West Hollywod Travel Guide

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The Standard Hotel is The Hot New Place for Hot Messes

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  Site Where: 8300 Sunset Boulevard [map], West Hollywod, CA, United States, 90069
April 12, 2012 at 12:09 PM | by | ()

The girl in the box is actually NOT a hot mess.

The Standard Hotel on Sunset in West Hollywood has long been a famous spot for pretty much everything else aside from its hotel rooms thanks to its chicquarium, adult Sunday brunches and rotating art installations. And now this month, it's the hotel's secret club, Smoke and Mirrors, that's making the news.

For starters actress Amanda Bynes has been banned from the hotel after she was last spotted leaving the club drunk, just moments before she swiped a cop car and was arrested for drunk driving.

And today we learn that our old favorite hot mess, Lindsay Lohan has been accused of attacking a woman at the club for talking to a male friend of Lohan's. Lindsanity is denying the allegations, saying she was home all night but now a hotel employee is telling cops that he saw Lohan there. TMZ reports:

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Snooping Around The New Olive Kitchen + Bar at the Grafton Sunset

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  Site Where: 8462 W. Sunset Blvd. [map], West Hollywod, CA, United States, 90069
June 22, 2010 at 4:32 PM | by | ()

It’s been a while since we told you any news about the Grafton on Sunset. Truth be told, that’s because there hasn’t been much to relate. Now, however, the hotel has opened a new restaurant in the former Boa Steakhouse space. Serving a light Mediterranean menu, Olive Kitchen + Bar is now for business, and we stopped by last night to check it out.

The restaurant is part of a whole new upgrade to the property that includes a new lobby, touch ups in all the guest rooms and the pool area, and eventually, the opening of a bar called The Cutting Room with a “rock and roll theme.”

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