Archives for the ‘California Hot Spots’ Category

TASTE ART in West Hollywood This October

By • Oct 4th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

The Avenues: Art, Fashion and Design District and Los Angeles Times Magazine is pleased to present TASTE ART, an inaugural series of innovative dining events that pair West Hollywood’s premier art galleries and restaurants, choreographing culturally-enriching dinner experiences. “Art Tastings” will take place at participating restaurants each Tuesday evening during the month of October featuring […]

Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel Creates Outdoor Learning Center

By • Sep 16th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

As part of Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has partnered with ValleyCrest Landscape Companies to create an Outdoor Learning Center. The Center highlights a variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs, as well as a Green House and life-size game board. “It was a natural fit to partner with ValleyCrest for […]

September is California Wine Month

By • Aug 27th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Need a break from the so-called “lazy days of summer?” The California Travel & Tourism Commission (CTTC) has what you need – more than 80 accommodation packages that invite you to slow down and enjoy the simple pleasures of the wine country lifestyle during California Wine Month this September. Whether you’re looking to explore California […]

New Ice Cream Coming to LA

By • Aug 26th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

L.A. Creamery introduces Angelenos to a brand-new style of ice cream parlor with the November 2010 opening of its first location at the Westfield Topanga Shopping Center located in Canoga Park. With 12 rotating flavors, guests can enjoy a mix of traditional favorites, out-of-the-box, and “adults only” options—all made from scratch by Chef Jessica Goryl. […]

West Hollywood Welcomes Fashion’s Night Out

By • Aug 17th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

West Hollywood’s large and diverse fashion community is gearing up for this year’s Fashion’s Night Out, which will take place September 10. West Hollywood fashion businesses such as John Varvatos, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alberta Ferretti, Beckley, Vera Wang and LASC are creating special events for the evening. Star-studded Sunset Plaza will throw a party with […]

Calistoga Ranch Private Residences

By • Aug 12th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Owned by Olympus Real Estate Partners and operated by Auberge Resorts, Calistoga Ranch, a private residence club, unlike any other in the Napa Valley, was created for lovers of Wine Country who especially value the unique social and cultural events organized for owners. Calistoga Ranch is home to the signature Vintner Member Program, which provides […]

Sunset Strip Music Festival Hotel Deals

By • Jul 26th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

The Chamberlain West Hollywood Offers Rockin’ Rates Steps Away from the Strip during the Sunset Strip Music Festival Celebrate the history of music on the Sunset Strip and live like a rockstar this August 26-28 at the Chamberlain West Hollywood. During the last weekend in August, the newly redesigned hotel is offering special packages in […]

The Haagen-Dazs ‘Sweet Suite’ at Hotel Triton in San Francisco

By • Jul 19th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Here is a neat way to cool down in California. Kids and kids-at-heart will go crazy for this ice cream suite! July is National Ice Cream Month, but a stay in the Haagen-Dazs® Sweet Suite in San Francisco’s Hotel Triton can make any season ice cream time. The luxurious “Sweet Suite” is a custom-designed room […]

2010 BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit in Monterey

By • Jul 12th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Boasting 99 miles of prime Pacific coastline, the 5,312 sq. mile National Marine Sanctuary and nation’s top-ranked Monterey Bay Aquarium, the county’s newest addition: The 2010 BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit. Set for August 25-29, this global ocean-focused event will whet everyone’s whistle with the screening of 60+ award winning ocean films, photography […]

JOIE and Shutters Hotel Create Limited-Edition Beach Bag

By • Jul 9th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots

Two of my favorite brands have partnered together to create the cutest beach bag ever. I need one! I am actually spending Sunday at the beach and wish I had one of these limited edition beauties to lug aroudn my gear. JOIE, one of my fave clothing brands, and Shutters Hotel in Santa Monica, one […]