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The Epitome of Old Hollywood Glamour, Santa Monica’s The Georgian Room Re-Opens for the First Time in Sixty Years

Situated beneath the iconic Santa Monica hotel, The Georgian, the intimate restaurant showcases Italian steakhouse cuisine complemented by all-night live jazz & piano The Georgian, a fixture of the Southern California coastline since 1933, is delighted to unveil the much-anticipated resurrection of The Georgian Room. This exclusive restaurant is set to reclaim its status as a coveted destination for discerning patrons seeking an unforgettable blend of sophistication, culinary delight, and live entertainment. Having first opened its doors in 1933, The Georgian Room embodied the allure and glamor of Hollywood’s Golden Age while offering a haven for those seeking an atmosphere of exclusivity, lavish…

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12 Southern California Family Travel Destinations Near Lake Arrowhead

When you think of a “Southern California vacation” you might think of the glitz and glam of Hollywood or perhaps Disneyland or Universal Studios. You might even think of the beach, but how about the mountains? For families looking for travel destinations off the beaten path, the San Bernardino Mountains offer a variety of adventures worth seeing while you’re in California. Here are some of the most popular destinations near the town of Lake Arrowhead, a short drive from “the valley,” but a whole world apart. THE SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST The San Bernardino National Forest is the place for…

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Best SoCal Poolside Paradises for a Splashy Summer

After a record-breaking year of rain, summer is almost here and Angelenos are ready to park it poolsideand soak up some much-needed sun this season. Whether you’re looking for a solo, peaceful afternoonworking on your tan or gathering spot with friends for a weekend celebration, it’s almost time to takeadvantage of some of Los Angeles’ best year-round swimming pools from beachside hotspots to citysideescapes – Dive into Summer at DTLA’s Urban Oasis, Hotel Figueroa Ready, set, dive! This summer, guests and Angelenos alike can dive into the world of SCUBA at DTLA’surban oasis, Hotel Figueroa with brand-new introductory courses in partnership with Eco Dive CenterLA.  Sessions will be led…

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Canyon Creek Mushrooms Are Feeding The Coachella Valley

When snowbird Jim Shaffer emigrated from his frigid Michigan roots to the warm breezes of the Coachella Valley, the only thing he really missed was finding fresh mushrooms to satisfy his love for fungi. After spending a few hundred hours on YouTube, he created his own farm in a spare bedroom, and within three years, his Canyon Creek Mushrooms could hardly keep up with the desert demand. The one-room operation started in 2019, when Shaffer built his first fruiting room in his garage, followed by an incubation room and a lab. What was just meant to be a source of…

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