Monday's Scoop: Sunset-Doheny Hotel and Vampire Heroes

The City Council deals with the proposed Sunset-Doheny Hotel, condos on Orlando Avenue and a 23,000 square-foot showroom building on Melrose Avenue. Plus vampire heroes in a new book at Book Soup.

Greetings and welcome to City Scoop. Today is Monday, June 4, the 156th day of 2012. Here’s what’s going on in West Hollywood today.

City Council

The City Council meets with another busy agenda. On tap for the meeting is a request to include a nightclub in the proposed , a and a 23,000 square-foot retail/wholesale showroom building proposed for the northwest corner of San Vicente Boulevard and Melrose Avenue. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber on the street level of the .

's north parking is the place to get some of the freshest fruits and vegetables currently in season as the weekly farmer’s market gathers there from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. It’s always a great place to stock up on locally grown foods, plus start up chats with interesting people.

Vampire Heroes

Gothic has taken a revolutionary turn in popular culture in recent years. Today’s Gothic has fashioned its monsters and devils into heroes and angels and is actively reviving supernaturalism in popular culture. Author Victoria Nelson analyses this shift in her new book Gothicka: Vampire Heroes, Human Gods, and the New Supernatural. Nelson discusses and signs copies of the book at 7 p.m. at .

Bands Playing in Town

  • Juan Perro with Javiar Garcia at the Roxy Theatre. Show starts at 7 p.m.
  • Greek Fire with Hell Or Highwater, Chasing Avalance and The Black Moods at the Viper Room. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
  • Yo Gotti at the Key Club. Doors open 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
  • Walk The Moon with Morning Parade at the Troubadour. Doors open at 8 p.m.

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