Life & Style

Life & Style

UNITED STATES—Nowadays, we have options. We can choose which trending restaurant to visit for dinner, and go for dessert or drinks afterward—or both. We...

UNITED STATES—When I was in Mexico, a place where time-capsules have a better life expectancy than in California, I would come across these drug...

SANTA MONICA—The Soundwaves concert series at the Santa Monica Public Library (SMPL) will welcome four in-demand professionals for a performance of Olivier Messiaen’s 1941...

UNITED STATES—It makes sense for flowers to bloom in spring. Winter is too cool, windy and damp for both flowers and the insects that...

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood has commissioned the theater company Rogue Artists Ensemble to produce Señor Plummer’s Final Fiesta, according to a press...

UNITED STATES—Most of us have been through it—the dreaded “picky eater” stage, when we declared our hatred for certain foods, exasperating our parents and...

UNITED STATES—Anybody who can take a cross-country trip with a dog and write a book has my respects. Mine is barely learning to let...

UNITED STATES—There are only four seasons in which to grow herbs, but herbs are used for all sorts of seasonings. Most herbs are aromatic...

SANTA MONICA—The Soundwaves concert series at the Santa Monica Public Library (SMPL) welcomes three rising stars of new music for a CD release concert,...

UNITED STATES—A few weeks ago, I was waiting at a traffic light, counting down the seconds until I could accelerate, when an elderly woman...

UNITED STATES—Newton was in the mist of a siesta, recovering from a rigorous morning of sun and much traffic, dropping off a screenplay with...

UNITED STATES—Many of our trees live at our homes longer than we do. Some of our trees were there before we got there. Some...

BEVERLY HILLS—The city of Beverly Hills is inviting the public to enjoy a series of BOLD (Beverly Hills Open Later Days) events, celebrating all...

UNITED STATES—I’ve been to my fair share of barbecues over the years. During my childhood, they involved burgers on the beach, hot dogs at...

UNITED STATES—The Grimes had a neighbor who had no manners. It was embarrassingly obvious even to the youngest Grimes, Max. Any fool with eyes...

UNITED STATES—Mathematically, division is the opposite of multiplication. Horticulturally, they are the same. Digging and splitting overgrown perennials to propagate them is known as...

UNITED STATES—Whenever I visit a new restaurant, I order a specialty drink, to experience as many different flavors as I can. I've tried variations...

SANTA MONICA—LA-based artist Bumblebee installed a temporary artwork on Colorado Avenue near the Santa Monica Pier on Monday, July 16, to promote a new...

UNITED STATES—As the youngest of his children prepared to leave the nest—not tomorrow or the next day, but inevitably it would happen—the old vices...

WEST HOLLYWOOD—West Hollywood is celebrating the 34th annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1 in a show of unity against crime, according to...

ENTERTAINMENT

HOLLYWOOD—We have been eagerly awaiting that moment where Sheila Carter would snap and go on the warpath, well soap fanatics the wait is over!...