The sister bar to Santa Monica’s Club Sugar, The Brig has a history and legend of its own. Once owned by boxer “Babe” Brandelli (his silhouette is on the sign outside), there is a historic M.C. Escher-like mural on the back wall (facing the parking lot) of “Babe”, his wife and an artist painting Brandelli, his wife and an artist…
This former dive bar was known for its rough & tumble crowd and has been remodeled with only the pool table and mural remaining from the old days. No longer a dive bar The Brig’s look is unique–futuristic, yet welcoming.
The Brig features Djs 6 nights a week, and a live jazz-funk band on Tuesdays (featuring some of Los Angeles’ finest pro players–and you never know who’ll sit in).
According to GQ magazine it’s like “…a Brooklyn bar… with better looking women…”