Streaming It All In

Television has transformed into a mere monitor for streaming services rich with programming for almost every fan. In other words, TV has come a long way in the last 50 years. We have gone from black and white, low resolution and limited programming on channels 2 through 13. We have evolved into color, remote controls, VCRs, cable, flat screens, high definition, DVRs and satellite. And now streaming and possibly cutting ...

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The Donum Estate in Sonoma County

To the ordinary wine drinker, a glass of red pairs most naturally with a fine cheese. At the Donum Estate in Sonoma County, however, the preference is less obvious partners for their distinguished wines. These include a 9-foot stainless steel rhino (Captured Rhino, Li Hui, 2012). Or even a massive heart sculpture made of polished mirrored steel (Love Me, Richard Hudson, 2016). With an outdoor sculpture garden boasting of nearly ...

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The Biggest Little Farm

MY DESIRE TO BUY EGGS FROM APRICOT LANE Farms has reached a feverish pitch. Theirs are well known as some of the best and freshest organic eggs in L.A. But, getting my hands on a carton is challenging. After several attempts at locations where they are sold have proven futile—because they sell out in minutes. Bottom line: Arrive early! Apricot Lane Farms, featured in the beautifully touching award-winning documentary The ...

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Photograph by Dustin Jack

Music Legends

Above photograph by Dustin Jack Responsible for the melodic timeline of our lives, these rock ‘n’ roll legends—many are local residents—are creating more magic for the history books with new tours putting them center stage again. Here, some of the all-time great music legends into the future. Mötley Crüe/Nikki Sixx Paul Brown After almost 40 years together and a promise to never tour again, Mötley Crüe is back. Their stadium tour is coming to ...

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On Set with Spring Trends

Runways are the epitome of a fashion stage. But the runways of entertainment—red carpets, celebrity events, movies and television shows are where we really see of-the-moment styles come to life. That’s why we visited Entertainment Tonight correspondent Lauren Zima on set at the CBS Studios lot. There, on set with spring trends she sported some of the hottest. Lauren, also producer and host of Roses and Rosé—the popular The Bachelor ...

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Datebook March | April 2020

Datebook for March | April 2020 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. in early spring. March 3 Giving New Hope Gala The Beverly Hilton 9876 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Join a night of giving and celebration at the Giving New Hope Gala, Silver Anniversary of Hope, hosted by the Children’s ...

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L.A. Love & Leashes

LOVE & LEASHES LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA L.A. Love & Leashes celebrated its grand opening of a new storefront at Westfield Century City to a crowd of two-legged supporters and plenty of four-legged friends. Who they are First off, L.A. Love & Leashes was created by the nonprofit Friends of L.A. Animal Shelter. Further, it has a platform with an amazing concept: It is L.A.’s only shelter shop. Hence, it is the only ...

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Valentine’s Gift Guide

It’s your best friend, the love of your life, your person. Or maybe you’re celebrating Galentine’s. Either way, your intended deserves a day that reflects the joy and love that you find in each other, and the best way to enjoy a gift is to enjoy it together. Here, a Valentine's gift guide to celebrate your loved one by working out, giving back or staying in, as long as you ...

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Pay it Forward

Imagine if you had the power to affect a complete stranger with a gracious action and transform his or her day. Some say every action produces a reaction. And so goes the benevolent gesture of “paying it forward,” the action of receiving a good deed and repaying the kindness by giving to another. And so on, and so on... Pay it forward moments I will never forget the first time I experienced ...

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Rock 4EB!

ROCK4EB! 2019 MALIBU, CALIFORNIA At a private residence in Malibu, guests gathered for the 5th Annual ROCK4EB! It was a night of comedy, music and philanthropy under the stars. The benefit raised funds and awareness for  Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation (EBMRF) and the EB Research Partnership. Performances by Adam Sandler and special guests Eddie Vedder and Judd Apatow thrilled the celeb-studded crowd. Attendees included Julia Roberts, Sean Penn, Catherine Bell, Courteney ...

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