The Prohibition era may be long gone, but the idea of sneaking into a speakeasy never gets old.A few years back there were only a scant number of LA bars with secret entrances and special passwords (like “ET phone home”). ) got even cooler this month when it opened its new restaurant, Maple (run by hotshot Patina Group), where you can get righteous weekend brunch dishes like fried chicken and beignets or .
While some people like to have romantic candlelit dinners on dates, others love a good adventure exploring really weird and creepy stuff.
Don’t let the name of this place confuse you -- it’s not quite a museum like LACMA or MOCA -- but rather a bizarre experience exploring art, trinkets, and stuff that will have you giggling and muttering to your date, “What the hell?
Your roller-skating skills are definitely shaky (get it? ), but struggling to stay upright while holding onto your date will be way more fun than trying to practice your solo spin move.
Alcohol isn't served at this throwback roller rink in Glendale -- one of the last in LA -- but that's what flasks were made for, right?
Pack a picnic for a sunset meal for extra bonus points with the date.
And check the park’s calendar, as throughout the year it also plays host to wine-tasting parties, outdoor movie screenings, gallery openings, and plenty more fun cultural events that are prime date material.
hiking -- the hikes we're referring to (10 of which we detailed here) are instead easy-breezy short ones that'll get you to I-think-I-can-see-San-Diego-from-here heights.
They're all ranked from one to five, with a one being a suuuuuper-easy hike, and five being just a little bit not-easier.
Barnsdall Art Park is one of the most underrated spots in LA to get a gorgeous view of the city and some culture under your belt.