Archives for February 2018

Free Things To Do In Los Angeles

Free Things To Do In Los Angeles and Beverly Hills ____________________ Los Angeles and its neighboring community of Beverly Hills doesn’t have to be expensive.  In fact, there’s tons of free things to do in Los Angeles. Our weather allows for an average of 284 sunny days a year.  Even if it’s not the perfect amount of sunshine, the remaining days should be pretty much clear of rain, since our average annual rainfall hovers around 15 inches.  So the first thing on our “free” list includes exploring the great outdoors.  Places like Runyon Canyon and Griffith Park are great starting locations for a hike in the hills above Hollywood. While in Griffith Park, visit the observatory.  It’s one of the 

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Melrose Umbrella Company, Los Angeles

Los Angeles is full of specialty cocktail bars with some of the most creative themes. You can find everything from a 1970’s basement feel to an arcade touting the most well-loved games of years’ past and booze. Each offers their own twist and adventure for the night. While each bar having their own gimmick is fun – it is always nice to stumble across an eclectic spot that you want to return to again and again. Melrose Umbrella Company is definitely one of these bars you will find yourself wanting to become a regular. Their theme is directly related to their creative logo. A simple umbrella with raindrops falling. This was the symbol of the post prohibition area to signify 

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Romantic Spots in Los Angeles

Romantic Spots in Los Angeles, and Beverly Hills ___________________ If you left your heart in San Francisco, it’s time to rediscover it here in Los Angeles. Valentines Day is less than a week away, so if you haven’t planned a little something for your loved one(s) by now, it’s time! Just watch La La Land and see how romantic the City of Angels can be with its many special places.  Much was centered around our Griffith Park Observatory and the surrounding neighborhoods.  Remember the lounge where Ryan Gosling played piano and sang?  It’s right up here in Burbank next to Warner Bros. Studios.  It’s a fantastic restaurant dating back to 1946 called The Smokehouse.  This is a great spot to 

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Batman Exhibit at Hollywood Museum

Batman Exhibit at The Hollywood Museum _____________________ There’s a handful of popular museums near the corner of Hollywood and Highland.  You’ve got Madame Tussauds, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Musuem, Guinness World Records Museum, The Hollywood Wax Museum, The Museum of Broken Relationships and even The Museum of Death (about ½ mile down Hollywood Boulevard).  One of our favorites and certainly of our guests, is The Hollywood Museum. The Hollywood Museum is located in the historic Max Factor Building.  It’s where Max made up the leading ladies with the latest and greatest in hair and makeup.  Joan, Bette, Marilyn and Lucy all spent time in his chairs.  See all the incredible screen history here with real props, sets, and costumes. 

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Mardi Gras at Farmers Market LA

The 29th Annual Mardi Gras at Farmers Market LA _________________________ Want a little family-friendly New Orleans fun here on the West Coast?  Check out the 29th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration at The Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles.  The event takes place on February 10th and 11th and Fat Tuesday, February 13th. Festivities start on Saturday the 10th from 10-12N with the 11th Annual Mutti Gras Pet Parade and Costume Contest.  This is a must for dog-lovers.  The Farmers Market has partnered with their tenant, The Dog Bakery, for this event. Also on the 10th, look for the strolling Zydeco Mudbugs, and Sean the Stolling Jester working the crowds between 12p-3p.  The King and Queen Crowning Decoration along with The 

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2018 PaleyFest L.A.

The 2018 PaleyFest L.A. Takes Place in March at The Dolby Theatre _____________________ The Academy Awards are just about 4 weeks away on Sunday, March 4th, 2018.  They will once again take place at the home of The Oscars, The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  The red-carpet will be rolled up on the 5th, but that doesn’t mean the stars stop coming to this world-famous theater.  Here’s your chance to see some of your favorite stars on the same stage: 2018 PaleyFest LA starts in mid-March with a kick off for the PaleyFest Icon 2018, Barbara Streisand.  This will happen on March 16th at 730PM. Other shows that follow will include the casts and creative teams of: The Orville, March 17th 

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