Datebook July August

What's happening in the neighborhood From concerts to shows to wine tastings, community legal symposiums, pop-up dinners and more, here's a currated list of where to be and when in L.A. this summer.   July 3 Rooftop July 4th Eve Night Swim W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills 930 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90024 Enjoy a pre-Fourth rooftop party hosted by VIP Nightlife at the W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills hotel. Rated “Best View of Downtown ...

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Photography and Text by Karen Snyder Designed and Styled by Karen Snyder of Sanctuary Home Decor and Jennifer Currier of Soiree Event Designs Rentals, MTB Event Rentals & Linen Lenders As summer temperatures rise and daylight fades a bit later each evening, an al fresco dinner party is an opportunity to take in the beauty of the season while enjoying the company of your guests in a magical and idyllic setting.   Using the backdrop ...

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Spring [Baby] Shower

The menu for this celebration reflected the season and some favorites   When Courtney Sixx, Hollywood’s How2Girl and WLM’s entertaining editor, was planning her baby shower celebrating the upcoming arrival of her baby girl with husband, Nikki Sixx, she did not imagine the event would take place on anything but a beautiful, sunny May day. And she wasn’t disappointed—the hoped for weather coupled with the al fresco setting on the Sherwood Country ...

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Just Sayin’

From hip hop to haute couture, fashion is the word   Graphics—words, graffiti, logos—are one of fashion’s hottest trends. They are popping up all over runways, department stores, even the chicest boutiques. You can find them on everything from bathing suits to shoes, sweaters to tees, and track suits to handbags. They are even on the most elegant gowns. Designers are going for branding and humor, political statements and city IDs with ...

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WE Day at the Forum Social Scene

This spring 16,000 students from more than 475 schools across California and beyond, who have made a difference in their communities, came together to celebrate WE Day—the world’s largest youth empowerment event of its kind. Neil Patrick Harris, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mahershala Ali, Naomi Campbell, Chance The Rapper, Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas, Bill Nye, Natalie Portman, Meghan Trainor and more ensured a fabulous lineup. No wonder WE Day is considered the ...

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LA Family Housing Awards Gala Fundraiser Social Scene

LA Family Housing held its 20th Annual Awards Gala and Fundraiser at The Lot in West Hollywood. More than 700 entertainment industry leaders, corporate executives, government partners, philanthropists, friends and longtime supporters of the organization attended. The event—chaired by Blair Rich, President, Worldwide Marketing, Warner Bros. Pictures Group and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, and emceed by PJ Byrne—raised close to $2 million to combat homelessness for more than 11,000 people ...

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Some of Our Favorite Spots Around Your Favorite Towns

Local Restaurants   Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara Ty Lounge Dom Pérignon launched its national "By the Glass By The Shell" campaign this spring on La Pacifica Terrace at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. The campaign now runs every Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., as the Luna Terrace at the Ty Lounge is transformed into the Dom Pérignon Lounge. For $530 you can book this spot and ...

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Culinary Competition

At the 26th Annual Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival, there was, of course, wine and beer aplenty, but let’s take a moment to discuss the food. Local restaurants came out with their feathers fanning, sharing everything from gourmet pizzas to stuffed avocados, bruschettas, ceviches, salsas, mini cakes, brownies and more. Guests could be seen balancing glasses and plates, and coming back for more.   And amid all the palate tempting was ...

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Wonders In Westlake Social Scene

When Westlake folks take care of their own, amazing things happen. Such was the case one recent night at 101 North’s soon-to-be-revealed late night lounge. North Ranch resident Laney Ziv decided to keep the celebration for her 50th birthday local and tapped in to a few of the best that are Westlake to transform the fabulous (even in a pre-opening state) space with spectacular flowers and event decor by Sarah ...

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Coastal Cape Cod–and Beyond

The inside story on what makes the villages along coastal Cape Cod and beyond so special Like a whimsical wave curling off the coast of Massachusetts, Cape Cod dots the coastline with quaint New England towns and harbors. The unspoiled beaches there, bordered with dunes, beaconing lighthouses and weathered, shingled colonials call. Cape Cod is a playground for celebrities, captains of industry, politicians and presidents alike. While chilly winters offer ...

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