Category Archives: Recreation

This Weekend: New Hollywood Gastropub, Bastille Day Parties, Fun Run/Food Fest

You’re not going to let a little Carmaggedon interfere with your weekend plans, are ya? Especially when there’s a bunch of food festivals like LA Food Fest (which I’m giving away tickets to) going on! Plus all this other fun stuff. Thursday, July 14 Paella and Spanish Wine Tasting at 55 Degree If you’re all…

This Weekend: WeHo Craft Beer Garden, Sunset Beer Co. Tasting, Free Yoga Class

Finally, it really feels like summer what with this warmer weather. And what better way to enjoy it than with outdoor events that involve grilling and craft beer? Funnn! Thursday, July 7 Havaianas Pop-Up Store in Hollywood Show off your cute pedicure while sporting your special brand of Havaianas that you custom-made yourself! The flip-flop…

Those Summer Nights at The Spare Room: Food, Drink and Bowling Deals on Wednesdays

Save on your electricity bill this summer by spending your Wednesday nights at The Spare Room, Hollywood Roosevelt’s swank cocktail bar/bowling alley. Every Wednesday from 6 to 9pm, have them foot the A/C bill while you spend your savings on food, drink and fun deals. Nosh on $5 mini lobster rolls while tossing back $3…

10 Tips on How To Enjoy 24 Hours of Le Mans on the Cheap

Even though my race team, Eyesore Racing, won this trip to the 24 Heures du Mans by winning last year’s national championship for the 24 Hours of LeMons we still tried to save money during the race itself since we were deep in the throes of an extended European vacation. So should you ever go…

5 Reasons To Hit Up Tomorrow's Taste of the Nation LA Spare Room Bowling Party

As if you needed them! Five reasons to hit up tomorrow night’s Spare Room’s Taste of the Nation LA benefit bowling party in Hollywood. 1) For $50 you can bowl for an hour (sporting those oh-so luxurious Esquival shoe rentals), partake of cocktail punches (see below), dance to a dj, nosh on passed appetizers and…

Bowling, Cocktail Punch, Connect Four: Spare Room’s Taste of the Nation Benefit

***CONTEST CLOSED*** You know how I was going on and on about how fun it was to bowl, play board games and drink cocktail punches at the Spare Room in Hollywood? Well, now’s your chance to give it a try. I’m hosting a benefit with SR’s Aidan Demarest there next Thursday, May 26th from 6…

Spare Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt: Bowl Like a Billionaire, Drink Like a Sailor

If you’ve shied away from Hollywood nightlife before because clubbing isn’t your thing, The Spare Room, cocktail bar/bowling alley, at the Hollywood Roosevelt might just be able to entice you over to the blingy side. Yes, they have bowling at what is surely the fanciest alley you’ve ever seen, and that includes Lucky Strikes. Meant…

This Weekend: Free Grand Prix Tickets, Artisanal LA SaMo, Hog Feast

Yay! The weekend is here! (Happy dance.) That is all. Friday, April 15 Free Friday Tickets for Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach This weekend, Long Beach will smell of burning rubber while the joyous sounds of tires screeching and engines revving fill the air. Whether you’re there to see a bunch of C-list celebrities…

Nike Plus' She Runs LA: Run Like a Girl & Party Like One

Nike +’s She Runs LA 10K is an all-women fun run not bound by a set course, parking restrictions or ill-timed water stations. Nope, for the April 27 digital race, you create your own start and finish line, take your own breaks and more importantly, you don’t have to worry about your time being hampered…

This Weekend: New Cocktail Menus Abound, Wine Riot, Boozy Hunt

Sorry, Eastsiders. I don’t know how but this turned into a primarily Westside weekend roundup. Is it enough to get you to finally come to our side of town? Thursday, March 24 New Cocktail Menu by Death & Co Guys at Rosa Mexicano Alex Day and David Kaplan of Proprietors LLC and formerly of Death…