Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Coachella is back in the desert, bigger than ever with more bands and brands and even grander parties. While the intimacy was missed with smaller venues in previous years, (like Rachel Zoe’s ZOEasis at the Parker and Neon Carnival games where you could easily win a $100 gift card from Pac Sun) those days seem to be over, with many events … Continue reading Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

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

5 of the Best Tea Rooms in LA

Afternoon tea is a luxury many people have never experienced. Around 80% of American households consume tea, but fewer have attended a formal event complete with signature blends and tasty snacks.  There are so many types of delicious teas with an array of health benefits. Tea can boost your metabolism and your immune system. While too much of it may produce unwanted side effects like … Continue reading 5 of the Best Tea Rooms in LA

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Appreciate your lover or acknowledge someone you care about this Valentine’s Day with a fun and memorable gift. Valentine’s Day can be more than just romantic love – a month-long celebration of giving extending to your best gal pals. “Galentine’s Day” is also for your single gals, best gals, and gals who are like family. Get inspired with our LaLaScoop list of ways to show … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022

7 Tips If You’re New to Dating in LA

Any time you move to a new city, you might run into social challenges and a little bit of discomfort. This can be especially true if you’re looking to start dating wherever you end up. No matter who you are and what your type is, you can absolutely thrive and find your person in the City of Angels. Here’s how you can make the most … Continue reading 7 Tips If You’re New to Dating in LA

Don’t miss Mariposa, the Gold Rush Gateway to Yosemite

This article was first published on Parks & Points in December 2021. Read the full article on Parks & Points. This article was also published in three San Francisco Bay area newspapers – the East Bay Times, the San Jose Mercury News, and Marin Independent Journal. Yosemite National Park is the size of Rhode Island and pre-pandemic almost 5 million people flocked annually until measures … Continue reading Don’t miss Mariposa, the Gold Rush Gateway to Yosemite

New Year, New Wine – Wine for every price point

Sometimes it feels like with all our pandemic woes, a nice glass of wine will cure the day. Sometimes a nice bottle isn’t even enough but it sure is a start. As my friend said, “One bottle may not be enough! to cure some of our woes. All joking aside, once again as we slide into 2022, it feels easier to stay home with the … Continue reading New Year, New Wine – Wine for every price point