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Monday BJ’s Brewhouse Debuts First-Ever Pizookie® Flavored Beer In honor of their 25th anniversary, BJ’s Brewhouse is debuting the first-ever Pizookie® Flavored Beer, the Cookies ‘N’ Cream Pizookie® Porter. The limited-time drink is exclusively available to Beer Club Members. Today is the last day for those who want to try the decadent porter to sign up for BJ’s Brewhouse Beer Club. The subscription costs $30 (plus tax) every other month (a $75 value). Various hours and locations The Reinvented Los Angeles River Ride...

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U Street Pizza U ready for U Street Pizza, the casual neighborhood pizza joint serving delicious New York-style pizza? Well then you’re in luck. The new Pasadena pizzeria is now open for dine-in, pickup and delivery. $19+; Monday – Sunday, 4 – 9:00 pm; 33 E. Union St., Pasadena, CA 91103; 626.605.0340 Vespertine Partners with NY’s Eleven Madison Park for At Home Menu Vespertine, the modern restaurant from Chef Jordan Kahn has partnered with renowned NY fine dining restaurant Eleven Madison Park for the next ‘Vespertine...

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Wednesday Free Virtual Book Event with Barack Obama & Ava DuVernay This Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times will present a special edition of its community book club with former President Barack Obama and filmmaker Ava DuVernay. The 44th President will discuss his memoirs A Promised Land with the Los Angeles writer, director, producer and and film distributor who directed the acclaimed Selma and When They See Us. Registration is required for the FREE event. Free; Wednesday, 7:00 pm; an email...

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Saturday Festival of Books The Los Angeles Times will be conducting their annual Book Prizes Ceremony virtually, honoring influential voices in the literary community. The ceremony kicks off The LA Times’ Festival of Books, a series of free virtual author panels full of celebrity guests (Don Lemon, Guy Raz, and Meena Harris, Zooey Deschanel and Jesse Tyler Ferguson). Friday, 5:00 pm – Through the 23rd, check the website for schedule of panels; FREE with RSVP. Sunday Cooking Class with Roy Choi and Portugal. The Man...

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Monday Destroyer Marketplace – Chef Jordan Kahn’s LA Café Now Delivers Nationwide Fans of Destroyer and foodies looking to experience a piece of the Michelin-starred Chef’s creations can experience the café at home through a variety of dry goods and pantry staples. Their signature nut butters, vinegars, and baked goods make great gifts or a perfect excuse for readers to treat themselves this spring. $5+; Monday – Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; 3578 Hayden Ave, Culver City, CA 90232;...