5 Chicago Magic Shows You Have to See to Believe

10.29.2018 Full Article Ambassador Chicago, Chicago, Entertainment, Nightlife

Magic shows tend to be thought of as the stuff of kids’ birthday parties, street performers, and Las Vegas shows. But that’s all changing in Chicago, where it turns out the Windy City has quite the magical history. Possibly the most famous illusionist ever, Harry Houdini perfected many of his stunts here and wowed crowds

5 Next Level Date Nights in Chicago

10.1.2018 Full Article Ambassador Chicago, Chicago, Entertainment, Happenings, Nightlife

Thinking of going out with your special someone and settled on the idea of dinner and a movie? You might want to keep brainstorming. Food and a flick might be a safe bet, but there are so many more unique, romantic nights out in the city you could be planning. Our advice: Start out at

Bring Your Own Vinyl: Record Night in Los Angeles

9.14.2018 Full Article Events, Los Angeles, Nightlife, The Hollywood Roosevelt

The hook to Record Club, a twice-monthly get-together at downtown Los Angeles’ Bernadette’s, is simple enough: Bring a record – any record – and the bar will play it. That “any,” though, has sometimes been taken quite literally. “There were a couple of people who would try to mess with me, and see how far

A Tiki Revival in Palm Springs

8.2.2018 Full Article Nightlife, Palm Springs

“If you can’t get to paradise,” Donn Beach is said to have remarked, “I’ll bring it to you.” It’s been 85 years since Beach (his original name was Ernest Gantt) opened his first bar, Don the Beachcomber, in Los Angeles, and it’s been 65 years since the Beachcomber empire expanded to Palm Springs. But while

Take a Chance: Monday Night Residencies in LA

6.26.2018 Full Article Music, Nightlife, The Hollywood Roosevelt

It’s hours before R&B performer Tolliver takes the stage for the final night of his monthlong “Lazy Gays in Black Turtlenecks” residency, which he’s shared with singer and emcee Eddington Again. He’s one new jacket and one art installation away from being ready to perform for the first time with a backing string section. “We

Greatest hits: a look at Gotham City’s after-hours music scene

3.19.2018 Full Article Music, Nightlife

From rocking dance floors to A-list DJs, live blues, karaoke, and bowling, New York City is the place to be for all-night revelry.

The Rosy Trio brings jazzy tunes to the Library Bar

2.5.2018 Full Article Happenings, Nightlife

The Hollywood’s Roosevelt’s very own house jazz band, The Rosy Trio, will be performing live at the Library Bar from 6pm to 9pm, every Wednesday through Saturday.

Discover Halloween’s best at the 44th Annual Village Halloween Parade

10.30.2017 Full Article New York, Nightlife

There’s no better place to celebrate Halloween than New York City. For any who disagree, you haven’t seen the Village Halloween Parade.

Mondrian Park Avenue hosts celebration of Bill Murray’s New Worlds

10.18.2017 Full Article Mondrian Park Ave, Music, New York, Nightlife

The star-studded soirée folded into a G&R afterparty, kicking off what is sure to be a legendary run at Mondrian Park Avenue.

Underground nightclub coming to Mondrian Park Avenue

10.9.2017 Full Article Food and Drink, Nightlife

Richie Akiva, of celebrity favorite 1OAK and Butter, is teaming up with Journal Hotels to bring another hot spot to the group’s new NOMAD location.

Pappy and Harriet’s: Music’s best-kept desert secret

9.22.2017 Full Article Coachella Valley, Music, Nightlife

A desert roadhouse that has hosted Paul McCartney, Lorde, Future Islands, and more.

The best drag show is in the desert

6.26.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Happenings, Nightlife

Head to Toucan’s Tiki Lounge in Palm Springs on a Sunday.

The Sipping Point: Four Chicago Cocktails You Have to Try

6.21.2017 Full Article Chicago, Cocktails, Entertainment, Nightlife

There’s something about Chicago that makes you feel… well, a little thirsty.

Inside Moschino’s after party at The Hollywood Roosevelt

6.10.2017 Full Article After Party, Happenings, Nightlife

Creative director Jeremy Scott was on hand after the Vegas-themed show wrapped up to kick off the fantastic party.

LA Pride hits West Hollywood this weekend

6.7.2017 Full Article Events, Happenings, Music, Nightlife

LA Pride is hitting the streets of West Hollywood this weekend with a packed lineup that includes Chromeo, Brooke Candy, Brandy, Erika Jayne, and Aaron Carter.

Colectivo Coffee arrives in Chicago just in time for summer

6.5.2017 Full Article Chicago, Food, Food and Drink, Happenings, Nightlife

Milwaukee coffee roaster and bakery, Colectivo Coffee, have unveiled their first Chicago spot.

The Griffith Park Beer Garden is the perfect summer pop-up

6.2.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Food and Drink, Happenings, Nightlife

Hello, summer.

Chicago’s iconic speakeasy The Violet Hour turns 10

5.18.2017 Full Article Chicago, Cocktails, Entertainment, Food, Food and Drink, Nightlife

Head mixologist Toby Maloney looks back on the birthplace of Chicago’s craft cocktail movement.

The annual White Party returns to Palm Springs

5.4.2017 Full Article Events, Happenings, Nightlife, Palm Springs

In 1990, Jeffrey Sanker started the White Party in Palm Springs. What began as a gathering of his friends turned into one of the biggest gay circuit parties in the world.

Nicole Richie, Project September and The Hollywood Roosevelt team up for Planned Parenthood

4.5.2017 Full Article Events, Fashion, Happenings, Nightlife

The champagne was flowing at the exclusive spring soirée.

Downtown Los Angeles: The Distillery District?

1.24.2017 Full Article Distilleries, Downtown LA, Food, Greenbar Craft Distillery, Los Angeles, Nightlife, The Spirit Guild

In stark contrast to the glitz of the Hollywood Roosevelt, Greenbar Craft Distillery is hidden down a dead-end side street in the often-overlooked pocket of downtown Los Angeles.

Marty and Elayne Bridge Generations at The Dresden

11.16.2016 Full Article Entertainment, Music, Nightlife

The husband-and-wife jazz duo that has been in residence at the Dresden since 1971, play five nights a week at the bar.

AFI Film Festival comes to Hollywood

11.11.2016 Full Article Film, Happenings, Nightlife, The Hollywood Roosevelt

The 13th annual film festival lights up Hollywood Boulevard November 10-17.

The return of DJ crates

9.15.2016 Full Article Music, Nightlife

The “vinyl revival,” as the uptick in record sales of the past decade has been named, has made its way into bedrooms and home sound systems.

Halloween at The Hollywood Roosevelt

9.13.2016 Full Article Happenings, Nightlife, The Hollywood Roosevelt

Halloween kicks off a few days early this year with a party at The Hollywood Roosevelt featuring a live performance by Big Sean on October 29th.

Sipping cocktails poolside at The Hollywood Roosevelt’s Tropicana

8.2.2016 Full Article Food, Los Angeles, Nightlife, The Hollywood Roosevelt

No this is not a fantasy.

Unemployed magazine release party

6.22.2016 Full Article Happenings, Nightlife, Unemployed Magazine

Sophie Tabet from the cool and creative magazine (and some famous friends) partied in the Garden Bar at The Hollywood Roosevelt to launch Issue 02.

FYF hits Los Angeles

6.20.2016 Full Article FYF, Happenings, Music, Nightlife

Los Angeles’ homegrown music festival is back to make sure you’re summer goes out with a bang.

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