The structure was nearly razed after falling into disrepair in the '80s, but it was fully restored and reopened in Big Fat Dickwhich features a contest where patrons agree to have their private parts photographed and be voted on by the crowd at the end of the night the winning title is obvious. Near the beach, downtown Santa Monica abounds with lively dining and retail. Rude bartenders. It remained a bit of a backwater until moneyed movie-industry types began trading their inland estates for seaside palaces, constructing some of the most expansive and expensive homes on the West Coast. Head south to near the Venice border, and you'll reach one of L. When Los Angeles seemed ready to give up on leather as one leather bar after another closed, Faultline kept its doors open and embraced the growing bear community.
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Historic Route 66 officially ends its 2,mile meander from Chicago right by the pier, at Lincoln and Olympic boulevards. And with the influx in recent years of stellar restaurants and design-driven hotels, Santa Monica has steadily become a favorite gay getaway for couples, beachgoers, and those wanting a more relaxed Los Angeles vacation. Sign up and get the best of your city in our newsletter, as often as you like.
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