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Los Angeles Weekend Roundup

The Best Things To Do in Los Angeles 4/5/24 – 4/7/24

The Coco Club, Santa Monica’s Newest Rooftop Bar, is Now Open

Boulevard Hospitality Group is thrilled to announce the opening of The Coco Club. Perched atop The Beacon by Sonder, this cocktail bar is the newest hotspot in Santa Monica for exquisite cocktails and breathtaking views spanning from Venice Beach to the Santa Monica Pier, stretching up the Malibu Coastline. Situated on Ocean Avenue, on the penthouse level (7th floor) of the property, the elevated rooftop pays homage to the iconic destinations of the 1900s, The Cocoanut Grove and The Coconut Club. Various prices; Mondays – Thursdays, 4:00 pm – 12:00 am, Fridays, 4:00 pm – 2:00 am, Saturdays, 12:00 pm – 2:00 am, and Sundays, 12:00 pm – 12:00 am; 1301 Ocean Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90401

Pickleball Disco Courts at the Kimpton La Peer Hotel

Back and better than ever, Disco Courts at the Kimpton La Peer Hotel invites hotel guests and locals alike to enjoy pickleball on the roof, with a social twist on the weekends. Beginning today, the rooftop pickleball court will transform into a nightlife hotspot where players can enjoy lite fare from Ladyhawk and craft cocktails at the bar, while dancing to a live DJ and taking in the breathtaking city views. Please note, from Mondays – Thursdays, the courts are available for hotel guests and private rentals only. Various prices; Fridays, 4 – 8:00 pm and Saturdays, 2 – 8:00 pm; Kimpton La Peer Hotel – 627 N. La Peer Dr., West Hollywood, CA 90069

Song-Word Art House Opens New Immersive Art Show “Celeb Pop” On the Sunset Strip

Song-Word Art House, the Sunset Strip’s newest art house that features art inspired by the lyrics of legendary songwriters, welcomes you to view their latest exhibition, “Celeb Pop.” An immersive art show featuring “artists who paint celebrities, celebrities who create art” has works by Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane), Val Kilmer (The Doors, Top Gun), Shadoe Stevens (DJ, Radio Hall Of Fame) Devon Stanfield, Matt Elson, and ArtNWordz, and more! Free entry; Wednesdays – Saturdays, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm or by appointment upon request; 8912 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

An image of lifestyle blogger Ariel at Song-Word Art House.
Song-Word Art House, the Sunset Strip’s newest art house that features art inspired by the lyrics of legendary songwriters, welcomes you to view their latest exhibition, “Celeb Pop.”

Sustainable Fashion Brand, Amour Vert Opens New Store at 2ND & PCH

Amour Vert, the ethically made, women-led, sustainable fashion brand is soft opening its eighth store at Long Beach, CA’s premier outdoor shopping center, 2ND & PCH this week, with a grand opening taking place on 4/13! This new store location will showcase the new Amour Vert logo that will soon be coming to all stores and rolled out across the company’s branding. The 2ND & PCH store opening continues the next phase of growth for the Amour Vert brand as it continues to expand its footprint in the U.S., especially in California where the brand is based. The brand showcases Parisian Chic meets California natural style, with a strong commitment to sustainability that shines through every collection. Amour Vert embraces the contrast between modern and timeless, innovative and conscious, as well as quality and everlasting value. Shoppers can enjoy 100% recycled cashmere knits, washable silk separates, and hand-drawn prints in addition to organic denim and artisan accessories from brands that share Amour Vert’s values. Best sellers include Tobie Double Breasted BlazerRen Recycled Sateen Blouse, and Odilia Cashmere Sweater. Various prices and hours; 2ND & PCH – 6400 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach CA, 90803

Black Angus Steakhouse Celebrates 60th Birthday Throughout The Month Of April

In honor of their 60th birthday, Black angus, the original American steakhouse will offer an array of specials. Various prices, hours, and locations

  • Whiskey Steak Retro Special: The steakhouse will pay homage to its inception in 1964 with the Whiskey Steak Retro Special. For $19.64, the Whiskey Steak Retro Special includes a 6 oz. sirloin steak, with the option to upgrade the steak to any cut Black Angus carries, bathed in a whiskey pepper sauce, served with crispy onion strings, and a choice of two sidekicks.
  • Happy Hour: For the first week in April, Black Angus Steakhouse’s Happy Hour will be a Happy Week as the steakhouse will offer an all day Happy Hour though Sunday. Guests can order food and drinks, at a happy hour price, plus $2 Gold Strike Margaritas.
  • Brunch: For the first time in 60 years, and in celebration of the steakhouse’s Diamond Year Anniversary, every Saturday and Sunday in April, guests will have the chance to try Black Angus Steakhouse’s version of a classic brunch. Saturdays – Sundays, 11:00 am
An image of French Toast from Black Angus new weekend brunch.
For the first time in 60 years, Black Angus Steakhouse will serve weekend brunch.

Flow & Breathe Morning Yoga and Breathwork in the Park

Start your weekend with a morning outdoor yoga and breathwork session. Activate inner and outer strength and tranquility through the power of yoga. Then, ignite inner transformation for outer expansion. Namaste. Free (Donation-based) with RSVP; Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm; Lewis MacAdams Riverfront Park – 2944 Gleneden St., Los Angeles, CA 90039  

Linden Launches Brunch, Bringing East Coast-Inspired Offerings to Hollywood

Looking for new brunch spots in Hollywood? Linden, known for providing a melting pot of flavors, blending the diverse cultures and cuisines of New York, the Caribbean, and Jewish traditions is launching weekend brunch! Chef Harris has curated a brunch menu featuring creative nods to iconic East Coast delicacies, like the iconic bacon, egg, and cheese (hold the salt, pepper, ketchup). Various prices; Saturdays – Sundays, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm; 5936 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.244.2700

Highlights from Linden’s new brunch menu include:

  • Bacon Egg and Cheese: A play on classic carbonara but with flavor reminiscent of a corner store favorite. Bucatini pasta tossed in an egg and bacon-styled carbonara sauce, topped with herbed cured yolks
  • Steak & Potatoes: Dive into a grilled NY Strip accompanied by “homie”-fried potatoes, served with eggs prepared to your liking. Add a touch of luxury with the option of caviar
  • Baltimore Benny: A nod to Baltimore’s culinary heritage, this dish features a Baltimore-style crab cake atop house-made biscuits, crowned with a soft-poached egg and a dollop of Old Bay hollandaise
  • Tres Leches French Toast: Indulge in thick-cut Tres Leches brioche, brûléed to perfection with brown butter sugar
  • Cocktails: Complementing these brunch delights are daytime cocktails including a M&M Martini, a mango martini with Tito’s, as well as a Bloody Mary, White Peach Bellini and Blood Orange Mimosa
An image of the brunch cocktails at Linden's new weekend brunch.
Cheers to the brunch cocktails at Linden’s new weekend brunch.

LA Beer Festival

The largest craft beer festival makes its return to LA this weekend. Los Angeles Center Studios will host the 16th annual LA Beer Festival featuring over 80 breweries, 200+ beers, 15 LA food trucks, live music, and more! $50+; Saturday, 12 – 8:00 pm; Los Angeles Center Studios – 1201 W 5th St #T-110 Los Angeles, CA 90017


7th Annual Masters of Taste Food Festival

Calling all foodies! The Masters of Taste food festival returns to the iconic Rose Bowl today. Each spring the premier food and beverage festival features the best culinary, sweet, and beverage masters around LA. I attended a sneak preview of what will be offered, and let’s just say this may be the best festival yet! For $10 off, use code HOOPLA24. $155+; Sunday; 4 – 7:00 pm; Rose Bowl Stadium – 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA, 91103; 626. 577.3100

An image of lifestyle blogger Ariel Johns at the Masters of Taste at the Rose Bowl.
Calling all foodies! Mark your calendars because the Masters of Taste food festival returns to the iconic Rose Bowl on Sunday. For $10 off, use code HOOPLA24.

Toast to National Beer Day with the Visit Anaheim Brew Pass

Today is National Beer Day and get ready to raise a glass with the Visit Anaheim Brew Pass, your FREE ticket to explore Anaheim’s craft beer scene. Perfect for beer enthusiasts and casual sippers alike, this mobile-exclusive pass offers significant savings on ales, lagers, stouts, and more at top local breweries. Some of the highlights include 10% off at Radiant Beer Co., 20% off at Bottle Logic Brewing, and a superhero deal of 35% off at Unsung Brewing Company. Plus, it’s not just for National Beer Day—use it to discover new favorites anytime! Free sign up; Various hours and locations

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(5/4) On Sale Now: No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation Event Returns to LA

No Kid Hungry’s Taste of The Nation food festival is making its highly anticipated return to Los Angeles, at Media Park in Culver City. Attendees will enjoy exceptional eats and curated drinks from Los Angeles’ top chefs and mixologists – including Brooke Williamson, Mei Lin, Shirley Chung, Stephanie Izzard, Jazz Singsanong, and Michael Reed – all united to support No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in California and across the U.S. In addition to the incredible line-up of culinary talents, the afternoon will also include live entertainment and games. Taste of the Nation promises a fun-filled day highlighting the vibrancy and generosity of Los Angeles’ culinary community. Los Angeles has no shortage of food events. However, given that 1 in 8 kids in the U.S., and 1 in 7 in California face hunger each day. We’re proud to support No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation which helps raise critical funds and awareness to end childhood hunger. $135+; 5/4, 1 – 4:00 pm; Media Park – 9070 W. Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

An image of children sitting on a field.
We’re proud to support No Kid Hungry’s Taste of the Nation food festival which helps raise critical funds and awareness to end childhood hunger.




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