Articles for Nightlife

A Hipster’s Guide to Hollywood

A Hipster’s Guide to Hollywood March 13, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Harvard & Stone Photo by Harvard & Stone East L.A.’s newest addition to the bar scene, Harvard and Stone, serves up unique cocktails and craft beers on tap. Add in a live band (complete with banjo player) on the small stage across from the rustic-style bar, and feel free to break out...

Malibu’s Gladstones: Seafood With a View

Malibu’s Gladstones: Seafood With a View February 20, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ready for your quintessential Los Angeles experience? Watch a gorgeous sunset disappear into the Pacific Ocean, feel gentle sea breezes ruffling through your hair, and breathe in fresh lobster and fish scents wafting from the bustling kitchen. Gladstones in Malibu, where the Pacific Coast Highway meets...

Hot Hollywood Hotel Bars

Hot Hollywood Hotel Bars January 15, 2012 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Hankering for a celebrity sighting? Hotel bars in Hollywood happen to be havens for the rich and famous so sport your paparazzi-proof sunglasses and keep your eyes peeled at these hotspots. Bar Marmont at Chateau Marmont (8221 Sunset Blvd.) Old Hollywood glamour meets contemporary cuisine in a legendary...

Irish Pubs and Grub in L.A.

Irish Pubs and Grub in L.A. January 8, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Looking for  leprechauns, shamrocks and lassies in Los Angeles? Step dance your way into these popular Irish pubs for a pint o’ Guinness and some laughs! Photo Courtesy of Iker Merodio/Flickr Tom Bergin’s Tavern (840 S. Fairfax Ave.) Named #1 Irish establishment in America for the fourth year in...

Best Wine Bars in Los Angeles

Best Wine Bars in Los Angeles December 18, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Can’t find a designated driver to roll up to the Santa Ynez Valley for a day of wine tasting? Check out these happening wine bars in L.A. to get your fruity, oaky senses stirring without the road trip. Lou (724 Vine St.) Don’t let the strip mall location deter you from experiencing one of the best...

Best Views in Los Angeles

Best Views in Los Angeles October 25, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Los Angeles boasts some of the best views in the world when it comes to location and landscape. Break out your smartphone and pop over to these sweet spots for amazing sights sure to please the picture frame. Santa Monica Pier Pull on your hoodie and head over to the Santa Monica Pier for one of the...

Late Night Dining in Los Angeles

Late Night Dining in Los Angeles September 24, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Starving at 2am after dancing and drinking the night away on Sunset Boulevard? When the post-partying munchies hit, check out these late night dining hot spots to satisfy your sweet to savory taste buds. 1. Fred 62 (1850 N. Vermont Ave.) Open 24/7/365, Fred’s offers classic American food along with,...

Exploring Downtown Los Angeles

Exploring Downtown Los Angeles September 11, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
My cousin flew in from Boston, and I’m always on the lookout for places to entertain that are new to me AND my guest. I decided on spending a Saturday evening in Downtown LA, to avoid the much-maligned Labor Day weekend beach traffic. We started the evening off by taking in an independent flick at...

Geography of ’80s Punk Rock L.A.

Geography of ’80s Punk Rock L.A. December 22, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Turn the clock back to the late ’70s and early ’80s and you will find a different Los Angeles. The city was a more hostile environment back then. The optimism of the ’50s and ’60s had faded away. The ’70s was a time of oil shortages and slow economic growth, then in the...

Local Christmas Light Spectacles 2010

Local Christmas Light Spectacles 2010 December 15, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
What would Christmas be without lights, and lots and lots of lights at that. Below I have collected links and info for various X-Mas lighting spectacles in the Southland. The bonus here in Southern California is that you can enjoy these holiday extravaganzas in shorts and flip-flops. I hope all you folks...