This Weekend: Get Up and Out From the Valley to Downtown with Culture and Shopping

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BY KAREN YOUNG Mimi and Hy Mother's Day Event: Two MDF Faves are getting together! Mimi & Hy the Shoppe in Studio City is having a Mother's Trunk Show on Saturday, May 7  from 1 to 5 p.m. featuring Leela Grace Jewelry.  Gift with purchase with … [Read more...]

New Store! No Roses Gallery Showcases Artisan Jewelry and Fine Crafts

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BY KAREN YOUNG Just in time for Mother’s Day, there’s a new boutique/gallery opening in Sherman Oaks on Thursday, May 5 featuring artisan jewelry, as well as other fine craftwork, including limited edition photographs, glasswork, ceramics and … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Royal Wedding with British Favorites from Oh, Fancy That!

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BY KAREN YOUNG It’s the week of the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. Join the celebration and have party of your own.  The one stop shop for British goods in the 818 is Oh, Fancy That! in Tarzana. Located in the Tarzana … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Shop, Sing, Laugh, Cycle, Run, Walk, Relax

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COMPILED BY KAREN YOUNG Courtyard at the Commons Spring Fest: It's a Spring Fest with the Easter Bunny, baskets of free goodies, exciting sidewalk sales, one-day specials and DJ Dustin G to get the party going. Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., … [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...]

Magnolia Park Shops Spring into Self-Guided Shopping and Cycling Adventure

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Get out your bike and join hundreds of bicyclists at the 4th Magical Magnolia Bicycle Tour for a self-guided retail adventure  of cycling and shopping through Burbank's Magnolia Park neighborhood this Saturday, April 2 from 3 … [Read more...]

West Hollywood Boutique Brings Fashion Forward and Budget Friendly to Ventura Boulevard

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BY ALANA BRAGER Melrose style has come to the 818 in the form of Timeless — a hip and budget friendly women’s clothing boutique in the heart of Studio City. Fashionable and funky, this is the third location for the seven-year-old Timeless which … [Read more...]

LA Creamery Scoops Up A Unique Frozen Treat in the San Fernando Valley

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BY KAREN YOUNG I'm pretty excited to have recently tried some of the best ice cream I've ever eaten–and so far, there is nothing to rival it in the San Fernando Valley (okay,  perhaps I'm just a little bit thrilled that there's a new frozen … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Eat, Drink and Be Merry (Free Vodka/Free Starbucks); Shop and Recycle

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COMPILED BY KAREN YOUNG EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY Starbucks Free Treat: Starbucks is celebrating forty years by offering a complimentary Starbucks Petites when you order any handcrafted beverage (while supplies last). Petites are little sweet treats … [Read more...]

This Weekend & President's Day: Borders, NBA All-Star Jam,Composting, Reagan, Kids Comedy, The Autry, Skate Party, Free LACMA

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COMPILED BY KAREN YOUNG Borders Closing: In another sad hit from the economy, Borders is closing 30 % of its stores nationwide, including Sherman Oaks and Glendale in the 818. A liquidation sale is slated to start today. 2011 NBA All-Star Jam … [Read more...]