Author: Scott Schmidt

WeHo GayBook: Thursday 2/15 – #RPDRAllStars, Touch, Clique, BFD

If what you gave up for Lent was “drinking on Wednesdays,” well you’re in luck, because today is Thursday and West Hollywood is about to kick off yet another long weekend! So grab some Andrew Jacksons, and stock up on your Dick Nixon Dollar Coins and head on down to Santa Monica Boulevard for a good time! Here are your best bets for a terrific Thursday in West Hollywood’s gay nightlife… SPORTSBALL It’s not *all* about the Olympics tonight because there is a top-25 battle between Arizona and Arizona State in college basketball, but we really know you’re going...

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Crunch Sunset Closes Men’s Locker Room (Partially)

Members of the West Hollywood-adjacent Crunch Fitness received a rude awakening in their email inboxes this morning from corporate… Starting next Monday, the “wet” areas of the men’s locker room will be closed! Perhaps this will work out better than the “boys days/girls day” system they used while renovating the locker rooms a fee years back. But since we know that Gays go to the gym for things other than to work out… this could still be a...

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WeHo GayBook: Wednesday 2/14 – Valentine’s Day Edition

If you’re like us and decided to give up fish for lent, then you made the right choice! If you gave up midweek drinking, like we did one year, well, we’re sorry you’re going to miss all the amazing things around West Hollywood nightlife tonight! Here are some top tips around town… V-DAY ON A BUDGET February is a short month, which means rent is due three days earlier and your clients’ thirty-day pay cycle may miss the mark, but that doesn’t mean you and Bae have to starve! Take them out of West Hollywood to STOUT at Cahuenga...

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WeHo GayBook: Tuesday 2/13 – Mardi Gras Edition

It’s Mardi Gras in West Hollywood, which means one last chance to indulge before Lent–and one last day to find someone with whom to celebrate Valentine’s Day! So why aren’t you out on Santa Monica Boulevard yet?!?!? WeHo no longer has a Block Party, so here are today’s best bets for Fat Tuesday… Have fun and show me your beads! HOT N JUICY Over in Far East West Hollywood, crawfish joint Hot N Juicy is holding a Mardi Gras eating contest! Arrive early and hungry! HAMBURGER MARY’S Hamburger Mary’s hosts the Dreamgirls Revue at 10 PM tonight with Delta...

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Reader Question: What Happened to West Hollywood Mardi Gras?

Reader Joe Oww contacted us to ask: What ever happened to the Mardi Gras Block Party in West Hollywood? That’s a great question, and one which has an interesting backstory… Back in the 1990’s, Christopher Street West, organizers of the LA PRIDE! Parade and Festival, helped produce a block party in the alleyway north of Santa Monica Boulevard behind Micky’s and Revolver. During a particularly strong El Niño year, however, the event was rained out and went away for more than a decade. Beginning in 2011, however, the City of West Hollywood, began organizing special events along Larrabee and...

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