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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NoMad Hotel Los Angeles

The NoMad Hotel Los Angeles in the Downtown Section _____________________ If you’ve ever been to the NoMad Hotel in the Flatiron District, you know what a special place it is in the heart of New York.  Many know of it because of its incredible ambience, fantastic rooms, great service, a good stiff cocktail and the delicious roasted black truffle chicken. We’ve been missing out on the West Coast until now.  Sunday, January 21st, 2018 marked the grand opening of NoMad Hotel Los Angeles.  If you haven’t been to DTLA (Downtown Los Angeles) in the last few years, you haven’t been.  Even us folks that were born and raised in L.A. are shocked each and every time we go to this 

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Above Sixty Beverly Hills

Enjoy Cocktails at Above Sixty Beverly Hills There is no shortage of fancy bars in Beverly Hills to grab a happy hour drink. With 5-star hotels and fine dining restaurants scattered throughout the 90210, it isn’t hard to find a perfectly timed cocktail with a busy schedule of shopping and sightseeing.  However, one of the best places to go, and quite possibly one of the best kept hidden gems of The Golden Triangle, is Above Sixty at The Sixty Hotel in Beverly Hills. Just off of Wilshire Boulevard and Crescent Heights sits the Sixty Hotel, a recent add to the luxurious hotels of Beverly Hills in 2014. Their rooftop bar, Above Sixty, offers a beautiful view of Beverly and its 

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Things to Do for St. Patrick’s Day in L.A.

Things to Do for St. Patrick’s Day in L.A. Angelenos don’t need an excuse to party. Proof, just look at most bars on a Friday, Saturday, and of course, Sunday Funday. We’re still no Boston, or New York, but there are still plenty of great things to do for St. Patrick’s Day in L.A.   Here’s a few for this coming Friday, March 17, 2017: Farmer’s Market Los Angeles Visit the Original Farmer’s Market in Los Angeles for an all day festive green party. There will be activities for the children and live music throughout the day, including Irish folk bands and a strolling bagpiper. Stick around for Stuart Marks and the Paddy O’Dors Band, which will hit the West Patio 

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Visit Downtown Los Angeles Music Center

For nearly 50 years, our Downtown Los Angeles Music Center has been a premier performing arts destination.  Glitterati Private Tours of Hollywood and Beverly Hills can include this magnificent part of our DTLA history during our “Essential L.A., Plus Downtown” tour. The four main buildings in the center include The Mark Taper Forum, The Ahmanson Theatre, The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and The Walt Disney Concert Hall. If you are to Visit the Downtown Los Angeles Music Center, here’s some great tidbits from their official website: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the first and largest theater of The Music Center, was built in 1964. Everything from the building’s structure and engineering to its interior design—lighting fixtures, restaurant china and 

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Hutchinson Cocktails and Grill Restaurant in L.A.

Recently, we were able to enjoy a hot new restaurant in L.A. called Hutchinson Cocktails and Grill.  It’s located on La Cienega’s Restaurant Row. (This stretch of road travels through the cities of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, and is loaded with dining spots like Nobu, Matsuhisa, Fogo de Chao, Lawry’s The Prime Rib, Fig and Olive, and dozens of others).  Hutchinson is an Indonesian steakhouse, with a large menu selection.  Get there early and enjoy one of their signature cocktails like the Malabar, which is vodka, lime, chile, cardamom, and agave.  Justin Hopper, the owner, introduced himself and recommended the most popular dishes on the menu.  All was fantastic! From the Hutchinson website: …Richard’s wife, and our 

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