Things are looking up.
The Open Daybook
What: More than 180 originals from the art book/calendar curated by David P. Earle are on view and for sale.
Why: Check out the works, buy the book, and hear music from Black Flower.
When: Thru Feb. 6. Opening reception, tonight, 8-10 p.m. Wed. & Fri.-Sun., noon-6 p.m.; Thurs., noon-9 p.m.
Where: LACE, 6522 Hollywood Blvd., b/t Schrader Blvd. & Wilcox Ave., Hollywood (323-957-1777).
The Spare Room
What: The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel debuts its game room/lounge with drinks by Aidan Demarest (The Edison), two vintage bowling lanes, and custom-designed bowling shoes.
Why: Domino, bridge, and backgammon skills a little rusty? Let the dedicated ambassador help you brush up.
When: Mon. & Wed.-Sat., 6 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 7000 Hollywood Blvd., at N. Orange Dr., Hollywood. Reservations (recommended) to 323-769-7296.
What: The Silver Lake favorite brings its famed ground beef and pickle tacos and muy bueno margaritas to the heart of Downtown.
Why: A tequila-tasting vault and subterranean cantina that feel like a vacation to Acapulco.
When: Opens tomorrow. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 515 W. Seventh St., b/t S. Grand Ave. & S. Olive St., Downtown (213-985-4332).
Ace Hotel Palm Springs Wellness Weekend
What: A weekend of clean eating, healthy elixirs, yoga, mat Pilates, and tai chi classes, plus cooking demos, spa services, and discounted room rates.
Why: Those New Year’s resolutions aren’t going to keep themselves.
Where: 701 E. Palm Canyon Dr., at S. Camino Real, Palm Springs (760-325-9900).
What: A four-week course on detoxification and cleansing following organic, raw, and vegan ways with chefs Kristan Andrews and Rachel Carr.
Why: Drop in for just one (eliminate, maximize, alkalize, or vitalize) or go all the way.
When: Sun., 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: 1521 Griffith Park Blvd., b/t Sunset Blvd. & Edgecliff Dr., Silver Lake (323-667-1551). Cash only.
What: Starting today, the mani/pedi spot brings its very hygienic services (autoclave sterilization, disposable foot baths, gloved technicians) to Larchmont.
Why: Basic pedis are $5 off thru Tues.
When: Daily, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 205 N. Larchmont Blvd., b/t W. First St. & Beverly Blvd. (310-584-4553).
Photo: Courtesy of LACE