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Fiesta in Malibu

Cafe Habana serves up margaritas and mahi-mahi tacos under the California sun Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason In 2010, Malibu got its own version of Cafe Habana, a sunny take on a popular Manhattan eatery that New Yorker S...

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Pop Star

Skirball retrospective explores the social impact and local works of artist Roy Lichtenstein Written by Constance Dunn | Photos Courtesy of Skirball Cultural Center In the early 1960s, New York artist Roy Lichtenstein started making big, bold renderings o...

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The Past Shines Brightly

Movie-town heritage and modern-day ease make for the perfect mix at Culver Hotel's Grand Lobby Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason In the early 1920s, Los Angeles architecture firm Curlett and Beelman was tasked by Harry Culver to crea...

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Spyder Comes to Manhattan...

Dennis Jarvis brings the best of his South Bay surf wares to a new location Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason If you’ve lived in the South Bay for any period of time, you’ve stopped in or at least cruised by a Spyder shop. Found...

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New Kid On The...

AIRE Santa Monica’s sculpturally-articulated and rich exterior design blends flawlessly with its surroundings Written by Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of San A new kid’s coming to town, and it’s setting up digs at 1433 14th Street in Santa ...

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Artistic Threads

Part boutique, part workshop— L’Atelier brings women together over a still-vital handcraft Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason In French, the word “L’Atelier” refers to an artist’s studio or workshop. It’s a fitting name...

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From Swine to Wine

An epicurean retreat offering creative charcuterie, craft cocktails and more to downtown professionals, urban dwellers and visitors alike Written by Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of Roman Udalov Twice a week, executive chef of Miro, Gavin Mills, re...

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The Beachfront Beyond

Relish the royal treatment at the Four Seasons Punta Mita Written by Michelle Lyn | Photos Courtesy of Four Seasons Punta Mita Abrisk, 45-minute drive north of Puerto Vallarta brings you to the lush, exclusive enclave of Punta Mita, a beachfront village ...

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Oh Baby!

Mompreneur Jessica Biel and partners open the perfect spot to wine, dine and make art Written by Michelle Lyn | Photography Courtesy of Au Fudge Tucked in between design houses on West Hollywood’s Melrose Avenue, there is a whimsical destination winni...

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Escape to Carmel Valley

Written by Constance Dunn Fine California wine, cuisine and pure natural beauty make for a leisured break from LA When one lives in a getaway destination like Los Angeles, packed with palm trees, blue ocean and a big-city bustle, deciding on a short getaw...

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Starlit Station

DTLA’s iconic Union Station transforms into a mecca for art and entertainment Written by: Danielle Accovelli | Photos Courtesy of Union Station Relish the lingering nights of summer at Union Station with its sweeping line-up of profound performances, ev...

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Hamburger Haven

Plan Check’s creative comfort fare and high-energy hospitality continues to flourish on the Westside Written by: Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason Mention Plan Check Kitchen + Bar to even the most casual of hamburger fans and be p...