Westin Hollywood FloridaJune 25, 2015 – 10:17 am

Westin Hollywood Florida

While my main destination in South Florida was the St. Regis Bal Harbour, I decided to make a one-night stopover at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, Florida, on the way down. It was available on Cash & Points, so cost only 4, 800 SPG points plus $90. A few days before my stay the Starwood website showed that I had been upgraded to a one bedroom suite, though the morning of my arrival that unfortunately switched to a grand deluxe room. I arrived…

West Hollywood crimeAugust 20, 2014 – 02:26 pm

West Hollywood crime

I spent more than three and a half hours today handcuffed in the back of a sheriff’s deputy’s car and locked up in a holding cell at the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station. It all started a little after 9:30 a.m. when I was driving west along Santa Monica Boulevard and edged across Sweetzer Avenue, only to find my car blocked by a sudden slow down in traffic. I sat in my motionless car, blocking a few feet of the intersection of Santa Monica and Sweetzer…

Guitar Center West HollywoodSeptember 16, 2014 – 07:28 am

Guitar Center West Hollywood

The Sunset Strip The section of Sunset Boulevard between Doheny Drive and Fairfax Avenue is famous for clubs and nightlife entertainment. Most clubs open in the late afternoon or early evening, and they all have a minimum age limit so check the details for each venue. There are around a dozen nightclubs on the Sunset Strip. Comedy Clubs on the Sunset Strip Some of the top names in comedy movies and TV began their career at nightclubs on the Sunset…

Marcos West HollywoodSeptember 10, 2014 – 08:43 am

Marcos West Hollywood

Marco Pelusi, hair colorist, educator, product developer and owner of of Marco Pelusi Studio, has been announced as winner of the John Chase Art & Design Award in the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s 30th Annual Creative City Awards 2013. Winners were announced on the night of Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the gala hosted by the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce at The London West Hollywood. The nominees were chosen for their innovation…

West Hollywood College Preparatory SchoolOctober 25, 2014 – 09:21 am

West Hollywood College Preparatory School

Students of West Hollywood College Preparatory School (WHCP) will moderate a “challengers debate” with candidates for the West Hollywood City Council on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Candidates Sam Borelli, Nick Garzilli, Christopher Landavazo, Steve Martin and Rusty Wiggs will be participating. Incumbents Jeffrey Prang and John Duran cannot attend due to their work schedules, according to debate organizer Guy Lande, who teaches U.S. government and history…

Real Food Daily West HollywoodJanuary 11, 2015 – 11:34 am

Real Food Daily West Hollywood

Before we left for our trip to Australia in October, we first spent a few days in California. One of the things I love the most about California is that vegan and vegetarian food is readily available. I read about Real Food Daily, which is Southern California’s premier organic plant-based restaurant created by Ann Gentry and knew that we had to make our way over there and fast! There’s plenty of on street parking right in front of the restaurant at…