Palm Springs Celebrates Its Biggest Tribute to Marilyn Monroe Ever!

She’s big, blonde, beautiful, and boldly sculpted in that iconic white-dress-flying-up moment from The Seven Year Itch (1955). She’s “Forever Marilyn,” the dramatic creation of 80-year-old American artist Seward Johnson (Johnson and Johnson Company heir). This Marilyn is 26 feet tall and poses at the corner of “Main and Main” … Continue reading

L.A.’s Exotic Yamashiro: Hollywood History with a Spectacular View

It is definitely one of L.A.’s most historic and unique restaurants. Popular, sophisticated, cool, and utterly atmospheric, Yamashiro has been a local dining treasure for decades. Its public gardens and view-struck Pagoda Bar alone is worth a visit—all in all, an amazing spot to take in distant Pacific Ocean sunsets … Continue reading

PICTURE THIS: It’s Football Season and Surf Meets Turf on Santa Monica Beach!

Check out this fun retro image . . . featuring a bevy of 1930’s bathing beauties kicking off a huge football on the sands of Santa Monica beach! To me, this photo perfectly captures how our Southern California seasons (and, yes, we do have them, folks . . . subtle as they may … Continue reading