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Skorch, the L.A. Foodie App

Instagram meets Yelp with Skorch, a new iOS app that serves as a heat map of cool restaurants, bars, coffee shops and things to do in L.A. Consider it your new go-to database for hot spots around town. Places are deemed “Skorch Worthy” based on the food, atmosphere and overall experience of each spot, as rated by locals, travelers and influencers alike. More than an app, Skorch is a community for people to create “hotlists” of their favorite places on the app, submit new discoveries they deem Skorch Worthy, follow each other, and post to their Skorch profiles in real time while they’re out. Free

Islands Rings in the Holidays with Delightful Cocktails

Islands is welcoming the holidays with two new festive cocktails. The Celebration Sangria features a blend of Copper Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon, Fireball Whiskey, strawberry puree, pineapple, cranberry, and lemon juice with just a touch of organic agave (available in 16 oz. and 32 oz. to-go portions). The CranMERRY Mule is made with cranberry puree, vodka, citrus sour and Fever-Tree ginger beer. Cheers! various hours and locations

Beach Yoga SoCal & LupusLA Partner for FRIENDSGIVING

Beach Yoga SoCal, voted one of the top yoga studios in Santa Monica by Expertise.com, is partnering with Lupus LA to raise awareness about Lupus. Through November 30th, the Santa Monica wellness studio is offering a Friendsgiving package of “10 shareable classes for $150.” 10% of all profit from Friendsgiving sales will be donated to Lupus LA. Let the ocean be your soundtrack, as you flow to stunning views of the Santa Monica Pier, Malibu coastline, sunsets, and dolphins. Beach Yoga SoCal is the ultimate center for wellness, and offers several types of beach yoga, sound baths, and meditations. Join them for a full moon ceremony on November 19th where you will set an intention, flow and conclude with a soothing sound bath. $150; refer to studio schedules for regular class hours; Beach – South of Santa Monica Pier and just North of Lifeguard Tower 26 (in front of Perry’s Café by the water) and Beach – North of Santa Monica Pier by Lifeguard Tower 2 (in front of the Annenberg Community Beach House. Parking is located at 2600 Barnard Way Santa Monica, CA 90405) 424.262.5362

9th Annual Turkey Trot 5k/10k Returns on Thanksgiving Morning to Support The Midnight Mission

The 9th Annual Turkey Trot Los Angeles, returns to DTLA on Thanksgiving morning with hopes of raising $100,000 for The Midnight Mission. This year’s run will be both live and virtual and is the perfect way to burn calories before your big meal. Choose to run or walk the 5K or 10K courses and half-mile Widdle Wobble for the kids. Thanksgiving turkeys, pilgrims, and pie costumes encouraged. $48+; Thursday, November 25th; 6:45 am (packet pickup), 8:00 am (race starts); 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (meet in front of City Hall)




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