Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE “Endless Summer Festival” honors TV’s biggest night

On Friday, September 9, 2022, the ECOLUXE “Endless Summer Festival” at the Beverly Hilton honored the best of TV during Primetime Emmys weekend. The event benefited spcaLA, an organization dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to animals.  Guests mingled in the Beverly Hilton’s Wilshire Gardens and devoured a scrumptious lunch served by the Beverly Hilton’s Executive Chef including their handcrafted Donut Wall. The event included … Continue reading Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE “Endless Summer Festival” honors TV’s biggest night

LA Times Food Bowl kicks off with a party at Grandmaster Recorders – Buy tickets now

LA is the most fascinating city in the world for diverse dining. The Los Angeles Times Food Bowl Launch Party kicks off soon to celebrate the city’s unique and eclectic thriving food scene with a month of culinary celebrations. The monthlong festival in September presented by City National Bank will celebrate L.A.’s top culinary talent, including a special dining series in honor of The Times … Continue reading LA Times Food Bowl kicks off with a party at Grandmaster Recorders – Buy tickets now

To Be Seen enlightens viewers about chronic illness and the silent sufferers

The light-hearted short film To Be Seen unveiled itself with the content creators on-site at the Melrose Rooftop Theatre at E.P. & L.P. Rooftop Restaurant on July 31, 2022. Sponsored by Buoy Hydration (an easy mineral drop supplement), the film is part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the isolation that 133 million people with chronic illness live – in hopes of better … Continue reading To Be Seen enlightens viewers about chronic illness and the silent sufferers

10 Unique Southern California Road Trip Stops

This article was first published in print in SoCal Life Magazine, June 2022 A southern California road trip is the perfect escape because road trips are often more than the destinations. Hop in the car, hit the open road, and holler the lyrics to California Dreamin’. Satiate your curiosity with a stop at one of these Golden State wonders on your next automotive adventure.  Santa … Continue reading 10 Unique Southern California Road Trip Stops

ECOLUXE RockNRolla Movie and TV Awards Lounge at Yamashiro Hollywood

On Friday, June 3rd, Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Rock ’N Rolla Lounge kicked off Summer 2022 with an event in honor of the MTV Movie & TV Awards and Pride month. This year’s event also benefited the Ukrainian Cultural Center of LA supporting the people of Ukraine.  @ukrainianculturecenterla The covid-safe walk-thru event was held at the historic mountain palace, Yamashiro Hollywood in the garden courtyard and … Continue reading ECOLUXE RockNRolla Movie and TV Awards Lounge at Yamashiro Hollywood

The Top 10 Tastes of L.A.’s Masters

THE TOP 10 TASTES OF LA’S CULINARY MASTERS After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Masters of Taste made its grand return to the Rose Bowl on April 3, 2022 – bigger, better, and tastier than ever before!  Having attended this annual culinary festival for many years, I was anticipating a flavorful Sunday out on Pasadena’s famous field – but never did I … Continue reading The Top 10 Tastes of L.A.’s Masters

Celebs celebrate pre-Oscars at the eBay and GBK Brand Bar Luxury Lounge

GBK Brand Bar, the team behind the decade’s most exclusive gifting lounges, hosted the 2022 eBay & GBK Brand Bar Pre-Oscar Luxury Lounge at the Beverly Wilshire with a private retail activation and personalized closet cleanout program in support of the American Red Cross to benefit Ukraine. Celebrities and VIPs had a chance to donate, socialize, and be introduced to a plethora of new brands. … Continue reading Celebs celebrate pre-Oscars at the eBay and GBK Brand Bar Luxury Lounge

Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Lounge 2022 celebrates the Oscars

For over ten years, Debbie Durkin has proudly hosted award nominees, directors, producers, screenwriters, VIP talent, and more with a luxury ‘Walk-Thru’ party gifting event with countless sponsors. This outdoor spring affair at The Beverly Hilton Hotel allowed guests to mingle over a scrumptious buffet lunch, clink gold shimmery champagne toasts, and even adopt a pet on-site thanks to Wagmor Pets, a non-profit dog rescue … Continue reading Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Lounge 2022 celebrates the Oscars

GBK Brand Bar’s Pre-Oscar Lounge returns in 2022 to gift nominees and support Ukraine

The ultra-exclusive Pre-Oscar Luxury GBK Brand Bar Lounge returns to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in LA in 2022 gifting attendees high-end watches and handbags thanks to sponsor eBay. GBK CEO Gavin Keilly will welcome nominees not only from the Oscars but SAG, Golden Globe, and GRAMMY Awards since this is the first lounge of the year. With a 26-years selling high-value goods, eBay is the … Continue reading GBK Brand Bar’s Pre-Oscar Lounge returns in 2022 to gift nominees and support Ukraine

Masters of Taste 2022 returns to the Rose Bowl

It felt for years like we may never get here again but finally, the day has come where we can laugh and eat together at a food festival – but this one is outside on the field at the iconic Pasadena Rose Bowl stadium. Come celebrate and be part of the 5th Anniversary Masters of Taste, L.A.’s premier outdoor, luxury food and beverage festival that will take … Continue reading Masters of Taste 2022 returns to the Rose Bowl