Our Community USA - Los Angeles Vol 7

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THE PREMIER LGBTQ BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY

LOS ANGELES Vol. 7

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TABLE OF CON TENTS

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ABOUT LOS ANGELES

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RESTAURANT GUIDE

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EVENTS SCHEDULE

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BAR GUIDE

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LGBTQ ORGS & ATTRACTIONS

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BUSINESS DIRECTORY

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ABOUT LOS ANGELES LGBTQ Los Angeles If you can handle the traffic, the tans and the “business,” you can have a great time in LA’s gay scene. A must for any gay traveler in the area is West Hollywood--an autonomous gay city right in the center of LA. With 40 percent of its citizens identifying as gay, WeHo is in fact the gayest city in the country. LA boasts some other great gay ‘hoods’, from pockets of Silver Lake to more mixed and trendy Mt. Washington and Los Feliz. Yes, there are more options for men than for women, but a good time can still be had by all. Remember, nobody walks in LA, so you have to plan your evening or beach trip well, especially if you are drinking. Unless you are in West Hollywood, bars are not a hop, skip and a jump away from each other, so make sure you keep enough money in your pocket for a taxi. If you’re interested in a different kind of cultural pursuit, there is gay theatre, music and incredible Hollywood attractions. You never know, you may just get discovered while you’re there!

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RESTAURANT GUI DE Bossa Nova Latin/Brazilian fare in the heart of WeHo. 685 N Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

El Coyote Bustling Mexican restaurant. Hollywood - 7312 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Hamburger Mary’s West Hollywood The colorful burger chain 8288 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Casita Del Campo Chips and salsa Silverlake - 1920 Hyperion Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

Saint Felix Tapas in the heart of the gay hood. 8945 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Millions of Milkshakes Celebrity malt. 8910 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Cafe D’ Etoile French food in the gay hood. 8941 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Yogurt Stop Your favorite fruits. 8803 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Marix Tex Mex Cafe Fun Mexican restaurant. 1108 N Flores Street, Los Angeles, CA

The Griddle Cafe Daytime delights. West Hollywood - 7916 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Basix Cafe Perfect for people watching. 8333 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Tortilla Republic Weho Modern Mexican. 616 N Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Canter’s Deli Epic Old Hollywood Style. 419 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

République Modern French Plates + bakery & cocktail bar. 624 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

Cafe La Boheme Romantic ambiance. 8400 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Petit Trois Cozy spot with Parisian flare offers. 718 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Hugo’s Healthy food to the stars. 8401 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Baroo Hip, compact joint preparing Korean classics with a modern twist. 5706 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Philippe’s French Dip Birthplace of the French dipped sandwich. 1001 N Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA

Jon & Vinny’s Modern diner, Italian-inspired fare, including pasta & hand-tossed pizzas. 412 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Kitchen 24 Fun mixed diner in Hollywood. 1608 N Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Bestia Trendy Italian restaurant. 2121 E 7th Pl, Los Angeles, CA

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2021 EVENT SCH EDULE JULY

JUL 31

POOLSIDE DINNER & A MOVIE

Movies under the stars have never been so awesome! Enjoy your favorite movie with your favorite people. Gates at 7:15pm, Movie 9pm. Bring a picnic with beer and wine. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

THE WIZARD OF OZ

JUL 11

Join us on the rooftop pool deck for dinner and a movie! Valet parking is available for $25.00 per car. Self-park options available on and around the L.A. LIVE campus.

AUGUST

Evenings WILL BE CHILLY on the pool deck. No outdoor heaters are in place. Bring your own blankets. Jackets are encouraged. Learn more online at eventbrite.com.

AUG 1

BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA

$20 bottomless mimosas on the rooftop with outdoor seating. Happy hour is from 4pm-7pm, however we are open late for you mimosa needs! Learn more at eventbrite.com.

JUL 17

THE ADDAMS FAMILY

Movies under the stars. Gates at 7:15pm, Movie 9pm. Bring a picnic with beer and wine. Themed photobooth and DJs. Please have your ticket available and ready when entering the gates. Guests without tickets will not be allowed entry. Learn more online at eventbrite.com.

AUG 1

MUSEUM OF DREAM SPACE HOLLYWOOD

MoDS Hollywood features new interactive installations, bigger exhibitions, and a magical experience that takes you into a world of pure imagination and wonder! Venture into the museum and you’ll immediately find yourself in The Tesla Room.

JUL 17

THAT THING: AN R&B THROWBACK BRUNCH

Lauryn Hill, TLC, Ashanti, 112, Jagged Edge, D’Angelo, Jodeci, Usher, Faith Evans, Notorious B.I.G., Donell Jones, The Fugees, and so much more! Enjoy the best music with the tastiest food you could ever taste. Daytime brunch parties never felt so good! Learn more at eventbrite.com.

Enter this space for an electrifying experience. The neon bulbs glow with currents of electricity that bounce inside their glass chambers. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

AUG 13

FOODIELAND NIGHT MARKET

FoodieLand is the perfect outdoor food event for everyone. A must-attend for foodies, this exclusive festival in the heart of Pasadena is inspired by the Night Markets of Asia. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

JUL 23

PEACHES AND CREAM THROWBACK PARTY

Peaches and Cream is back to party and welcomes you to a brand new location! Join us on Friday, July 23rd, in one of the most historic landmarks in DTLA, The Mayan Nightclub. Time to bring your sexy back and get ready for some throwback fun! Learn more at eventbrite.com.

AUG 22

ARTWALK - LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE

The Artwalk offers a celebration centric to afro-futurism, youth, art and

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BAR GU ID E Abbey One of L.A.’s most popular hangouts. 692 N Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Revolver It’s back! 8851 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Micky’s Iconic WeHo club makes comeback. 8857 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Oil Can Harry’s 11502 Ventura Blvd.,Studio City, CA Cobra Latin bar in the Valley. 10937 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA

Eagle LA Long-standing leather bar. 4219 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

The Bullet Bar Roughin’ it in the Valley. 10522 Burbank Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Faultline Bar Leather, rock and a whole lotta lovin. Silverlake - 4216 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

Club Tempo Latin fever. 5520 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

RAGE Restaurant & Bar WeHo institution attracts an 18+ crowd. 8911 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Gym Sportsbar Touchdown in West Hollywood. 8737 Santa Monica Blvd.,

Mother Lode WeHo bar, without the WeHo attitude. 8944 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

West Hollywood, CA Metropolitan Nightclub Warehouse-turned-mega club. 652 N LA Peer Drive, West Hollywood, CA

Akbar Alterna-cool lounge in Silverlake. Silverlake - 4356 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Club Chico Latino Hotspot in Montebello. 2915 W Beverly Blvd., Montebello, CA

Fiesta Cantina Tropical gay bar with half shirted-men. 8865 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Precinct DTLA Spacious, brick-lined gay bar with lively events. 357 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Gold Coast Friendly neighborhood cruise bar. 8228 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Bar Mattachine Sleek bi-level cocktail lounge with dark woods & pops of color. 221 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA

Tigerheat Thursdays (@ Avalon) LA’s hot 18+ party night. 1735 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA

Fubar NYC’s East Village meets West Hollywood. 7994 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

Trunks Pool rules at this laid back spot. 8809 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA

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2021 EVENT SCH EDULE technology. We hope to see you there. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

OCTOBER

AUG 29

TASTE THE JERK BACKYARD BBQ

OCT 9

CARS AND COFFEE LOS ANGELES

Taste the jerk and experience authentic Jamaican cuisines and culture in a comfortable spacious backyard setting ideal for social distancing. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

Cars & Coffee Los Angeles was founded to bring together like-minded automotive, photography, and design enthusiasts. The events are very chill and welcoming to all car sorts. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

OCT 16

DOUBLE DUTCH MEET-UP

SEPTEMBER

This meet-up is intended to promote some outdoor fun, health and wellness, and to create an uplifting atmosphere for novice and experienced jump ropers alike! If you have never jumped DoubleDutch before and want to learn? This is the meet up for you! Learn more at eventbrite.com.

SEP 4

HIKE TO YOGA LA 2021

The mission of Hike to Yoga LA is to increase individual self-awareness and collective physical health, through the connection of nature, community, and intentional movement.

OCT 29

We aim to lead change through innovative programming that promotes cardiovascular exercise followed by focused breath and movement while holding space for diverse, intergenerational exchange. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

FADED COMEDY LA

It’s been too long, we’ve missed you bunches and we’re ready to get back into the swing of things. Tickets will be limited for our return, we’re taking as many precautions as we can so tickets will be sold in groups of 2 or 4 for the time being to make things easier for us. We will get to full capacity when it’s both safe and comfortable for us to do so. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

SEP 10

VALENTINO KHAN

Come out and enjoy Valentino Khan who is an American DJ and producer born and raised in Los Angeles. He is best known for releasing material through Diplo, Skrillex and Steve Aoki. His singles “Deep Down Low” and “Make Some Noise” peaked at number one and fifty respectively on the “Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists” chart. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

NOVEMBER NOV 3

FREE STAR GAZING WORKSHOP

Take a tour of the most mysterious and beautiful phenomena of Earth’s sky with this course packed with stunning images from telescopes and detailed animations. Learn more online at eventbrite.com.

SEP 18

2021 LA BEERFEST

NOV 12

The 13th annual LA Beer Festival finally returns! The event will feature over 80 breweries, 200 beers, LA’s best food trucks, live music, and much more! Learn more at eventbrite.com.

DIVA ROYALE DRAG QUEEN SHOW

The Divas Have Arrived in Los Angeles! Diva Royale Restaurant is the Ultimate Drag Dining Experience and

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2021 EVENT SCH EDULE Hollywood’s #1 Gay bachelor party Haven! The ladies of Diva Royale love to host the hottest & Best Bachelorette Parties, Birthday Parties & All Kinds of Celebrations!

Be part of the best “to go to” party in town, where Stevie Wonder, Craig Robinson and Imagine Dragon frontman Dan Reynolds come to sing and enjoy the best jazz night of the City of Angels. Enjoy mixology cocktails and delicious bar bites while listening to unforgettable live performances. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

Dinner or Brunch will be a celebration you won’t forget, where you are treated like a Queen! Diva Royale NYC is open on Fridays and Saturdays for Dinner Shows and Sundays for Brunch shows. Advance Tickets Only! Learn more at eventbrite.com.

DEC 11

TREEHOUSE SATURDAYS

21+ It’s finally time to dance the night away at Treehouse Rooftop! Come enjoy the best Latin, R&B, & HipHop music! Learn more at eventbrite.com.

NOV 14

DONUT FEST LA

Donut Fest curates our favorite donuts and guests can simply enjoy a Sunday Funday while sampling donuts, enjoying beer, coffee and more with a fun-filled tasty event! We need your help to name your city’s Favorite Donut too. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

DEC 18

FREE STRESS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

In this virtual workshop, guest host Clinical Psychologist and Author, Dr. Catherine Wikholm, explains how you can live a healthier and happier life through simple stress management practices.

NOV 25

WINE & OYSTERS

$19 bottle of wine with 6 oysters for our happy hour experience! Come enjoy the delicious excellencies that life has to offer with some of your favorite people in town. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

With the right tools, techniques and daily healthy habits, you can learn to manage the effects of stress on your physical and mental state. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

DECEMBER DEC 4

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Have you always wanted to learn how to house dance but the steps just seemed too difficult? Do you never know how to start? This course is designed to not only teach you the foundation of house dancing but also to show how to unleash your inner creativity. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

Join us for Paint, Sip & Swirl where you will be painting a canvas of your choice with the direction from a painting instructor and enjoy the fun and excitement with your friends!

PAINT, SIP & SWIRL

FREE HOUSE DANCE CLASS

Attending a Paint, Sip & Swirl in Beverly Hills, and taste 5 in-season wines sourced from the Legend Vineyard Exclusive. Learn more at eventbrite.com.

DEC 6

JAZZ ELECTRIC NIGHT

Cello Maestro Ryan Cross and his band show you the best of jazz & blues with exceptional live music and surprise performances from special guests.

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LGBTQ COMM U NI TY ORGANIZATIONS & ATTRACTIONS

LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER Hollywood - 1625 N Schrader Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

AIDS RESEARCH ALLIANCE Downtown 1400 S. Grand Ave. Suite 1700, Los Angeles, CA

L.A. GAY & LESBIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Supporting gay shops PO Box 57555, Sherman Oaks, CA

GAY STRAIGHT ALLIANCE NETWORK Making schools safe 1145 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

VARSITY GAY LEAGUE America’s largest LGBTQ rec sports league West Hollywood - Los Angeles, CA

STONEWALL DEMOCRATIC CLUB Blue states unite 7985 Santa Monica Blvd., #325, West Hollywood, CA

EMPOWERING SPIRITS FOUNDATION, INC. Grassroots-based civil rights organization 8313 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

WOMEN ALIVE 1566 S Burnside Ave , Los Angeles, CA

AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES 611 S Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles, CA

AIDS/LIFECYCLE Riding to end AIDS Hollywood - 1125 N McCadden Pl , Los Angeles, CA

GAY & LESBIAN ELDER HOUSING Triangle Square Hollywood - 1602 N. Ivar Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

AVER - GREATER LOS ANGELES Serving LGBT Veterans P.O. Box 531764, Los Angeles, CA

API EQUALITY-LA Asians and Pacific Islanders for Marriage Equality 1125 N McCadden Place, #154, Los Angeles, CA

OASIS CLINIC HIV AIDS PROGRAM HIV/AIDS facility 1807 E 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA

FRIENDS COMMUNITY CENTER Treatment and research center Hollywood - 1419 N LA Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

PROJECT ANGEL FOOD Hollywood - 922 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA

BIENESTAR Hollywood - 5326 E Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

VENICE PRIDE Pride parade and celebration in Venice 55 N Venice Blvd, #502, Venice, CA

GAY & LESBIAN ALLIANCE AGAINST DEFAMATION - GLAAD Miracle Mile/Wilshire Corridor 5455 Wilshire Blvd. #1500, Los Angeles, CA

MY FRIEND’S PLACE A Safe Place For Homeless Youth Hollywood - 5850 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

THE TREVOR PROJECT LGBT teen suicide hotline 9056 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 208, West Hollywood, CA

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BUSINESS D IRECTO RY ADOPTION Koinonia Family Services ....................................... 16

HOTEL Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills .... front inside cover

APPLICANT WORKERS COMPENSATION LAW Law Offices of Potter, Cohen, Samulon & Padilla ..... 9

IMMIGRATION LAW Law Office of Eli M. Kantor ..................................... 13

AUTO DEALER FRAUD Kyle Tracy Law ........................................................ 23

LEMON LAW Kyle Tracy Law ........................................................ 23

AUTO DEALERSHIP Mercedes-Benz of Beverly Hills .............front cover, 1

MENTAL HEALTH Mental Health America of Los Angeles .................... 5

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Fuel Medical Group ..........................................14-15

PERSONAL INJURY Law Office of Eli M. Kantor ..................................... 13

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Westside Waldorf School....................................... 13 EMPLOYMENT LAW Law Office of Eli M. Kantor ..................................... 13

REAL ESTATE Aaron Shier- Keller Williams .................................. 25 Christopher Rizzotti - Toluca Lake Real Estate .......... 9 MGB Realty Group ................................................... 3 Sotheby’s International Realty- Sylvia Dunbar....... 17

ESTATE PLANNING The Law Office of Jacqueline D Yu ......................... 27

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL LOCKSMITH Southern California Security Centers Inc ............... 25

FAMILY MEDICINE Pacific Coast Family Medicine................................ 27

SAFES Southern California Security Centers Inc ............... 25

FINANCIAL ADVISOR John Arens- Edward Jones..................................... 27

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY LAW Law Offices of Potter, Cohen, Samulon & Padilla ..... 9

FINANCIAL PLANNING Stella Oak Financial ......................back outside cover

TAX SERVICES Tax Pro Plus Inc ...................................................... 23

FLORIST Beverly Hills Flower Gallery ..................................... 7

WEALTH MANAGEMENT Stella Oak Financial ......................back outside cover

FOSTER CARE Koinonia Family Services ....................................... 16

WINDOW TREATMENTS Budget Blinds of Glendale ...................................... 7

GENERAL CONTRACTOR The Forest Group Inc .............................................. 21 GRADES EDUCATION Westside Waldorf School....................................... 13 HEALTHCARE Cedars-Sinai Hospital ............................................ 11 HOME AUTOMATION Southern California Security Centers Inc ............... 25 HOSPITAL Cedars-Sinai Hospital ............................................ 11

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