10 Sights to Walk and See in Sausalito

Sausalito is located between the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin offering a waterfront flotilla of colorful houseboats, tall mast sailboats and luxury yachts on Richardson Bay with Mount Tamalpais in the backdrop.  The beauty of this enclave has inspired painters, photographers, sculptors, and songwriters including musician Otis Redding. He wrote “Sittin’ On The Dock of…

FREE Travel & Foodie GPSmyCity APPS

Recently I was approached by GPSmyCity to collaborate with them to include some of my travel and dining articles on their GPSmyCity App available on iTunes App Store and Google Play. We are posting some of my articles including “Catalina Island Food Tour.” Click on this link https://www.gpsmycity.com/blog/6009 today, Monday, July 15 through Sunday, July 21, and proceed to download the…

dineLA menu at Atrium Los Feliz

One of L.A.’s most buzzed about new restaurant Atrium is one of the 433 restaurants featured this Summer during dineLA Restaurant Week from July 12-26. Last night I was invited to a preview of Chef Hunter Pritchett’s four-course dineLA menu, featuring peak of the season local Farmers Market produce. Guests have a choice of one Starter – housemade thick and crusty grilled…

Caruso’s at the Rosewood Miramar Beach

Driving up to the American Riviera, also known as Santa Barbara, for a summer getaway, we stopped at the new oceanfront restaurant Caruso’s for dinner. Named after the real estate and lifestyle developer Rick Caruso, it’s a fine-dining supper club located at the new luxury Rosewood Miramar Beach Hotel. Located below the Miramar Beach Bar,…

Hollywood History in La Jolla

Only two hours from Los Angeles, the lovely coastal town of La Jolla has a bit of Hollywood lore. While visiting friends living in San Diego, we stayed overnight at the newly refreshed Grande Colonial in the center of La Jolla Village. It’s an ideal location to walk along the scenic walkways to view the…

Summer Fun at Palisades Village

Last weekend was a kick-off Summer Block Party at Palisades Village with carnival games, crafts and food, as well as live musical entertainment and a variety of tenant activations and giveaways by many of the merchants. Palisades Village opened September 22, 2018, as a new gathering place offering a diverse mix of merchants, boutiques and food…

LEGOLAND Celebrates 20 Years in California

Checking into the festive lobby at the LEGOLAND Hotel in Carlsbad, California, I noticed a some of the hotel rooms had a “Happy Birthday” banner displayed on the door. LEGOLAND is celebrating it’s 20th year with banners, balloons, entertainment and special events throughout 2019. Birthday guests can purchase a “Celebrate your birthday package” that includes…

Festive St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in LA

Wear some green and head outside to join others in drinking green beer, while enjoying special St. Patrick Day fare. Here’s a slew of lucky spots to celebrate this weekend: Ike’s Love & Sandwiches – On St. Patrick’s Day Ike’s Love & Sandwiches is offering $7 sandwiches all day long. There are over 500 sandwich combinations that…

Hike. Bike. See. Catalina Island

When it comes to hiking, Catalina Island is the best of the Channel Islands in California, offering more than 165 miles of trails and roads for all levels. The Channel Islands are an eight-island archipelago that lies just off the coast of southern California and are only accessible by boat or plane. Since there is an assortment…