Sure food trucks like Kogi BBQ and Border Grill are all the rage, but this time of the year we are craving something cold to battle this SoCal sunshine. Fortunately for us, ice cream trucks like Coolhaus and Van Leeuwen are roaming the palm tree-lined streets to bring their deliciously frosty sweets to the Angeleno masses. Plan your quintessential summertime visit by checking out our top six on-the-move ice cream picks.
It's time to find out where some of the best parties and events are happening this week. As always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our Calendar. [Photo by Scalise Saint-Tropez]
Over the week in Los Angeles, Rita Ora gave a special performance at Strauss Zelnick's Take-Two E3 Kickoff Party, Candice Swanepoel, Paris Hilton, and Lydia Hearst attended the MAXIM Hot 100 Party, Women In Film hosted their 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards honoring Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, and Rose Byrne and more!
With the beautiful, sunny weather Los Angeles has to offer during the summer, now is the time to embrace the great outdoors, and get to work on that bikini body. What better way to get in a workout, and enjoy all the sights L.A. has to offer, than with one of these scenic hiking locations? Plus, you might even spot a few celebs to keep you motivated while you're at it.
Dads are the most complex individuals on this planet. For starters, they have a primal instinct to scare your potential dates away and simply thrive off of the ability to completely embarrass you. Despite these facts and the constant stories of how dad never changed your diaper growing up, as we’ve aged, we’ve come to realize there isn't anything much better than dad’s love. He is always there, no question, from a sweet hug to any kind of support he can possibly give you. So why not make dad’s day special, between food and activities, we’ve found some of the most pop-worthy spots in L.A., ready for your dad to live up (and most likely milk) his big day!
The Architecture + Design Museum (A+D)— a.k.a. the ONLY museum in the country wholly dedicated to the exhibition of progressive architecture—will celebrate its 13th year on June 28th, 2014 with its annual gala. This year, the soirée is titled "CELEBRATE: GROUNDSWELL," and the theme gives a big nod to the inspiring beach communities of So Cal that are such a defining staple to the region.
Summertime is no longer rolling around the corner: it is officially here. Summer has always been the time for people to try new things, be more adventurous and simply have more fun. If you're in a relationship, you do not have an excuse to sit at home and watch TV. The sunny sky and warm air is begging you and your beau to try new things. Why not add adventure to your relationship and go on some fun and action-packed dates? We've searched all over and found some killer date ideas to get your relationship as hot as the weather outside!
On, Friday June 6, PROJECT, Tommy Fazio, and Todd Snyder hosted an intimate dinner party at the stunning Fiore Gardens located in Pacific Palisades, celebrating the opening of the Todd Snyder Union Made Shop-in-Shop at The Grove. Snyder, a CFDA Nominee, Fashion Finalist, and one of GQ's best new menswear designers of 2012, PROJECT, and Fazio welcomed guests including Teddy Sears from American Horror Story and A Single Man, into the garden for a cocktail hour filled with floral-inspired drinks. After the cocktail hour guests were led to their seats and welcomed by Todd Snyder himself, who toasted to the PROJECT and Fiore Gardens teams for putting on such an amazing event. Throughout the dinner party, guests discussed the exciting events that will be occuring throughout PROJECT's Summer 2014 show season, as well as the latest fashion trends, while being served a locally sourced dinner, provided by Chef Nyesha Arrington.
Over the weekend on the West Coast, some of showbiz's leading ladies were honored at the Guys Choice Awards presented by Spike TV, Gabrielle Union helped celebrate Vegas Magazine's 11th anniversary, and will.i.am performed for a cause at the “Rebuild!” Philippines event. Click through for all those details and more!