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Zombies Have Taken Over 213 Nightlife!

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Halloween has arrived in Downtown LA, and for one lucky bar it’s going to be a bloody good time: all of the 213 Nightlife venues have been pitted against each other in a winner-takes-all Halloween contest. [...]

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213 Nightlife and The Beer Chicks Present LA Craft Beer Crawl, Launch 8th Street Bottle Shop

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213 Nightlife and The Beer Chicks (Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune) are teaming up once again to present the 2nd Annual Los Angeles Craft Beer Crawl, taking place August 13th in downtown Los Angeles. For the price of one ticket, Crawlers will get unlimited samples of over 60 craft beers, plus food trucks curated by KCRW’s Evan Kleiman. [...]

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Food & Wine Cocktails 2011: Twelve Los Angeles Bars in the Top 100 American Bars

Los Angeles cocktail culture makes a strong showing in Food & Wine Cocktails 2011, which arrived in stores in May and features 130-plus cocktail recipes, over 20 party food recipes, a mixology handbook, and a directory of the Top 100 American Bars. [...]

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Cinco de Mayo 2011: Bring On the Agave

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Cinco de Mayo may have limited national significance in Mexico, but here in the U.S. and elsewhere, it’s a great day to celebrate Mexican culture by imbibing some of its finest exports. Bars and restaurants all over town will be hosting special events on the day that honors the Mexican Army’s victory over the occupying French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. [...]

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All the Booze That’s Fit to Print – March 2011

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With a slew of bar openings and more on the way, there’s never been a better time to be a cocktail enthusiast in the City of Angels. In recent weeks media coverage of the L.A. cocktail scene has ramped up, which makes it as good a time as any to collect some highlights from the last few months. [...]

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So Long 2010, and Thanks for All the Fish!

As 2010 draws to a close, many of L.A.’s favorite cocktail destinations are preparing to send the year off in style, with champagne-soaked events that include a downtown L.A. bar crawl, prix fixe dinners, and a black tie party set in Havana from a century ago. Stay tuned for updates as more events are announced. [...]

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Dec. 16: Las Perlas Private Reserve Release and Mezcal Collective Launch

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On Thursday, December 16th, agave aficionados will have two excellent reasons to be at Las Perlas, the downtown L.A. shrine to mezcal and tequila: an exclusive release of Herradura Double Barrel Reposado, and the launch of the Mezcal Collective, an ongoing series of [...]

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Oliver Jones Named Winner of the 2010 Jimmy Barela Award

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Oliver Jones has been named the winner of the 2010 Jimmy Barela Award, which honors the legendary bartender who held court at Cole’s Red Car Bar for 65 years. Jones, who can be found behind the stick at Las Perlas and Tengu (Westwood), bested eleven other competitors in a cocktail showdown that took place at The Varnish on Repeal Day. [...]

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A Hot Time at Jonathan Gold’s Second Annual Union Station Cocktail Party

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Jonathan Gold recently hosted his second annual Union Station Speakeasy Cocktail Party, featuring cocktails by the bars of 213 and gourmet bites from some of L.A.’s top restaurants. The event was a fundraiser for Zócalo Public Square, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides a nonpartisan forum to prominent thinkers and doers via lectures, panels, salons, screenings, webzine and annual conferences. [...]

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September 25: L.A. Craft Beer Crawl in Downtown Los Angeles

The Beer Chicks will be signing books at Golden Gopher. | Photo: 213

Proving that his interests go beyond great cocktails and fine spirits, 213 Proprietor Cedd Moses is teaming up with The Beer Chicks (Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune) to present the inaugural L.A. Craft [...]

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