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Michael Feinstein Performs at Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Gala

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Julie Spira

With a goal of raising $20 million to establish the Heart and Stem Cell Center, a crowd of more than 500 guests gathered at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA for the 9th annual Board of Governors Gala.

NYU Tisch Gala in Beverly Hills Honors Oliver Stone and Liza Chasin

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

Accepting the award, Stone, responsible for films including Born of the 4th of July, JFK, Nixon, and Wall Street, said he loved the idea of watching movies all day and getting credit for it.

Haircuts and Color Solve the Debt Ceiling Crisis!

Kim Vo | Posted 12.16.2013 | Style
Kim Vo

f I had a wish and a dream, it would be to get Congress in my salon. It would be difficult to argue with each other while John Boehner is getting a "conservative, side part to the right," and Nancy Pelosi is receiving cover for mother nature "highlights."

Jaywalking in L.A.!

Jay Weston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Celebrating 'Rodeo de los Caballos' on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills photo by Jay W. The first event in the year-long celebration of the city o...

A Jock in Hollywood: The Canyon

Tony Cavalero | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Tony Cavalero

I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.

HAKKASAN -- An Exquisite Chinese Restaurant in Beverly Hills!

Jay Weston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

A decade ago I was in London and was taken to a new Chinese restaurant, HAKKASAN, which had just opened and immediately won a Michelin star, the first such ethnic eatery there to ever get one.

I Am Petrified of Your Unleashed, Furry Creatures

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 11.23.2013 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

I am tired of hearing "Gucci or Fendi doesn't bite. Come on. Pet him. He's afraid of his own shadow."

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts to Open Oct. 17

Jay Weston | Posted 10.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The invitations will be forthcoming in the mail shortly. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts would be opening officially on Thursday e...

The 'Drop Dead Pork Chops' -- Why Fight Cancer? -- Sunday, July 28, Cal Spirit Food and Wine Festival at PDC

Barbara Lazaroff | Posted 09.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Barbara Lazaroff

Help me finish the fight: July 28th Cal Spirit Festival at the PDC In 2011 shortly before Mother's Day, I wrote about the significance of mothers in ...

Lawry's The Prime Rib Announces New Steak Entree

Jay Weston | Posted 09.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Yes, for the first time in more than twenty years (when fish was added), Lawry's is adding a new entrée to its menu....The Lawry's Ribeye, a welcome addition to a venerable dining experience.

Duverger French Macarons are Hot... and Delicious!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

She uses her art conservation background to create such vivid natural colors that they explode on the eye before they explode in the mouth.

How Kim and Kate Will Spoil Their Spawn: Over-the-Top Hotel Baby Amenities (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 06.06.2013 | Travel

Five of the most over-the-top, kid-friendly hotel amenities that celebrity (and royal) moms will definitely approve of. If Kimbryo will love these kid-friendly amenities, so will you!

Sticker Shock: 12 Crazy Expensive Hotel Suites

Oyster | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel

Shelling out thousands of dollars a night for a hotel room may not be in the cards for most of us, but that doesn't mean we can't take a voyeuristic p...

The Hidden Gems That Exist in Our Favorite City

Cathy Weiss | Posted 06.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

"It's important to go to houses of worship not our own because it makes us richer for it. The first Muslim group we worked with was a school, and the chairman pulled us over and said, 'Thanks for including us, you have no idea how hard it is to be Muslim today.'"

Stay Like the Stars

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Regardless of whether you're an adored Hollywood celeb or a discerning globe-trotter, as soon as you walk through the doors of these extravagant digs, we have no doubt that you'll feel like royalty.

10 Life Lessons We Learned From This Season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2013 | TV
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

There's no doubt that there is something genius about the formula that is the Real Housewives franchise. It's everything you've ever wanted your life to be... but you just can't afford. There is a special place in my heart for the ladies of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

'I Put Myself Out There For People To Like Me Or Hate Me'

Lili Bosse | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women
Lili Bosse

As optimistic as I am by nature, I chose to look for challenges as opposed to doing things that are safe and comfortable. I open my soul and heart to my wildest wish, as crazy as it may seem, and lean openly in to it.

Beverly Hills' Hippest Address?

Duane Wells | Posted 05.04.2013 | Travel
Duane Wells

Ornate and precious are not the descriptors that spring to mind when you step into the lobby of The Thompson.

Does The Beverly Hills Hotel Have Ties To 'State-Sponsored Homophobia'?

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Things aren’t looking too bright for the prestigious Beverly Hills Hotel. On Feb. 13, a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) r...

Tax Relief Scams: Where Crime Does Pay

Don McNay | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Don McNay

I saw a "pat on the back" news release from the Federal Trade Commission today: "FTC Settlement: Tax Relief Scammers Agree to Pay More Than $15 Million." If you go down a couple of sentences, it notes that the scheme bilked consumers out of $100 million. Crime does pay.

PHOTOS: 10 Elegantly Attired Hotels

Oyster | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel

From gilded pillars to floral patterns, from dainty tea sets to regal portraits, these hotels keep their spaces feeling timeless.

Will It Take an Earthquake to Bring the Subway to the Sea?

Joel Epstein | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

As any good student of L.A. history can tell you, following the Northridge quake the Santa Monica freeway was rebuilt in less than three months. Of course I am not wishing for an earthquake, mudslide or fire.

Magnificent Fleming's Steakhouse Opens in Beverly Hills

Jay Weston | Posted 03.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Fleming's is a wonderful surprise, with its elegant ambiance, style and sophistication. Personal attention and caring service make a visit here something which I will want to repeat often.

Reese Witherspoon's Mini Me (PHOTO)

Posted 01.11.2013 | Celebrity

If ever a movie role calls for a young Reese Witherspoon doppelganger, the Academy Award winner can save the casting director some trouble and call in...

Deputize Me, Please!

Myra Demeter | Posted 02.25.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

The city of Shaoyang in China has it right! They capitalized on the fact that they had a considerable population of elderly citizens with free time. They authorized these seniors to give tickets for minor violations and offered a financial incentive -- seniors may keep 80% of the fines.