Debbie Durkin’s Eco-Luxe “Endless Summer” draws crowds at the Beverly Hilton

Debbie Durkin’s EcoLuxe “Endless Summer” (and COVID-safe!) Luxury Experience honored Primetime TV Award Nominees over the weekend at The Beverly Hilton’s outdoor “Wilshire Garden” in Beverly Hills, CA. Getty Images snapped stars on the green carpet. Guests mingled outside over a buffet brunch and pizza oven where guests could learn how to sling pizzas in many varieties thanks to Hilton Chef Matthew. A dessert bar included churros dipped in … Continue reading Debbie Durkin’s Eco-Luxe “Endless Summer” draws crowds at the Beverly Hilton

Ode to LA: Lacoste Shows Support for Uncle Paulie’s Deli; LA Businesses 

Los Angeles is a place like no other. What other oceanfront city has a mountain range running through the middle of it? It’s Hollywood — the entertainment capital of the world, as well as a Mecca of food and fashion. It features the greatest inter-city collegiate rivalry, with USC and UCLA. It’s home to the Dodgers and Lakers, and after a long drought with no … Continue reading Ode to LA: Lacoste Shows Support for Uncle Paulie’s Deli; LA Businesses 

5 Top-Rated Tattoo Parlors and Tips for Getting a Tattoo in LA

Whether you’re a native Angeleno or you’re headed there for a day trip, you’ll likely see plenty of people around the city showing off their incredible ink. If you want to join the ranks of the adorned SoCal population, there are plenty of amazing artists and studios ready to give you the celebrity treatment. Here are a few of the top-rated LA tattoo parlors to … Continue reading 5 Top-Rated Tattoo Parlors and Tips for Getting a Tattoo in LA

Experience “The Last, Best Small Town” at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum

Deep in Topanga Canyon woods in Malibu off the side of the road lies an outdoor theatre that has been delighting audiences since the 1950s. It was first built as a refuge for blacklisted artists victimized by the McCarthy Era injustices. Will Geer and his wife Herta Ware built a performance space on their property back then as well as cultivated a large garden and … Continue reading Experience “The Last, Best Small Town” at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum

Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrates new products with 3 days of events

The Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrated in major style with Nobu dinners, fitness sessions, pool bashes, and dinner soirees at a glamorous Malibu home hanging over the Pacific Ocean. Nine events over 3 days included guests using and taking home numerous Shiseido product like the Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate Serum and the Shiseido Sun Care Line.   On Thursday, July 22 LaLaScoop attended a special outdoor dinner party with … Continue reading Shiseido Malibu Beach House celebrates new products with 3 days of events

The Beauty of Cinema returned at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2021

It felt amazing to be back in the theater for the first time in almost 2 years. With record temperatures blazing in the desert, an air-conditioned cinema made for a fantastic way to cool off over extremely thoughtful content with other movie goers at the International Palm Springs Shortfest 2021.  The Palm Springs International Film Society marked another exciting milestone as its annual Palm Springs … Continue reading The Beauty of Cinema returned at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2021

EcoLuxe Lounge drive-thru boosts spirits during uncertain times

Debbie Durkin does it again, but this time her 15th Annual EcoLuxe Awards Season Luxury Gifting Lounge on April 23 at the Beverly Hilton was a different kind of experience – drive-thru style – where guests stopped along the way to learn about new products and services.  To celebrate the 2021 Awards Season nominees in film, guests took home boxes from the Beverly Hilton chef team … Continue reading EcoLuxe Lounge drive-thru boosts spirits during uncertain times

Vanessa Angel reflects on her time in LA

Model-actress mom extraordinaire Vanessa Angel has lived in L.A. for nearly 30 years. If you are a bit older, you may know her from the classic Farrelly brothers comedic film Kingpin. If you are my mom, she calls from the east coast to tell me she saw Vanessa on the Hallmark Channel. After gracing the covers of every well-known fashion magazine in her early modeling … Continue reading Vanessa Angel reflects on her time in LA

Italian Team Scores in Your Kitchen

Cooking Italian at home is such a unique and satisfying experience, it even has its own Spotify playlist. Few pleasures in life rival the heavenly aromas of a kitchen stove sauteeing traditional Italian ingredients like garlic, onion, and tomato. And if you’re like me, you consider artisanal sauces and pastas a form of currency, and a cupboard full of such items a virtual treasure chest. … Continue reading Italian Team Scores in Your Kitchen

At Gold Meets Golden, Olympians meet Hollywood all for Angel City Sports

The weekend in Los Angeles was filled with pre-Golden Globes parties, but a special event returned for its 7th year – Gold Meets Golden – where former Olympians from around the world and young paralympic athletes mingle with Hollywood’s finest entertainers to celebrate the Golden Globes weekend AND support Angel City Sports, a Los Angeles organization that fosters young athletes with disabilities with the resources, … Continue reading At Gold Meets Golden, Olympians meet Hollywood all for Angel City Sports