Westchester is a neighborhood of neat houses and well-tended lawns—the kind of place
where you can still go next door to borrow a cup of sugar. The Holy Nativity Episcopal Church sits in the center of this residential area, a low-slung building with a riot of feathery flowers outside. The church functions as a community center with a yoga studio, garden, and spaces for...
The stress of holiday cooking and shopping should never overshadow all the excitement and quality family time abound! We've made lists of holiday essentials, from the perfect place to make reservations on Thanksgiving or New Year's Day to our favorite pies, eggnogs, and festive treats...Read More
So it finally happened. Like a game of dominoes, California, long known as one of the bluest states in the nation, has followed suit behind its left-coast neighbors - and a handful of other states - in legalizing recreational marijuana. And no matter how you feel about it, at this point in the evolution of this issue, resistance...Read More
Food waste fighter Ben Simon, who founded the Food Recovery Network at the University of Maryland in 2011, turned a kernel of an idea into a full-fledged campus movement—with chapters at 150 colleges and counting across the country. The former head of the largest student-run...Read More
Los Angeles River High School (lariverschool.com) has been around for six productive years now. Its principal, Kristine Puich, dressed in black with high boots, gold hoops in her ears, and a chattering walkie-talkie swinging at her belt, strides on ahead during my tour...Read More
The Impossible Burger has popped up very slowly at just a few select restaurants across the nation, so when it made its Los Angeles debut at Tal Ronnen’s famed Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood, we marched out with the team to give it a try. What arrived at the table, topped with all the appropriate accoutrements...Read More
While Windrose Farm may be located up in San Luis Obispo county, owners and farmers Bill and Barbara Spencer have been supplying some of the most iconic LA restaurants with their famed tomatoes as well as a variety of other produce since the 90s. They've also been a staple of the Santa Monica Farmers' Market since 2002...Read More