Real Estate: Consider the Merit of the Home Office When Purchasing a New Home

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BY  CRAIG KNIZEK       Technology continues to exert a dramatic impact on our economy; iPads, wireless internet, virtual offices are all changing the manner in which we work. It’s now a reality that over 30 million … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Restaurant News in the San Fernando Valley

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BY KAREN YOUNG The Studio City restaurant scene seems to be on a non-stop roll. Word on the street is that the owners of Stout Burgers and Beer are going to open a seafood pub (that's a twist!) in the former Ole space on Ventura … [Read more...]

Calendar of Events

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MY THREE ANGELS The Group Rep presents MY THREE ANGELS Sam and Bella Spewack’ssweet, Christmas show built on murder and mayhem.  Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm, Through January 15, 2012 (12/25 and 01/01, 7pm shows only).  Tickets:  $15 - … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: Tales from our European Vacation

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(Editor's Note: This is a continuation of a series about writer/producer David Nichols' adventures in his next life.) BY DAVID NICHOLS They say if you’re going to steal, steal from the best. So allow me to pilfer these words from A Tale Of Two … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: The Trials and Tribulations of Skinny Legs

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BY DAVID NICHOLS Lately I’ve been checking out other guys quite a bit. Don’t get me wrong. Things are fine between N. and me. It’s not that I’m contemplating…a lifestyle change. I’m just interested in how my physique compares to the average man … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: A Norman Rockwell twist at Easter

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BY DAVID NICHOLS You have to admit the Easter story is a darn good one. I’m not talking about the one where a giant rabbit goes all over the world dropping off baskets full of eggs and green plastic grass. Frankly that story doesn’t even make … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: Old Life Meet New Life

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BY DAVID NICHOLS “It’s kind of hard to explain,” says My Beautiful Grown Daughter, referring to Delaney and me. “When the two of them get together it’s like…” Her voice takes on a searching quality, as if she’s just returned from studying some … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: Living the real difference of boys and girls

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BY DAVID NICHOLS Boys and girls are different. I don’t know how else to put it. I think there’s some French phrase that expresses the idea much more lyrically, and after N. and The Boy and I make our planned trip to Paris this summer I might be … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: Cleaning house, facing rats and other homeowner ills

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BY DAVID NICHOLS As it turns out, 2009 was the Saddam Hussein of calendar years. I don’t know anybody who was sorry to see it go. In fact, if there was footage on YouTube of last year being blindfolded and hung I suspect it’d rank right up there … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: Re-Inventing Christmas Traditions

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BY DAVID NICHOLS Christmas will be different, and thank God.  Over the years my late wife, My Beautiful Grown Daughter, and I developed several holiday traditions, as most families do.  They served us well, and the first year that the two of us were … [Read more...]