Tag: The Sunset Strip

By Alison Martino - December 2, 2019 - Arts & Culture

West Hollywood Legacies: Book Soup

Book Soup has been known, both then and now, for its endless supply of books, stacked high and crammed into tall shelves. Their titles have attracted a clientele of locals, tourists, and the entertainment crowd for…

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 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 - 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.

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - July 24, 2019 - Arts & Culture

The Sunset Strip is Still a Musician’s Rite of Passage

West Hollywood is home to some of the world’s most legendary concert venues, from the Troubadour to the Roxy Theatre, to the Whisky a Go Go and more. These venues have hallowed histories, hosting countless iconic…

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

The Legacy of the Rainbow Bar & Grill

The Rainbow Bar & Grill, located in the heart of the Sunset Strip, has been a rock ‘n’ roll institution for decades

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

Whisky a Go Go: The First Real American Discothèque

When you drive by the Whisky a Go Go these days, you will still see a band van out front getting ready to load in for that night’s gig. That’s because the Whisky is still an…

By Visit West Hollywood Staff - July 2, 2019 - Hotels

1 Hotel West Hollywood Is a Leader in Sustainability

West Hollywood is a city of trendsetters—from the stylish shoppers browsing the designer boutiques to the celebrity chefs presenting their latest culinary creations and the up-and-coming musicians playing their hearts out on the Sunset Strip. This…

By Jacqueline Fitzgerald - October 1, 2018 - Hotels

Experience European Style and Luxury at The London West Hollywood

The London West Hollywood is a posh outpost of bold Brit style, full of designer suites and luxurious amenities. The contemporary design befits its Los Angeles setting, but there are still plenty of imaginative touches from…

By Chris Epting - July 5, 2018 - Arts & Culture

Jim Morrison’s Favorite Hangouts in West Hollywood

If Jim Morrison were alive today, there’s no doubt the Lizard King would still be hanging around West Hollywood. Some of the most memorable music moments of Morrison’s life happened in local establishments—and a few of…

By Chris Epting - July 5, 2018 - Arts & Culture

The History (and Future) of the Sunset Strip’s Viper Room

When actor Johnny Depp launched The Viper Room in 1993, it automatically became one of the hottest places on the Sunset Strip. But few people realize just how historic its location at 8852 Sunset really is.

By Chris Epting - June 21, 2018 - Arts & Culture

The Roxy: A Legacy of Music and Nightlife

The Roxy Theatre is one of the Sunset Strip’s long-standing and legendary venues. For over 40 years, The Roxy has continually offered an exciting lineup of both new and established artists.

By Jenny Adams - June 1, 2018 - Hotels

The Standard, Hollywood, A Quirky Hotel on the Sunset Strip

If The Standard, Hollywood's upside-down sign doesn't do enough to suggest that this hotel's a bit different, step inside and take a look at the stylish, but unconventional, design choices that set the place apart from…

By Lina Lecaro - April 9, 2018 - Hotels

The Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel is a Cozy, Casual Respite on the Sunset Strip

A charming alternative to the Sunset Strip’s trendier hotels, the Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel provides a serene, romantic atmosphere with special attention to amenities for its guests.

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