Refine Mixers, the maker of the zero calorie cocktail mix, is hosting the next First Friday of Fall on October 5. Guests are invited to the REFINE House in Venice and will be treated to complimentary Refine specialty cocktails while enjoying a LAB ART pop-up with art from special guests Kelcey Fisher, Randall Bass, [...]
Labor Day has come and gone, but it’s still summer at Hotel Casa del Mar. Although adult snow cones are off the menu, spiked milkshakes are available through October. They even have a non-dairy option. Bourbon, Kahlua, Tequila and Vodka, not exactly typical ingredients for milkshakes, are included in the five new milkshakes, available [...]
Oprah Winfrey is one of the most inspiring individuals I know. If you ever watched “The Oprah Winfrey Show” that ran nationally for 25 seasons from 1986 to 2011 or programs on her OWN network or read the “O” magazine, you will know what I mean. Her content is real and meaningful and leaves [...]
San Francisco native and renowned jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning will host a trunk show this Saturday, September 29 at Wright’s boutique in Manhattan Beach.
(Photo Credit: Melissa Joy Manning)
Manning, whose work has been featured in such publications as Harper’s Baazar and Nylon Magazine, will unveil a selection of one-of-a-kind pieces including [...]
Every week in Los Angeles dogs are welcomed into shelter program housing. They come in all shapes and sizes, old and young, happy, wiggly and playful, shy or withdrawn, and even terrified. All with one common denominator–they have been all abandoned.
(Photo Credit: Best Friends Animal Society-LA)
Every day, more than 9,000 pets [...]
There were manicures, manicures and more manicures a la Essie at The Beverly Hills Hotel this past Friday. The exclusive event was held in one of the posh bungalows—number 22 to be exact, and commemorated the 64th annual daytime Emmy awards. In addition to being sponsored by Essie, the occasion also launched Stylenomics, the [...]
Emmy, Grammy and Golden Globe winning actor Beau Bridges was honored with the inaugural Betty Garrett Lifetime Achievement Award at the 50th Anniversary Gala of Theatre West September 13 at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood. My boyfriend and I enjoyed having dinner in the grand ballroom and hearing about the accomplishments and tales [...]
Los Angeles’ Hammer Museum presents their latest exhibition, Graphic Design: Now In Production, beginning September 29, 2012 and running until January 6, 2013. The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York, are both the initial coordinators of this new demonstration.
(Images Credit: cooperhewitt.org)
Key curators include [...]
Over 300 guests attended the 3rd Annual Face Forward Gala at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in the 90210 this past Saturday, September 15 to celebrate a second chance for women of domestic violence. The subsiding 100 degree temperatures and a few LA fires didn’t stop celebrities and guests from supporting this important cause.
Bride Bop, a comprehensive wedding planning site that offers an ultimate guide for brides, officially launched with their Big Day event in Beverly Hills. And if the venue, display, wedding artisans and lovely hospitality of co-founder Erinn Valencich are any indication of what’s to come, Bride Bop will quickly become the go-to place for [...]