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Echo Park Rising Echo Park will be overflowing with this four-day festival of music, food, and art! Expect a slew of great bands and I bet you will discover some new ones too. $20+; Through Sunday, 1 pm; 1822 W. Sunset Blvd, The Echoplex is located below The Echo, enter through the alley at 1154 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Some Like it Hot at Hollywood Forever Cemetery Two musicians (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) go on the run from Chicago...

Celebrate National Relaxation Day with Burke Williams

Today is National Relaxation Day! What better way to celebrate the day, than with the spa that is known for relaxation, Burke Williams! With locations all across California, Burke Williams has your relaxing escape waiting for you. After a jam packed day of work, meetings, and running errands, I visited the Burke Williams Santa Monica location. As soon as I step through the door, I could leave my hectic day behind me and relax. I was shown around the spa,...

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Monday: BaleenKitchen’s New Social Hour Following the restaurant’s recent remodel, BaleenKitchen is announcing a new Social Hour menu available in BaleenLounge. The drink menu includes $4 Weihenstephaner Heffe, $6 glasses of house wine, $7 Margaritas, and $7 Moscow Mules on tap. Food offerings include $1 market oysters (with purchase of a bottle of Prosecco, minimum 12 or $2.50 each with no Prosecco, minimum 6), Crispy Calamari for $5, Ahi Tuna Taco for $6, Baleen Slider for $4, and Parmesan-Truffle Fries...

Weekend

Outside Lands The festival rings in 2017 with 78 restaurants, 40+ wineries, 28 breweries and 8 over-the-top food and drink destinations: A Taste of the Bay Area, Wine Lands, Beer Lands, Cheese Lands,Outside Clams, Choco Lands, Cocktail Magic and GastroMagic. Metallica, The Who, and Gorillaz are among the 70 acts performing. $150+; Friday-Sunday; Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94122 BrunchCon Los Angeles Devour my most favorite meal at this event that features brunch fare from over 50 different food and drink vendors....

3 Ways to Turn Your Car Into Artwork

Recycling helps the world go round — and it’s easy for you to do. Not only does reusing or repurposing save space in landfills, it also allows you to create original artwork. Instead of junking your car, you can use it, or pieces of it, as artwork. Instead of being an eyesore, your car can bring beauty to the world and help save it at the same time. Take a look at these three ideas you can use to recycle...