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Palm Springs’ Deepwell Estates – nod to modernism

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Liberace purchased this home in Deepwell Estates for his mother. He owned a house nearby.
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February 13, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Tucked into the charming avenues of Palm Springs, Deepwell Estates is a small neighborhood community boasting beautiful one-story estates outfitted in nostalgic Hollywood glam. Among the celebrities who have owned homes in Deepwell include actor William Holden, Loretta Young, Hugh Hefner, Carmen Miranda, and Liberace. On a private tour during modernism week, the WTTgirls had […]

Enter the Fun Zone: Top 5 in Balboa Island

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August 17, 2015 / By / , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Balboa Island is a little gem south of Pacific Coast Hwy in Newport Beach. It is a perfect place to take in the local scene with boutique shopping, quaint restaurants, and a little exercise. Growing up on Balboa Island, I spent my days riding my Big Wheels on the North and South Bayfront in my […]

Daytrippin’ in Anacapa

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August 15, 2015 / By / , , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Gilligan “Hey you wanna go on a 3-hour tour with me?” Ginger “F**k off, Gilligan. Remember what happened the last time?” And so it goes, a day trip to Anacapa Island, one of the five channel islands off the coast of California. I was excited about this trip as I had recently returned from Hawaii […]

A Day in the Life of DTLA

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August 12, 2015 / By / , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Nothing excites the senses more than a day in Downtown Los Angeles. A vibrant city filled with art, architecture, foodie delights, and good old fashioned people watching. I spent a day walking the streets, living the DTLA Life. Here is a taste of it in a photo gallery: P.S. wear comfortable shoes and uber back […]

LACMA, with Love : a photo gallery

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August 11, 2015 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art has evolved from the once “just a museum” hangout. It now is home to incredible works of art, entertainment, educational workshops and seminars, a relaxing courtyard with restaurants, coffee shops, and artsy boutique shops. A day spent at LACMA is a day well spent. What We Love: Urban […]