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One Day in LA: April 26

April 24, 2014

 

This Saturday, April 26, may just be one day in Los Angeles. But it’s also One Day in Los Angeles! Thanks to the “Your Day. Your City. Your Future.” campaign, hundreds of Angelenos will be documenting stories of our incredible city, this Saturday. The Hollywood Community Video Project will be shooting in Hollywood on Saturday, to document some exciting developments regarding the future of LA.   Filmmakers and organizations will be asking 10 questions of the future of Los Angeles, all across the city, in this crowd-sourced media event. According to the event’s organizers, “the resulting media will be showcased ...

 
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The Oinkster is Now Open in Hollywood

April 23, 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 been a long time coming, but Hollywood has finally got its own outpost of The Oinkster, a haven for burger lovers that has expanded from Eagle Rock. Just opened yesterday, The Oinkster has a few new menu items exclusive to their brand new Hollywood location.   Sure, you can still order crowd favorites like their House Cured Pastrami, Oinkster Prastrami, Classic Hamburger and Ube Shake. But at The Oinkster Hollywood, you’ll have access to exclusives like their Blue ...

 
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kitchen24: All-Night Eats and Hollywood’s Longest Happy Hour

April 21, 2014

 

Looking for a huge variety of delicious comfort food crafted from fresh ingredients, at a place that’s open all night? Check out Cahuenga’s kitchen24 for a new interpretation of classic American diner cuisine. In the historic space that once housed jazz drummer Shelly Manne’s legendary nightclub, which was legendary within the 1960s Jazz scene, Shelly’s Manne-Hole, which was the place to be for all the jazz and big band groups coming through Los Angeles in the 1960s.   The expansive menu features breakfast all day, as well as yummy salads like the k24 Candied Walnut & Goat Cheese Salad. The ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: April 17 – 23

April 16, 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, April 17: Catch My Name is Asher Lev, the award-winning play based on Chaim Potok’s novel of young Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn struggling to become artists at any cost, at the Fountain Theatre. 8pm, weekends through May 18   Friday, April 18: At the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Soundtrack is an entirely improvised show, done to YOUR music! So ...

 
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Travel Back in Time with Cocktails at Good Times at Davey Wayne’s

April 16, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   The Houston Brothers have done it again, and Hollywood is, as always, all the better for it. This time it’s the spot that used to be Crane’s Hollywood Tavern; like all the other times, you’re treated to a secret entrance upon entry. But first – a garage sale where you can actually buy a piece of the retro-fabulous playground you’re about to witness. Right on!   The era is the 1970′s, and you’ve just traveled back in time to ...

 
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Take the Plunge with Swim Silver Lake

April 14, 2014

 

Attention Hollywood! The beach may be moving 15 minutes closer.   A group of committed Eastside residents is looking to take advantage of a planned upgrade to the Silver Lake Reservoir, in order to transform their neighborhood and create a revolutionary public space.   Swim Silver Lake‘s idea is to make a section of the reservoir fully swimmable, alongside a sunbathing beach area. Pictured above is one visualization of the final project, with swim lanes. Because of new federal water quality regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Silver Lake Reservoir will soon be taken offline, so the Department of ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: April 10 – 16

April 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, April 10: At the Fonda, check out the party-rocking, club-banging, and heart-thrilling electrofunk maestros Chromeo, in support of their new album, Business Casual. 9pm   Friday, April 11: Can’t believe all the crazies you’ve met on OKCupid? Let’s hope some of them were fake profiles created for Undateable, a hilarious new show from Second City Hollywood that sends up ...

 
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Brickyard Pub is Your One Stop Shop for Pool and Beer

April 9, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Gone is that seedy, run-down pool hall that was Penthouse Billiards. Opposite Pla-Boy Liquor in that mall at Yucca and Wilcox, is now Brickyard Pub – and Hollywood is all the better for it.   A likely expansion from the popular dive bar-pool hall in North Hollywood, Brickyard Pub offers a plethora of bottled beers that run from $5-$8 and hours of reasonably priced pool time on refinished, red felt tables. It’s got a laid-back, no-nonsense vibe with dartboards, ...

 
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The Center: Working to End Chronic Homelessness

April 3, 2014

 

You’ve learned about My Friend’s Place here, but did you know there are many other organizations in Hollywood doing great work with our most vulnerable community members? Chief among these groups is The Center at Blessed Sacrament, which functions as the hub for a collection of nonprofits and government agencies that are collaborating more and more to combat homelessness.   Together with the coalition that is Hollywood 4WRD, The Center has been working tirelessly to end chronic homelessness in Hollywood. For more about the efforts of these groups, check out our interview with The Center’s Nathan French:     It’s ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: April 3 – 9

April 3, 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, April 3: Reggae legend Ziggy Marley plays songs from his forthcoming album Fly Rasta, tells stories, and gives a live Q&A at this intimate event at Sonos Studio. RSVP required. 7pm   Friday, April 4: de LaB, Los Angeles Walks, CicLAvia, and the Open Streets Summit present a walking tour of all of the hip new developments in Koreatown, ...

 
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