New To Los Angeles is the Arts District Firehouse Hotel. This nine-room independent, boutique hotel has a restaurant, bar, cafe and retail shop built within an original 1927 fire station in LA’s Arts District, from the team behind Los Feliz’s hit Hotel Covell. The Firehouse is the very first boutique hotel to open in this hotbed neighbourhood. Hospitality entrepreneur Dustin Lancaster first saw the two-level historic building which was home to LA’s Engine Co. No. 17 from 1927-1980 but at the time being used for an installation more than 10 years ago. He was instantly enamoured, but it wasn’t until 2016 that the building’s owner reached out asking him to create a hotel there, “like Covell.” It felt like fate, and he couldn’t pass up the special building, so he partnered with developer-friend, Tyler Stonebreaker. Sally Breer and the team at ETC.etera lead the design of the hotel and restaurant. Sally and Dustin collaborated on Hotel Covell, … [Read more...] about New To Los Angeles
A 23-year-old man police say was stalking Natalie Portman was arrested outside the actress’ Los Feliz home Tuesday. Police responded to the 5200 block of Linwood Boulevard about 3:30 p.m. after receiving a 911 call requesting assistance. Officers arrested Gregory Edward Pearce on suspicion of violating a restraining order, issued by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge in March, to stay away from the Academy Award-winning actress. He is being held in lieu of $500,000 bail, according to Los Angeles County jail records. Portman requested the stay-away order after Pearce showed up outside her house on Jan. 31 and stood there for 20 minutes trying to open the gate. He didn’t respond when someone inside the house asked him over an intercom why he was there, so Portman called police, according to the actress’ restraining order request filed in court. When officers arrived, the man told them his name was John Wick — a character in a film series about an ex-Russian … [Read more...] about Man ordered to stay away from Natalie Portman arrested outside her Los Feliz home
52 Places To Go 2019 (Tag bylines with individual items.), New York Times Published 8:47 pm CST, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Photo: Louise Denton Photography/Getty Images Photo: Louise Denton Photography/Getty Images Image 1 of / 39 Caption Close Image 1 of 39 Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. … [Read more...] about The New York Times picks 52 places to go in 2019
(CNN) — Whether you're choosing a place to dine while traveling or in your hometown, The Infatuation is the most useful online restaurant guide in the game. They aren't partial to places serving up the trendiest dishes or run by celebrity chefs. They highlight the best dining experiences and offer a genuine review of a restaurant's menu and overall vibe. Each year The Infatuation releases a guide to the best new restaurants across some of their most highly covered cities in the United States. The lists for New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle are stacked with unique and innovative spots you'll want to add to your hit list. The Infatuation's Editor in Chief Hillary Reinsberg explains, "(We don't) pit the cities against each other." Instead, the motivation for releasing the annual lists is so readers can "look comprehensively at some of the biggest cities in the US and get an overview of what the most exciting new restaurant openings were." New York City … [Read more...] about The best new restaurants in the US for 2018
Actress Demi Moore attends the One Love Malibu Festival at King Gillette Ranch on December 02, 2018 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/Getty Images for ABA) (L-R) Masha Mandzuka, actress Tallulah Willis, actress Demi Moore and Anda Gentile attend the Brian Bowen Smith WILDLIFE show hosted by Casamigos Tequila at De Re Gallery on October 23, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for De Re Gallery) Friendly House executive director Monica Phillips. (L) and Demi Moore attend the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House’s 29th Annual Awards Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 27, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images) (L-R) Masha Mandzuka and Anda Gentile attend the Brian Bowen Smith WILDLIFE show hosted by Casamigos Tequila at De Re Gallery on October 23, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rochelle Brodin/Getty Images) (L-R) Jennifer Meyer, Eric Buterbaugh, Demi … [Read more...] about Is Demi Moore dating Serbian-born stylist gal pal?