Le Grand is Bigger than Life in LA

Across from Bottega Louie in downtown LA on the corner of Grand Ave. and 7th Street is a new Mediterranean inspired restaurant, Le Grand. In the kitchen, chef/brother duo Alex and Chris Manos focus their brunch and dinner menus on local coastal California cuisine, yet add a French and Greek twist. The decor inside is…

Natural Products Brighten Your Smile

Everyone knows that a bright and friendly smile makes a good impression. Good dental hygiene is crucial to decrease cavities and stains caused by food and sugary beverages left unbrushed. Entrepreneur Jessica Arman whipped up some home remedies using sea salt, baking soda, charcoal, and other secret ingredients for her daughter Allie, who was prone to cavities and…

Universal Studios brings “Christmas in Spring” for MEND Families

Universal Studios Hollywood hosted its 28th annual “Christmas in Spring” event for 1,000 families at M.E.N.D, located in Pacoima, California. Universal Studios volunteers welcomed families on Saturday, June 1, 2019 to an afternoon of games, healthy food and entertainment. To help with the event, Universal brought along some of their most beloved characters, including Hello Kitty,…

LA Family Housing Helping Homelessness

More than 200 guests including Congressman Adam Schiff, Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and Councilwoman Nury Martinez celebrated the Grand Opening of The Irmas Family Campus on May 30, 2019. LA Family Housing is one of the largest homeless service providers in Los Angeles, operating 26 properties of temporary, permanently affordable, and permanent supportive…

Luxurious “Wine Down” Spa at La Quinta Resort

Staying one night at the exquisite La Quinta Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, I was treated to a 80 minute Wine Down Massage at Spa La Quinta. Changing into my robe and spa sandals, I sat in the Sage Lounge to await my massage therapist. While waiting in the comfortable earth tone serene room,…

Beauty & Essex New, Memorable & Exciting Cuisine

For celebrity chef Chris Santos, life is too short for boring food. Santos, a judge on the popular cooking show “Chopped” and the executive chef and founder of Beauty & Essex in New York, Las Vegas and Hollywood’s Dream Hotel complex, was in town recently to reveal his new seasonal menu, fittingly titled “A Taste of…

The Enchanting Four Seasons Scottsdale

Driving up to the Four Seasons Scottsdale, a friendly valet welcomes guests and offers a bottle of water or glass of hibiscus tea, before entering the lobby. A very pleasing signature desert rose Four Seasons scent lingers, as the well trained, attentive and friendly staff check guests in. Entering one of the deluxe adobe-style casitas,…

Saying Goodbye to the Cast of The Big Bang Theory

The cast of television’s number one comedy, “The Big Bang Theory” filmed their last show on April 30, 2019. The following morning they arrived together at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood to make history. Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Keley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch put their handprints and signed…

Marvel Studios “Avengers: Endgame”

Arriving at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX for the Marvel Studios “AVENGERS: ENDGAME” handprints in cement ceremony, So Cal’s top female radio host Ellen K of the Ellen K Radio Show on KOST 103.5 FM welcomed over 150 fans. Ellen K started at 102.7 KISS-FM co-hosting with Rick Dees morning show from 1990 to 2015. Then she…