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Three L.A. Cyclists Compete in the Red Hook Criterium

On Saturday, April 29, 2016, three Los Angeles cyclists packed their gear, bicycles, and support team and flew to Brooklyn NY to earn their badge of honor at the one and only Red Hook Criterium, a 45 minute grueling race. Why you ask ? It’s the Red Hook Crit, a once illegal street race amongst friends, […]

Brunch at The Tuck Hotel by Michelin Star International Hotelier Juan Torre

A hidden gem and culinary destination in downtown Los Angeles, The Tuck Hotel recently showcased their new spring items from the all-day brunch menu including Spanish-inspired bites and cocktails by international hotelier Juan Torre, in the hotel’s chic and stylish restaurant. With several Michelin star restaurant experiences under his belt, Torre has created a thoughtful menu boasting […]

How to Get a Licence When Moving to the UK

Moving to the UK is an exciting time in your life. Maybe you’re moving right to the heart of all the action and setting down roots in London, or perhaps you’ll be out in the country. While there is likely plenty on your plate, one thing you’ll want to be clear on is how you […]

Billy Bob Thornton Hosts Morrison Hotel Gallery Exhibit Opening

Friends, fans and famous faces gathered at the Morrison Hotel Gallery at the Sunset Marquis Hotel to celebrate photographer and gallery co-owner Timothy White’s exhibit opening, and to enjoy the hotel’s huge holiday celebration, hosted by long-time friend of White’s, Bad Santa Billy Bob Thornton.

Catalina Express and Paradise Package Hotel offer “Best of Winter” Packages & Discounts Through March 2017

Visit Catalina! Catalina Island “Best of Winter” Packages. Now through March 2017, Catalina Express and Paradise Hotel Partners offer combination boat and accommodations packages at 20 hotels in Avalon as part of its “Best of Winter” offering. Great holiday gift idea!

How to Get Swimsuit Ready in Less Than 24 Hours

One of the best ways to get a great deal on a warm destination holiday is to purchase your tickets last minute. You can save all kinds of money doing this, get some fabulous free upgrades, and be on your way to a relaxing holiday. With that said, getting ready at the last minute can […]

Los Angeles Welcomes Its First Hyatt Regency at the Los Angeles International Airport

A familiar landmark on LA’s West Century Boulevard since 1967, the 580-room Concourse Hotel at Los Angeles Airport has been undergoing a massive renovation. The $75 million project marks the transition of the Hyatt-affiliated hotel to the Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport. The Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport is the closest hotel to […]

Labor Day Pool Parties and Helpful Apps to Navigate the Holiday Weekend

Labor Day weekend marks the “unofficial end of summer. Do it justice witha finale pool party at these divine boutique hotels ~ The Marina Del Rey Hotel will close the weekend with bang with an epic pool party on Sunday, September 4. Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, the beach town’s premiere luxury boutique hotel, throws its say-goodbye-to-summer final pool party […]

End Summer with a Splash with a Pool Party at the Marina del Rey Hotel Sept. 4

As summer draws to a close, it’s time to bid adeau with a splash! Labor Day weekend marks the “unofficial end of summer.” The Marina Del Rey Hotel will close the weekend with bang with an epic pool party on Sunday, September 4. Relax at the hotel’s infinity pool, order cocktails from the poolside bar and snack on […]

Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach Hosts End-of-Summer Rooftop Pool Party Sept. 4

Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, the beach town’s premiere luxury boutique hotel, throws its say-goodbye-to-summer final pool party of the year on its rooftop Skydeck, which offers stunning views of the Manhattan Beach skyline and the Pacific Ocean, this Labor Day Weekend. Don’t miss the chance to salute summer out in style! From 1 p.m. […]

Spa del Rey – a Sanctuary at the Ritz Carlton Marina del Rey

Spa del Rey at the Ritz Carlton Marina del Rey What I love about venturing out to a world class hotel locally is that it gives you the feeling of being on a nice vacation… if for only that day. One of my favorite places to do that is Los Angeles’ only AAA Five-Diamond waterfront […]

W Hollywood Presents Exclusive Rootop Party Night Splash Every Friday 9pm-2am July 1st to September 9th

Night Splash Fridays kicked off July 1st at W Hotel Hollywood. This exclusive and unique rooftop pool party is presented by French Tuesdays and La Vibe in partnership with Bulldog Gin and Canard Duchene. Night Splash Fridays will feature a master DJ every Friday in addition to having remarkable food by Michel star winning chef […]

La Nuit By Sofitel Debuts in Beverly Hills

On Wednesday, April 20th, more than 500 beautiful guests experienced the edgy new side of Sofitel Hotels and Resorts, La Nuit by Sofitel, at the posh Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills hotel. Designed for cosmopolitan travelers and stylish socializers, “La Nuit by Sofitel” is the brand’s new signature party concept for trendsetting events.

KISS and Susan Posnick Cosmetics Summer Essentials For Coachella, Spring and Summer Fun

Time to get your BoHo on! Coachella music festivals and spring/summer’s activities call for out-of-the box fashion and some major SPF.  Its time to start gathering all your beauty essentials from colorful nail art, body tattoos, fluttering lashes and of course, SPF to protect your skin!

The Oaks at Ojai Celebrates Everything Pixie All Month Long in April

For the entire month of April, The Oaks at Ojai gives homage to the Pixie tangerine, the very special, sweet, seedless, easy-to-peel orange orbs that are special to only Ojai Valley, California. Pixie tangerines have become as celebrated as the quaint town’s “Pink Moment” and The Oaks at Ojai  embraces the tangerine for the month […]

The 2016 Mazda Mazda3 s Grand Touring 5-door – A Car Review

Take a quick glance at the 2016 Mazda Mazda3 s Grand Touring 5-door, and you’ll likely see a small car, albeit one with sportier styling than is typical for similar-sized vehicles. But get behind the wheel and rev up the engine, and you’ll notice the difference between the Mazda3 and its peers: This one is […]

Skip the Crowded Airports and Fly A Private Jet for a Modest Yearly Fee with JetSmarter

Fly in a private jet to your destination? More within reach than you may realize. “Impossible luxury is closer than you think” state JetSmarter. An incredibly convenient way to travel! JetSmarter offers unlimited free flights on private jets for a modest membership fee. Imagine avoiding the long wait time, the crowds at the airport. Travel in […]

USA Today’s Top 10Best Holiday Festival: the OC Winter Fest, ’til Jan. 3rd

If you are looking for a fun, festive experience to share with the whole family, full of unforgettable holiday cheer, then we recommend a stroll through the OC Fair & Event Center’s Winter Fest, where you are sure to be taken on a remarkable journey, celebrating the holiday season.

Experience the Holiday Season in the OC at WinterFest – USA TODAY’S 10 BEST Holiday Festival

Experience Winter Fest in sunny Southern California with a wonderland of attractions and entertainment at the OC Fair & Event Center. Nominated in USA TODAY’S 10 BEST Holiday Festival poll, the fairgrounds providing a perfect combination of indoor and outdoor space, many of the main attractions are within buildings, making Winter Fest as “El Nino-proof” […]

Catalina Express & Paradise Package Hotel Partners Offer “Best of Winter” Packages & Discounts Thru March 2016

From Taylor Swift, Lorde to generations of Angelenos, Catalina Island is a favorite year-round Shangri-la that has new attractions, restaurants, renovated hotels and events galore for every taste and budget.

Remembering The Alamo and John Wayne

John Wayne has been gone for over 30 years yet every year  he is still ranked one of two,  by the  Harris poll ,  as America’s favorite movie star.  He made over 200 films in his 50 year career.  None touched him more than the story of the Alamo.

Win a Trip to Hawaii Courtesy of Hilton Garden Inn

We all dream of memorable travel experiences and have a wish list – whether it’s seeing the Statue of Liberty, hanging ten in the Pacific Ocean or skiing down the slopes of Vermont. Hilton Garden Inn wants to inspire you to make these getaways happen! So, as part of their Garden Getaway Tour, Hilton Garden Inn […]

ArcLight in Culver City Now Offers Movie Goers a Unique, High-end Experience

As of May, 2015,  the ArcLight experience is now available to moviegoers on the west side. Culver City has a whole new theatre experience thanks to ArcLight Cinemas. ArcLight Cinemas has revolutionized the movie-going experience and has caused a paradigm shift in the way we watch movies at theatres.

Capture Life with the ViDi Action Camera is a Life Camera – “Come.See.Conquer.”

An LA’s The Place Top Pick! As a publisher and producer, I’ve always got an eye out for unique ingenious technology and discovered ViDi Action Camera. I call it a “life camera” because it is designed to capture life in action. This camera is a video camera that is waterproof and has underwater housing, which […]

Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) Takes over Final Run for Special Olympics Team

Today, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games (LA2015) celebrates the Special Olympics Flame of Hope arriving in the United States to continue its journey of 6,890 miles to California. Upon its arrival on July 25, the Flame of Hope will be handed over to the Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for […]

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