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Places to Nosh Before the Hollywood Bowl

July 24, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood. When it comes to eating at the Hollywood Bowl or before a concert, there are a ton of places at which to get your grub. Because the last thing you want to do is see a concert there on an empty stomach; that would just be un-American. Try stopping by Stella Barra to share one of their awesome pizzas, and imbibe during their 3 – 6:30 PM happy hour, when well drinks, select beer and wine are $3 a glass. ...

 
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Vintage Enoteca: Hollywood’s Neighborhood Wine Bar

July 16, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Looking for a neighborhood wine bar in Hollywood where you can nosh bites and discover new wines? Vintage Enoteca is just the spot. It’s not pretentious and if you don’t already know about it, very popular with the locals.   About four years old now, this casual wine bar offers up Italian-influenced bites like flatbreads and of course, cheese and salumi. On the weekends, they offer bottomless blackberry sangria for $12 per person from 11 AM to 4 PM. ...

 
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Cinespia Continues With Casablanca, Something About Mary

July 9, 2014

 

It’s summer time–in Hollywood, home of the movies, that means watching some of your favorite flicks of all time, with a group of friends and a bottle of wine, under the stars. Yup, it’s outdoor movie season, and the grandaddy of them all is Cinespia.   If you’ve been living in Hollywood for any length of time, you’ve surely heard about the weekly series that brings thousands to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. There are great screenings every Saturday night, for the rest of the summer.   The full schedule follows (all start times are 9pm, unless otherwise indicated):   – ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 31 – Aug 6

July 9, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, July 31: The venerable Tiger Heat, the west coast’s largest weekly gay event, is on at Avalon. 9:30pm, every Thursday.   Friday, August 1: The Second City’s wicked parody of, well…Wicked, continues, with Twistered! The Wickedly Ridiculous Wizard of Oz.   Saturday, August 2: Contort Yourself, a group exhibition curated by The Modern Institute, continues at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 24 – 30

July 9, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, July 24: Cult band favorite Say Anything take the stage at the Fonda Theatre. 7:30pm, The Front Bottoms and You Blew It open.   Friday, July 25: The Blue Agave bring their “Dark, wet gypsy reverb” to the Ford Amphitheatre. Joined by The Villalobos Brothers and Trio Ellas. 8pm   Saturday, July 26: Tired of the free pass Millennials ...

 
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dineL.A. Options Around Hollywood: July 14 – 27, 2014

July 9, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   It’s that time again: dineL.A. Restaurant Week, that is. Here are top picks for deals in and around Hollywood starting next Monday. It’s going on for two straight weeks, this time around, so plan accordingly! You get three different price points to choose from for each meal.   Your best bet to avoid the crowds is lunchtime, so be sure to look in areas nearby your office or work space, no matter whether you’re in Hollywood or not. And ...

 
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Try a Meatball Flight at Cahuenga’s new Ball & Chain

July 9, 2014

 

Upset about the lack of meatball variety in Hollywood? You obviously haven’t heard about Ball & Chain, the new eatery (at 1643 N Cahuenga Blvd) that manages to stay well-rounded, despite serving just one type of food. Open just a few weeks now, Ball & Chain is turning heads with their huge selection of balls and beers–with good reason.   The menu has five different meatball options, including the one veggie ball and one rotating “special” ball (recently it’s been the Garlic Pork Ball, paired with Sweet & Sour sauce). There are five sauces to choose from, and any number ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 17 – 23

July 7, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, July 17: Support your neighborhood filmmaker by taking in the 3rd annual Local Shorts program at the Egyptian Theatre. 7:30pm, followed by a discussion with the filmmakers!   Friday, July 18: Bring the kids to Hollywood & Highland for the Rio 2 Summer Tour! Featuring samba dancing, Rio 2 screenings, and soccer drill sessions. 12pm – 5pm   Saturday, ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: July 10 – 16

July 7, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, July 10: Head over to Amoeba Music for a free live in-store show from salsa-infused East LA rock group Quetzal, celebrating their 20th anniversary with the release of Quetzanimales! 6pm   Friday, July 11: Prepare to get gonzo, as it’s a Hunter S. Thompson double feature at the Egyptian Theatre, with Johnny Depp’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas ...

 
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Jubilee Consortium brings Health Justice to Hollywood

July 7, 2014

 

Recently, I went over to St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Hollywood, to meet with Jubilee Consortium’s Executive Director, Jaime Edwards-Acton. Jubilee Consortium is a community organization focused on “Health Justice” programs geared toward low-income residents of Hollywood, Long Beach, and several other communities in Los Angeles.   I learned about how Jubilee Consortium spearheaded the conversion of the one-time dangerous alleyway next to St. Stephen’s into a public green space that serves as a community garden available to nearby residents, and which is often part and parcel of Jubilee Consortium’s nutritional programs.   For an inside look at the actual ...

 
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