Archive for April, 2009

Weekend Fun 4/24-4/26

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

This weekend is a busy one…lots of fun events & free things! Friday:  NFT Book Release Party: Not For Tourists are releasing their 2009 Los Angeles Guide and you’re invited to the party! Termed the “ultimate guide for the savvy city dweller”, NFT books will help you discover there’s much more to Los Angeles than the… »

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Recession Thursdays at South

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Looking for a way to unwind after work today? Or do you not work and just want to go out without spending too much money? Either way… you should head to South in Santa Monica for Recession Thursdays! Specials include:  $3 drafts $5 well drinks $2 mystery shots (whatever the bartender feels like giving you!) $1… »

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Happy Volunteer Week!

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

We’ve been looking forward to doing a volunteering-themed post for a while now and what better time than during National Volunteer Week (April 19th – 25th)! We know a lot of people are interested in getting involved as volunteers but don’t know how – this post is for you! Paul and I have been volunteering… »

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Disney Celebrates Earth Day

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

In honor of Earth Day, all Disney Store locations are holding a nationwide recycling program, Recycling is Magic, to help educate children (and adults) on the importance of recycling. Tomorrow, store guests are encouraged to bring in 3 plastic bottles to recycle. In return, Disney will be giving out a free reusable Earth Day bottle… »

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Free Cone Day!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

April 21 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s! Tomorrow from 12pm to 8pm go into any Ben & Jerry’s for a free scoop of ice cream, frozen yogurt, or sorbet. If you’ve never been to a free cone day before keep in mind that the line can get pretty long so give yourself… »

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National Record Store Day

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Today Saturday the 18th is National Record Store Day! Record stores around the country will be offering special deals, in-store concerts, giveaways, and (most importantly) free stuff! Check out the Record Store Day website to see the participating record stores in your area and drop by to see what you can… »

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Eat fancy for 70% off…

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

We love to eat out every once in a while but simply can’t afford to go anywhere fancy due to lack of finances. Restaurant.com is a huge money-saver, offering restaurant gift cards for a fraction of their value. They typically charge only $10 for a $25 gift card. Of course there is a catch… each… »

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Holy Happy Hour!: Cha Cha Lounge

Friday, April 17th, 2009

  This lovely hipster hideaway in Silver Lake serves $2.50 Stoli Bloody Mary’s every Sunday from 5pm – 9pm! I personally can’t think of a better way of preparing for a long week than cheap Bloody Mary’s. This is another one of those events that happens every week so you can make it a new… »

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Weekend Fun 4/17-4/19

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

FRIDAY: Friday Night Jazz @ LACMA: Enjoy live jazz music and art, as LACMA’s Friday Night Jazz series returns for its eighteenth season. This Friday will feature Jazz Wave (a fifteen-piece ensemble) from 6pm – 8pm. Admission is free and best of all, they leave you with an hour to check out the museum after… »

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Bike Night!

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Whether you’ve got a fixie or you’re training for the Tour de France here’s an event for you! The Hammer at Ucla is holding a special Bike Night this evening! On top of free admission to the museum they’ll have free bike Valet from 7pm-11pm, free vegetarian delights, live music with visual projections by Telematique… »

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