Friday, June 29, 2012

Grand Performances...

Can't make the 45 minute to hour drive up to the canyon for the reggae fest, then hop on the subway and head downtown to California Plaza, on Grand (near MOCA), for the free 'Grand Performances' this weekend. There will be an eclectic mix of events happening. Go to to check their calendar and see what's happening under the stars!

Reggae & a Day Get Away...

Tomorrow, Saturday, June 30th, head up to the canyon (Topanga), in the beautiful Santa Monica mountains and enjoy the sounds & vibes of the many reggae performances that will be happening at this years 'Reggae 'Pon The Mountain' festival. It all begins at 11:00am, so take a drive up to the great outdoors. For more info on this event go to their website at

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Crafty at Crafted...

The folks that brought us the galleries at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica are hoping to have success with their new venture 'Crafted' at the Port of Los Angeles, in San Pedro. The grand opening of the first phase begins this Friday and will be open all weekend. The concept, bring all of L.A.'s crafting population under one roof at the waterfront, set them up with booths and let them sell their wares to the public. There should be at least 100 vendors this weekend and they hope to eventually expand to 500 vendors inside of 2 warehouses. If you enjoy handmade, unique items, this may be worth checking out. Go to their website at for directions and more info.

Coming Available for Mid-July...

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***RENTED***- One Bedroom, 4th floor, 1050 sq ft, north/south/west exposures, $1600/mo.***RENTED***
***RENTED***- One Bedroom, 12th floor, 740 sq ft, north/west corner unit, $1540/mo.***RENTED***
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Friday, June 22, 2012

Gaylord/Bounty Shout Out...

Our sweet Amanda, flying home from Bobby Brown's wedding in Hawaii, nabbed this article that was in Delta Airlines 'Sky' magazine. Thank you Gillian Jacobs for the mention of the HMS Bounty and Gaylord apartments among your Wilshire Blvd faves!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Buzz Creates Reason for Encore Presentation...

This past week at the LA Film Fest had the first two and only viewings of 'A Band Called DEATH' sell out. An encore presentation of the film will be made this Saturday, the 23rd, at 9pm. This documentary tells the story of the first all black punk band that came out of the 70's. Don't miss this chance and Tom would greatly appreciate seeing the community come out to support the film again.


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Friday, June 15, 2012

Gaylord Resident Has Film at LA Film Fest...

'A Band Called Death' will be premiering at LA Film Fest this weekend. Our resident, Tom, worked on this documentary telling the story of the first black punk band, Death. The film will be playing at LA Live on Saturday the 16th at 7:20pm and on Tuesday night the 19th at 7:10pm. Be sure to go out and support Tom and his fellow film makers.

...hmmmm, more punk history comes out of the Gaylord. Where am I? At the Chelsea Hotel in New York in the 1970's & 80's? Have I time travelled back? Good times.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Film, Film, Film...

TODAY, the L.A. Film Fest opens with many great films to venture out and see, over the next week, from all over the world. Most films will be viewed downtown at LA LIVE again and at other spots around town. To find out more info on the films you will want to see, go to for times and venues. This is the time to go and connect with those who are serious about film and film making. Enjoy!

Monday, June 11, 2012

In Need of Paella...

Lately, I've had a hankering for some paella... good paella. The only place I knew to get this was my good friend's house in Topanga Canyon, but she was not offering any paella dinners at the time. And funny, she has been having the same craving as of late, also. Where to go? I typed in paella on Yelp and up popped La Paella on San Vicente. Over 250 reviews and all very favorable. So, with the husband in town this past weekend, on Saturday night after the movies, I drove over to La Paella. No reservation in hand (they are recommended), but the hostess was very accommodating and sat us at the end of a long table where 2 other people were seated at the opposite end (enough distance so a conversation did not need to be struck up with them and my partner and I could still have an intimate dinner). Okay... my taste for paella has been satisfied! First, the sangria was great and the chicken & spanish sausage paella was very appetizing. We had started with the homemade lentil soup and finished with the rice pudding for dessert... all good. I also saw a few pans of the seafood paella go by our table and will definitely need to try that in the future. The interior has a sweet atmosphere of being in a small Spanish village and the staff was most attentive and welcoming.

La Paella is located at 476 S. San Vicente Blvd, between La Cienega & Wilshire Blvds. Go, if you want that special dinner!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

For Your 'Bachelor' Needs...


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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

I'll Take Bachelor #1...


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Monday, June 4, 2012

Now Appearing @ Beverly Hills Hotel...

Our velvety crooner, Luca Ellis, will be performing every Thursday evening, between 9pm- 12:30am, at Bar Nineteen 12 in the Beverly Hills Hotel, starting this Thursday, June 7th. AND... starting on Friday, July 13th, he will be doing his gig, poolside, at the Beverly Hills Hotel also. The hours for the poolside performance are from 6pm- 9pm. The launch for the poolside event will be on July 11th, with DITA VON TEESE!

Put on your retro best or your most dapper california casual dress and go drink some classic cocktails and enjoy the Beverly Hills Hotel.