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By Jenny Adams - September 18, 2019 - Food & Drink

Where to Drink Great Wine in West Hollywood

Temperate climate. Wise, passionate people. Surroundings of natural beauty. The briny scents of sea air and a sense of place. These are all essential to making a fine wine. Yet, they are also the essentials of…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 16, 2019 - Arts & Culture

Legendary Sunset Strip Hot Spots, Past and Present

Since the early days of West Hollywood, the Sunset Strip has been a party destination like no other, home to gangsters in the roaring 1920s, and the playground of Hollywood royalty then and now.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 12, 2019 - Arts & Culture

Walkable West Hollywood: Golden Era Architecture

Stroll through West Hollywood’s architectural golden era with this walking tour planned by the West Hollywood Preservation Alliance.

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - September 12, 2019 - Food & Drink

A Taste of West Hollywood

Chances are that if you’re hanging out in West Hollywood, you might see celebrities. Some of those celebrities include culinary stars—many of whom find creative inspiration in the spectacular offerings of the California harvest.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 10, 2019 - Guides

Walkable West Hollywood: Rock ‘n’ Roll Tour

The spirit of rock ‘n’ roll is not only alive in West Hollywood—it thrives. Rock legends old and new bring West Hollywood to life, playing hard at its clubs and sleeping it off in its swanky…

By Chris Epting - September 10, 2019 - Arts & Culture

Gone But Not Forgotten in West Hollywood

Certain iconic establishments along the Strip may be gone, but their legacies still help shape the mystique and lore of the area. Without them, the Strip wouldn’t be what it is today.

By Jenny Adams - September 10, 2019 - Guides

Be Prepared: An Insider’s Guide to Fall in L.A.

Pumpkins and turkeys, plus 70-degree weather? Sign us up for autumn in West Hollywood! Set out on foot or by bicycle, enjoy spa treatments, epic shopping excursions, and even a free-range turkey this season, as we…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - September 10, 2019 - Arts & Culture

10 Most Instagrammable Spots in West Hollywood

West Hollywood is arguably one of the most Instagrammable cities in the world.

By Chris Epting - September 10, 2019 - Arts & Culture

The Sunset Strip’s Historic Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards

It all started back in the 1960s when Elektra, a record label under Warner Music Group, noticed how effective billboards were along the Las Vegas strip.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 9, 2019 - Food & Drink

West Hollywood’s Most Unique Coffee Shops

Coffee culture is thriving in Los Angeles, but in West Hollywood, it’s not merely the drink that pulls in guests.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - August 12, 2019 - Wellness

Recharge Your Mind, Body & Spirit in West Hollywood

There’s no better time to recharge your body than right now—and there’s no better place than West Hollywood! Maybe you like the energy boost of a workout. Or perhaps a massage, meditation, or facial is what…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - August 12, 2019 - Wellness

Take a Hike: Local Trails for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Connecting with nature might not be the first thing you associate with visiting West Hollywood. But locals know: Los Angeles is bursting with scenic trails and spectacular views.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - August 1, 2019 - Guides

Pet-Friendly Hotels, Parks, & Patios in West Hollywood

For those who can’t bear to leave their best friends at home, West Hollywood is one of the pet-friendliest cities in Southern California.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - July 25, 2019 - Arts & Culture

Artist Spotlight: Chase Erachi

On Sunset Boulevard between Sherbourne Drive and Horn Avenue, bold, colorful patterns cover the sidewalk and utility boxes. Pattern Park, an eye-catching art installation, was created by artist Chase Erachi as part of the City of…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - July 24, 2019 - Hotels

Get to Know The Grafton on Sunset

The Grafton prides itself on being one of L.A.’s “boutique” properties, and while that might be a pretty piece of marketing jargon for some establishments, this West Hollywood hotel takes the claim seriously.

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