THIS WEEKEND: What’s Happening Across Los Angeles

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BY KAREN YOUNG ALL WEEK Dine LA Restaurant Week is back  through July 26.   Here’s your chance to try out some new restaurants with special three course prix fixe menus  (from $15-$45 per person depending on the … [Read more...]

This Weekend: What’s Happening Across Los Angeles

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BY KAREN YOUNG FRIDAY Dance Downtown: Learn how to dance Gangnam Style and other K-Pop dances on July 12 from 6:30 p.m.-10 the Music Center Plaza. A live DJ will spin top tunes while a dance instructor teaches you how to move. Every … [Read more...]

Worth The Drive (or the Metro): Free Events at Grand Park in Downtown L.A.

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BY KAREN YOUNG If you haven't had a chance to venture downtown, consider taking a short trip by car or Metro this summer.  The restaurant scene is growing daily, while the cultural scene is exploding from Music Center events to the Downtown Art … [Read more...]

THIS WEEKEND: Food Festivals, Tutoring Freebie, Comedy, Music and More

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BY KAREN YOUNG SPECIAL FREEBIE! FREE Summer Math Tutoring Offer: Sherman Oaks resident and math tutor extraordinaire, Annie Katz, is offering FREE tutoring sessions to only TEN readers that's worth $70.   For this summer … [Read more...]

Fourth of July 2013: The Ultimate Guide to Fireworks Celebrations In and Around San Fernando Valley

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BY KAREN YOUNG It’s always fun to go out to the beaches to watch fireworks on the Fourth of July, but there’s something to be said about staying close to home (like not facing the 405!).  Check  out this list of spectacular firework … [Read more...]

Summer Fun Guide: Outdoor Cinema with Entertainment, Food and Fun

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BY KAREN YOUNG Moviegoing  takes on a whole new vibe at these summer viewing venues that combine a party atmosphere with eating and entertainment. Movies on the Green :   Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills is the locale for this … [Read more...]

Kids’ Book Corner: Read for Fun This Summer

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BY JO PERRY "Books and summertime go together. " ― Lisa Schroeder I hope your children’s summer overflows with books­­––not those on a teacher’s reading list––but books that your kids choose for themselves: cookbooks, how-to … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Father’s Day Deals, Freebies and Fun Events for All Ages

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BY KAREN YOUNG DAD'S DAY DEALS Need a gift for dad? No Roses Jewelry is offering 20% off on gifts for Dad, including business card holders by Tracy Hall, Silver for Men by Samvel and all cuff links and key fobs.  Just mention My Daily … [Read more...]

LeVar Burton To Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Reading Rainbow at Dylan’s Candy Bar

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BY KAREN YOUNG To say that LeVar Burton's career has been both eclectic and influential would be an understatement as he has touched  many facets of pop culture with his roles —  first, as 'Kunta Kinte' in the groundbreaking 1977 … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Lots of Fun for All Ages from the San Fernando Valley to Downtown to Santa Monica

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BY KAREN YOUNG FRIDAY NATIONAL DOUGHNUT DAY: It's the first Friday in June so that means it's National Doughnut Day (a.k.a. donut). Little known trivia fact — the day actually started in 1938 as a fundraiser for the Salvation Army to … [Read more...]