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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse’s $10 Pizookie® Pass

Calling all Pizookie® lovers! BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is excited to announce a new promotion for you Pizookie®-obsessed fans. The first-ever Pizookie Pass® grants 200 lucky pass holders a Pizookie® EVERY day for the entire month of September for just $10! $10; Various hours and locations

Kevin Hart Opens Vegan Restaurant, Hart House

Funny man Kevin Hart is “on a mission that’s simple: to make the food you know and love – better for you, your wallet, and the planet.” Meet Hart House, his new 100% plant-based eatery featuring a mouthwatering menu of clean items packed with robust flavor. And make sure to grab the delicious vegan cookies from Dr. Shica’s Bakery for dessert! Various prices; Monday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm; 8901 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045

Dr. Shica’s delicious vegan cookies at Kevin Hart’s Vegan restaurant, Hart House. Photo Courtesy of Jakob Layman

Coming This Weekend (9/2): Rooftop Cinema Club Arts District Celebrates Summerween at ROW DTLA With Halloween Movies in September

Rooftop Cinema Club Arts District celebrates the end of Summer with a special Halloween-inspired movie lineup. Summerween features an array of films, from spine-chilling classics to ghostly family-friendly movies. The lineup includes Psycho, Beetlejuice, Hocus Pocus, Coraline, Practical MagicHalloween, and more! Screen the movies on a state-of-the-art LED screen while lounging in a cozy deck chair with personal headphones. The rooftop also has table games, classic cinema concessions, and a rooftop bar with beer, wine, and canned cocktails. $19.75 – $26.75; Friday – Monday, Please refer to the schedule for showtimes; 5th-floor rooftop of Building 1 at ROW DTLA – 777 S. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90021

Mark Your Calendars (9/4): Hotel June Hosts Venice Beach Cleanup Series with Surfrider Foundation + Lo-Fi Aperitifs

This weekend Hotel June will continue its beach cleanup series in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation and Lo-Fi Aperitifs. Surfrider Foundation will provide all the necessary cleaning supplies and a hydration station. After getting down and dirty, join Hotel June for a poolside hangout at their West LA oasis featuring snacks from Caravan Swim Club, a DJ set, spritzes from Lo-Fi Aperitifs, and sunscreen provided by Raw Elements. Free with RSVP (includes a complimentary Lo-Fi spritz); Sunday (9/4), 10:00 am; Northside of Venice Pier (halfway between the ocean and oceanfront walk)

Join Hotel June Surfrider Foundation and Lo-Fi Aperitifs for a beach cleanup on Sunday, 9/4

Tickets Available (9/5): Café Gratitude’s Ice Cream Showdown

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for VEGAN ice cream!” On Labor Day, Café Gratitude Larchmont is hosting its First Vegan Ice Cream Showdown with local vegan ice cream shops Yoga-urt, Sunscoop, Dream Pops, and JD’s Vegan Ice Cream. Taste, judge, and vote for your favorite ice cream while sipping Oliopop root beer floats, listening to live music, posing for pix in a photo booth, winning prizes, and eating yummy vegan bites. Café Gratitude is also creating special boozy ice cream spritzes made just for the showdown! $20; Monday (9/5), 2 – 4:00 pm; 639 North Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004; 323.580.6383

Last Chance to Experience Tupac Shakur. Wake Me When I’m Free

Tupac’s legacy is alive and well, and thriving in a new exhibit in DTLA. Tupac Shakur. Wake Me When I’m Free is an immersive experience that takes you on a journey through the life of the poet, rapper, and activist. The unique installation mixes technology, contemporary art, and never before seen artifacts from Tupac’s personal archives to bring you an exclusive look into the mind of the late Shakur. Tickets/reservations required. Hurry, this installation leaves L.A. on 9/5! $24.50 – $44.50, Fridays, 12 – 9:00 pm, Saturdays, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sundays, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, 12 – 7:00 pm, Thursdays, 12 – 8:00 pm; 944 Georgia St., Los Angeles CA 90015 (at L.A. Live, across from JW Marriott at the intersection of Georgia Street and Olympic Blvd)

Ariel poses for a photo outside the epic installation Tupac Shakur. Wake Me When I’m Free

On Sale Now (9/16): ”Playa to Playa” Tasting Menu at Viceroy Santa Monica’s Sugar Palm

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Viceroy Santa Monica has teamed up with its sister resort, Viceroy Los Cabos, to create a curated culinary experience. Viceroy Santa Monica and Los Cabos are “transporting guests along the California coastline to the tip of Baja California with a month-long activation in Santa Monica at Sugar Palm.” Chef Jason Francisco of Viceroy Santa Monica’s Sugar Palm and Chef Carlos Teran of Viceroy Los Cabos’ Dalia have crafted a rotating seven-course tasting menu to showcase the rich cultures of their destinations through robust flavors and ingredients. $75; Fridays -Sundays (9/16 – 10/16), 3 – 10:00 pm; 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.260.7511




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