Five of the Most Legendary Sunset Strip Bars and Nightclubs

Top Bars and Nightclubs

As far back as the 1920’s, when Hollywood was entering its “Golden Age,” the Sunset Strip has been synonymous with a good time. Thanks to being outside of the Los Angeles city limits, the Strip was placed under the supervision of the Sheriff’s Department rather than the traditionally more vigilant LAPD. Gambling was also illegal within the city of Los Angeles, but legal in the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Hotels on the Sunset Strip

Rooftop Pool on Sunset Boulevard

Whether you are staying in Hollywood for business or pleasure, you will want to do it in style. Luckily, the Sunset Strip boasts some of the most stylish and luxurious hotels in the world. Known for their über glamorous décor and popularity with celebrities, you will definitely get to experience an exciting and dynamic Hollywood vibe by staying on the legendary Sunset … [Read more...]

Top Ten Restaurants on the Sunset Strip

Couple at cafe eating lunch

Exclusive, award winning restaurants are to be found a plenty on the sprawling and always glamorous road that is the Sunset Strip. As are cheap eats, classic diners and trendy eateries. Popular with celebrities, Angelenos and tourists alike, eating out on Sunset Strip is always a unique and exciting experience. But with so many options, it can sometimes be difficult to find the … [Read more...]

Sunset Strip 2000’s Timeline

Sunset Strip concert crowd

2006: Tower Records, the famous retail music chain, closes its doors on the Sunset Strip. 2008: The first-ever Sunset Strip Music Festival takes place.   2009: The first Sunset Strip Street Festival is held, featuring two stages, more than forty bands, an artist signing tent and food vendors.   2010: The city of West Hollywood and Gibson Guitars … [Read more...]

Sunset Strip 1980’s and 1990’s Timeline

Sunset Strip at night

1981: Wolfgang Puck opens the restaurant Spago after the 1981 publication of his first cookbook, Modern French Cooking for the American Kitchen. Instant success helps put Wolfgang, Spago, and Los Angeles on the culinary map. 1984: Voters in the West Hollywood area pass a proposal on the ballot to become an independent city.   1993: Actor Johnny Depp buys the … [Read more...]