Beverly Hills Art Show in the Park 2014

From BeverlyHills.org: The fall edition of The Beverly Hills artSHOW is October 18 and 19, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free show features art by 240 exhibitors from around the nation, who showcase their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings and printmaking. Location: The Beverly Hills artSHOW takes places across four linear blocks of historic Beverly Gardens Park in the heart of Beverly Hills. The artSHOW runs along Santa Monica Boulevard from Rodeo Drive to Rexford Drive. Click here or on the graphic map below to open a Google map of the location. FREE! The Beverly Hills artSHOW is and always has been free to the public! We invite the community to 

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Guitar Center Hollywood And Rock Walk

A handful of times during our tours of Los Angeles, our guests from as far away as Australia, have requested a stop at Guitar Center Hollywood for a quick purchase. Even though they’ve done a bit of research prior to the stop, they can still be blown away with the size and stock of Guitar Center Hollywood, with brands such as Fender, Gibson, Martin, Taylor, Marshall, Vox , Roland , Z Vex, Love Pedals, Line 6, Avid, Apple, Apogee, Nord, Casio, Yamaha, JBL, DAS, DW, Pearl, Tama, and more. Plus a music lover can enjoy the Rock Walk which has immortalized over 400 musicians through Rock Walk inductions (Les Paul, Eddie Van Halen, Alice Cooper, The Animals, Motley Crue, Jimmie Vaughan, 

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The Viper Room Celebrates Their 21st Anniversary on The Sunset Strip

Beginning on August 11th, 2014, the world-famous Viper Room will be celebrating their 21st anniversary.  This week long celebration will start on the 11th at 8PM.  See artists like Jesse Malin, Mike Stinson, James Hall, Jesse Dayton, Jam Prancer, and Louise Goffin. The Viper Room is located in the heart of The Sunset Strip at 8852 W. Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood.  Local accommodations can be made at The London West Hollywood, The Andaz, The Mondrian Hotel, The Standard, and Sunset Tower.  Nearby venues also include the Whiskey A Go-Go, The Roxy, The Rainbow Bar & Grill, Pearl’s Liquor Bar, and The House of Blues. Want to grab a bite before of after the show at The Viper Room?  Dine 

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Recent Photographs of Los Angeles Tourist Spots

All of us at Glitterati Tours love our city!  Here’s some recent photographs of the hottest Los Angeles tourist spots, taken by our passionate guides. Rodeo Drive lives up to its name in terms of luxury.  Pictured here, one of the many fancy cars parked in front of Bijan of Beverly Hills. From the popular reality show “L.A. Ink,” High Voltage Tattoo on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles. The hip and luxurious London West Hollywood Hotel on Sunset Boulevard is popular with the celebrity crowd. Shopping for unique jewelry?  Look no further than David Yurman of Beverly Hills. Lisa Vanderpump from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills can often be spotted at her Villa Blanca Restaurant, one block away from 

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Los Angeles Shopping and Local Dining

There’s a lot we Angelenos take for granted…the palm trees, the ocean, the mountains, and the ability to throw a stone in any direction and hit a unique shopping experience. We’ve got it all for Los Angeles shopping — from high-end to vintage, and couture to cultured. Following, is a list of some of the most popular destinations: MELROSE AVENUE This street has transformed big time since it’s heyday in the 80’s. One can still find the hip and trendy section east of Fairfax, with dozens of unique stores and vintage clothing. This is definitely a walking street, because of the many hidden gems tucked away between the larger stores and eateries.   Travel west of Fairfax, and you’ll find the 

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Sunset Plaza in West Hollywood

Nestled against the foothills of the Hollywood Hills, enjoy Sunset Plaza in West Hollywood for shopping, art galleries, beauty care, and restaurants.  This is a beautifully maintained area along the Sunset Strip and is very popular with celebrities. Sunset Plaza restaurants include, Cafe Med, Chin Chin, Le Petit Four, Rare by Drai’s, Sushiya, Between Us, and Cravings.  (Just beyond this area, one can also dine at RivaBella, Chi Lin, Boa Steakhouse, Primo Cafe, Eveleigh, and The Church Key). Shopping at Sunset Plaza includes:  Armani A/X, BCBG Maxazria, H. Lorenzo, H Men, Haute Hippie, Hugo Boss, Nicole Miller, Sunset Kids, Zadig & Voltaire, Wildfox, Sand, Skylton, Mark Wong Nark, Calypso St. Barth, and Callen Cordero. Health, Beauty and Fitness is represented 

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Shopping in Los Angeles and Surrounding Cities

A guest visiting L.A. has endless shopping opportunities.  We’ve outlined some of the most popular shopping in Los Angeles areas.  (We get asked quite often about outlets.  Many are outside of the city including Camarillo and Cabazon.  However, we do have the Citadel Outlets just south of Downtown Los Angeles).   Recommended Shopping in Los Angeles   Shopping In Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood: Rodeo Drive (High end) Melrose Ave (Hip and Trendy) and West Melrose (High end) Hollywood & Highland (Outdoors) Sunset Plaza (Boutiques) Robertson Boulevard (Trendy and high-end) The Grove (Big outdoor shopping mall with many shops and restaurants) with the connecting Original Farmer’s Market The Beverly Center (Indoor) Westfield Shopping Center (Indoor/outdoor)   In Santa Monica, 

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Los Angeles to Palm Springs — Enjoying a Day Trip or Over-Nighter

Los Angeles is the perfectly centered city, with day trips or over-nighters to Santa Barbara, San Diego and Palm Springs all very doable. Driving distance from Los Angeles to Palm Springs is approximately 2 hours.   Palm Springs has always been a popular destination this time of year for snowbirds from the Midwest and East Coast escaping the cold.  Our favorite time of the year to travel from Los Angeles to Palm Springs is in the middle of summer, when temperatures soar well above 100 degrees.  It’s a dry heat, and one always has access to an air-conditioned car or hotel, a cool pool, or sidewalk misters along the main corridors. Some of our favorite hotels include The Viceroy Palm 

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Farmers Market Los Angeles Holiday Hours

With over 100 shops, restaurants and grocers Farmers Market Los Angeles is your one-stop-shop for everyone on your list!  Gifts of all kinds can be found here – apparel for the whole family, designer jewelry and accessories, engravables, home decor, grooming and body care products, gourmet food baskets, vintage memorabilia, books, toys and more! Don’t forget, everything you need to create an unforgettable holiday meal is here too! Visit the Grocers of Farmers Market Los Angeles for the freshest produce, finest cuts of meat, poultry and seafood (live lobsters, too!), decadent breads and desserts and fine wines. Farmers Market Los Angeles will be open 9am-6pm on Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day with the exception of a few merchants, open 9am-6pm 

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Tours of Beverly Hills, Local Attractions, Hotels and Restaurants

Our friends at Love Beverly Hills, have listed hotels, restaurants, shopping, and things to do, including tours of Beverly Hills on their website. Their list of hotels, includes The Montage, L’Ermitage, AKA Beverly Hills, The Beverly Wilshire, The Peninsula, The Beverly Hills Hotel, The Thompson and several others.  Along with their listings, check out exclusive special offers. Some of the area’s best restaurants can also be found here, including Spago, Mastro’s Steakhouse, Bouchon, Il Pastaio, Cut, The Polo Lounge and Urasawa.  We can show you many more during our tours of Beverly Hills. Tours of Beverly Hills can be found under sightseeing, along with a section of “Things to Do” while in Beverly Hills. Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills provides 

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