• 2015 Volkswagen Golf & GTI

    With a pedigree backed by 40 years of production, 30 million sales, seven generations, and lifespan innovations ranging from the three-point seatbelt to a seven-speed dual-clutch direct-shift gearbox; the Volkswagen Golf has more than been around the block — the cumulative mileage of all Golfs driven amounts to more than Mars and back. Despite being [...]

  • Palm Springs Thrives Anew, Arts and Cultural Events Drive a Desert Renaissance

      Don’t worry, if you miss this week’s festival, there’s another one next week, or so it seems in Palm Springs these days. Music, Theater, Cinema, Photography and other Fine Arts are being celebrated in new, innovative and elaborate ways in this history-rich “small town”, 90 minutes east of Los Angeles. Here are just a [...]

  • California’s Artisan Cheese Festival

      March 20 – 22, 2015 Sonoma County’s bounty is no mystery, but wouldn’t an insider’s tour be great? Last April, I eagerly attended the 8th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival. I was new to the bay area and love cheese. My co-pilot husband — not a cheese person — was a bit weary of [...]

  • From Grandeur, To Grandeur

    Adrian Forty, Professor of Architectural History at University College London insisted, “No design works unless it embodies ideas that are held common by the people for whom the object is intended.” If any grandiose beach club property has achieved this feat, it is Santa Monica’s Hotel Casa del Mar. In the early 20s, Santa Monica [...]

  • Burke Williams

    For the past 30 years, Burke Williams has been providing outstanding spa experiences throughout Southern California. Inspired by European day spas, Burke Williams offers a vast array of treatments that continue to evolve along with the changing needs of their clientele. If you need a spa day or just some time alone to reflect and [...]

Savoring Scottsdale

Savoring Scottsdale

By Adrien Field @AdrienField Scottsdale has called itself “The West’s most Western town” since its incorporation as a city in 1951. In the intervening 63 years,
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Car Free Los Angeles

Car Free Los Angeles

Welcome to Los Angeles! Home of the film and television industry, miles of extraordinary beaches, movie stars, thrilling architecture, and some of the most exciting
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Successful, Fun & Kind: Ricardo Zarate & Paiche In Marina Del Rey

Successful, Fun & Kind: Ricardo Zarate & Paiche In Marina Del Rey

Ricardo Zarate is a lively chef who has been blessed with success. Currently operating three establishments in Los Angeles, Ricardo and his team recently expanded
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Macao – Looking Forward In A Historical Place

Macao – Looking Forward In A Historical Place

In the opening scenes of the 1952 movie “Macao,” starring Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell, the announcer describes Macao as “the Monte Carlo of the
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  • Beauty & Technology

  • Burke Williams

    Burke Williams

    For the past 30 years, Burke Williams has been providing outstanding spa experiences throughout Southern California. Inspired by European day spas, Burke Williams offers a vast array of treatments that continue to evolve along with the changing needs of their

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  • Hair, Make Up & Style

    Hair, Make Up & Style

    Luxury accessories designer and native Angeleno Elisabeth Weinstock opened her first boutique in West Hollywood. Formerly an interior designer, Weinstock dedicated three rooms of the 1,800-square- foot space to each of her collections and built in a “Dining Room” for

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  • Community & Green Trends

  • Eric Trump, His Family’s Passion and Charitable Pursuits

    Eric Trump, His Family’s Passion and Charitable Pursuits

    Eric Trump is a likable guy. He is an accomplished and media savvy professional, and is very generous in his philanthropic efforts. As part of the Trump team, which includes his controversial father, his gorgeous sister and another brother, he

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  • Car Free Los Angeles

    Car Free Los Angeles

    Welcome to Los Angeles! Home of the film and television industry, miles of extraordinary beaches, movie stars, thrilling architecture, and some of the most exciting cuisine on the planet. Oh, and let’s not forget one of our most notorious claims

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  • Golf & Automotive

  • 2015 Volkswagen Golf & GTI

    2015 Volkswagen Golf & GTI

    With a pedigree backed by 40 years of production, 30 million sales, seven generations, and lifespan innovations ranging from the three-point seatbelt to a seven-speed dual-clutch direct-shift gearbox; the Volkswagen Golf has more than been around the block — the

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  • Los Angeles Auto Show

    Los Angeles Auto Show

    November is always a pretty exciting time for us gearheads, but this one in particular has proven to be especially memorable. Across the realm of international motorsport in this month alone, we’ve seen massively impressive feats achieved by the likes

    Apr 17, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post