Rose Bowl and the Distance Between Pasadena and Hollywood

Coming to the Rose Bowl Game or Rose Parade and Want to Know the Distance Between Pasadena and Hollywood? __________________________ First off, congratulations to The Georgia Bulldogs and The Oklahoma Sooners in making it into the Rose Bowl out here in Pasadena on January 1st, 2018.  It’s a very special place! We wish both teams the best of luck and hope that their fans enjoy a fantastic game, and our city. Every year about this time, we get asked about logistics and things to do. If you’ve never been here before, Los Angeles, and its county, are HUGE! The Rose Bowl and Rose Parade take place in the city of Pasadena, which falls into L.A. County. This area is about 

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Hotel Spotlight: Kimpton Everly Hollywood

Kimpton Everly Hollywood Hotel Hollywood is back big time, with major hotels, business, and restaurants coming in full force, and cranes on the horizon for even more.  The latest addition is The Kimpton Everly Hotel in the heart of Hollywood, and Glitterati Tours was recently given a VIP tour of the property.  It’s one block away from the famous intersection of Hollywood and Vine.  Here, you’ve got the beginning (or end) of the Walk of Fame, Capitol Records, Katsuya, The Pantages Theatre (Hamilton is currently on stage through December 30th, 2017), and The Avalon Hollywood Nightclub. The Everly has 216 guest rooms, which includes 12 suites. Rooms include the Deluxe King or Two Queen, the City View King or Queen, or 

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Rooftop Cinema Club for Movies in Los Angeles

Take in the Rooftop Cinema Club for Movies in Los Angeles and Hollywood Let’s face it. You have found yourself in Los Angeles. Home of La LA Land and Hollywood where the entertainment industry thrives. There are countless venues to watch films throughout the city – but one of our new favorites may be the best experience one can have in Hollywood yet. Los Angeles has great weather, great entertainment, and great sights. What better way to spend your evening than to include all three in one shot? The Roof Top Cinema Club may be the most convenient way to get all three. The name says it all – Movies on a Rooftop with quite the view. With two different 

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Marino Ristorante Los Angeles for Great Italian Food and Service

Marino Ristorante Los Angeles is a Must for Lovers of Great Italian Food Los Angeles, essentially, is a city of spotlights. When you drive up and down streets such as Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood Boulevard, and Rodeo Drive, you see countless restaurants, patisseries, stores, and shops begging for attention. Celebrities who stop in, often draw crowds and bring the spotlight and excitement. Locals and tourists alike flock to where they hear the next A-list sighting or hot-spot may be… While the hustle and bustle of these places can turn into an exciting night out, it is sometimes the quiet places tucked away that may show you one of your best Los Angeles evenings yet. Minutes away from the highly trafficked Hollywood 

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Book Your Los Angeles Summer Vacations Now

It’s that time of year when Glitterati Tours reminds potential visitors to book their Los Angeles summer vacations NOW! As mentioned in previous posts, tourism across the United States, as of now, is very hard to predict.  Analysts have noted noticeable cancelations or a slow-down in pre-bookings from some of our biggest markets, including Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.  In some cases, this also coincides with a strong dollar, with other world-wide destinations offering up a bigger bang for the buck for travelers. There’s no way to know what summer will bring? It has certainly been an erratic calendar since November.  Even this last month, we had the opposite in scheduling as March came in like a lamb and 

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Walk of Fame Celebrity Sightings

Walk of Fame celebrity sightings are a guarantee to see the biggest names in film, television, radio, theater and music, as stars and behind-the-scenes legends are honored with a star on Hollywood Blvd and a small section of Vine. Glitterati Tours conducts our celebrity homes tours on a daily basis.  More times than not, guests get a celebrity sighting as we make our way through the multi-million dollar homes in Bel Air, Holmby Hills, Beverly Hills and the Hollywood Hills.  Three of these communities make up the coveted “Platinum Triangle” of Los Angeles. In just three days, look for the star-studded ceremony for actor John Goodman.  John will be the 2603rd star on the Walk of Fame.  His ceremony will 

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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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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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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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Visitors Guide to Rose Bowl Game and Parade

If coming to Los Angeles, one must have a visitors guide to the Rose Bowl Game and Parade happening in Pasadena.  This year, both will take place on Monday, January 2nd, 2017, as opposed to the typical New Years Day.  That’s because the Tournament of Roses that puts on both events has a “never on a Sunday” tradition dating back to 1893.  This was done to assure that horses hitched outside churches wouldn’t be spooked during events.  There’s no more horses (other than those in the parade itself), but the tradition continues. There will still be plenty of celebrating on New Years Eve along Colorado Boulevard with visitors and parade watchers grabbing the best seats along the route for the parade 

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