Our resident peeper documents the glitz of opening night. Read story.
Friday, January 23, 2009
January has the potential to seriously suck. Not only is it bloody cold outside, but I never see my friends, as they're all aboard one wagon or another. Read story.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Change. Although, given the most recent election cycle, it'd probably be safe to assume that we'd all be fine never hearing that inspiring little six-letter word ever again, there's still something irresistibly enticing about the idea. Read story.
Thursday, January 8, 2009
It was about a week into the holiday season when, sitting at my desk, eyeing the following week in my calendar and realizing, with some-admittedly, not much-trepidation that I'd committed to not less than nine parties in a five-day stretch, when an invitation appeared in my inbox that somehow managed to catch my eye. Read story.
Thursday, December 18, 2008
You know you're in for a wild night when you've been doused with a full glass of red wine before you even make it to the party. Read story.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
What a week! Last Monday found me overwhelmed by a sweet, nervous-yet-excited sense of anticipation reminiscent of how I'd feel as a kid on Christmas Eve. Read story.
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Why, if you were comfortably perched at the helm of one of the hottest, sweetest, most recession-proof businesses in town, would you consider expanding into the notoriously tricky restaurant biz? Read story.
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Last Friday evening found me at the Bacara, decked out for one of my favorite annual events, The First Ladies of the Dream Foundation Fundraiser-a lady's dream affair, featuring amazing clothes, excellent food, and a side order of tear-jerking emotion. Read story.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Last Thursday night was one of those fabulous evenings that make me really love my job. Read story.
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Traditions are worthy of their upkeep for reasons beyond whatever the tradition itself entails. Read story.
Thursday, October 2, 2008
As a decision-phobe, I love it when fate insinuates itself upon my life, offers up some coincidences to illuminate a path, and leaves me securely aware that, of course, this is what I should do-no decision necessary! Read story.
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Last weekend marked the triumphant return of the ambitious Twiin Productions' West Beach Music & Arts Festival to a wide swath o' harbor-side sand-not to mention the culmination of a certain weekly rag's Road to West Beach battle of the bands. Read story.
Thursday, September 18, 2008
I've read all this stuff recently about how important it is to bust out of your routine-any routine-if you want to keep your brain in shape. Read story.
Thursday, August 28, 2008
Once upon a time, on a delightfully warm (if uncommonly swampy) weekend night, a very talented young winemaking couple invited the public at large to swing by their downtown digs to enjoy a three-vintage flight of their prized pinots, straight out of their no-longer-for-retail library. Read story.
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Certain food-and-beverage combos are so perfectly, deliciously right together, they just shouldn't be messed with: cookies and milk, toast and coffee, steak and martini(s). Read story.