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Monday: ‘Holly Jolly’ Hollywood with Special Hollywood Hotel Holiday Package Hollywood Hotel, the centrally-located hotel in Hollywood, is celebrating the joyous season by offering insider access to the city’s best holiday attractions through an exclusive holiday package. Hollywood Hotel’s holiday package includes the following if you book overnight stays during December directly via the Hollywood Hotel website: weekly dramatic readings of classic holiday stories, including The Night Before Christmas and Polar Express, in the hotel’s recently remodeled courtyard (Thursdays at 4:30...

Holiday Gifts with a Story

Waremakers is a Spanish based online marketplace and magazine with a mission to promote a culture of buying fewer, but better lasting goods. I feel in my younger years, I was ok buying items that may have been less expensive, but didn’t last that long. Now, I want quality items that will last and Waremakers is doing just that. They seek out independent producers throughout Europe to offer one online platform for premium men’s, women’s and home goods with exceptional...

Labor Day Weekend

The Taste Join in the Los Angeles Times‘ The Taste, its annual festival celebrating the flavors of the world. Hosted by The Times’ Food staff and acclaimed L.A. chefs and bartenders, The Taste will transform Paramount Pictures Studios into the ultimate epicurean pop-up and block party. Admission to each of the five events includes unlimited tastings from the city’s best kitchens and a variety of wine, beer and seasonal cocktails. Opening Night (Friday, 7:30-10:30 pm) features a collection of tastings, cocktail and wine offerings,...

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Wednesday: Boneyard Bistro’s “Chef’s Tasting Menu”  The BBQ eatery will host an exclusive tasting event themed on hatch chilies, curated by Chef/Owner Aaron Robins and Executive Chef Erica Abell who will serve the following specials: Sopapillas with Hatch Chili-Infused Honey; “Tex Mex” Tostada Salad with hatch chili chimichurri, marinated chicken, nopales, black beans, romaine, kale, queso fresco, olives, guacamole, sour cream, and hatch chili-lime dressing; Hatch Chimichanga Popper…”Kinda,” braised short rib, refried beans, cream cheese, cheddar, and salsa verde; Smoked Brisket Torta – pickled hatch chili and...

Weekend

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...