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Village at Sherman Oaks Hosts Olympic Games for Residents and Staff

Village at Sherman Oaks Hosts Olympic Games for Residents and Staff

As part of The Village at Sherman Oaks’ commitment to provide an invigorating environment that stimulates the mind, spirit and body, the luxury retirement community hosted their own Olympic games, with more than 75 residents and staff members participating in the weeklong event. The Village Olympic Games began with “opening ceremonies” on Monday, Aug. 30. […]

L.A. Greek Fest 2010 “Celebrating a Taste of Greece”

L.A. Greek Fest 2010 “Celebrating a Taste of Greece”

Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson will serve as honorary chairs/guest hosts for Sept. 10, 11  & 12 event Hollywood’s favorite super-star couple Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson will once again serve as honorary chairs and celebrity guest hosts of this year’s L.A. Greek Fest “12th Annual Festival Extravaganza,” located on the Grand Plaza grounds of […]

Tangerine Hotel

Tangerine Hotel

The motel is singularly American – a symbol of progress and postwar optimism. Beginning in the mid 1940s and continuing into the ‘60s, virtually every middle-class family could afford a car. Newly constructed interstate highways made vacationing as easy as loading up the Plymouth Fury, tossing in the kids, and pointing the chrome grille down […]

Summer Canteen Blends Thai Favorites with Rare Dishes from Southeast Asia

Summer Canteen Blends Thai Favorites with Rare Dishes from Southeast Asia

Los Angeles has long had a love affair with Thai cuisine. Hollywood’s Thai Town supports blocks of restaurants, each of which are nearly full to capacity during dinner service. The Valley boasts dozens of wonderful establishments, and many of our readers will surely have had the “who makes the best curry” debate. In recent years, […]

The Village at Sherman Oaks Invites Seniors to “A Classical Afternoon” Event

The Village at Sherman Oaks Invites Seniors to “A Classical Afternoon” Event

Local seniors are invited to experience the culturally rich lifestyle available at The Village at Sherman Oaks by attending “A Classical Afternoon” event on August 19th at 2:30 p.m. Festivities will include a one-hour performance by Broadway veteran and concert pianist John Towey as well as a champagne reception and tour of the community. Combining […]

Honor the Honorary Mayor of Toluca Lake Fritz Coleman will be Puttin’ On the Fritz August 19-22 at the Historic El Portal Theatre

Honor the Honorary Mayor of Toluca Lake Fritz Coleman will be Puttin’ On the Fritz August 19-22 at the Historic El Portal Theatre

By Jeff Favre It’s not unusual for Toluca Lake residents to approach Fritz Coleman when he’s shopping or grabbing a bite to eat. After all, 27 years of weather forecasting for NBC affiliate Channel 4 has made him a celebrity. But Coleman’s fans treat him a bit differently than they would, say, Tom Cruise. “I’ll […]

B. David Levine Designs: Setting the Stage for Life’s Treasured Moments

B. David Levine Designs: Setting the Stage for Life’s Treasured Moments

B. David Levine Designs’ studio resembles a stylish Parisian boutique with its classical charm and elegance. The intimate Tujunga village location carries an eclectic blend of decorations and furnishings, many designed by Levine. The design showroom will appeal to every taste, including a treasure trove of decorative items (perfect for gifts). Levine travels extensively, bringing […]

Vendome Wine & Spirits: A Staple in the Neighborhood for 20 Years

Vendome Wine & Spirits: A Staple in the Neighborhood for 20 Years

By Rob Luke Hollywood screen legend Humphrey Bogart once commented, “The whole world is about three drinks behind.”  And with all due deference to the late (and apparently thirsty) Mr. Bogart, while the rest of the world may be slacking, area residents have been keeping pace just fine, and in good supply too, thanks to […]

Bridal Showplace Makes Wedding Planning a Breeze

Bridal Showplace Makes Wedding Planning a Breeze

By Ann Sheeler Planning your wedding should be an exciting time but it can also be a very hectic time if you don’t know where to start. That’s where Bridal Showplace comes in. Bridal Showplace has been producing Bridal Shows in Southern California for fourteen years. Each show is filled with local wedding professionals who […]