It’s officially Pride Month! And to show off our pride, we’ve gathered a list of amazing stores and businesses here in WeHo where members and allies alike can dine and purchase merchandise all while supporting and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community!
This list is in no particular order. Each of them is just as good as the last!
- Out of the Closet
Check out Out of the closet for all your neighborhood thrifting needs! From furniture, to kitchenware, to clothes, it’ the perfect place to find that couch or clothing item or even to drop off items you no longer need. We love their window displays that always feel like a work of art and best of all .96 cents to the dollar of their profit goes towards HIV/AIDS testing and treatment!
Location: 8224 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood CA90046 US
Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday: 10 AM to 7 PM
Contact Number: 323.848.9760
2. New Profanity
Looking for a gift that’s a little sassy and off the beaten path? Want to support local artists? New Profanity offers just that. This West Hollywood small business features all gifts and art created by local LGBTQ+ artists! Keep in mind some of what you may find inside has some more adult tones so if you want to save yourself a long explanation with your kiddos you may want to wait til they are a bit older to bring them along when you check this shop out.
Location: 7706 Santa Monica Blvd. – West Hollywood, CA 90046
12pm-7pm Tuesday – Saturday
Closed Sunday and Monday
Contact Number: 323.420.7779
A great spot to check out some fantastic live entertainment!! Rocco’s not only has one of the best Happy Hours in town, but they too also host some of the most fabulous drag performances! Not to mention a great outdoor patio for people watching or catching some vitamin D while you enjoy your food and drink. They are our favorite dog friendly spot, they even have a menu just for your four legged furry friend!
Location: 8900 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Open every day 12pm-2am
Happy Hour Monday – Friday 12pm-7pm
Price Range: $$
4. Candle Delirium
A store entirely devoted to candles?? Sign us up!! The Candle Delirium flagship store in West Hollywood is a veritable feast of candles of all shapes and sizes and smells, from luxury to everyday, you can find the perfect candle to cozy up your own home or as a gift for that special someone! Fellow realtors, and candles are a great way to really add an extra homey vibe to your next open house and Candle Delirium has those scents that you won’t find anywhere else giving you a unique leg up on the competition.
Location: 7980 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90046
5. Hamburger Mary’s
Hamburger Mary’s in West Hollywood has it all! From giant cocktails, to decadent deep friend twinkies, to drag dinners and bingo! If a few cocktails has you feelin bold there’s even MARY-oke for the American Idol in all of us. We love their burgers and giant margaritas, but mostly we love the shows and incredible performers!
Location: 8288 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Tuesday-Friday Open at 12 Noon
Saturday Open at 11:00am
Sunday Open at 9:30am
Price Range: $$
6. Cake and Art
This specialty bakery always catches our eye when we are in the neighborhood. Their incredible artistry is mind blowing and has you wondering if these works of art are really cake! Famous for fashioning the most extravagant cakes for celebrity parties, they are the go to for a cake that will wow your guests for all your most important celebrations.
Location: 8709 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
Monday to Saturday: 9 AM – 6 PM
Closed during Sundays
Contact Number: 310.657.8694
For our first official WeHo business owner spotlight we are thrilled to have none other than everyone’s favorite Aussie – Luke Milton (aka Milts) – founder of Training Mate, a celebrated circuit training group fitness gym! Training Mate’s first location was here in West Hollywood but you can also find them in Santa Monica and Studio City with more locations to come! But before we give too much away… take it away Milts!
H: Thanks for taking the time to chat with us Milts! How long have you been in business?
M: We opened the first TM in 2013 in West Hollywood. The concept was originally started in 2009 in Sydney, Australia however weho was the first physical premise.
H: What’s your favorite part about what you do ?
M: I love serving people, i love seeing people smile and I love helping people live a healthy lifestyle.
H: What do you love most about West Hollywood?
M: WeHo is such a fun and vibrant city, people are always up for a good time and there is always something to do!
H: If there’s one thing you want your clients to know or feel when visting Training Mate what would it be?
M: To feel safe and a part of our family! Training Mate is a big happy family and we always want people to feel apart of that! I always say the WeHo location is like a big warm hug!
H: What’s one of YOUR favorite West Hollywood businesses?
M: Blue Stone lane is great for a coffee and breakfast, fresh corn grill is an OG favorite of mine and Body Energy Club is always good for a quick smoothie. My favorite restaurants are Laurel Hardware and Ysabel.
H: What are you most excited about for the future of training mate?
M: I’m so excited about Training Mate’s growth, we open our first “out of state” location in Dallas summer 22’ and we open Pasadena later this year. I’m
So excited to grow our family and be the best part of even more peoples day!
Aaaaand that’s a wrap! We thank Milts so much for taking the time to answer our questions and have this interview with us.
We recommend choosing Training Mate as your go to fitness class!
Visit their website at: https://trainingmate.com/locations/west-hollywood/
📍7825 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Monday – Thursday: 5:30am – 8:30pm
Friday: 5:30am – 6:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Sunday: 7:30pm – 4:15pm
📞 (323) 380-5492