Yeah, it's the Frolic Room on Hollywood Boulevard. You saw it in LA Confidential and many a neo-noir movie, and in more than a few music videos. Charles Bukowski used to get drunk here. It's a dive bar, maybe the ultimate dive bar. But if you're going to get drunk in Hollywood you might as well do it right. This is the place.
Stumble out of the Frolic Room and turn right. These guys on the wall of the Equitable Building will be watching over you –
Above the Frolic Room –
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These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 – the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto. The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.