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The Birthday Bar Conundrum

(2) Comments | Posted November 18, 2011 | 4:50 PM

It was my birthday recently. As happens once a year, I had to figure out how I wanted to celebrate my entry into the world. I contemplated taking a weekend camping trip to Ojai, finding a friend who could host an autumnal themed house party filled with pumpkin shaped cookies...

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Weekend Recommendations -- September 15-18

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2011 | 3:49 PM

Labor Day has come and gone, but fall doesn't officially begin until Friday, September 23rd. So before we welcome in the cool autumn breezes, here's to one last weekend of sizzling summer celebrations.

Thursday, September 15th
Sarah Silverman and Friends at Largo - Increase your...

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"Animal" Bars

(0) Comments | Posted September 6, 2011 | 4:43 PM

In my year-long escapade to bars alone in Los Angeles, I chose establishments based on a theme for each month. In contemplation of said themes, it popped into my Girl at a Bar brain that there are quite a few bars with animals in their name in this city. That's...

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The Los Angeles Speakeasy

(3) Comments | Posted August 9, 2011 | 2:51 PM

For over a decade beginning in 1919, alcohol was illegal in our fine land. Tragedy. And yet- Glorious! Because the speakeasy was formed. Commence bar-related lesson: speakeasies were clandestine establishments for consumption of the forbidden juices. The entrances were hidden so as not to attract attention to their awesome disregard...

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Weekend Recommendations -- July 28-31

(1) Comments | Posted July 27, 2011 | 6:42 PM

Thursday, July 28th
"Also I Like to Rock" at the Hammer - Museums and rock music. I feel hip. In the last night of their summer music series, the Hammer in Westwood features the tunes of one of my favorite bands, hometown rising stars

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Girl at a Bar Introduction

(0) Comments | Posted July 26, 2011 | 3:23 PM

In an ancient time, February of the year 2010, I had plans to head out on the Los Angeles town with friends. As often happens in this city, my friends flaked. Five nights in a row. So I sat on my couch with my pup each evening, snuggled in by...

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