THE GOOD LIFE

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White Light White Night

Written by Constance Dunn | Photos Courtesy of JP Cordero Walk with Sally’s 10th annual gala raises funds, awareness and lots of community good cheer It’s hard to imagine losing a parent or sibling to a terminal illness; harder still to imagine doin...

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Fresh Catch

Ocean-to-Plate Dining at the Hook & Plow in Hermosa reels in locals Written by Michelle Lynn | Photography Courtesy of The Hook & Plow The last few years have introduced a spate of notable restaurant openings in the South Bay, and although Manha...

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City Of Art

Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only shares a robust collection of new works by local artists Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of The Hammer Museum TWENTY-SIX ARTISTS. ONE MUSEUM. Every other year the Hammer Museum shines a spotlight on...

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Art For All

Palos Verdes Art Center, a one-stop shop for exhibits and education, celebrates mid-century architecture on the Peninsula with its current show.  Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason In the early 1930s a group of Palos Verdes resident...

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Slow Down in Santa...

New mozzarella bar Obicà is an homage to fromage – slow food style.  Written by Michelle Lyn | Photos Courtesy of Obicà In the dialect of my home town of Naples, obicà is how we describe something that’s happening right before your eyes, lik...

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Bright Ideas

Richly hued, tastefully curated tomes spring forth with fresh inspiration for the season ahead Written by Jenn Thornton The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials By Ariella Chezar Gifted floral designer Arie...

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Southern Comfort

Hospitality vets collaborate on Hatchet Hall, a unique addition to Culver City Written by Michelle Lyn | Photography Courtesy of Chapple Design A complete renovation of the space formerly occupied by Waterloo & City has resulted in the stunning ne...

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The Rose Abloom

A Venice icon is revamped, with reverence for its original Written by Michelle Lyn | Photography by Pascal Shirley The origin Rose Cafe bloomed in Venice in 1979. Over 30 years later, Sprout L.A. Restaurant Collaboration and chef-owner Jason Neroni part...

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Cartagena Chic

Explore the Colombian hot spot beguiling travelers with boutique hotels, fine dining and Colonial charm Written by Michelle Lyn | Photos Courtesy of Casa San Augustin, St. Dom and Michelle Lyn Nestled on the Caribbean Sea, Cartagena de Indias, as it is f...

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Sustainable South Bay Style

Fashion and gifts—eco-minded and of-the-moment— abound at Grace & Greene Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason At a corner in Riviera Village, just steps from the ocean, there’s a boutique stocked with clothes and accessories...

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From Ocean To Mountains

Photographer Jill Sanders and painter Joshua Serafin bring their big, vivid nature works to the South Bay via Gallery JS Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason When Jill Sanders breezes through the door of JS Gallery on Catalina Avenue, ...

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Estate of Grace

Beaming int he shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Biltmore House is the jewel in the Vanderbilt crown Written by Jenn Thornton | Photos Courtesy of the Biltmore Company Asheville, North Carolina, has always had its charms, enough to beckon aVanderbilt. W...