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Hollywood Piano’s Glenn Treibitz and Cheryl Fox: Sharing Their Passion

Hollywood Piano’s Glenn Treibitz and Cheryl Fox: Sharing Their Passion

By Kimberly Mack It’s the weekend of the 86th Academy Awards and despite the rain mercilessly pummeling the city, Hollywood Piano’s Burbank store is busy with customers. The Wall of Fame and original neon sign welcome one and all. The beautiful and vast collection of grand pianos and uprights will make your fingers long to […]

Mindy Dai: A Doctor with a Lot of Heart

Mindy Dai: A Doctor with a Lot of Heart

By Kimberly Mack Dr. Mindy Dai’s Valley Acupuncture & Herb Center, located on Alameda in Burbank, may not look any different than the other medical structures, but there is one big difference. As you exit the elevator on the second floor and enter Dai’s lobby, the chaos of the day falls away. There is a […]

After One Year, Special Kid’s Gym Stronger Than Ever

An unlikely name for a gym which caters to children, “We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym”, celebrates its one year anniversary. Staff writer Kimberly Mack checks in on the inspiring story of Dana and Tim Kimmel who launched a gymnasium in Tarzana, CA after learning one of their children had been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum […]

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym a Special Place for All Kids

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym a Special Place for All Kids

By Kimberly Mack Dina Kimmel, a successful entrepreneur, is giving to the community, and word is spreading. She is giving strength, love, patience, and acceptance. Kimmel, president and owner of We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym in Tarzana, has designed and built her kid’s gym with a specific clientele in mind. Thirty percent of the […]

The Dylan Keith Salon— A Healing Haven

The Dylan Keith Salon— A Healing Haven

 By Kimberly Mack  Kristin Perkins, designer and owner of the Dylan Keith Salon on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank has created an oasis and a slice of heaven that beckons with its soothing décor and pampering services. The Salon services offered not only enhance ones exterior beauty, but offer something else. Perkins, a mother of four, […]

Living in Hollywood Heights: The Mystique of the High Tower

By Kimberly Mack It makes a hard left, and I begin my descent down the steep incline to the Hollywood Bowl. It is quiet, with an occasional resident carrying their groceries. The heat that was predicted is beginning to kick in. A lone lizard scampers across the path into the colorful gardens. I smile at […]

Sterling Salon Gives Battered Women a Lift

Sterling Salon Gives Battered Women a Lift

By Kimberly Mack Todd Sterling Brown, owner of the Sterling Salon in Studio City, has learned to count his blessings, especially in these difficult economic times.  As he gazed out his salon window recently, he noticed a woman shuffling down the street, shopping cart in tow, her clothes unkempt and hair matted. He had an […]

A Vision and Dedication Comes to Life in Old Lankershim Village

A Vision and Dedication Comes to Life in Old Lankershim Village

By Kimberly Mack The long awaited unveiling and ribbon cutting ceremony of The Old Lankershim Village Gateway Monument took place Thursday, July 9th at 12pm at the junction of Lankershim and Cahuenga. Presiding over the special dedication was Councilmember Tom LaBonge. The councilman was joined by Richard Bogy, past President and Chair of the Government […]