For the Love of LA – Support Tourism with a Staycation

Los Angeles tourism debuts LA Love with a campaign calling on Angelenos to pledge to safely take a staycation when they are ready to help jumpstart the local economy. New data shows if every employed Angeleno stays 3 nights in an L.A. hotel, supports 3 restaurants, and visits 3 attractions, it would inject 1.4 billion back in the L.A. economy and create more than 20,000 … Continue reading For the Love of LA – Support Tourism with a Staycation

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

Yours Truly debuts lunch in Venice

Yours Truly considered one of Los Angeles’s best new restaurants of 2019 by Los Angeles Magazine, expands to weekday lunch in 2020. Helmed by Executive Chef/Partner Vartan Abgaryan, this newcomer to Abbot Kinney known for its seasonal modern California cuisine for dinner and brunch is now open on Venice Beach for a daytime feast Monday – Friday from 11:30 – 2:30 pm. Chef Abgaryan who … Continue reading Yours Truly debuts lunch in Venice

9 Songs That Perfectly Represent LA

If iconic locations can inspire artistic majesty, then the City of Angels is pure magic. Few cities have inspired more songs about their wonders. From old school rockers to modern rappers, song mavens in all genres pay tribute to Los Angeles. These nine songs celebrate everything that makes LA unique. If it’s cold and snowy where you’re located, put in your earbuds, turn up the … Continue reading 9 Songs That Perfectly Represent LA

Songwriter & producer Linus Of Hollywood on his favorite spots to eat and drink in L.A.

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and producer Linus Of Hollywood got his first big break as the frontman of the band Size 14, which had a rock radio hit with “Claire Danes Poster.” After Size 14 disbanded in the late 1990s, Linus began pursuing a solo career, while also launching a record label and writing and producing for other artists. In turn, his credits include a … Continue reading Songwriter & producer Linus Of Hollywood on his favorite spots to eat and drink in L.A.

What to read when it’s raining in LA: Books written by LA authors

What’s on your reading list? Indulge in a good read from an author that lives right here in LA. To Shake Thy Sleeping Self by Jedidiah Jenkins My favorite thought-provoking travel writer and Instagram personality Jedidiah Jenkins bikes 14,000 miles from Oregon to Patagonia and documents his journey in this book. But more than a travel book (although I was inspired to visit many little towns … Continue reading What to read when it’s raining in LA: Books written by LA authors

Staycation: LA’s 4 Leading Hotels of the World

This article was first posted on Resident Magazine online, November 2017. As I get older, I prefer a more unique hotel stay, one that feels like it might be my own home or villa. Now with AirBnb and  Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., enjoying a luxurious uncommon property is totally possible. Recently, I learned of Leading Hotels of the World, a category of independent, … Continue reading Staycation: LA’s 4 Leading Hotels of the World

WIN: LaLaScoop’s 12 Days of Giving in January

The holidays are finally over. Christmas and New Year’s eve sometimes feel like prom, where your expectations can be so grand and there’s always some sort of let down or sigh of relief when it is over. We all know we need to feel better after last year’s SH$TSHOW, so we thought what better way to start 2017 by giving away some of our favorite … Continue reading WIN: LaLaScoop’s 12 Days of Giving in January

Celebrate 15 Years of Pennington Dance Group This Weekend

Pennington Dance Group will be celebrating its 15th year anniversary with two concerts this Saturday, March 26th and Sunday, March 27th at the State Playhouse in Los Angeles. The modern dance company will be presenting new choreography as well as the reconstruction of historical work by Bella Lewitzky. Bella was a lead dancer with Lester Horton’s company and was instrumental in the development of the … Continue reading Celebrate 15 Years of Pennington Dance Group This Weekend