Today is National Pinot Noir Day: Celebrate with Great Pinot Noir Wines from Drouhin Wineries!
Aug18

Today is National Pinot Noir Day: Celebrate with Great Pinot Noir Wines from Drouhin Wineries!

National Pinot Noir Day is an interesting “holiday”. It gives you the opportunity to test drive a lot of different Pinot Noir brands so you can identify a brand you like Pinot Noir is a lush, fruity red wine. It’s perfect with foods on the grill and dishes that have a fruity or vegetable sort of base. It’s a great wine if you want to have something to drink that’s not as heavy as a Cabernet. It allows you...

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Chuck McDermott Band  at McCabe’s Guitar, Santa Monica, August 20!  Buy Tickets NOW!
Aug17

Chuck McDermott Band at McCabe’s Guitar, Santa Monica, August 20! Buy Tickets NOW!

Some of my favorite music genres are pretty well related. Indie/alt, Americana and Bluegrass all seem to be interwoven at times. Or it has when I have been looking at and hearing great new music and interviewing musicians. Here’s another “Americana”/country/”almost rock” musician who is definitely not new to the scene, but has done amazing work for many, many years . He’s well-known in many music...

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Celebrating – or Watching- the Eclipse? Cocktails Worthy of an Eclipse- Courtesy of Jägermeister!
Aug17

Celebrating – or Watching- the Eclipse? Cocktails Worthy of an Eclipse- Courtesy of Jägermeister!

The eclipse is this Monday, August 21! It hits about 10 AM PT, 1 PM ET. What are you going to do about it? Skip it? Watch it? Photograph it? Try to remember it? How about celebrate this amazing event with friends this weekend! Here are some superb cocktails courtesy of Jägermeister!     The Bad Moon Rising Created by Alejandro De La Parra (Teardrop lounge, Portland)     Ingredients: 1 oz Jagermeister 1 oz Macchu...

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Whole Foods Opens 365 Store on Cloverfield in Santa Monica!   Check Out the Great Product Mix!
Aug16

Whole Foods Opens 365 Store on Cloverfield in Santa Monica! Check Out the Great Product Mix!

The fifth Whole Foods Market 365 opened last Wednesday, Aug. 9, in Santa Monica, CA at 2121 Cloverfield Blvd at Pico. Regular store hours are 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., seven days a week. This will be the second Whole Foods Market 365 location for the Los Angeles area.   The vibrant 30,000-square-foot space takes “neighborhood grocery store” to the next level with its mix of affordable grocery items, unique venues and retail innovations...

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Got a Case of Wanderlust? Travel Expert Stephanie Oswald Says Hangzhou, China Is a Great Vacation!
Aug12

Got a Case of Wanderlust? Travel Expert Stephanie Oswald Says Hangzhou, China Is a Great Vacation!

These days, more and more tourists from around the world are flocking to the China to experience its rich history. In fact, according to the latest survey from The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC,) China will see an 8.7 percent growth in tourism by 2023. Besides Beijing and Shanghai, the most popular destinations, what is the next must-see place in Asia for the global seasoned traveler? Stephanie Oswald is an Emmy-winning...

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Bellamy Young  Sparkles at the TCA 2017 Summer Tour for  Disney ABC Television Group!
Aug07

Bellamy Young Sparkles at the TCA 2017 Summer Tour for Disney ABC Television Group!

Scandal’s Bellamy Young sparkles at the TCA Summer Tour for the Disney/ABC Television Group event.   Images courtesy of www.wireimage.com and www.startraksphoto.com Scandal star Bellamy Young accessorized her look at tonight’s event:     — a pair of 18k yellow gold oval cabochon cut CSARITE® dangle earrings from CSARITE® by Karin Jamieson   –a rose gold ring with diamond pave and a 4.88-ct...

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