Things to Do in L.A. On a Rainy Day: Nightlife

Photo courtesy of The Edison, Facebook

"Why don't you slip out of those wet clothes and into a dry Martini?" For night owls, Los Angeles is the place to be. Read on and discover L.A.'s best bars, dance clubs and many more hot spots to escape the rain.

Redwood tree at Clifton’s | Photo by Wonho Frank Lee, courtesy of Los Angeles Conservancy

Clifton's Republic

After a four-year closure and a $14 million overhaul, the historic Clifton’s Cafeteria reopened to the public on Oct. 1, 2015. Developer Andrew Meieran, who also owns The Edison, financed a stunning restoration of the five-level space that includes a three-story giant redwood tree, Gothic whiskey bar, basement speakeasy, tiki bar and much more. Read on for the past, present and future of this L.A. icon.

Golden Road Brewing

The Top Craft Beer Bars and Restaurants in L.A.

Los Angeles, long the land of bottle service and green apple martinis, finally started catching up to speed on craft beer in the past several years. The wave started with bars, continued with a new crop of breweries, and is now washing over restaurants. Here are some of our favorite places to drink craft beer in L.A. County.

The Abbey
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LGBT Nightlife in L.A.

Gay nightlife in L.A. is diverse and offers something for everyone, whether you opt for the LGBT hot spots in West Hollywood or prefer the neighborhood feel of Silver Lake. Check out these can't-miss, LGBT-friendly favorites and tell your friends back home that there's no place like LGBT nightlife in Los Angeles.

Max Karaoke
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The Best Karaoke Spots in L.A.

Whether you’re the next big singing star or a nervous newbie, Los Angeles has the perfect karaoke stage for you! From Downtown to Koreatown and the Westside, sing your heart out at these fun karaoke spots.

Trivia night | Photo courtesy of Crazy Harry's Bar, Facebook

The Best Trivia Nights in L.A.

Just because a bar hosts a trivia night doesn’t mean the experience has to be trivial. Learn about 10 of the best trivia nights in L.A., which all serve something great to eat or drink, and not just a flurry of questions. Even if you don’t claim a prize, you can still win big.