Archive for October, 2011

Paris: Palate, Protest, Play

Paris: Palate, Protest, Play

I want to Talk, a lot, about my time in Paris: the food, the fun, and the frenzy in the fall. I’m finally home, but will share lots of Paris in following columns. Such a city! I didn’t get there until I was in my sixties. Now in my late seventies, I feel quite at […]

Come Fly Away, the Music of Sinatra and Dance by Twyla Tharp, Cool!

Come Fly Away, the Music of Sinatra and Dance by Twyla Tharp, Cool!

With Frank Sinatra music and Twyla Tharp choreography, Come Fly Away is the essence of cool. The musical was conceived and directed by the legendary Tharp, and features vocals by Ol’ Blue Eyes via classic recordings played along with a live Vegas-style band. The show, described as a soaring musical fantasy of romance and seduction, […]

Hyundai’s Stylish Car with the Funny Name

Hyundai’s Stylish Car with the Funny Name

As I’ve written in this space quite a bit in the past few years, Hyundai is really on a roll with interesting and innovative products, from the compact Elantra to the high-end Equus. The brand is coming on strong these days, not unlike the way Toyota and Honda did in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Their […]

Spacious Residences. Gracious Amenities. Welcome to Tavira House Toluca Lake.

Spacious Residences. Gracious Amenities. Welcome to Tavira House Toluca Lake.

Tavira House is a new condominium community in Toluca Lake that brings a unique spirit and harmony to living. Spacious and elegant interiors are complemented by handcrafted accents, rich character, and accompanied by resort-like amenities — all creating a personal refuge just minutes from the studios of Burbank and North Hollywood, as well as downtown […]

Global Zero: 25th Anniversary of Historic Reykjavik Summit Zero

Global Zero: 25th Anniversary of Historic Reykjavik Summit Zero

It doesn’t get much better than to cover an event at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, where 100 world leaders met up with a few Hollywood types at the 25th anniversary of the historic talks. Years ago, President Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev astonished the world by nearly agreeing to eliminate all nuclear weapons. Cut […]

Celebrity Fish

“Oh, I can’t stand our gardeners. They’re imbeciles with machetes,” my platinum blonde, chic- dressed aunt wearing black, flat ballet sandals very seriously informs me as she collects gourmet shrimp sliced into even pieces. She mushes it with her fingers with another fancy meat and delicately pours it into the secret lip at the top […]

10-19-11

10-19-11

BURBANK Grand Re-Opening Pet Haven is celebrating its 10th Anniversary Grand Re-Opening. Pets are welcome. Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter will be on hand with plenty of lovable dogs available for adoption. There will be raffles, samples, coupons, free training advice, and more! Parking is available at Burbank First United Methodist Church right next […]

Pets

Pets

Hero Dog Awards on the Hallmark Channel

Hero Dog Awards on the Hallmark Channel

There is a unique tribute to our canine friends coming up on the Hallmark Channel. The family-friendly network and the American Humane Association teamed up to pay homage to the many ways dogs have enriched our lives. And the Hero Dog Awards special, airing Nov. 11, will also put the spotlight on the variety of […]

Media City Animal Hospital of Burbank Provides High Quality Veterinary Care

“Pawsitive” and exciting changes are happening at Media City Animal Hospital! As part of our commitment to high-quality veterinary medicine, we are always looking for the best ways to provide the best care for your best friend. Our hospital is entering our third year as a member of the American Animal Hospital Association— a prestigious […]