In 1998, at the height of Austin Powers mania, the Standard was converted from a '60s retirement home to a tongue-in-chic shag pad: The brightly hued bedrooms come with minibars peddling condoms, and the space-age influence extends to the groovy lobby carpeting and the furniture. The schtick is looking a little weary these days, but the poolside lounge remains popular with a see-and-be-seen scene, and the staff are more welcoming than you might expect at a property where image is so crucial.
The Standard, Hollywood
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Eat Your Words
Greg Walloch wants his show, Eat Your Words, to feel comfortable and communal—much like sitting around a dinner table. So he hosts from a cozy side room at The Standard in Hollywood, and asks each of his guest performers to share a food-related tale —...Literary events Thursday September 3 2015 - Thursday December 3 2015 FreeRead more