Things to do for December 03, 2009

The Weekender

Prohibition Ice Skating and a Party in the Weight Room

The weekend is tryptophan-free.

Thursday
1 New Perk
PERKS

1 New Perk

Nothing works out holiday stress like a spa visit, so we're giving you another shot at Perk-priced deep tissue massages from Exhale Spa. Remember to say thank you…again.

Fall/Winter Sale at South Willard
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Fall/Winter Sale at South Willard

Starting today, South Willard is helping to outfit your holiday-party circuit with Dries Van Noten, Patrik Ervell and Band of Outsiders at 30 percent off. It's the opposite of reindeer sweaters.

Sale in store, 8038 W. Third St (at Laurel), 323-653-6153, and online

The Gorbals Does Lunch
SACRILEGE

The Gorbals Does Lunch

Ilan Hall's rogue take on Jewish cuisine—as slapped around by the Scots and other unusual suspects—has boldly stepped into lunching hours. So you can now proudly ingest those infamous Bacon-Wrapped Matzoh Balls in the bright light of day.

Lunch now served Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm, The Gorbals, 501 S. Spring St, 213-488-3408

Friday
They Wrap Gifts, You Drink
PAPERS IN ORDER

They Wrap Gifts, You Drink

Truly, this is a remarkable innovation—bring your bags of holiday loot to the Peninsula, and after you enjoy a liquid lunch at the Roof Garden, walk away with all your gifts elegantly wrapped by Soolip. They'll take care of business in the lobby, while you take care of business in your glass.

Now through Dec 24, $8 and up, 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd, 310-551-2888

Saturday
Repeal Day at the Edison
BLADES OF GLORY

Repeal Day at the Edison

To celebrate the end of Prohibition in style with the Edison, you'll need...ice skates. It all starts at the Pershing Square rink; then comes the Christmas batch of bourbon back at the bar. Just like the good old days, sort of.

Dec 5, 6-9pm, $25 all-inclusive, 108 W. 2nd St #101, 213-613-0000, tickets here

Wednesday
Party in the Weight Room
YOU +1

Party in the Weight Room

To properly absorb the renovations at the gargantuan Los Angeles Athletic Club, we've arranged for you to drop by their grand unveiling bash—with bountiful food and drink among the weights and squash courts. Be among the first 250 to arrive, and you'll get to come back another time for a free night's stay upstairs.

Dec 9, 7-10pm, 431 W. 7th St, 213-625-2211, RSVP required here, space limited

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