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By Visit West Hollywood Staff - October 23, 2019 - Wellness

8 Great Places for Yoga in West Hollywood

There’s no need to put your yoga practice on hold while visiting West Hollywood—especially when the city boasts such kick-ass places to glow with the flow.

By Chris Epting - October 23, 2019 - Arts & Culture

The Troubadour, Shaping Music History Since 1957

The word “troubadour” refers to a poet and musician, singing tales of romance, in 11th through 13th century France. Doug Weston, who founded the Troubadour in 1957 as a venue for folk artists and singer-songwriters, referred…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - October 23, 2019 - Shopping

Shop and Eat in Style at West Hollywood’s Sunset Plaza

Shop alongside your favorite celebs, fashionistas, swanky business travelers, and locals on the Sunset Strip. If you’re visiting West Hollywood, this is definitely an experience you won’t want to miss.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - October 23, 2019 - Guides

Top 5 Things for First-Time Visitors to Do in West Hollywood

West Hollywood is one of the coolest, most creative cities in Southern California. If you’re visiting for the first time and want to make the most of it, we can help.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - October 4, 2019 - Wellness

Take a Calorie-Burning Tour with Bikes and Hikes LA

We hear this old paradigm all the time: “L.A. can only be experienced by car.” But locals know that it’s not only possible, but also enjoyable to experience the city on foot or bicycle. This is…

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

The La Peer Hotel Is a Jewel in the West Hollywood Design District

West Hollywood is known for its innovative vision and the local hotels keep raising the bar by creating first-rate spaces, impressive both in form and function. A case in point: Kimpton La Peer Hotel.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 24, 2019 - Nightlife

West Hollywood has the Best Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles

Fancy a delicious craft cocktail while taking in the Hollywood Hills? Maybe a quiet, romantic corner where you can people-watch until the sun drops?

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 24, 2019 - Food & Drink

The Best Late-Night Bites in West Hollywood

From West Hollywood’s famous rock clubs to swanky parties by glittering rooftop pools, this city is known for its nightlife. Bars stop serving at 2:30 a.m., but plenty of restauranteurs keep the party going by offering…

By Maxine Tatlonghari - September 20, 2019 - Food & Drink

14 Great Hotel Restaurants and Bars in West Hollywood

West Hollywood might be just two square miles in size, but it sits right in the heart of Los Angeles, one of the leading culinary centers of the world. Whether you are coming to visit from…

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.

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