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The Strip’s New Tequila Den [Urban Daddy]

Cool Denim On The Sunset Strip [Racked LA]

“For many of the stars, the fun continued at L.A.’s Tower Bar at the Sunset Tower Hotel where Clooney, DiCaprio, Witherspoon, Daniel Craig, Kid Rock, Aniston and Gerard Butler stopped by…” [People]

“The Runaways was the brainchild of ’70s music impresario and Sunset Strip fixture Kim Fowley…” [NY Mag]

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Forget About Mystery Chocolates, Plan Your Valentine’s Day Here

January is drawing to an end, which means the holiday everyone loves (or loves to hate) is right around the corner. If you are looking to splurge or seeking a fun, affordable night out, there are many options on The Strip this Valentine’s Day weekend from cooking classes to specialty cocktails and luxurious spa and hotel packages.
Couple’s Cooking Class: Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood
1020 N. San Vicente | 310.358.7788 | www.TheLondonWestHollywood.com/Gordon_Ramsay

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Sunset Strip Photographer Showcases “A Year At The Roxy” Exhibit

When was the last time you got an all access pass? We’re not talking VIP seating, we mean on the stage, back stage, in the moment, living the performance access. That’s what a new exhibit from photographer Erik Voake brings guests when it opens Jan. 28 at The Celebrity Vault.

“Roxy 365: A Year At The Roxy Theatre” features photos from a plethora of memorable performances at The Roxy. Full of moments captured on stage and behind-the-scenes, the exhibit offers guests an all-access view of this legendary Sunset Strip venue.

“So many careers were born here and many more will be made in the future,” noted Voake. “No where else in the world can you get so close to Ozzy, Jack Black, the Jonas Bros, Keith Urban, Dolly Parton — these were all people who played or were in the audience over the year I took these photos.

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Sunset Strip Picks: Jan. 18-24

Escape the rain on Monday, Jan. 18 as the Viper Room and KROQ Locals Only welcome indie gloomers Run Run Run. Having earned their cred touring with every imaginable hipster band from The Strokes to The Bravery, come see why crowds continue to pack the house for their visually stunning performances. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 at the door. www.viperroom.com  

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Restaurant Week Added To Sunset Strip Menu

DineLA Restaurant Week is back, and Sunset Strip restaurants have signed on to participate in this popular culinary event. From Jan. 24 – 29 and Jan. 31 – Feb. 5, guests may enjoy three-course lunches and dinners at special set prices. Each menu provides a choice of appetizer, main course and dessert.

Restaurants with three-course $28 lunch and $44 dinner menus:
Asia De Cuba offers lunch selections including calamari salad, Cuban BBQ chicken, A sampling of lunch selections include calamari salad, Cuban BBQ chicken, black bean and chickpea dumplings, Mexican donuts and housemade sorbet. Dinner options include tuna pica, lemongrass skewered chicken, miso cured Alaskan butterfish, grilled strip steak and desserts.

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Spreading Holiday Cheer: Tweet Crawl III

The date was Friday, Dec. 18. And while the rest of the country was trying to defrost from arctic blasts, revelers on The Sunset Strip were warm and toasty as they embarked on the third Tweet Crawl, this one featuring an amped up holiday party theme.

The holiday edition of this increasingly successful Twitter-based crawl featured The Standard Hotel (@standardhwood), The Comedy Store (@TheComedyStore), Citysearch LA (@CitysearchLA), the Viper Room (@theViperRoom), Hustler retail (@hothustlerhoney), and The Roxy Theatre (@TheRoxy). Essentially an internet tracked bar and club hop, these interactive Tweet Crawl tours are organized by a network of Sunset Strip (@thesunsetstrip) businesses and venues.

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Sunset Strip Picks: Jan. 11-17

Who said Mondays can’t be fun? Stop by The Den for their happy hour featuring half-priced drinks from 5-7 p.m., as well as a complimentary appetizer after 7 p.m., then shuttle on over to the House of Blues for comic spoof house band Steel Panther. Trev Lukather (son of Toto frontman Steve Lukather) and his band Slideaway join The Panther this week. Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets are a steal at $12.50 at the door. This show is 18+. www.hob.com

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Sunset Strip Picks: Jan. 4-10

Kick off the New Year all week long on The Sunset Strip. The Viper Room has you covered with “10 Days of 2010” this week featuring back-to-back killer shows. In keeping with the theme, tickets for any of the “10 Days of 2010” shows are only $10. Go to one, go to all, you can’t go wrong.

On Monday, Jan. 4 escape with the dreamy indie-pop melodies of The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra. Also on the bill, Mr. Matt Fuller and The Mulhollands and That Noise. Doors open at 9 p.m. www.viperroom.com

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