Hollywood Walk of Fame 2019

The Hollywood Walk of Fame has seen a flurry of activity over the last few months.  In a very short timespan, we’ve had Eric McCormack from Will & Grace, Weird Al Yankovic, Simon Cowell, Jennifer Garner, Niecy Nash, and Jeff Goldblum get their stars.  In fact, look for Jack Black live on the boulevard September 18th, 2018, as he receives the 2645th star on the block. The Hollywood Walk of Fame 2019 list of inductees has been released, and as always, it’s a who’s who in the world of entertainers and those that have contributed to the business.  Here’s a short list from the official Walk of Fame website for the 5 categories represented: In the category of Motion Pictures, 

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Sweets and Desserts in Los Angeles

Whether you worked on having a summer beach body or not (I didn’t), we’re heading into the most wonderful time of year – the seasons of indulgence when we can enjoy our hibernation weight.  It could be all the goodies centered around Halloween, the huge Thanksgiving meal and left-overs, and the holidays and endless parties in December/January. Here’s a handful of our favorite sweets and desserts in Los Angeles for both locals and visitors: For chocolates look into John Kelly Chocolates on Sierra Bonita in Hollywood. They’ve got their small factory right on site.  They have selections for both dark and milk chocolate lovers.  Some of our favorites include the dark chocolate with sea salt and caramel, and the orange chocolate.  

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L.A. County Fair in Pomona, California

As a kid growing up in the Pomona/LaVerne area, this time of year meant two things – going back to school, and the L.A. County Fair.  The tough school part was always softened as our teachers gave every single student a free ticket to attend the fair that was always provided by the venue. It’s that time of year again.  The L.A. County Fair has been wowing folks since 1922.  A lot has changed over the years, but the fair still has something for all age groups.  A few attractions this year include The Millard Sheets Art Center Presents Alt 66, Haunted 66, eSports Gaming World, Retro City Arcade, The Mother Road (Exploring all 8 states tied to Route 66), 

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Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Real Estate Tour

A big part of our job at Glitterati Tours is keeping up to date on real estate.  It’s a must for our wildly popular celebrity homes tours as well as our “Underbelly LA” scandals tour.  Our research delves into the history of particular homes, their well-known owners, and the listing and selling prices. But, we can’t possibly know the ins and outs of every aspect of the ever-changing real estate market for potential buyers interested in purchasing homes in the general Los Angeles area. Because of this, we’ve teamed up with a professional real estate agent name Frank Andriolo.  He works with Sotheby’s, which is one of the most respected and prestigious real estate companies in the country.  Frank has 

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Dance Downtown Los Angeles 2018

Summer may be winding down now that Labor Day has passed, but the days are still warm here in Los Angeles. And let’s be honest, this city doesn’t get that chilly in the “off season” anyway. We never slow down here, so if you find yourself visiting just after the summer frenzy, don’t fret when trying to extend your vacation with shorts and tank tops weather time, there is still plenty for you to do and explore around the city. Since summer continues here well beyond Labor Day, there are some ongoing summer events that have a few more nights before they take a break for the chillier Autumn evenings. This includes the ​Dance Downtown Los Angeles 2018​ series put 

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Celebrity Homes Tours and Sightings in Beverly Hills

CELEBRITY HOMES TOURS AND SIGHTINGS IN BEVERLY HILLS AND HOLLYWOOD _______________________________________ When traveling to different cities and countries, everyone has their own personal bucket list to check off.  In Italy, it may be the canals of Venice, that leaning tower in Pisa, the statue of David, the Coliseum, or dining on great pizza and wine…among 1000’s of other amazing experiences and venues throughout the country. We’re in Los Angeles, and so much of what we do focuses around the celebrity history that helped build our city. It could be the legendary studios where they worked, the homes where they lived, the places they frequent for partying and dining, the locations they died, and ultimately—the places where they are laid to rest. 

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Alo Yoga Thrive Event at The Grove

We talk about The Grove a lot here at Glitterati Tours – and it’s for good reason. This shopping and dining mecca definitely does it up right with events and fun ways to spend your afternoon. Their next major event is no exception as they are partnering with one of their newest and top L.A. stores,​ Alo Yoga​. Alo Yoga popped up within the last year at The Grove and has been killing the game with their yoga wear and easy athleisure style. Top it off with a kombucha or an espresso drink at their in-store coffee counter and you’ve made a great afternoon of shopping and relaxing. If you are feeling ambitious and want to get your sweat on 

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2018 Top 10 City Hotels in Greater Los Angeles

Congratulations to our friends at these venues for making it into the 2018 Top 10 City Hotels in Greater Los Angeles from Travel and Leisure.  From the concierge desk and front desk, to the valets, and housekeeping, the following hotels should enjoy their well-deserved rankings. It’s referred to “Greater Los Angeles” for some of these hotels are in cities that are separate, such as Beverly Hills.  The ratings were based on service, food, overall value, facilities, and location. The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, a Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Hills Located at the intersection of Wilshire and Rodeo Drive.  Restaurants include The Blvd. and Cut. (For more on this property, see our previous “Hotel Spotlight” blog post). Petit Ermitage, West Hollywood Nestled 

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Hotel Spotlight: The Beverly Wilshire Hotel

A legendary property in one of the most recognizable cities in the United States!  The Beverly Wilshire Hotel was completed in 1928.  Its name has changed slightly over the years, and some visitors still refer to it as The Regent Beverly Wilshire.  Since 1992, it’s commonly called A Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Wilshire (not to be confused with its sister hotel a few blocks away, The Four Seasons Los Angeles Hotel at Beverly Hills). The Beverly Wilshire Hotel’s guest list is long and impressive.  Notable names include Warren Beatty, John Lennon, Elvis Presley, President Barack Obama, and countless royal families from around the globe. The hotel sits perfectly centered in the 90210 zip code.  Its intersections include Wilshire Blvd. and 

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Best Tour Experiences in Los Angeles

Best Tour Experiences in Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills ______________________ With apps and technology, it seems like nowadays everyone can be a hotel owner (home rentals), a chauffeur (ride-sharing), and a tour guide (local experiences).  There’s certainly some great advantages to these services, especially when it comes to price points and convenience, but there’s also the mystery of what lies ahead. You can certainly get what you pay for. There’s no surprises when sticking with a 5-star company.  Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills is tried-and-true.  We’ve been in business for 10-years, and we’ve conducted 1000’s of private tours.  We are proud of our outstanding reputation with the top concierge desks throughout Beverly Hills, Bel Air and L.A., as well as 

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