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Paradise Cove by millerm217, Flickr

I'm back with Part II: expert tips from members of my Fairmont Miramar family. I've had so much fun this past year sharing my insider tips with you that I thought I'd let some of my colleagues...

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Flickr: Simon M

I've had so much fun this past year sharing my insider tips with you that I thought I'd let some of my colleagues get in on the action. Here's Part One of some expert tips from...

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The Raines Law Room, a modern-day speakeasy.

During Prohibition, there were at least 20,000 speakeasies throughout the city. And the number may have soared as high as 100,000. Let's face it: Prohibition was probably the best thing to happen to the alcohol industry!

One of the survivors is the famous 21 Club, whose liquor vault was never discovered by the Prohibition police. Why? Because it stood behind a...

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The hottest club to open in Santa Monica is The Bungalow, and I'm not just saying that because it's a stone's throw from my concierge desk! The Bungalow is a 1947 former hotel bungalow that's been converted into...

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Brasserie Pushkin

The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!

And by that I mean the spate of new, fabulous Russian restaurants that have been opening in New York. All of them share a penchant for...

Shot and edited by Ramon Campos

Tucked in a back corridor off Grand Central's main hall, The Campbell Apartment is one of the station's most alluring secrets...

Shot and edited by Ramon Campos

If going to the library is not your idea of a great night out, I'm about to change your mind. La Biblioteca de Tequila is a sexy subterranean bar with one of the city's largest collections of tequila and mezcal...

Shot and edited by Ramon Campos

In a city where smoking is banned practically everywhere, Club Macanudo feels deeply illicit...

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Photo: Allerina & Glen MacLarty, Flickr

Another weekend is fast approaching, and so we must ask ourselves that perennial question: Where to go for brunch? If you’re tired of the same old omelette, then...

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Outdoor dining at Uva.

It’s 11:30pm and you’re famished. You’re out with your lightweight friends who don’t eat more than a nibble of a salad. You realize you’re heading toward a crisis situation when, between all the gossip and giggles, you catch yourself eyeing the tapas plate and counting how many each person ate. You need more… a lot more! So here’s what you do when the clock strikes midnight...