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Juan Carlos Obando's City Guide

Far Bar

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Far Bar serves a wide selection of Japanese beers and additionally has 34 craft beers on tap.

Address
347 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Contact
213.617.9990
http://www.farbarla.com

The Now

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“A serene, impeccably designed environment, The Now provides an inclusive luxury spa experience at an affordable price. From the hammocks and chairs to the extensive aromatherapy selection, the entire aesthetic allows me to feel in a place of my own.” -Juan Carlos Obando

Address
7611 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Contact
323.746.5525
http://thenowmassage.com

The Charlie

Photo: Courtesy of The Charlie Hotel
Photo: Courtesy of The Charlie Hotel

A boutique hotel in Los Angeles with English-style cottages and gardens. One home in particular that is available for bookings, once belonged to Charlie Chaplin himself.

Address
819 N Sweetzer Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Contact
323.988.9000
http://thecharliehotel.com

Andre No. 1

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For over fifty years, the artisans at Andre No. 1 have offered their expert services in creating one-of-a-kind, customized shoes, boots, and a variety of unique accessories.

Address
7914 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Contact
323.876.5565
http://www.andre1shoes.com

Lily Lodge

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The fresh blooms at Lily Lodge can be packaged in their luxe, signature green boxes or arranged in a unique, vintage vase.

Address
644 N Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Contact
310.360.9400
http://www.lilylodge.com

Perch

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The rooftop at Perch offers views of Downtown Los Angeles and specializes in Parisian inspired cocktails.

Address
448 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Contact
213.802.1770
http://perchla.com

No Vacancy

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Handcrafted cocktails are served at the swanky, No Vacancy, which is located in a three-story historic home complete with vintage decor.

Address
1727 N Hudson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Contact
323.465.1902
http://novacancyla.com

What To Wear To No Vacancy


The Varnish

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The Varnish is located behind Cole’s and has a speakeasy-like atmosphere with live jazz music every Sunday-Tuesday.

Address
118 E 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 9001
Contact
213.265.7089
http://213dthospitality.com/project/the-varnish/

Dinosaur Coffee

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A laidback, bright coffee shop that serves unique teas and brews Fourbarrel coffee beans.

Address
4334 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Contact

http://www.dinosaurcoffee.com

Mystery Pier Books

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Located in a small cottage off of the Sunset Strip, Mystery Pier Books offers a vast collection of collectible first edition literature.

Address
8826 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Contact
310.657.5557
http://www.mysterypierbooks.com

La Descarga

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La Descarga is an upscale, Cuban themed club with a secret entrance and cigar bar.

Address
1159 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Contact
323.466.1324
http://www.ladescargala.com

Art Angels

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The Art Angels gallery showcases a vast collection of mixed-medium art including works from Banksy.

Address
9020 Beverly Blvd, Unit B West Hollywood, CA 90048
Contact
310.693.5500
http://www.artangels.net

What To Wear To Art Angels


Hotel Normandie

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Today, the historic Hotel Normandie has been restored in it’s original 1926 building with a mix of vintage details and modern furniture.

Address
605 Normandie Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Contact
213.388.8138
http://www.hotelnormandiela.com

Wi Spa

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A 24 hour spa with amenities including an open-air terrace, fitness room, sauna rooms, and more.

Address
2700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Contact
213.487.2700
https://www.wispausa.com