Jeni’s brand new ice cream cone

Walking along Hillhurst in Los Feliz, I stopped in front of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and noticed a patriotic sign in the window. It was three scoops of red, white and blue ice cream. Below the cone are the words “Flavor Is Everyone.” Someone decided to paint in red underneath this sign “Kindness Is Magic.” Few things…

10 Summer Fun Experiences at Universal Studios Hollywood

The Entertainment Capital of L.A. Universal Studios Hollywood offers multiple themed immersive lands that transport guests to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and television shows. Here are 10 newer experiences at Universal Studios Hollywood: “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” features a lively Hogsmeade village and two thrill rides “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey”…

Triple Treats – Pizza, Beer & Ice Cream at Piencone

A new family friendly restaurant opened in Los Angeles offering a playhouse patio with a small play structure on the back patio, and lots of board games for parents and their kids to play together. Piencone is an ideal spot for mom and dad to sit back and enjoy good food with a beer or…

The Shower of Hope provides Kindness to those in need

When my daughter Lizzy discovered The Shower of Hope at the Holy Family Church South Pasadena, she asked if would like to volunteer with her. I said “Sign Me Up!”   We met Mel Tillekeratne the Founder & Executive Director and Lisa Marie Nava the Operations Supervisor of The Shower of Hope. Together with their team…

2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards Secret Room Style Lounge

This year on June 17 at the InterContinental in Century City on the Avenue of the Stars, the MTV nominee stars for the upcoming MTV Award show, showed up with their friends, managers and agents to explore the Secret Room Style Lounge. The Secret Room Lounge is a total pampering experience before the MTV Movie…

23 Dining Specials to take Dad to enjoy on Father’s Day

Here’s some great spots to take your Dad on Father’s Day – Free Glass for Dad at Eureka! On Father’s Day buy dad a whiskey drink and Eureka will give him the glass to take home. Eureka features over 40 small batch whiskeys. Signature cocktails include classic recipes like the house Old Fashioned, made with Old…

Loving the Lido House Hotel in Newport Beach

Driving up to the new Cape Cod style Lido House Hotel in my new Lincoln Black Label Navigator, I noticed a classic 1946 Lincoln Mercury Woody Wagon parked out front. A valet named Justin told me it was the owner’s car. This was one of many old meets new moments while staying at the resort….

Living Like a Princess at The Castle Hotel in LEGOLAND

This summer locals and visitors to California can experience what it’s like to stay overnight in a castle. The newly opened Castle Hotel at LEGOLAND in California provides guests with an immersive Princess, Knight and Wizard experience. The three-story hotel offers 250 rooms providing a castle fantasy the moment guests step into the lobby. An…

My Top 10 Flavors of LA

While attending an all-inclusive food, drinks, cars and fun festival at the CBS Studio Center Back Lot, I first admired some classic cars by the Television Motion Picture Car Club, before finding my Top 8 favorite food and beverage destinations. Set at the CBS Studio Center, this is the back lot where some of the…