The summer of Perks continues with: 1) High-tech pants that keep you cool regardless of how hot it gets outside. 2) 30% off a damn good-looking bicycle for cruising around the city (or the beach boardwalk). 3) Everything you need to cook six delicious meals at home. Just add date.
Things to do for June 19, 2014
Whitey Bulger, Elvis’s House and Taxidermy
They say there are two rules in weekends...
Wine at Elvis’s Old Place in Bel-Air
Two hypothetical options for tonight. One involves wine and hors d’oeuvres at a place that isn’t Elvis’s old, rarely visited Bel-Air estate. The second involves wine and hors d’oeuvres in a place that is. Obviously both options were going to involve wine and hors d’oeuvres.
Cocktails by the Jug at Goldie’s
Last time you went to Goldie’s, your table was oddly jug-free. Ah, but tonight—tonight you’ll pass around jugs full of Aperol spritz, spiced tequila with passion fruit and sangria while a DJ spins. And you’re generally pro-table-jug, so...
A Bigger, Brighter A.P.C.
Bad news: A.P.C. is now closed. Good news: A.P.C. is now open. There’s a bigger, more cactus-garden-forward shop not far from the old one. It’s perfect when you’re hitting dinner at Mari Vanna and you need a wardrobe change from business-casual to vodka-casual.
Bigfoot’s Having a Birthday
Bigfoot Lounge is holding its 15th birthday party on Saturday night, and you’ll find rib tips and pig candy from Bigmista’s Barbecue, $5 juleps and... a raffle to win some taxidermy right off their walls. If those animal heads could talk...
A Real Mobster Movie
Assuming you never glimpsed Whitey Bulger having oysters at Michael’s before he finally got busted, here’s a different kind of sighting—a new documentary about his trial screening at LACMA on Monday. No, he won’t be in attendance.