Comic-Con 2015 in San Diego

Comic-Con is currently underway July 9th-12th, 2015, at the San Diego Convention Center.  This amazing convention showcases fantasy and science fiction films, TV, and pop culture related entertainment with toys, video games, fantasy novels, anime, and webcomics.  Well over 100,000 fans will attend this years event.  Special guests include some of the biggest names in Hollywood, with actors, directors, writers, artists and producers introducing guests to their latest projects. Need a break from Comic-Con and all the action or have some extra time?  In just under 3-hours, one can make their way north to Los Angeles.  Enjoy the Southern California sunshine, and see the birthplace of quite a bit that is being showcased at the convention down south.  Major studios 

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Booking Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Tours For Summer

We remind guests all the time to book Los Angeles and Beverly Hills tours early, and prior to getting to our city.  Typically, June can be a little slower before the rush of July and August summer vacationers, but not this year.  We exit June with a full calendar–it’s been pretty solid for the last 3 weeks.  We’ve seen guests from India, the U.K., Australia, Sweden, Belgium, Brazil, Spain, Nigeria, China, Japan, Russia, and of course the United States, taking advantage of our slightly cooler (June Gloom) temperatures. We are a smaller Los Angeles private tour company, and intend to keep it that way.  We can focus on what we do best, and specialize in the details that make Glitterati 

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Things to do for a Los Angeles 4th of July

Timeout Los Angeles has compiled a fantastic list of things to do for a Los Angeles 4th of July —- from firework displays, to pie eating contests, they’ve got you covered.  Here’s some highlights from their article: When it comes to summer in Los Angeles, 4th of July is absolutely one of the season’s highlights. For one, this really is the land of the free (things to do—there’s a ton of them!). Second, we can’t think of a better place to admire our shining sea than from the city’s best beaches. Third, LA is the city where dreams come true—just think about how many actors and musicians got their big break on the Sunset Strip. Keep reading our guide to 

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Malibu Family Wines Tasting Room

Tucked away in the hills above Malibu, enjoy great vino with Malibu Family Wines.  Here’s a few upcoming events for this venue: April 4th, 2015 SIP, SMILE, AND GIGGLE! START YOUR WEEKEND WITH THE MALIBU FAMILY WINES TASTING ROOM ON SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH COMEDY SHOW STARTS AT 8:00PM ONLY $5 AT THE DOOR!  RSVP Required. April 5th, 2015, Easter Sunday 11am-7pm Wine Specials and Live Music April 12th, 2015 Join Malibu Family Wines for a special morning of Yoga and Mimosas at Malibu Wines Tasting Room. Certified Yoga Instructor Emily will lead this relaxing 60 minute class and finish the class with a refreshing glass of Saddlerock Sparkling Brut Mimosa. 9:30am to 10:30am- ALL Levels Yoga Their tasting room will 

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L.A. St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

We certainly aren’t Boston, but there’s still plenty of L.A. St. Patrick’s Day festivities around town.  Here’s just a few. Join Rock N Reilly’s on Saturday, March 14th for the St. Paddy’s Block Party benefiting the International House of Blues Foundation. Rock N. Reilly’s on The Sunset Strip, located at 8911 W. Sunset Blvd. Have a traditional corned beef, cabbage and potato meal at Magge’s Kitchen inside the Original Farmer’s Market at 3rd and Fairfax.  Come and join in on all the fun on St. Patrick’s Day…just don’t forget to wear your green! There will be live music, traditional Irish fare, and 326 and EB’s Beer & Wine will both be serving green beer! Visit Molly Malone’s authentic Irish pub at 575 South 

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Oscars 2015 at The Dolby Theater February 22nd

Hollywood Boulevard is currently closed down between Orange and Highland, which means we are just days away from Oscars 2015.  Since 2002, The Academy Awards have taken place at The Dolby Theater (formally The Kodak Theater).  DiscoverLosAngeles.com has compiled a great article on past locations.  Following are some key excerpts: The first Academy Awards honored the best films of 1927 and 1928 and were presented at a private dinner on May 16, 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Named for President Theodore Roosevelt, the hotel opened in 1927 and was financed by a group that included Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford and Sid Grauman. The ceremony was held in the hotel’s Blossom Ballroom, where 270 guests each paid $5 per ticket to 

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Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles

One of the most popular tourist destinations here in Los Angeles is the Griffith Observatory, located high up in the hills above Hollywood.  Since opening in 1935, over 76 million visitors have enjoyed this L.A. treasure. Here’s just a few things to do at this amazing venue.  For more information, and updated calendar, visit the Griffith Observatory website: The Exhibits at Griffith Observatory Sparking imagination and inquiry through exposure to the awe and wonder inherent in astronomy is the goal of the new Griffith Observatory exhibit program. Each visitor is cast in the role of an observer and provided with opportunities to see and do real observing in authentic environments. By exploring fundamental questions – what do we observe, how 

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Mardi Gras at The Original Farmers Market L.A.

Let the Good Times Roll! Sat & Sun, February 14-15 & Fat Tuesday, February 17 The 26th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration returns to the corner of 3rd and Fairfax! Join The Original Farmers Market February 14, 15 (Valentine’s Day weekend) & Fat Tuesday, February 17 for the finest New Orleans party west of the Big Easy. This year’s activities at The Original Farmers Market will feature the best in live Mardi Gras and Zydeco music, including Eddie Baytos & The Nervis Bros and Grammy-nominated Lisa Haley & The Zydekats, strolling parade bands, authentic New Orleans food and drink, beads, activities for kids, the Mutti Gras Pet Parade and more! So, don’t think twice about where to go for Valentine’s Day. 

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Beverly Hills Shopping in the Popular 90210

From our friends at Love Beverly Hills: Beverly Hills Shopping From world-renowned fashion houses to one-of-a-kind local boutiques, Beverly Hills offers a shoppers’ paradise located within a compact, easily walkable area known as the Golden Triangle. Experience world-famous Rodeo Drive where you’ll find Prada, Gucci, Valentino, Armani, Dior and Cartier. Discover the crown jewel in the heart of Beverly Hills, Two Rodeo Drive, with quaint cobblestone walkways leading you to the likes of Versace, Lanvin, Jimmy Choo and Tiffany. Blocks east of Rodeo, shop Beverly and Cañon Drives with local boutiques, unique luxury shops, fantastic Beverly Hills restaurants and open-air cafés. Anchoring the southern border of the Golden Triangle is Department Store Row, home to the titans of luxury retailing, 

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New Years Eve in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

It’s only 10 days away, but it may not be too late to reserve dinner and cocktails for New Years Eve in Los Angeles.  Nearby Pasadena will host over a million visitors for their Rose Parade and Rose Bowl game on New Years Day.  Many attending these events will opt to stay a little west in the cities of Los Angeles, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  While Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena is one big street party on New Years Eve, some may want a more intimate affair. Most of the hotels and their restaurants will be offering up special menus and events to ring in New Years Eve in Los Angeles and 2015.  Check out Livello at L’Ermitage, Gordon Ramsay 

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