Hey, crackheads, thought I’d stop in and say hi and present this weekend’s to-dos. Hope all is well. Miss you!
Thursday, November 12
Holiday Open House at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
In seasonless LA, winter is signaled by the arrival of winter-time hot drinks at the coffee chains. So welcome the chillier weather with a freebie 12-ounce holiday beverage from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf — Peppermint Latte or Pumpkin Ice Blended, to name a few.
- 4-8pm. At various locations.
Cameo Bar’s New Five to Nine Happy Hour, All-Night on Thursdays
The Viceroy’s haute bar is kicking off its new Five to Nine happy hour where 9-to-5ers will enjoy cocktails, wine, beer and apps ranging from $5-$9 — Hitching Post Pinot Noir for $6, beef sliders on a brioche bun with cheddar cheese and tomato jam for $9. And on Thursdays, happy hour runs from 5pm to close!
- Mondays-Fridays 5-9pm, Thursdays 5pm to close. Cameo Bar at The Viceroy, 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica (map).
popomomo Trunk Show at the Green With Glamour Pop-Up Store
Shop popomomo jewelry, accessories and other unique pieces from 20-60% off, and current Curatorial Collection pieces at 30% for one night only! Peruse the eco-fashionable goods while sipping champagne.
- 6-9pm. 2912 Rowena Avenue, Silver Lake (map).
Fall Fair Out: Launch of The Love Unites Shepard Fairey Equality Project
The hot ticket tonight has gotta be this one that boasts DJ sets by Shepard Fairey and DJ Ryan Kenney as well as a three-hour open bar hosted by Absolut. General admission includes access to the event, up-close-and personal viewing of select celebrity customized prints, and 3 hours of open bar provided by Absolut. A VIP ticket includes the same plus gourmet appetizers and gift bags.
- 8-11pm. $40 general, $125 VIP. Andaz West Hollywood, 8410 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood (map).
Saturday, November 14
Akasha Previews T-Day To-Go Menu for $10
Thanksgiving is just around the corner but on Saturday you can preview some of Akasha’s tasty fixings off its T-Day to-go menu like bacon-cheddar biscuits, curried chicken and persimmon salad, as well as housemade fig-balsamic jam and pomegranate-jalapeno jelly. And we can’t forget the pumpkin pie and the Texas-style pecan pie! For only $10, guests can sample all that and more while enjoying complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.
- November 14 and 21, 12-3pm. Akasha Restaurant, 9543 Culver Boulevard, Culver City (map). (310) 845-1700.
Sunday, November 15
DecadesTwo Shoe Blowout
The Westside DecadesTwo weekend pop-up store ends with a bang in the form of a designer shoe sale. Louboutin, Prada, Louis Vuitton! Drool over and shop new and used designer shoes marked down $150 and below.
- 12-5pm. Post26, 225 26th Street, Santa Monica (map). (310) 451-0950.