Our picks of places to go + things to do to make the most out of your August.
STAY HERE → SLS Las Vegas for its grand opening on Saturday, August 23. They’ve stirred up some serious buzz with the array of restaurants and nightlife that they will bring to the table, not to mention the actual tables for which to place your bets.
BUY THIS → LEGO Architecture Landmark Series Trevi Fountain. Part of LEGO’s Architecture Landmark Series, the beloved Trevi Fountain can now be experienced outside of Rome thanks to those iconic building blocks that both kids and adults can enjoy. Available here on August 1st for $49.99 USD.
DON’T MISS → Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles. For the show’s seventh season, the network will feature The Agency’s James Harris and David Parnes as part of their all-star cast. Catch the premiere episode, which airs on Wednesday, August 20 at 9 pm ET/PT.
DO THIS → “L.A. Summer Market Place” Pop-Up Event on Saturday, August 2. Pop-in to Rolling Greens, a unique home and garden destination, for an assortment of home decor, jewelry, fashion vendors, gourmet eats, music and of course, the nursery’s signature terrarium and planting demonstrations. From 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Rolling Greens on 7505 Beverly Blvd.
SHOW UP & SUPPORT → The 4th Annual Surf & Skate Silent Art Auction on Thursday, August 28. To celebrate LA’s iconic surf and skate culture, as well as provide funds for those in need of health coverage, the community will come together to auction off one-of-a-kind surfboards and skate decks designed by artists, celebrities and professional athletes. Get your bid in from 6:30 pm to 9 pm at the Robert Berman Gallery in Santa Monica.
TASTE → Blue Bottle Coffee, the strong artisanal beans that hail from our neighbor to the North, Oakland. Albeit under the radar, the coffee company is officially on the map in Los Angeles and serving their premium roasts and small baked goods. Have yours on 528 Mateo Street in the Arts District to see what all the fuss is about.