Author: Scott Schmidt

WeHo Sights High on Recreational Cannabis

Can you smell it in the air around West Hollywood? This week has been big for cannabis-related news in West Hollywood. This weekend is the City’s Cannabis Education Forum in West Hollywood Park from Noon to 5 on Saturday, which will discuss implementation of Caliofornia’s recreational adult-use law passed by voters last November. In light of the City Council’s decision on Monday to allow up to 14 marijuana outlets, including on-site consumption lounges, we had some ideas for what they could name a future West Hollywood-based coffee shop: Hamburger Mary Jane’s Fu Bar Munchy’s WeHo Mota Lode Wet Daddies...

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Don’t Tell Mama: Matriarchy brings the Ladies to Revolver

Advertise Here Although we call it Historic Boystown, all are welcome in gay West Hollywood! With the closing of The Palms a few years back, there has been a shortage of promotions targeting the “L” part of the LGBTQQ2SIAA Community. Altar Girl on Wednesdays at The Chapel and Thirst on Saturdays at The Factory have been about it.  Well, Thursday nights in West Hollywood now have another option for our female friends and their admirers: Matriarchy at Revolver.  Started a couple of weeks ago, Matriarchy is a production of Queertainment, a Lesbian and Queer party production group.  Tonight, it’s a Studio...

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LA Pride seeks Board Treasurer

Last week, Christopher Street West opened nominations for its Board of Directors, and now it looks like they are specifically seeking a Treasurer for the Board.  According to an “URGENT” post on their Facebook Page: URGENT: We are looking to fill the role of Treasurer. Anyone with financial or accounting backgrounds urged to apply! Don’t miss this opportunity to give back to the community and shape the future of LA Pride. Apply to be a Board Member today! Download an application here: http://bit.ly/2vMqM4F. Applications are due by September 8, 2017. The current board is now listed on the CSW...

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Scaramucci hires WeHo-adjacent PR Guru Bragman

Howard Bragman of Fifteen Minutes PR, located just outside West Hollywood, raised eyebrows this weekend when he tweeted a picture with former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. That led news reports that the New Yorker had hired Bragman’s firm to handle his PR, which Bragman neither confirmed nor denied.  Bragman’s no stranger to Washington politics, having represented the parents of Monica Lewinsky two decades ago.  More recently, however, Bragman has focused his practice on helping high profile individuals such as Michael Sam, Chaz Bono and others through the coming out process.  We’re not saying that’s why The Mooch hired Bragman, but...

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WeHo GayBook: Wednesday 8/22 – Yes Daddy, Altar Girl

Happy Hump Day from America’s Funnest City! While other places might tell you, “it’s just a Wednesday,” here in WeHo we know that sometimes, hump day can be the best day of all! HAPPY HOUR… Bar10 whets your appetite with $1 oysters, $4 beers and wells, $5 wine and $9 punch happy hour specials. Meanwhile, until 7 PM, enjoy $7-8 food and drinks specials over at PUMP and enjoy the outdoor ambiance before this weekend’s heatwave! LATER ON… Yes, Daddy, we want great music and gogo dancers, and we will get them from DJ Aaron Elvis and Stefano Rosso...

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