around l.a. / the springs.


The Springs co-Founders, Jared Stein and Kimberly Helms, first encountered the Los Angeles Arts District in 2013 while on tour with a Broadway show and knew it would be perfect spot for the community wellness center they had envisioned. They were determined to create an oasis for city-dwellers that lived up to health-conscious lifestyle choices all the while remaining accessible... 
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around l.a. / l & e oyster bar.


A Silver Lake staple, L & E Oyster Bar offers one of the best happy hours around. The restaurant opened in 2012 by a diverse and well-equipped team with a passion for good food and drinks. Executive chef Spencer Bezaire is in daily communication with several oyster farmers up and down the North American coast lines. Once he places his order, it’s a mere 12-18 hours... 
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bartender, make mine a whiskey: a workshop.


i think i may have mentioned my new-found affinity for those very worldly, whiskey-flavored-beverages lately. well, my very favorite bar in the city, two sisters bar & books is going to be teaching us all how to mix an adult beverage using white whiskey. that’s right, two sisters bar & books featuring bartender extraordinaire — i like to call him sir... 
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belly up to the bar.


via lonny magazine. i’ve often thought it would be very sophisticated of me (this is quite an oxymoron if you know me at all) to have a charming little cocktail bar cart, like the ones you might see in a stylish manhattan pied-à-terre. so, ah heck, i think i’m going to go for it in the new house. i plan on lots of little lifestyle changes, and being less hermit-like... 
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