Author Archives: Christy Kane

‘Georgia’s Restaurant’ Opens Second Location in Long Beach Serving Southern-inspired Soul Food

Long Beach’s hot new food hall and shopping center, Long Beach Exchange(LBX), has gained a valuable new addition in Georgia’s, which serves–by their description–”Southern-inspired comfort food.” By our description, it’s simply delicious. The LBX location is actually their second outpost; for the … Continue reading

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spcaLA Re-Opens Historic Shelter as Pet Adoption Center in Mid-City

An spcaLA pet shelter which first opened in 1949 (when well-known animal lover Doris Day cut the ceremonial opening ribbon – RIP Doris!) is reopening shelter operations after ceasing in the early 2000’s to serve as a spay/neuter center, emergency … Continue reading

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Drink with Apollo Engineers at Lunar Pub Night

As part of national festivities honoring the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey is sponsoring Lunar Pub Night this Thursday, July 18. Former Apollo engineers will be at the Stardust Club and Stox … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: The Taste Costa Mesa

The Los Angeles Times brought its annual food festival The Taste LA to Orange County last weekend with inaugural The Taste Costa Mesa, held in a courtyard of The Met, a mixed use complex across the street from South Coast … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: 2018 Bullocks Wilshire Open House

Designed in 1929 by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson with interior design by Jock Peters, the Bullocks Wilshire Building in Koreatown operated as a luxury department store for over 60 years, closing in 1993.  Its last owners, Macy’s, … Continue reading

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Laguna Beach Landmark Las Brisas Introduces New Patio Menu

Situated on the cliffs of Laguna Beach, venerable Mexican seafood restaurant Las Brisas has a new patio menu worthy of a drive down PCH.  With starter choices like guacamole, seafood cocktail, skillet nachos and charred asparagus, you can’t go wrong … Continue reading

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Montalbán Theatre Hosts New Outdoor Film Series with Umami Burger

The Montalban Theatre in Hollywood is in the middle of its 2018 film screening schedule as part of its 2018 Montalbán Summer Movie Series. From now through October 31, 2018, watch classic movies from various decades on the roof this classic theater.  … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: 13th Annual LA WineFest

LA wine lovers had a great time this weekend at the LA WineFest held at ROW DTLA. Attendees enjoyed unlimited samples of wine, beer, Korean sake, kombucha, and more. Standouts included blends from Obvious Wines, sake from Kooksoondang Brewery, and … Continue reading

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13th Annual LA WineFest this weekend

If you are a connoisseur, collector, or just plain enjoy a good glass of wine, the 13th annual LA WineFest is happening this weekend at ROW DTLA. Taste award-winning wines, craft beer, and dine from food trucks while educating yourself … Continue reading

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Is Venerable Orange County Tiki Venue Don the Beachcomber Closing?

The full story remains to be told, but all signs point to this weekend having been the last for venerable tiki bar and restaurant, Don the Beachcomber, in Huntington Beach. Owner Delia Wu Snyder gave a non-denial denial, but promoter Christopher Burkhardt of … Continue reading

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