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BGG Playlist: Mardi Gras, V-Day and Anti V-Day Celebrations, and Dita

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

It's T-minus three days until V-Day, and because we're already a little burnt out on the red-and-pink of it all, we've decided to shower the real objects of our affection (that's you, BGG readers!) with some not-at-all-cutesy goodness.

PHOTOS: 3 Most Budget Friendly Bars

Party Earth | Posted 03.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

Here are three bars in Los Angeles that are guaranteed to have you leave with your wallet 'winning.'

Three of the Coolest Bars in L.A.

Party Earth | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

If you're looking for things to do in L.A., and those things involve drinking, you can't go wrong with the following three spots.

PHOTOS: LA's 5 Rowdiest Bars

Party Earth | Posted 11.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

Los Angeles is a town where people work hard and play hard. But some places play really hard. Grab your drunk helmet (we just invented that) and enlist your designated driver, because here are five bars in L.A. where sobriety goes to die.

My Night With Marilyn

Tim Mihalsky | Posted 08.28.2012 | Los Angeles
Tim Mihalsky

Living in Los Angeles, the bar scene is saturated with overpriced, watered-down drinks and unwelcoming servers. I found one bar, however, that has changed my opinion of Los Angeles nightlife: Drai's Hollywood.

L.A.'s Historical and Live Music Venues: The Mint

Robert Gagnier | Posted 08.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Robert Gagnier

"I was recently sitting in one of the rooms talking with George Clinton, of the Parliament-Funkadelic. And just a couple of weeks ago I was having a brief chat with Tom Waits, and sitting next to him was Johnny Depp. We frequently get celebrities in the club."

L.A.'s Best Lounge: Palihouse

Scott Stenholm | Posted 02.21.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Stenholm

L.A. nightlife is nothing if not fickle. A new venue is lucky to have a shelf life of six months. Palihouse opened ages ago back in 2008. See, a good club fades, but a good bar rarely does -- if it is done right.

The Birthday Bar Conundrum

Girl at a Bar | Posted 01.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Girl at a Bar

Picking a locale to handle the honor of your day of birth party is a weighty decision. Like the saying in real estate, it came to mind that I should make my decision based on location, location, location.

Drink Summer's It LA Cocktail: The Spare Room's Nantucket Sound

| Lien Ta | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles

We can’t stop drinking the Nantucket Sound. Because let’s be real: There's homemade spiced ginger sorbet in this drink. You can find it at The Spa...

Members Only: LA’s Most Exclusive Clubs

| Katie Bain | Posted 09.30.2011 | Los Angeles

What with their velvet ropes and burly doormen, many bars and clubs in Los Angeles like to think they're exclusive. These five LA venues, however, wal...

Rod Kurtz

Life Of The Party | Rod Kurtz | Posted 09.20.2011 | Small Business

You may not find Loyal Pennings in any of the supermarket tabloids, but chances are, he's partied with most of the Hollywood celebrities you see benea...

LA's Electro Kings: 5 Underground Artits To Watch

| Katie Bain | Posted 09.18.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles’ electronic music scene is a multi-dimensional beat machine pumping out explosive sub-bass vibrations and good vibes. These artists--all...

PHOTOS: Esquire Ranks The Best Bars In LA

Posted 07.26.2011 | Los Angeles

Esquire has just released its 2011 rankings for the best bars in America, and ten LA joints made the cut. Esquire's list is in its sixth year, and thi...

5 Tequila Drinks (That Aren't Margaritas) For Cinco De Mayo

| Lien Ta | Posted 07.03.2011 | Los Angeles

May 5th -- otherwise known as Cinco de Mayo -- is creeping up. L.A.'s sheep will follow one another from Mexican restaurant to Mexican bar to other Me...

(PHOTOS) Los Angeles Bartenders: Meet The City's Finest

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala, Nicole Larson, and Lindsay Flans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles has some of the hottest bar scenes in the country right now. With features like market-fresh ingredients, homage to Prohibition Era classi...

PHOTOS: Great Nights Out In Culver City, Burbank, And Santa Monica

Los Angeles Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Magazine picks the best restaurants, hot spots, art galleries, and family-friendly activities in Burbank, Culver City, and Santa Monica fo...

PHOTOS: Unusual Music Venues In LA: Guitar Shops, Museums, & Cemetaries

Los Angeles Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine. Not the stage-diving type? These music venues might change your mind For the rest of the list and more of...

What's Hot and What's Not in Downtown Bars | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES -- Working as an advertising executive, I've spent many an hour entertaining a client over drinks. I'm what you might call a prof...