Ice Skating in Downtown Los Angeles Until Jan. 21

The 10th installment of the Pershing Square Ice rink continues until Jan. 21. There’s still plenty of time left to skate and enjoy the activities at the L.A. Kings Downtown on Ice rink in Pershing Square. On Wednesday night at 6 p.m there is one final adult hockey clinic. Thursday at noon a Lunchtime concert takes place and a Led Zeppelin cover band performs Friday night. On Saturday starting at 1 p.m. a children’s program is offered and the Swingin’ Sundays program closes on Sunday.

The Pershing Square Ice Rink is open every day from Nov. 15, 2007 to Jan. 21, 2008. Admission is $6 and skate rental is $2.

Pershing Square Ice Rink
532 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 624-4289

Sergio Rossi Opens Melrose Place Los Angeles Boutique

Salma Hayek and Vanessa Williams joined the opening celebration of the Sergio Rossi boutique on Melrose Place. The Italian luxury shoes and accessories brand, Sergio Rossi opened its 1,500 sq. ft. store with a dinner at Bastide co-hosted by Sergio Rossi Creative Director Edmundo Castillo and Salma Hayek on January 16, 2008.

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$5 to Reserve Greyhound Bus Seat Ticket

You can reserve your Greyhound bus seat for an additional $5 per ticket

Reserved seating is sold one way and in select cities on specific schedules. The reserved seat upgrade must be purchased in person at the departure terminal, even if you bought your ticket online. Priority seating may be reserved from 30 days in advance to 45 minutes prior to departure, but you must be present at the Continue reading

High-end Los Angeles Real Estate Prices Up

There is no downturn in high-end Los Angeles real estate. L.A.’s affluent neighborhoods where the money is such as Brentwood and Westwood and costal Laguna and Newport Beach are up substantially this year.

Here is how some Los Angeles neighborhoods are doing:

  • The Hollywood Hills up 26% to a median price of more than $2.1 million
  • Rancho Palos Verdes and the Palos Verdes peninsula up 17%
  • Brentwood
  • Charles Phoenix is the bomb!

    I love anything retro, and many things silly, if they are well done. So the other night, when Anne, my adventure buddy, told me about Charles Phoenix’s Retro Holiday Slideshow from the 50′s and 60′s, I was so excited! Especially since I had never been to the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, certainly a cinematic Continue reading

    CBS Studios, Fairfax and Beverly

    CBS studios at Beverly and Fairfax has a great history as well. The studios was built in 1952 on the famous Gilmore stadium where the professional “Hollywood Stars” baseball team would play. Such great baseball stars that played were like, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams and Billy Martin. The team was owned by such big stars such as George Burns, Greacie Allen, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Bing Crosby and Cecille B Continue reading

    Writer’s Strike. Is it really over?

    It is being said in the media that the writer’s strike maybe soon over. So that many of the more popular shows may actually end on their regular timeline, which is in May, 2008. So if you are a fan of Grey’s Anatomy, CSI, Lost as well others, may see the finale’s in the annual Television May Sweeps. You know, gotta get them ratings in to bring in more money/revenue Continue reading

    Los Angeles Metro Rail Lines to Run All Night New Years Eve

    Los Angles Metro Light Rail / Subway

    Los Angeles MTA Metro System Service Alerts announced “On New Year’s Eve Monday, December 31 (into Tuesday, January 1), all Metro Rail lines will run all night, every 20 minutes.”

    Metro will offer a special Holiday Free Fare Program for all Metro Bus and Metro Rail lines operating on New Year’s Eve.

    The Continue reading

    LA Kings Downtown On Ice Outdoor Skating Rink 2008-2009 Season

    LA KINGS DOWNTOWN ON ICE OUTDOOR SKATING RINK AT PERSHING SQUARE

    LA KINGS DOWNTOWN ON ICE, celebrating its 11th
    spectacular season at Pershing Square, (532 South Olive, LA), open everyday November 20, 2008 through January 19, 2009.

    The 11th installment of the Pershing Square Ice Skating Rink continues through Monday, January 19, 2009. There is plenty of time remaining to skate and take advantage of the activities at Continue reading

    Olvera Street, Los Angeles

    Many Angeleno’s consider Olvera Street as a center for Hispanic/Mexican history. Olvera Street boarders between downtown Los Angeles and the Los Angeles river(East Los). And South of the street is the historic Union Station, a major mass transit station for Los Angeles. North of Olver Street is Fort Moore. LA holds an annual July 4th celebration. Which includes antique cannons. To the North East is the historic Chinatown. And Continue reading