Our picks of places to go + things to do to make the most out of your March.
EAT HERE → The highly anticipated L.A. Shake Shack touches down in West Hollywood on March 15. The New York-based burger chain’s first West Coast location will be designed more like a roadside stand to accommodate L.A.’s car culture. Run, drive or pedal fast, but definitely don’t walk, as lines to indulge in the “Roadside Double” are sure to start soon.
EXPLORE HERE → Platform is located in L.A.’s new “place to be,” Culver City. This indoor-outdoor shopping and entertainment complex, which is set to open this month, will showcase high-end retailers, top-chef restaurants, a skin-care apothecary, and design stores from around the world. Among the unique storefronts hand-picked by the developers are Blue Bottle Coffee, Van Leeuwen ice cream, The Cannibal, Sweetgreen, and SoulCycle. Want more? Use the app and concierge system to book a SoulCycle class or ask the valet to pull up your car. The complex will also feature pop-ups, events and a loyalty program.
BUY THIS → Chrissy Teigen’s new cookbook Cravings: Recipes for All the Foods You Want to Eat just hit the shelves, and it is sure to leave you with tons of recipes to get you ready for “bikini-season”….or maybe not. The book features recipes that can be used for every meal of the day and features John Legend’s famous Fried Chicken, Lemony Arugula Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe, Spicy Clams and other Thai-inspired dishes. Buy the book today, and be sure to share your drool-worthy #foodporn creations on Instagram à la Teigen.
GO HERE → ArtNight Pasadena, a collection of museums and performance spaces open their doors for free on March 11 at this biannual art celebration. Take advantage of the Norton Simon Museum, Pacific Asia Museum and Pasadena Museum of California Art. And, of course, no festival would be complete without food trucks, often including local Pie ‘n Burger and Coolhaus.
GET SCARED HERE → The spooky screening series, from the team behind the Great Horror Movie Nights returns to L.A. this March at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park. The first screening will feature the classic horror film Poltergeist. They’re here March 11, so grab your friends and some snacks, and don’t be afraid to turn on the television.
SUBSCRIBE TO THIS → Treat, the new subscription blowout service, allows you to enjoy unlimited blowouts at a host of top-notch L.A. salons. Treat’s done the dirty work for you, securing Salon Republic and Twist by Oliver (among others) for the monthly subscription. Treat is currently only offering blowouts at salons in Beverly Hills, WeHo, Century City, Hollywood, and Miracle Mile, but has plans for expansion in L.A. Simply sign-up online, and text the time and date you’d like your appointment. From there, Treat’s concierges will book and confirm, all you have to do is show up and ‘treat yo self’.
‘BRING DOWN THE HOUSE’ HERE → The Boss is back to play at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena one more time before the 57-year-old venue closes its doors for good. The concerts follow the release of the box set The Ties That Bind: The River Collection. Concertgoers can see Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band March 16, 17 and 19.