Catch It While You Can…

Catch It While You Can…

The drive to the Griffith Observatory is always a fun-filled drive. It is where Vermont Avenue meets the hills as one passes the rich homes of Los Feliz, the open spaces where the coyotes roam, the Greek Theater and up the hill to the Observatory. On a recent Friday...

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Maharindee – Get the Glow

Maharindee – Get the Glow

  Pure and Potent Skincare. In the summer of 2019, while in Madison, Wisconsin, Shona Gupta went swimming in a lake. Right after her swim, Shona developed an angry red rash on her face and quickly went in search of something to put on her skin to help calm it...

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Ruben Rojas x Our/Los Angeles Lives Through Love

Ruben Rojas x Our/Los Angeles Lives Through Love

Our/Los Angeles vodka, led by distiller Anton Van DerWoude and located in the arts district of downtown Los Angeles, recently partnered with artist Ruben Rojas best known for his “love” artwork to spread the message of “Live Through Love”. This collaboration saw the...

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Cooking with Wine

Cooking with Wine

Cooking wine is different than your average bottle of wine. This wine was never meant to be drunk, but it was meant to be included as an ingredient in cooking. Cooking wine has salt and other preservatives that extend the shelf life of the product and keep it from spoiling. These small additions allow it to legally be sold at grocery stores, but you wouldn’t want to drink it. This also means that when you open a bottle, it can be used for a long long time. Unless you’re running a restaurant, you’d never need to buy a whole case of cooking wine.

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Does Organic Food Help with Anxiety?

Does Organic Food Help with Anxiety?

Amidst nutrition facts, ingredient lists and dietary claims on food packages, the term organic might seem like just one more thing to decipher at the grocery store. Are those organic eggs and carrots really worth the extra few bucks? Well, from a physical health...

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Smart Health Tips to Consider This Spring

Smart Health Tips to Consider This Spring

Spring cleaning is an annual routine where we rid our homes of unnecessary materials that no longer serve us. You can also apply this method of cleaning to your body. Get your health back on track this spring to ensure a safe and carefree summer. If you plan to...

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Made in LA

Made in LA

Made in L.A. 2020 artist Reynaldo Rivera’s large (and largely unseen) body of photographic work captures Los Angeles' queer clubs and house party scene in the 1980s and 1990s. These images depict a version of the city that has all but disappeared: Echo Park as a...

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Attack of the Murder Hornets

Attack of the Murder Hornets

In November 2019, beekeeper Ted McFall was horrified to discover that 60,000 of his honeybees had been had their heads severed and their hive wiped clean. He had no clue as to what kind of creature was behind the carnage, until a...

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Throw the Best Virtual Party

Throw the Best Virtual Party

7 Ways to Throw the Best Virtual Party This Winter It might seem a bit strange to host a party over video chat, but COVID-19 has forced everyone to try new things. If you long for the days when you could throw an event with your loved ones, you should try your hand at...

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Connected

Connected

Creative Filmmaking During a Pandemic Lockdown. Connected is a short dramatic film​ with a few surprises. ​It tells the story of a woman who, while overwhelmed with anxiety during the pandemic, brings the past to light in an attempt to resolve her deeply buried trauma...

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Your 2021 Valentine’s Day Guide

Your 2021 Valentine’s Day Guide

Love is in the AirValentine's Day is nearly here, and some of you out there were prepared, while some others have forgotten or just waited until the last minute to get your plans together. No matter where you fall on that spectrum of readiness, it's okay! Guides like...

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Sammy’s Top Ten Movies of 2020

Sammy’s Top Ten Movies of 2020

Editor’s note: For the past few years, Sammy Smart has announced her top ten movie (and TV show) choices of the year on her Instagram. She may not have a huge following (although she should have) but I know I always look forward to tuning in and seeing what has made...

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