THE GOOD LIFE

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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 New Sophistication

Restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian partners with Montage Beverly Hills to create a fresh new dining and meeting spot Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Dylan + Jeni & Rick Lew | Courtesy of Georgie at Montage Beverly Hills Pair an East C...

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Made in the Shade

From a convivial new happy hour at Shade Manhattan Beach hotel to a new luxury boutique hotel set to open this fall in Redondo Beach, hospitality developer Zislis Group continues to make its mark on the South Bay Written by Wendy Bowman In the 10 years ...

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Retail Revolution

Malibu Lumber Yard offers sustainable comfort and a summertime marketplace Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason Chances are it’s been a while since you’ve been to the mall. Indeed, the traditional indoor shopping mall of yore has a...

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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...