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Where to Stay for a Foodcation in North America

Oyster | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Food can often be a major focus of a trip; it's hardly uncommon for the taste connoisseurs among us to plan a foodcation. And in our opinion, it should all start with your hotel.

Don't Give Up the Home Phone!

Tom Alderman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

No doubt some millennial whippersnapper will ask why, if you have a cell, anyone needs a wired home phone. Okay, maybe one line for fax but an actual non-battery table-top phone -- no way.

The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants In America

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 10.10.2014 | Taste
Abby Tegnelia

Here are NiC's picks for the dozen most "wow" restaurant dining experiences in the U.S. with food so good, one meal is worth the price of the entire vacation. Here they are, in alphabetical order.

Hakkasan Is Celebrating Chinese Holiday with Special Menu!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.30.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

all photos by Jay and Hakkasan I once visited China in early October and found the entire nation in chaos. ...

An Evening with the Mayor of Beverly Hills!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

all photos by Jay but Poitier one from internet The city of Beverly Hills, California is one of the most affluent communities in the nation. And its...

Travels With Journey to Beverly Hills and Stay at the Exclusive Pet-Friendly 5 Paw L'Ermitage Hotel

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.15.2014 | Los Angeles
LuxEco Living

A big Bark Out for L'Ermitage Hotel.... one of the Beverly Hills most prestigious and comfortable home away from home retreats that features the best European services and staff.

This Hyperrealist Paintings Capture The Small Magical Moments Of Living In New York

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts

New York is an towering city teeming with people, so depicting its small intimate, moments on canvas -- not to mention its moods, its complexity, or e...

Beverly Hills Back in the Hot Seat for Racial Profiling

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Beverly Hills police and city officials predictably circled the wagon after news broke of the humiliating, embarrassing and potentially dangerous wrongful arrest of noted African-American filmmaker and producer Charles Belk.

Celebrity Photographer John Russo Launches New Line of Beauty Products and Hollywood's Elite Are Loving It

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 10.12.2014 | Style
Nicholas Ferroni

One can't help but be inspired by John Russo's passion for helping and inspiring others while ensuring that his legacy is much more than just his incredible work as a photographer or makeup icon.

The Key to Avoiding a Vacation From Hell? Don't Book One There

Christina Pesoli | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Christina Pesoli

Every vacation destination has its own personality; and if that personality sucks, then chances are your vacation is going to suck, too. That's just math.

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

Toronto's Neighborhood Watch Is Apparently All Superheroes

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

If these signs are accurate, Toronto is officially the safest, and coolest, place on Earth right now. Artist Andrew Lamb, or so he calls himself o...

Women on the Map: Who Was Virginia? Charlotte? Louise? Beverly?

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Flying to Mexico for some fun in the sun at Playa del Carmen? Or maybe to Charlotte Amalie down on St. Thomas? Or to Lake Louise up in Canada? Or to Victoria Falls over in Africa? Or to Beverly Hills to spend a week with your rich uncle?

5 Very Stylish Reasons to Visit Beverly Hills in 2014

Karin E. Baker | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Karin E. Baker

Unique and gorgeous, each has a theme, such as film noir, the golden age inspired by Marilyn Monroe, high-gloss 1970s glamour, a stylishly sophisticated view of the 1960s, and the birth of modern glamour.

LydiaEmily Breaks Out in Bound

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 07.19.2014 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

LydiaEmily's new art show Bound opened at the Garboushian Gallery in Beverly Hills Saturday night to an overflow crowd of fans and supporters, including some wearing bandanas and braid wigs in tribute to the artist.

In Beverly Hills, Money for the Subway Doesn't Grow on Trees

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.16.2014 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Are we're not talking pocket change. LA's failure to build the Subway to the Sea when it should and could have means it will now cost us billions of dollars more to bring the train to the Westwood VA rather than all the way to the Pacific Ocean. And that's if we are lucky.

Psychic Of The Week: Christopher Golden

Paulette Cooper | Posted 07.12.2014 | Weird News
Paulette Cooper

Most of my clients don't want to leave something that important to chance, regardless of their status in society. So they seek reliable psychic advice. If you don't believe you deserve the best, you will never have it.

Beverly Hills Centennial Cookbook Is Delicious!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Book cover depicts the Mac 'n Cheese dish from Wolfgang Puck's CUT at the Beverly Wilshire. All photos are courtesy of the publisher. I have not wr...

Beware of the "Pocket" Pandemic

Nick Segal | Posted 07.09.2014 | Money
Nick Segal

With the burgeoning trend of "Pocket Listings" -- the practice of not placing a home on the open market and using the agent to quietly test out market -- these properties are virtually invisible to most buyers and their agents.

We Must Stand for Those Being Pushed Deeper Into the Darkness

Elton John | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Elton John

We can only get married because millions of people took a stand to defend and protect us. The gay people of Brunei -- and Russia, and Uganda, and many other countries -- need us to take another stand today.

Beverly Hills Bans Fracking

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green

By Dana Feldman BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 6 (Reuters) - City leaders in celebrity-filled Beverly Hills voted on Tuesday to ban fracki...

Government Hypocrisy

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
SidneyAnne Stone

I understand that politics is a complicated game but, in the spirit of full disclosure and transparency, isn't it better to just say what these things are really all about? Wouldn't we be more trusting of our politicians? I may not like it but, quite frankly, I don't like this either.

Marianne Williamson for Congress: Will It Take a Miracle For Her To Win?

Mara Shapshay | Posted 07.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Mara Shapshay

Because of Marianne's independent/spiritual views it seems many don't take her seriously. News outlets have called her a "new age guru."

California City Becomes First To Vote To Ban Fracking

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.24.2014 | Green

Beverly Hills is set to become California’s first municipality to ban fracking after the city council unanimously voted Tuesday night to ban the con...

2014 MTV Movie Awards Gifting Suites

Zorianna Kit | Posted 06.19.2014 | Style
Zorianna Kit

Last weekend's MTV Movie Awards brought out a small group of gifting suites to honor the event with products for the young, hip and fashionable: The ...