Five places to relive, and one place to mourn, L.A. fleeting golden age of Tiki culture.
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Hammer still has at least 300 friends.
Not just the drunk clips this time!
Watch as he passes out on a corner on Nob Hill.
Tony came to town last August, and we finally get to see the footage.
The hotel is now one of four hotels on Nob Hill for sale, so it's likely to sit on the market for a while.
A slideshow of 25 of the city's most colorful cocktails.
The owner of The Republic won't comment on any plans to relocate the Tonga Room.
"It’s a nice oasis of nostalgia, but the food seems to be caught in the time warp, too. The drinks, whether it’s the Scorpion or the Mai Tai, are so sweet they’re the liquid equivalent of fudge." Michael Bauer,...
The new developers plans for demolishing the Tonga Room include the preservation and sale of its assets.
The famed Tiki bar in the bowels of the Fairmont Hotel is likely going away, at least in spirit.
The Historic Preservation Commission is not confident that it wants to save the historic Tiki bar.
A new document regarding the new Fairmont Tower reveals that the Tonga Room will be "dismantled, relocated, and reinstalled."
Calling all Tiki freaks and preservationists!
The city will be divided this weekend between those who converge on the northern waterfront for the air show and those who eschew it. We've got you covered either way.
The Tonga Room is one of the last bastions of midway-style tackiness in the city. And they're hiring.
Read the full report by an architect fighting to save the city's most elaborate tiki bar.