New Year’s Eve Gala Aboard The Queen Mary
Dec31

New Year’s Eve Gala Aboard The Queen Mary

Having hosted New Year’s Eve guests for 80 years, The Queen Mary, now settled in the Port of Long Beach, knows how to party in grand style. This year, she welcomes 2015 with Auld Lang ‘Shine,’ a New Year’s Eve gala celebrating her Scottish heritage and storied past. Featured are seven destinations from her 1966 Mediterranean cruise recreated with music, food, culture, entertainment and headliners including The Gypsy AllStars,...

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Matt Barnes and Athletes vs. Cancer
Dec31

Matt Barnes and Athletes vs. Cancer

Many choose to end 2014 by giving back in order to start off the New Year on the right foot. Matt Barnes, California native, UCLA grad, former LA Laker and current starting guard for the Los Angeles Clippers, does just that year after year.   “Giving back has become a lifestyle for me, and the incredible feeling I receive when I’m able to deliver happiness to children and their families is an ultimate reward in itself.” Says...

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December: Sports in So Cal
Dec29

December: Sports in So Cal

December is chalk-full of great sporting events and since we’ve just passed through Thanksgiving, a holiday all about football in the sports world, let’s begin there. Our region’s one and only professional franchise, the San Diego Chargers are fighting for a playoff spot. But to get there, they have a tough schedule that includes hosting the New England Patriots on Dec. 7 and the Denver Broncos on Dec. 14. And if you want...

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Planning a Fancy Night Out Last-Minute?
Dec26

Planning a Fancy Night Out Last-Minute?

With the fast-paced lives of Angelenos, our need to book last-minute reservations to places isn’t too uncommon. But unfortunately, the likeliness of scoring a table at our preferred establishments during primetime hours usually isn’t great.   Luckily, when it comes to dining, we can now breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to Resy, a free mobile reservations app that just launched earlier this month in Los Angeles, after making its...

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It’s Grapefruit Season in the Southland
Dec24

It’s Grapefruit Season in the Southland

Want to pucker your palate over the holidays? Southern California grapefruit are coming into season, the picking already underway in the Coachella and Imperial deserts where most of the State’s crop is grown. While they remain a gift-basket staple, the zesty big citrus brings its tangy, sour, sweet taste to a number of drinks and dishes at local restaurants, from tacos to trout, even beer. “The grapefruit works in conjunction with the...

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