Chicago’s ArcLight dedicates new film series to architectural icons of the city
Architecture Afternoons explores how filmmakers use Chicago and its design to tell extraordinary stories.
Your next dining hotspot is Palm Springs
Palm Springs is making waves in the culinary world, with new restaurant and drinking options popping up left and right.
When the Hollywood Roosevelt Hosted the First Oscars
The year is 1929 and the Hollywood Roosevelt is playing host to stars like Charlie Chaplin and Janet Gaynor for the first-ever Academy Awards.
Introducing The Row in Downtown LA
The Arts District is fast becoming the most talked about neighborhood in Los Angeles.
In Bed With… Galore
To celebrate the launch of Galore’s Art Issue, we hosted the VIP party with Paris Hilton and Sofia Richie.
Coachella 2017 lineup announced
Radiohead, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar headline an eye-popping list of acts.
VJ Vello Virkhaus Creates Music You Can See
Meet the visual mastermind who ensures concertgoers aren’t just watching somebody standing behind a DJ setup.
Palm Springs International Film Festival opens early January
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and La La Land’s director and writer Damien Chazelle are expected to attend.
These are the ‘Best Restaurants in America’ according to Eater
From strip malls to Michelin stars, get to know the 38 places that defined dining in 2016.
Richard Sandler’s still photos run deep
A new book showcases a street photographer whose work captures the beauty and the decay.
A Tribe Called Quest is timeless
Cue “Can I Kick It?”
In Bed With… Brian Baumgartner
We caught up with Brian recently at The Hollywood Roosevelt to talk offices, pick-up lines, and craziest hotel stories.
Emo Nite turns two
Get your Taking Back Sunday and side-parted bangs ready.
Public Kitchen & Bar launches a new winter menu
Treat yourself to a lavish array of eclectic American fare from executive chef Tim Goodell this festive season.
Experience ‘The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring’ at the Petersen
The world’s first exhibit to feature the entire collection of Keith Haring Art Cars.
The Hidden Stars of the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Unlike the old saying about getting to Carnegie Hall, getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame takes more than just practice.
All work and no play makes this holiday party that much better
Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining hits the silver screen for Cinespia’s holiday celebration.
Ruvan Wijesooriya cares about the details
We sat down with this genuine and curious artist to speak about reality, beauty, art, business, politics, movements and more.
Live in Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Heller House in Chicago
It’s one of the most important surviving examples of his emerging Prairie style and it’s up for sale.
A Saved by the Bell-themed pop-up in Chicago
Channel your inner Zack Morris
Blue Bottle Coffee is on its way to the Bradbury Building
Construction is now underway on the corner of 3rd and Broadway.
In Bed With … Alexandra Pereira
The force behind Lovely Pepa visits The Hollywood Roosevelt.
Jesse Lee knows how to spot the next big thing
We met up with Jesse to discuss creative inspirations, investing in people, the benefits of unconventional collaborations, and why Sunday is the only day he’ll go to the gym.
Making as much noise as possible: An interview with Diplo
Diplo defies any common convention.
Marty and Elayne Bridge Generations at The Dresden
The husband-and-wife jazz duo that has been in residence at the Dresden since 1971, play five nights a week at the bar.
La La Land is impossible not to love
Damien Chazelle’s ambitious original musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone is a stunning piece of film canon.
MacArthur Park has plans for a $20 million rejuvenation
The city’s engineering department has drafted a $20 million plan to overhaul the Central Los Angeles area of MacArthur Park. The proposed renovations are a bid to revitalize the late nineteenth century park’s aging infrastructure and make the space more user friendly, reports the LA Times. The extensive plan is the outcome of a number
AFI Film Festival comes to Hollywood
The 13th annual film festival lights up Hollywood Boulevard November 10-17.
Prince’s Paisley Park estate is now a museum
The late singer’s mythical creative sanctuary is open to the public.
In Bed With … Lara Jade
Lara Jade is a British fashion photographer who describes herself as a creative, an escapist, and a daydreamer.
David Hockney’s visual autobiography has arrived
The magnum opus covers the famed artist’s illustrious career.
Eli Caner’s label Lady and Butler gives uniforms a sartorial evolution
Spanish-born, New York-based fashion designer Eli Caner is the creative mind behind the sophisticated label, Lady and Butler.
Dodgers lose, Chicago eats free
And the great hot dog feud of 2016 comes to a close.
Never before seen Basquiat art to be shown at Miami Basel
Paintings, drawings and collages in the self-taught artist’s famed Neo-Expressionist style.
Nike Mag raffle raised $6.75 million for a very good cause
Nike released 89 pairs of Marty McFly’s light-up self-lacing shoes to help find a cure for Parkinson’s.
Eat your vegetables
Lucky Peach’s Power Vegetables! event includes cocktails from The Spare Room.
Party Yoga Hits Los Angeles
The evening started with a set of Angelenos, spread out on mats, flowing through a 90-minute yoga practice. It ended with a rap trio screaming about “Hair Jesus.”
Condé Nast Traveler names The Hollywood Roosevelt as 2016 Reader’s Choice
This is the 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, which are considered among the most prestigious nods in the travel industry.
Celebrating some of Chicago’s best and oldest buildings
Lectures and panels and experts! Oh my!
In Bed With… Giovanna Ferrarezi
Giovanna is a São Paulo native who loves travelling, eating, and telling stories. We found out what living in Brazil’s vibrant center has taught her and what makes her happy.
Sita Abellán is a rising star
We spoke with the internet’s favorite techno princess about feeling like a fashion freak, modelling for Rihanna, and what inspires her to create.
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
The veteran troubadour becomes the first musician to be honored by the Swedish Academy.
Art Deco: reliving LA’s storied past
With their often emerald green facades, puzzles of acutely angled shapes, and starbursts of gold or platinum, the buildings that sprung up during the Jazz Age-era of Art Deco architecture are synonymous with Old Hollywood.
See film noir classics at DTLA’s Union Station
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority and The Film Noir Foundation have teamed up to offer free screenings of iconic noir films in an ideal setting: the historic Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.
You can now become a weed sommelier
Learn how to pair the right kind of strain with your meal.
The origins of third wave coffee in Chicago
Intelligentsia set the scene for decades of fine roasting and delicious brews.
The history of Arnold Palmer’s signature drink
Celebrating the King of golf’s favorite drink.
Doug Aitken: Electric Earth opens at MOCA
It’s the first North American museum survey of Aitken’s category-defying career, spanning nearly two decades.
Raising the bar
The Hollywood Roosevelt now proudly stocks hand-crafted, premium cocktails by BTL SVC.
The art of public transit
A large number of artists have had their work incorporated into the Los Angeles public transit system, with hundreds of painters, photographers, sculptors and others adding a splash of art to morning and afternoon commutes.