This Weekend: Remembering 9/11, Music, Money, Food Trucks, Deals, Lobster and BBQ Fests, Plus A Wine Dinner

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Ten years later, we remember.

COMPILED BY KAREN YOUNG Shrek and Food Trucks: Bring the family to Genesta Park in Encino on Saturday, September 10 for an evening of fun. Watch Shrek on a big screen, graze at the food trucks, engage in activities for kids. The festivities begin at … [Read more...]

This Weekend: What To Do In and Around the 818

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BY KAREN YOUNG Northridge Outdoor Cinema Fest: It's the last weekend of the summer for this traveling outdoor festival. Be there this Saturday starting at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy six food trucks, live music from Get Back Loretta, shorts from Funny or Die … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Beer Fest, Concerts, Food Trucks, Sales and More

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BY COMPILED BY KAREN YOUNG TONIGHT Brew in the Zoo: Twenty California craft beer breweries will be represented at this special evening on Friday from 6-9 p.m. The event will feature viewing of zoo animals with an added twist of “21 and up” … [Read more...]

Ice Ice Shavie Rolls In Cocktail Driven Frozen Treats

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Ice Ice Shavie is alcohol free with homemade flavors.

BY KAREN YOUNG How about a frozen cocktail on a hot Sunday morning in the Valley? You can find it at the Studio City Farmers Market—sans the alcohol, of course. Ice Ice Shavie, which drives around town in the form of a vintage meter-maid-type … [Read more...]

What's Happening this Father's Day Weekend in the 818

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COMPILED BY KAREN YOUNG Movie Night and Food Truck Festival: See a free screening of Megamind, plus check out twenty food trucks.  Saturday, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Granada Hills Recreation Center 16730 Chatsworth Sreet, Granada Hills. Saturdays Off the … [Read more...]

Canoga Park Kicks Off 100th Anniversary with Monthly Art Walk, Food Trucks, Music and Photo Contest

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Sherman Way in Canoga Park circa 1930.

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Canoga Park is celebrating its 100th anniversary, and to mark the occasion, the city is hosting events throughout the year until the official anniversary on March 12, 2012. Kicking off tomorrow, May 19, is the  Canoga Park … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Food Truck Fest, Eyewear and Tan, Fire Service Day, Civil War, Town Hall, Shopping Bazaar

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COMPILED BY KAREN YOUNG OPTX FINE EYEWEAR SPRING FLING: Get a free spray tan from Pure Radiance (bring a bathing suit or wear a sundress), save 10-50% off all designer (Chanel, Prada, Gucci, Rayban, Oliver People and more!) eyewear and check out the … [Read more...]

Farmers Market Find: Scrumptious Beautiful Eats By Jinou Edible Art

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Croix de Lorrraine  Photos: Karen Young

BY KAREN YOUNG The reason I like strolling through farmers markets is that each experience is different. Sometimes I go for a specific purpose and grab what I need. Other times I peruse through the stalls of fruits, vegetables and locally produced … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Charlie Sheen Exhibit, The Biggest Truck Festival, Shopping, Culture and more

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BY KAREN YOUNG Charlie Sheen and Art: It had to happen. "Winning," an art exhibit inspired by Charlie Sheen, is running April 1 to 15 at the Hyaena Gallery in Burbank with a special reception on April 2 that is free and open to the public. Hyaena … [Read more...]

THIS WEEKEND: Food Truck Fest, Tomatomania, Rising Lotus, A Film Festival and More

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COMPILED BY KAREN YOUNG Tomatomania! is happening today through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Tapia Brothers Farm Stand.  Tomatomania! is an heirloom tomato seedling sale featuring almost 300 tomato varieties. Wear your Tomatomania! T-shirt … [Read more...]