Channel your locksmith skills to get access to this classy
K-town cocktail bar. Look for an unmarked red door on Vermont Avenue, nter to
find a black wall with hundreds of doorknobs and locks and the game begins.
With a hostess giving clues as to which gives doorknob grants access to the
bar, Lock and Key makes you earn that
seat at the bar.
La Descarga may not be new, but it certainly has the
speakeasy, enter-through-a-weird-door phenom. Descarga features
an expansive rum repotories, including original and Tiki cocktails by head
barman Joe Swifka.
Grab a French dip sandwich at Cole’s and then make your way to the door at the
back of the restaurant. This tiny, dark bar is L.A.’s shining example of a
killer cocktail scene in a speakeasy setting (They’ve been James Beard
nominees, including this year, and winners umpteen times for Best Bar
Program.) If you want one of the few tables, best to make reservations or come
Two whiskey bars in one locale? Sign
us up—pronto. Check out Jackalope, the 18-seat Japanese whiskey-themed bar
within Seven Grand. Located near the back of the bar, press the light switch
button, pick up the phone and listen to instructions in both English and
Japanese. Unless you have purchased a whiskey locker in Jackalope with the
added perk of making reservations, it’s first come, first serve.
With its back-alley
location and only a glowing red “Cocktail” sign as a marker, entering the posh,
Parisian-styled lounge is a welcome surprise. A password is required; find it
on their Twitter/Facebook page. The drinks, designed by Randy Tarlow, are tasty
and the ambience is seductive with live music, DJs or burlesque shows.
Where else can you
get a spiffy cut-and-cocktail combo? Head for the utility closet door in the
back of the barbershop. Follow the hallway and down a set of stairs. Voila! – a
coz bar awaits, featuring roughly ten cocktails: five seasonal and five Blind Barber
In the former space of The Writer’s Room, Golden Box,
decked out in gold disco balls, is a tiny, ‘80s-themed dance club and bar. Look for
an unmarked door behind Musso & Frank Hot tip: make a reservation or you
won’t get in.
No, it’s not an eccentric, late-night garage sale. Head through the
garage—decked out in '70s clothing, albums and kitschy knickknacks—until you
reach a fridge. Enter through the refrigerator and it’s time travel to the set
of All in the Family. Add chicks on
rollerblades, boozy Sno-cones and DJs playing '70s tunes and it’s groovy
No Name Bar
This no-name, non-descript nightclub is where the cool kids
hangout. From the outside, it looks abandoned, except for the rainbow colored
garage door; on the inside, it’s a posh wonderland of art installations and
funky furniture. Expect celebrity appearances, including big name musical
performances. A ‘no photos policy’ is strictly enforced. All we can tell you is
the location (432 North Fairfax Avenue) and that you need to score a black business
card with a secret phone number to make reservations with to gain access. Rumor
has it, you can also make reservations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
[!!!] EXO’LUXION IN NA :: A SURVIVAL GUIDE TO THE PIT
With EXO’s North American tour just beginning, it’s imperative that people know what they’re getting into if they have pit tickets. This is for everyone’s safety and enjoyment of the tour. I had already made this into a thread on twitter, but per request, it has now been tweaked and made into a masterpost here for convenience.
[UPDATED 160213 with the events in Vancouver]
[UPDATED 160215 with the events in LA]
Please reblog this to spread the word and keep people safe!
Police special forces train to operate against drug gangs in Salvador, Bahia State. One of Brazil’s main tourist destinations and a 2014 World Cup host city, Salvador suffers from an unprecedented wave of violence with an increase of over 250% in the murder rate, according to the Brazilian Center for Latin American Studies (CEBELA). (Lunae Parracho/Reuters photo)
there are black babies who have been protesting since day 1, you think ima give a fuck about white ass macklemore poppin up at the end of the indictment decision and give him props for what even children are partaking in with no fandom no 1 to cheer em like they the first to do it as whites are currently acting like with mackleshmores. so get miles the fuck away from me with this “macklemore just randomly showed up when shit got hype and the cameras started rollin again which means his candid photo with law enforcement means nothing”. nah bruh, macklemore made himself clear with that one. he is and will forever be another white person riding the back of black culture trying to make a living off it.
Photo: Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency Admiral Mohd Amdan Kurish, left, briefs his officers as they prepare to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane on Sunday. (Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency via AP)
It’s photos like these that enforce the idea that no means yes. It’s photos like these that mean when a female says no to sex, she means yes. It’s photos like these that mean when a female refuses sex, a male “knows she wants it”.