Things to do for December 18, 2008

The Weekender

Matador-Friendly Tequila and Free Burgers

The weekend is dry at heart.

Thursday
2 New Perks
PERKS

2 New Perks

For this week's batch of perky goodness, we've got 25 percent off on all Bliss spa products online and 30 percent off all polos (like Fred Perry and J. Lindeberg) from Fresh Polos. We've also got an extra 10 percent off a bulletproof polo. But you can't put a price on safety...

El Bar Opens
OLÉ

El Bar Opens

From the man behind the Well, the Woods and the Fifth, El Bar offers a deep tequila selection, house-made sangrias and special deliveries from the pizza place next door—all in a small, matador-friendly hideaway complete with bull's head behind the bar. No bull.

Opens today, 3256 W. Cahuenga Blvd (N. of Barham), Universal City, 323-851-5111

A.P.C.
SALE-ING

A.P.C.

To everything there is a season—and when that season ends, everything gets discounted by 50 percent. 
411: Dec 18-Jan 19, 619 N. Croft Ave (S. of Melrose), West Hollywood, 323-297-0414 

Steven Alan Shirting Drive 


Bring in that button-down you never wear anymore, and the people at Steven Alan will give it to charity—and give you $25 off a new one.

Freelancer Fridays at Blankspaces
CALENDAR CHECK

Freelancer Fridays at Blankspaces

In the freelancing world, there are two rules. 1) You occasionally need a lively office environment that's not your couch—hence Blankspaces. 2) You generally treat Thursdays as Fridays—hence their new monthly happy hour, with free food and drinks.

Dec 18 and every third Thursday thereafter, 6-9pm, Blankspaces, 5405 Wilshire Blvd (at Cloverdale), Miracle Mile, 323-330-9505, RSVP

Friday
Happy Hour at Chloe
FIVE-SPOT

Happy Hour at Chloe

Of course, you need happy hours far more often than once a month—by which we mean every weekday. Grab a couch in this dark boudoir to start your night early with Pimm's Cups and Risotto Balls at five bucks apiece.

Mon-Fri, 5-7pm, Bar Chloe, 1449 Second St (between Santa Monica and Broadway), Santa Monica, 310-899-6999

Sunday
Free Burgers at Morton's
SLIDERS

Free Burgers at Morton's

In celebration of 30 years of business, the Morton's empire is dutifully unloading free burgers (technically, Mini Prime Cheeseburgers) at the bar for an hour on Sunday night. As all celebrators should.

Dec 21, 5-6pm, all locations including Beverly Hills, Downtown and Burbank

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