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Where to Celebrate 'Singles Awareness Day' in Los Angeles

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Does the mere thought of walking through the candy heart-lined walls of drug stores make you gag? The barrage of Valentine's Day Singles Awareness Day dining guides got you feeling blue? Well boo to all that Cupid nonsense, this is the guide for you.

While most restaurants are celebrating the worst dining day of the year with overwrought menus and expensive parties, a few clever institutions are embracing Hallmark's favorite holiday (right on the night of February 14) with specials meant to ensure that no lonely hearts will be found. From Tinder balls to boozy brunches, here's a list of Anti-Valentine's Day hot spots, in no particular order:

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Beelman's Pub

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From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Downtown’s Beelman’s Pub is celebrating modern dating with its Tinder Ball. Decked out with a Tinder-themed kissing booth, live date auction, and $6 DTF Punch, there’s just about everything you need to make you forget all about the sappiest day of the year.

Harlowe

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Harlowe’s aptly named Singles Awareness Day event, #HarloweandChill, offers conversation cupcakes for guests to send across the bar to those that pique their interest. Sip on the Leading Man with bourbon, Allspice Dram, lemon, and bitters, or the Chick Flick with vodka, elderflower, grapefruit, and orange bitters to keep the party going all night long.

The Bellwether

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Celebrate being single with $5 fresh-squeezed orange juice mimosas and $8 Bloody Marys made with house-infused habanero vodka, house Bloody mix, and bacon salt rim garnished with a mini BLT served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Could it get any better?

King Eddy Saloon

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Holding in some serious V-Day angst? King Eddy’s is going full on emo with its “Love Will Tear Us Apart” bash from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Listen to the best Screamo and Goth tunes, sip $7 Unicorn Tears, and tell your bartender your best breakup stories to win free drinks.

Tom Bergin's

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Tom Bergin’s second annual S.A.D. party from 5 to 11 p.m. will entail unromantic tunes and Fireball shots that can be sent across the bar. Even better, the 80-year-old pub is encouraging guests to bring pictures of their exes to burn in the fireplace or bring gently-used clothing to donate to Goodwill.

The Abbey Food & Bar

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It’s all about good ol’ NSFW fun at West Hollywood staple the Abbey. Dubbed “The Best Gay Bar in the World” by MTV Logo, The Abbey consistently offers stiff drinks, go go dancers, wild dancing, and a packed house. Who needs Valentine’s Day, anyway?

Bar Covell

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What more in life do you need than wine and cheese with friends? Bar Covell’s intimate space is ideal for a night of gossiping and indulging in decadent small plates.

The Bungalow Santa Monica

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Sip on a few too many #sundayfunday libations while taking in seaside views and plenty of fellow singles. You’ll be in good company.

Beelman's Pub

From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Downtown’s Beelman’s Pub is celebrating modern dating with its Tinder Ball. Decked out with a Tinder-themed kissing booth, live date auction, and $6 DTF Punch, there’s just about everything you need to make you forget all about the sappiest day of the year.

Harlowe

Harlowe’s aptly named Singles Awareness Day event, #HarloweandChill, offers conversation cupcakes for guests to send across the bar to those that pique their interest. Sip on the Leading Man with bourbon, Allspice Dram, lemon, and bitters, or the Chick Flick with vodka, elderflower, grapefruit, and orange bitters to keep the party going all night long.

The Bellwether

Celebrate being single with $5 fresh-squeezed orange juice mimosas and $8 Bloody Marys made with house-infused habanero vodka, house Bloody mix, and bacon salt rim garnished with a mini BLT served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Could it get any better?

King Eddy Saloon

Holding in some serious V-Day angst? King Eddy’s is going full on emo with its “Love Will Tear Us Apart” bash from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Listen to the best Screamo and Goth tunes, sip $7 Unicorn Tears, and tell your bartender your best breakup stories to win free drinks.

Tom Bergin's

Tom Bergin’s second annual S.A.D. party from 5 to 11 p.m. will entail unromantic tunes and Fireball shots that can be sent across the bar. Even better, the 80-year-old pub is encouraging guests to bring pictures of their exes to burn in the fireplace or bring gently-used clothing to donate to Goodwill.

The Abbey Food & Bar

It’s all about good ol’ NSFW fun at West Hollywood staple the Abbey. Dubbed “The Best Gay Bar in the World” by MTV Logo, The Abbey consistently offers stiff drinks, go go dancers, wild dancing, and a packed house. Who needs Valentine’s Day, anyway?

Bar Covell

What more in life do you need than wine and cheese with friends? Bar Covell’s intimate space is ideal for a night of gossiping and indulging in decadent small plates.

The Bungalow Santa Monica

Sip on a few too many #sundayfunday libations while taking in seaside views and plenty of fellow singles. You’ll be in good company.

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