BOLD SUMMER in Beverly Hills

Yes, the daytime highs have been taking their toll.  Most days so far in July and August have been in the high 80’s, 90’s, and even some have topped out at over a 100.  However, there’s few things better than summer nights in Los Angeles. Once that sun dips down over the Santa Monica Mountain Range and drops lower on the horizon in the Pacific Ocean, it’s near perfect.  Plus, there’s no pesky bugs! One still has 2 more weeks to enjoy BOLD in Beverly Hills.  The annual event has businesses open with extended hours throughout the 90210.  Most of this event takes place on Rodeo Drive, but look for much more in the entire Golden Triangle of shopping and dining. 

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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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The Original Farmers Market in Hollywood

For over 84 years, The Original Farmers Market in Hollywood has been a local favorite.  Even their tagline is “Meet Me at Third and Fairfax.”  It’s at this intersection in 1934 that local farmers were invited to sell their goods off the back of trucks.  Soon after, merchants and grocers joined in, and opened permanent kiosks or stalls that acted as their restaurants and stores. Since that time, it’s remained a must-visit for neighbors, celebrities, and of course travelers to our city.  Everyone has visited this corner including Frank Sinatra, President Dwight Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Shirley Temple, and The Beatles. To this day, you can still see your favorite celebs.  In fact, there’s a handful of tables by Bob’s 

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Healthy Hollywood Summer Treats

We live in the age of dietary restrictions. Whether you are battling an intolerance, trying to fix your “leaky gut,” or just trying to step up your health game, it can be hard to find a dessert that is cool, sweet, and good for the entire family. Luckily for Angelenos, our city is filled with innovative foodies that are finding ways to make cool treats and healthy eats that actually taste good! This past week I had a few friends in town who have some pretty crazy dietary restrictions. Between my Celiac, her lactose intolerance / FODMAP, and his SIBO diet, it was hard to find something we could all enjoy together. Cut to an unexpected find as we were 

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Private Sightseeing Tours Departing From LAX Airport

  Glitterati Tours offers private sightseeing tours departing from LAX Airport.  It’s a great way to take in the best of L.A., Hollywood and Beverly Hills during an extended layover.  We can pick you up directly at your terminal, and return you back to the airport for your return flight.  Or, we can pick you up, conduct a wonderful city perspective and drop you off at your local hotel.  Our SUV’s have cargo space in the rear for a nice amount of luggage. We are fortunate to be one of the few private tour companies in Los Angeles with permitted special access to the terminals.  Glitterati Tours has a 3.5-hour tour minimum with any tour involving LAX. If you’re concerned 

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L.A. Summer Vacations for Dads and Grads

It’s that time of year for L.A. summer vacations for dads and grads! Look no further than our connected cities to provide a wonderful excursion for every member of the family, both old and young! If you’ve got car lovers in your family, June is the perfect month. Check out the FREE 25th Anniversary of The Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance  (Nothing is ever free on Rodeo Drive, so this is a real treat). It’s on Father’s Day, June 17th, 2018 from 10AM to 4PM.  Look for new product launches as well as classics, such as a 1927 Rolls Royce Phantom. This event has even been named one of the 300 Unmissable Events or Festivals…worldwide. Whether or not you can make it this particular day, 

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Street Style Cinema at The Grove LA

Movies, movies, movies. We can’t get enough of them here in Los Angeles, and with summer here, no one wants to waste a beautiful evening watching them inside a theater. Luckily we have yet another opportunity for you all to enjoy great L.A. weather and a classic film outside and right in the middle of one of the most popular spots in town. For the month of June on Thursday evenings, Street Style Cinema at The Grove LA is teaming up with the clothing line Who, What, Wear to bring an evening of film and fashion. The evening begins with a check-in around 6:30 with films starting at 8 p.m. The night focuses not on just a fun film (with 

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Eataly L.A. Westfield Century City

If you’ve ever been to Eataly in places like Chicago or New York, you know just how amazing this marketplace is for lovers of all things Italian.  You can now enjoy Eataly L.A. Westfield Century City. Century City is this unique stretch of high rise buildings that some confuse with our Downtown Los Angeles.  It’s just west of Beverly Hills, and sits on a major chunk of property which was once the backlot for the adjacent Fox Studios.  Westfield shopping mall is still undergoing a massive 1-billion+ renovation with many new stores and restaurants, and we’re lucky enough to get Eataly L.A. as part of their upgrade. Eataly is a mulit-level marketplace with a handful of great restaurants mixed in 

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