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Monday's Scoop: Where to Spend Your Labor Day in Weho

Enjoy one of the last days of summer soaking up sun at the local Farmers' Market, digesting gourmet cuisine at "Taste" or benefiting the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation at The Abbey.

Greetings, and welcome to today's City Scoop. Here's what's happening Monday in West Hollywood:

Main Event: Labor Day

On top of no work today, get excited about parking meters and peak hour tow away restrictions not being enforced. City Hall will be closed in observance of the holiday that was first proposed in 1882, according to the U. S. Department of Labor's website. Here's a few interesting Labor Day facts taken from an article on The Huffington Post.

Other Happenings:

  • If you are heading to the  today (9 a.m.-2 p.m.) in 's north parking lot, stock up on ingredients for Jennifer Brody's Market Fresh Recipe. This week, it's .
  • Celebrate  with live music and drinks beginning at 1 p.m. Tips given to the firefighter go-go dancers will be donated to the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation.
  • Today marks the final day of Taste, a four-day culinary festival celebrating all things gourmet. Picnic in the Hills, hosted by Food Network star, Giada De Laurentiis, will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Beverly Hills. Over in Hollywood, Art of Mixing will feature unlimited tastings from Weho's very own Katana.  

The Forecast: 

  • There is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning, reports the National Weather Service. West Hollywood will be mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98, calm wind and a low around 66.

(Go here for more events happening today.)

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