High Tide - A Multifaceted Pastel Oasis Splashes the Arts District

Ebbing and flowing right in the middle of it all is High Tide, which happens to be exactly what the neighborhood ordered. Serving as a beer and wine bar centered on craft beers and their rosé-focused wine list, the many facets of High Tide rely on its keepers, owners Brandon Bustillos and Flynn Helper. The space High Tide occupies dates back to the 1920s as well, operating originally as a print shop and decades later, falling into the hands of Brandon and Flynn who transformed it into an art gallery and underground event space known formerly as Space Camp.

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Robiee Ziegler
Melody Lounge - Under the Red Lanterns

There’s something to be said for inner beauty. Yes, even when it comes down to the interior of a small and unassuming drinkery in the middle of Chinatown, it truly is what’s on the inside that counts. Melody Lounge, located off of N Hill Street, right off the 110 and within walking distance of Dodger Stadium, invites you in with a modest, yet charming exterior. A quiet entryway welcomes you through the door into a low-key hideaway ridden with an array of superb cocktails and a collection of craft beers that will make your head spin.

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Robiee Ziegler
Explore the Different Dimensions of the Houston Brothers - Houston Brothers Row

For over a decade, the innovative fraternal twin duo comprised of Jonnie and Mark Houston, founders of famed Houston Hospitality, have brought a unique and slightly vaudevillian sense of entertainment to the nightlife of Hollywood and beyond, something that even La La Land itself was once missing entirely. Going out on the town in Hollywood ten years ago was like night and day compared to 2018’s standards.

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Robiee Ziegler
Downtown Las Vegas' Favorite Speakeasy-Style Bar Unveils a New Menu That Appeals to the Masses - Laundry Room

On the corner of Fremont and 6th Street, on what’s known as fabulous East Fremont in Downtown Las Vegas, the strip of unpretentious, yet masterful and reputable bars filled with a perfect mix of locals and tourist alike, you will find a long-standing and well-known neighborhood favorite, which is Commonwealth. Anyone who’s enjoyed an evening out with friends within their walls, or danced their inhibitions away upon their rooftop will tell you that Commonwealth is a must when it comes to your average Downtown Las Vegas bar crawl. 

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Saying Farewell to the Lynchian Dining Experience of Our Dreams - The Roadhouse Pop-Up

It’s only been a little over a week since we said farewell to The Bang Bang Bar pop-up, aka The Roadhouse, aka every Twin Peaks fan’s heaven on Earth, and we’re already missing every chevron striped, melancholy bit of it. Tucked behind Melrose Umbrella Company in the former Barbara Jean space, this wall to wall dining experience took Melrose Ave to the creative beyond. Paul Salem, who put on the Double R Diner pop-up at the old Johnny Rocket space down the street on Melrose back in October, put careful consideration into every gritty detail of the cult classic. 

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Robiee Ziegler
The Tiki Bar That's Proving Itself to be the Newest Star on Hollywood Blvd - Lono

So let's say you find yourself as a castaway on a desert island, but that desert island isn't an island at all, it's actually Hollywood Blvd. Okay, now say you're strolling about the summer heat amidst the debris of many a shipwreck, so to speak, and a rather inconspicuous door catches your eye. Don't be apprehensive, stroll inside, and behold, you've found yourself within Lono.

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Robiee Ziegler