HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT HOTEL: 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles; www.hollywoodroosevelt.com or 323-466-7000. The hotel has 300 rooms and rates start at $209 during the winter and $289 during the summer. Get a drink at the Tropicana Bar, which is poolside. Good luck trying to get into Teddy's, an exclusive nightclub reserved for those who have top TV shows or movies.
L SCORPION BAR: 6679 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles; www.lscorpion.com or 323-464-3026. Blanco, reposado or anejo, this tequila bar has a wide and fine selection of Mexico's favorite drink.
OSCAR BLEACHERS: To apply for one of 300 seats available on the red carpet for the Academy Awards visit www.oscars.org/bleachers. A one-week application period will be available in September for the 2008 Academy Awards.