An American in Paris – Dominion Theatre, London

Undoubtedly some of the best experiences (concerts, theatre, restaurants, etc) are when you enter with medium expectations but the production over-delivers. That was the ... Continue Reading →

Cheeky, Comfortable, Crisp and Fresh – the citizenM Tower of London Hotel

Taking a page out of cheeky branding and consumer strategies first developed by Richard Branson, citizenM is tweaking and probably reinventing the hotel business. Eschewing ... Continue Reading →

Jude Law in ‘Obsession’ at the Barbican, London

The novella whence comes this production has been visited several times before. It started as James M. Cain’s crime novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, published in ... Continue Reading →

California’s Drought Emergency is Over and Mammoth Mountain is Still Serving Skiers and Riders

Governor Brown recently declared the California drought emergency is over. At least one ski resort in California has hinted they may stay open through the next ski season. ... Continue Reading →

AKA Rittenhouse – Luxury Accommodations in Arts-Rich Philadelphia

Philadelphia has its share of excellent hotels. On a recent visit we experienced one of the best of the bunch. AKA Rittenhouse is located on the upscale square of the same ... Continue Reading →

Francine York Memorial – Pino, Pasta & Parties

The first actress I interviewed for my television show — (Hollywood Beat) was gorgeous Francine York. She had a long & productive career, as a model, actress ... Continue Reading →

George Lopez Golf Classic’s 10th anniversary

At the start of his annual celebrity golf tournament, funnyman George Lopez beamed, “It’s a great day for the 10th anniversary of the George Lopez Golf Classic. ... Continue Reading →

Galas helping kids on the path to brighter futures

There have been a plethora of charity events in Hollywood and around Los Angeles that have put the emphasis on healthy lives for youngsters and fostering the love and ... Continue Reading →