Halloween is not cancelled – LA presents drive-thru Hauntoween

It feels like life has been cancelled this year. It is hard to get excited about much. We feel for children missing out on important milestones and fun holidays. To put the spirit back into Halloween (since it has been cancelled in LA), the 1st Annual “Haunt’Oween LA” has been created as a drive-thru experience taking place from October 9 – October 31 from 3 … Continue reading Halloween is not cancelled – LA presents drive-thru Hauntoween

Local chefs share their favorite grilling tips

This article was first published in Malibu Coast Lifestyle Magazine print  – summer 2020. For the full article, click HERE.  There’s no time like a pandemic to learn how to master your grill. While most Americans huddle around outdoor grills as a form of camaraderie, celebration or communion, socially distant BBQ gatherings may become the future. Here, five local chefs share their grilling secrets and … Continue reading Local chefs share their favorite grilling tips

Hollywood Road Trip: Drive-In Movies Make a Comeback

Due to the pandemic, people are antsy to find ways to get out of the house. One interesting development this summer is the drive-in movie theater. In Los Angeles, numerous drive-in experiences have popped up all over – from the Pasadena Rose Bowl to a Thai restaurant. Though drive-ins arrived in America in the 1910s, the first patented drive-in was opened on June 6, 1933, … Continue reading Hollywood Road Trip: Drive-In Movies Make a Comeback

Guide to the Fourth of July in LA (during a pandemic)

The City of Angels has a reputation for throwing the classiest parties ever, and it’s not going to let a little thing like a pandemic cramp its style. If you’re getting back in the travel groove after quarantine, there’s no better place to enjoy the quintessential American holiday — the Fourth of July. While some celebrations may look different, the vibe is 100% California fun, … Continue reading Guide to the Fourth of July in LA (during a pandemic)

Upgrade your outdoor space for a summer (in lockdown)

With our safer at home restrictions just extended indefinitely in Los Angeles, now more than ever, it will be important to think about creating your own summer oasis to stay sane and fulfilled. We reached out to a few local experts to find out how to upgrade our outdoor space for the warmer days ahead. Jordan Goodman, the CEO of Aquaview, the leader in glass … Continue reading Upgrade your outdoor space for a summer (in lockdown)

8 Ways You Can Support Local California Businesses from the Comfort of Your Home

You hear on the news repeatedly that everyone is in this together. You might wonder what you can do to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic. One superb idea is to support local businesses. It’s never been more vital to show some love to the folks who keep the world fed and stocked with unique products. These California companies are doing their part to keep people … Continue reading 8 Ways You Can Support Local California Businesses from the Comfort of Your Home

Support your local Malibu restaurants during the Covid lockdown

The world seems to be at a standstill. Our biggest joy was dining out and enjoying exciting food with friends. Now for all of us, that has been put on hold as we learn to eat alone daily in our homes or with our families. When you tire of cooking at home, treat yourself and your loved ones to NOT a night-out, but a night-in … Continue reading Support your local Malibu restaurants during the Covid lockdown

Mastro’s Ocean Club – add Chocolate Butter Cake to your Surf and Turf

UPDATED: All Mastro’s in LA are offering 10% off orders when you place it to-go. If a walk into Mastro’s Ocean Club in Malibu doesn’t make you happy to be alive than maybe nothing will. The crashing waves right outside your window-side table almost feels like you are dining on a boat. Once a former Charthouse, Mastro’s Malibu is just one of the many alluring … Continue reading Mastro’s Ocean Club – add Chocolate Butter Cake to your Surf and Turf

7 of the Best Places for Photo Shoots in LA

Are you looking to take some shots that will leave the folks back home drooling about your vacation? Perhaps you merely want to showcase the spectacular beauty of the city you call home. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, the City of Angels offers a world of scenic opportunity for memorable photographs.   Where are the best places to go, and when are the … Continue reading 7 of the Best Places for Photo Shoots in LA

14 Ways to Get into the Holiday Spirit in LA

Los Angeles offers the perfect winter getaway for people from colder climates who seek a bit of sun. Residents and tourists alike can get in the spirit of the season in a multitude of ways. The perfect climate invites outdoor exploration, which is ideal for viewing festive lights. The vibrant city comes alive with festivals and shows that make the region unique. This year, if … Continue reading 14 Ways to Get into the Holiday Spirit in LA