities in all of Los Angeles. This year’s theme is The Legacy of Posada, honoring Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe Posada. His art and images 100 years later, still provide so much of the foundation to this annual tradition. Dia de Los Muertos Hollywood, takes place on Saturday, October 28th, 2017, from Noon until Midnight. Get there early to avoid the after dark rush, and 100% look into UBER’ing or public transportation. Street parking will be nearly non-existent in 

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Los Angeles Halloween Family Fun

Los Angeles Family Fun Halloween Activities We’ve watched as grown-ups over the years have stolen Halloween from the young trick or treaters.  Per Glitterati Tours of Hollywood previous and upcoming posts, most events are centered around the older set that enjoys a great party along with their scares. Here’s a handful of kid-friendly Halloween activities: Fall Festival at The Original Farmers Market Join in on the fun on Saturday, October 14, and Sunday, October 15, 2017.  On both days, there will be a petting zoo from 11am-7pm, as well as All Alaskan Pig Races, and Peddle Puller Races by All-Alaskan.  You’ll also find pie eating contests, and Pumpkin Carver Joe in the Plaza.  Throughout the weekend, there will be live 

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Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride in Griffith Park Fall isn’t just for pumpkin spice latte’s and jumping in piles of leaves; especially because it’s too warm for latte’s and there aren’t many piles of leaves to jump into. Luckily enough, if there is one thing Los Angeles does know how to do right, it’s Halloween and all Halloween related activities. One of the best — The Haunted Hayride! If you find yourself visiting and needing an evening activity this October, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride is a must for any fan of all things spooky. What’s Halloween without a good scare, right? Every year the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride is reinvented with a new theme – even the Los Angeles native 

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Los Angeles Halloween Attractions

Los Angeles Halloween Attractions Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Universal Studios Hollywood promises their scariest Halloween experiences ever with 8 terrifying mazes. Witness the many nightmares of American Horror Story: Roanoke, a tribute maze to Stanley Kubrick’s, The Shining, the frightening world of The Walking Dead on AMC, The Horrors of Blumhouse with The Purge, Happy Death Day and Sinister, the supernatural realm of Insidious: Beyond the Further, Ash vs Evil Dead, and of course, a collection of SAW references return with The Games of Jigsaw. There’s also the Terror Tram, the new Jabbawockeez Show, plenty of rides, and scare zones. Paramount Studios One of the more intimate experiences can be had at the legendary Paramount Studios. They have 

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Arrive Hotel Palm Springs

ARRIVE HOTEL PALM SPRINGS We always say that Los Angeles is the perfectly centered city. About 2 hours in any direction we’ve got fantastic destinations. One can head west out of San Pedro, and hit Catalina Island by ferry, head north and visit Santa Barbara, go south and spend a day in San Diego, or head east and chill out in Palm Springs. Because of its convenience, Palm Springs is a favorite of Angelenos (natives of Los Angeles) and why so many celebrities over the last 70 decades have made it their home. Think New Yorkers and the Hamptons, or San Francisco with Napa Valley. The guides of Glitterati Tours L.A. recently spent our end-of-summer get-away in the desert and 

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Above Sixty Beverly Hills

Enjoy Cocktails at Above Sixty Beverly Hills There is no shortage of fancy bars in Beverly Hills to grab a happy hour drink. With 5-star hotels and fine dining restaurants scattered throughout the 90210, it isn’t hard to find a perfectly timed cocktail with a busy schedule of shopping and sightseeing.  However, one of the best places to go, and quite possibly one of the best kept hidden gems of The Golden Triangle, is Above Sixty at The Sixty Hotel in Beverly Hills. Just off of Wilshire Boulevard and Crescent Heights sits the Sixty Hotel, a recent add to the luxurious hotels of Beverly Hills in 2014. Their rooftop bar, Above Sixty, offers a beautiful view of Beverly and its 

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Los Angeles Flower Market in DTLA

What’s your favorite flower? Chances are you will find it, among flowers you haven’t even heard of, at the Flower Market in DTLA (Downtown Los Angeles). One of the benefits of living in Los Angeles is great weather and many opportunities for growing beautiful plants. What is even more convenient is the fact that every morning the best vendors all gather at the same location to bring you the best in floral design. The Los Angeles Flower Market is a mecca of venders selling any type of flower, greenery, and decor to put them in one amazing burst of color for every floral supply imaginable. If you have ever wanted to play florist, this is the place to go for 

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Mayweather McGregor Fight Viewing in Los Angeles

Attention Fight Fans! Mayweather McGregor Fight Viewing in Los Angeles! It’s finally here.  The much-anticipated fight between boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr., and UFC’s Conor McGregor. If you can’t park your private jet, or get tickets to the hottest Vegas event in recent history, (happening live August 26th at The T-Mobile Arena in Sin City) you’ve got options if visiting or living in Los Angeles. Here’s a handful of locations offering paid viewing of this major fight. Expect at least a $20 cover charge at most locations. Check for package deals that include food and drink, and prime reserved seating: In the general Hollywood area, check out Big Wangs. They will have dozens of TV screens for optimum viewing. Nearby, 

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