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21.03.2017

Sofitel Los Angeles Welcomes New Executive Chef Pete Manfredini

Los Angeles, CA – Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is pleased to welcome Pete Manfredini as the hotel’s new Executive chef. A culinary craftsman with over thirty-five years of professional experience, Manfredini brings a unique cooking style inspired by his Italian roots and strong emphasis on local seasonality. Raised by his grandparents just outside Chicago, Chef Pete Manfredini began his culinary journey at th
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21.03.2017

Ballantines PR in the News – March 2017

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21.03.2017

First Look: Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Unveils Breathtaking “Rooms with a View”

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Anticipation is growing for the June 2017 opening at the stunning new Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, as the luxury hotel today offers up a first look at the hotel’s spectacular new rooms. Each of the 170 guestrooms is a true “room with a view,” offering unrivaled vistas ranging from a bird’s eye view of the Hollywood Hills to the nearby expansive urban canyon of Century
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28.02.2017

Ballantines PR in the News – February 2017

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28.02.2017

Luxury Phuket Resort, Trisara, Garners Coveted 2017 Culinary & Travel Awards

Phuket, Thailand –Trisara, the world-class, Thai family-owned luxury resort located on Phuket Island, is proud to announce its inclusion in a series of prestigious awards. These 2017 accolades come on the heels of Trisara’s recent December 2016 relaunch, which celebrated the completion of extensive renovations to the already award-winning property. Repeating as the only Phuket resort included in Condé Nast Trav
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12.01.2017

Ballantines PR in the News – January 2017

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10.01.2017

Romantic Weekend Getaway For Two At The Portola Hotel & Spa

Monterey, CA – The Portola Hotel & Spa has introduced a Romantic Getaway for two just in time for Valentine’s Day. From an overnight special to a romantic 4-course dinner for two, Portola has designed the perfect scene for a romantic weekend not soon to be forgotten. ROMANCE FOR TWO PACKAGE Love is in the air, so why not surprise that special someone with a Monterey Bay Romantic Getaway? Sip, savor and enjoy a bo
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03.01.2017

Renaissance Hotels Joins Forces With Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water

Bethesda, MD, USA – Renaissance Hotels, the global lifestyle brand known for helping travelers to experience business unusual on the road, has joined forces with iconic Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water to bring visitors, travelers and locals alike bold, unexpected, tastes complemented by communal, sensory experiences. Travelers and locals visiting Renaissance Hotels can experience Renaissance Hotels’ rituals
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01.12.2016

Ballantines PR in the News – December 2016

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05.11.2016

Ballantines PR in the News – November 2016

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24.10.2016

Moxy Berlin Opens – Brand Launches Global Programming Initiatives

Berlin, Germany – Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand hosted an epic party inspired by the prolific nightlife culture in Berlin, showcasing the music, dance, art and sexual expression that are the lifeblood of the city, October 20, 2016. Moxy Berlin, located between the buzzing Mitte and the ceaselessly hip Friedrichshain districts, was the perfect playground for guests to leave their inhib
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10.10.2016

Ballantines PR in the News – October 2016

– BPR Goes Pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month – “Pretty In Pink” at Spa Del Rey – Marriott International’s Newest Lifestyle Brand Opens Third Property In Germany – Experience Total Bliss in Keemala, Phuket – No Kid Hungry – Nature Calling – Sofitel Wine Days – Seascape by Charles March – Hotel Paradox Pet Package – Keinejad Benefit Fashion
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03.08.2016

New Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr. Liam Fox, makes first visit to Los Angeles to promote UK trade and investment after Brexit

Los Angeles – British American Business Council Los Angeles was honored to host UK Secretary of State for International Trade Dr. Liam Fox at a reception where he discussed his vision for Britain post-Brexit. The breakfast reception was held on Wednesday, July 27th at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica. Secretary Fox spoke about the implications of Brexit and discussed a number of issues inclu
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02.09.2015

Binatone Acquires License Rights to Motorola Mobility’s Accessories to Scale its Global Business

Los Angeles, CA — Binatone Global, a leading provider of IoT connected consumer electronics and lifestyle products, has acquired exclusive licensing rights to design, develop and market certain Motorola accessory products. “We are excited to announce this next step in our growing partnership with Motorola Mobility,” said Dino Lalvani, Chairman of Binatone. “Accessories are an integral part of enhancing the cons
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25.08.2015

Interior Design Firm Garrison Hullinger Refuses to Design a Typical Kitchen for Annual Street of Dreams

Los Angeles, CA – Garrison Hullinger Interior Design (GHID) is currently showcasing its unique kitchen design work at Street of Dreams in Portland, OR with several homes in the NW Natural Street of Dreams for the third year in a row. This year the design firm worked on two houses, one modern and one traditional. The varying styles of the homes showcase the firm’s wide breadth of talent and the kitchen in their
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24.07.2015

Cord Cutters Rejoice: KlowdTV Streaming Platform Launches Affordable Global News and Entertainment Packages

Alexandria, VA. – Today, KlowdTV doubled its channel offerings with the launch of its first all-inclusive global news package, featuring 6 premier global networks: Bloomberg HD, Sky News International,Newsmax, One America News, France 24 and RT America; and a seven-channel entertainment package featuring channels like Youtoo America and AWE — home to popular travel, design, cooking, parenting and fashion shows.
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09.07.2015

Marriott International is Changing the Game in Lifestyle Hospitality

LONDON, UK – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), is tapping into the world’s top influencers to help shape and guide its evolution as an emerging leader in lifestyle hospitality.  With an eye on identifying key trends and what inspires millennials and next generation consumers, the company hosted its first Cultural_Game_Changers_London thought leaders’ forum at the London EDITION. The forum was chaired by Bro
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15.06.2015

AKA Partners with BAFTA LA to Support the Los Angeles Student Film Awards, June 25, 2015

Los Angeles, CA., June 15, 2015 – For the second consecutive year, AKA, the innovative brand of luxury serviced residences catering to entertainment industry insiders, executive business travelers, international travelers and locals, is partnering with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA LA). This year, AKA will support the BAFTA US Student Film Awards event, on June 25, 2015 at the Wal
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08.06.2015

AC Hotel Miami Beach Officially Opens, Celebrates with Nigel Barker and more Style Influencers

Miami, FL – Last night, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) officially opened theAC Hotel Miami Beach, with an evening of art, design and architecture hosted by Nigel Barker, celebrated fashion photographer, New York Times Best-Sellingauthor and TV personality, and Rem D. Koolhaas, co-founder and creative director of the architectural footwear brand United Nude. The opening of AC Hotel Miami Beach furthers the
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04.06.2015

Renaissance Hotels Launches 4th annual Global Day of Discovery with Periscope June 11

BETHESDA, MD, USA – Renaissance Hotels (www.renhotels.com), the global lifestyle brand known for helping travelers make the most of their life on the road, will host its fourth annual Global Day of Discovery on June 11 at 160 hotels around the world. During Global Day of Discovery, guests and the local community will be invited to attend exclusive hotel events and venture into the neighborhood to experience hot spots
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02.06.2015

Caesarstone Officially Opens First U.S. Manufacturing Plant in Georgia

Los Angeles, CA – Caesarstone opened its new manufacturing plant in Richmond Hill, GA at a ceremony on May 27, 2015. This new state-of-the-art factory is the third production facility for Caesarstone, and the first site located in the United States. Caesarstone executives including Global CEO Yos Shiran spoke at the event, as well as city officials including Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler, Congressman Earl “
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04.02.2015

Caesarstone Launches New Concrete and Granite Inspired Series at International Builders Show (IBS) 2015

Los Angeles, CA – Caesarstone, the luxury quartz surface manufacturer, recently launched ten new colors as part of the popular Classico collection during Design & Construction Week from January 20-22, 2015 in Las Vegas. The new concrete and granite inspired colors showcase a range of design solutions for homeowners, architects, builders, and designers alike. The new concrete finishes offer consumers the look of c
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20.01.2015

Caesarstone Launches New Concrete and Granite Inspired Series as Part of Classico Collection

Los Angeles, CA – Caesarstone has added ten new colors to their popular Classico collection, including unique colors with striking veins and colors resembling granite and concrete, all manufactured by Caesarstone proprietary technology. The colors offer the look of concrete, granite and other natural stone, with the ease of Caesarstone maintenance. Slabs are non-porous, heat, stain and scratch resistant. Two new colo
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15.01.2015

M.S. Rau Antiques Presents Innocence, Temptation and Power: The Evolution of Women in Art Works

Los Angeles, Calif., —Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau Antiques will present Innocence, Temptation and Power: The Evolution of Women in Art from March 27–May 4, 2015 at the M.S. Rau Gallery in New Orleans. Organized by recognized expert in 18th and 19th century fine art, art patron and owner of M.S. Rau, William Rau, the exhibition will include more than forty notable works,
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14.01.2015

Portola Hotel and Poppy Hills Team Up Again for Pop Up Golf Experience FEB 13 and 14

Monterey, Calif. – Portola Hotel & Spa’s Pop Up Shop & Interactive Display, in partnership with Poppy Hills Golf Course, returns to Portola’s lobby during the 2015 annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro Am. Guests can stop by the lower lobby from 4pm-8pm February 13th and 14th for an interactive Pop Up golf experience that includes a state-of-the art golf launch monitor that tracks your golf swing. “We are
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05.01.2015

Viawear Announces New Luxury Smart Accessories, Activity Tracking, and Retail Partner

Los Angeles, CA – Viawear, the leader in luxury smart fashion accessories, is enhancing its inaugural line of smart bracelets, Tyia, to include new luxury models and features. They will be debuting and demonstrating these new models in booth 75714 at CES International and are available for pre-order. Tyia is a smart bracelet line, designed by leading jewelry designer Walter Chefitz, which synchronizes with mobi
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30.12.2014

At CES 2015 Learn How To Make 2015 A More Focused Year with Viawear

Los Angeles, CA – Many of us go into the New Year wanting to stay more focused on what really matters.  Tyia by Viawearis a new fashion-forward wearable personal assistant that empowers us to avoid constantly checking our cell phones and will be exhibiting in booth 75714 at the 2015 International CES. Created by award-winning jewelry designer, Walter Chefitz, Tyia blends fine jewelry craftsmanship with cutting edge t
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08.10.2014

West Hollywood Design District Announces DIEM 2014 Design Event Program Curated by Mallery Roberts Morgan with Frances Anderton

WHAT: West Hollywood Design District presents the 3rd annual DIEM: Design Intersects Everything Made, a one-day design symposium that offers culturally resonating discussions, panels and keynotes from leaders in the fields of design, decorative arts, fashion, architecture and fine arts. WHO: Curated by Mallery Roberts Morgan, Design Writer and Curator, Correspondent for AD France (Architectural Digest France), with F
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25.09.2014

Peter B’s Brewpub to Debut Cheese Collaboration at 4th Annual Monterey Beer Garden

Monterey, CA. –Award-winning Peter B’s Brewpub, located behind the Portola Hotel & Spa, will debut a cheese collaboration at the 4th Annual Monterey Beer Garden in partnership with Schoch Family Farmstead. The anticipated Beer Cheese, called Mt. Toro Tomme, incorporates Peter B’s Brewpub’s Stout Ale, which is crafted in house at Peter B’s Brewpub, along with Schoch’s curds and whey. After the Stout Ale was suffic
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19.09.2014

City of West Hollywood to Host Literary Celebration ‘WeHo Reads: Noir’ on Sept. 27

WEST HOLLYWOOD – It’s not just the heat wave that’s causing things to sizzle in West Hollywood. In celebration of September as National Literacy Month, the City of West Hollywood has launched WeHo Reads: Noir,exploring all things Noir with a series of Saturday events. On Saturday, September 27, 2014, things heat up with WeHo Reads: A Day of Noir. The daylong event will celebrate the quintessential Southern California
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18.09.2014

City of West Hollywood Partners in HRC Foundation’s Inclusive Blood Drive to “Include Inform Inspire” On Sept. 20 at West Hollywood Park

WEST HOLLYWOOD – The City of West Hollywood will join the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and other community organizations to present a special blood drive event: “Include Inform Inspire — An Inclusive Blood Drive, Festival and Speakers Forum.” The event will collect blood from eligible donors, honor those who can’t donate for themselves, encourage the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reexamine its
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17.09.2014

Portola Hotel & Spa Presents the Ultimate Golfer’s Getaway: Stay & Play Poppy Hills

Monterey, CA. – Portola Hotel & Spa has partnered with newly remodeled Poppy Hills Golf Course to offer travelers the ultimate golfer’s getaway. The Monterey Peninsula is home to some of the world’s best golf, and Portola Hotel & Spa is at the center of it all, located in the heart of downtown Monterey. A favorite among golf enthusiasts, the Portola Hotel & Spa has ample space to securely store your clubs
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03.09.2014

BABC LA To Host La Distinguished Speaker Series Breakfast

Los Angeles, CA – On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, British American Business Council Los Angeles (BABC LA), will host its Distinguished Speaker Series Breakfast and Business Networking Mixer at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows (101 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401) from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Themed “Women in World Business,” this event will feature Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE, Chief Executive of Mitie Gro
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25.08.2014

South Carolina Film Commission Releases New Digital Application Detailing Film Locations Statewide

Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Film Commission recently released the new digital application for smartphones and tablets, “Film SC”. The app’s debut marks the SC Film Commission’s expansion to the technological side of location and crew scouting. “We believe that this new app will appeal to locals, visitors, scouts, and filmmakers alike,” said Duane Parrish, Director of the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recr
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20.08.2014

Urban Garden: Lebanese Kitchen – Fresh, locally sourced and sustainable Middle Eastern cuisine opens in Hollywood

Los Angeles, CA – Urban Garden: Lebanese Kitchen, located at 7563 Beverly Blvd., is proud to offer an authentic menu of informal yet elegant Lebanese cuisine. Urban Garden is central to the Grove and CBS Studios and is open daily for lunch and dinner. The locally sourced and sustainable menu offers the only free-range chicken and all-natural lamb shawarma in the Greater Los Angeles area. Fresh ingredients are s
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20.08.2014

Sunset Marquis and The Agency Group Present: “Read @ Sunset Marquis”

LOS ANGELES, California — The legendary Sunset Marquis, which has served as a home-away-from-home to rock legends, filmmakers, writers, actors and discerning guests from around the world, and The Agency Group, the world’s leading independent talent booking agency, will be presenting a new monthly series, “Read @ Sunset Marquis.”  On the first Sunday of every month beginning September 7th, guests at Sunset Marquis as
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15.08.2014

City of West Hollywood Unveils New Outdoor Sculptures by Artist Shana Mabari

WEST HOLLYWOOD – The City of West Hollywood, as part of its Art on the Outside Program, has installed a triptych of large-scale diamond-, cube-, and rectangle-shaped sculptures called Illumetric by artist Shana Mabari. The three figures are located in the center median of the 8400 block of Santa Monica Boulevard between La Cienega Boulevard and Orlando Avenue. Constructed with colored acrylic panels,Illumetric’s clas
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05.08.2014

Introducing Emma-Kate Lidbury World Class Professional Triathlete and Expert in Women’s Health, Fitness & Nutrition

August 5, 2014 – Emma-Kate Lidbury is an exciting talent in the elite endurance world and this professional triathlete has a lot more to her than meets the eye. Her athletic resume is an impressive one – she has two top ten finishes at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship plus six Ironman 70.3 titles – but her strengths don’t stop there. She is also a former journalist with an acute understanding of the me
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05.08.2014

City of West Hollywood to Host Twelve National Night Out 2014 Events on Aug. 5

WEST HOLLYWOOD – On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, approximately 2,000 West Hollywood residents are expected to celebrate in the streets in a show of unity against crime during the City of West Hollywood’s annual National Night Out. “I always look forward to National Night Out because it is so important for us to meet our neighbors and be aware of what is happening in our neighborhoods,” said West Hollywood Mayor John D’Am
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04.08.2014

Sunset Marquis Unveils Stunning Property Remodel

Los Angeles, CA. – The legendary Sunset Marquis Hotel is proud to announce the completion of its 100 remodeled suites. These junior and one-bedroom suites offer oversized bathrooms, in-room dining/work area and custom furniture in vibrant and inviting colors. With an average of 529 Sq. Ft. in the suites, most rooms have balconies or roomy patios. Interior designer Oliva Villaluz has been involved in the renovations o
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04.08.2014

Jacks Restaurant & Lounge, Located inside the Portola Hotel & Spa, Wins Renowned 2014 Wine Spectator Award for its Stellar Wine Program

Monterey, CA. – Jacks Restaurant & Lounge has been graciously bestowed the Wine Spectator award for its wine program, fortifying its title as one of the leaders in the food and beverage sector. Located in the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey Bay, California, Jacks Restaurant & Lounge has undergone a complete overhaul of its wine list within the last two years. The new and improved wine program now includes
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18.07.2014

Beautify LA, Powered by Kuyam, Comes to the San Fernando Valley from July 26 to August 2

Los Angeles, CA  – Kuyam, a local online scheduling platform, will power the third Beautify LA event from July 26 to August 2, 2014. For eight days only, locals can book their favorite beauty or fitness appointments at participating salons and studios throughout North Hollywood, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Tarzana, Woodland Hills & Calabasas with discounts up to 40% off. Select local salons and fitne
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01.07.2014

Peter B’s Brewpub and Jacks Restaurant & Lounge To Launch Its First Ever Loyalty Club Program

Monterey, CA. – Peter B’s Brewpub, Monterey’s first craft brewery, and Jacks Restaurant & Lounge, located inside the Portola Hotel & Spa, is excited to announce its first ever Loyalty Club program, set to officially launch July 1. The Loyalty Club will reward patrons of both Peter B’s Brewpub and Jacks Restaurant & Lounge with opportunities for free food, birthday gifts, anniversary gift
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30.06.2014

AKA Launches World’s First Luxury Mobile Suite, in Collaboration with Airstream 2 Go and Trina Turk

Los Angeles, CA., – AKA, the innovative brand of luxury extended stay accommodations and the go-to, home-away-from home for entertainment insiders, is launching the world’s first mobile suite in partnership with Airstream 2 Go and California fashion designer Trina Turk. Available at AKA Beverly Hills , the AKA Mobile Suite is the newest addition to AKA’s popular Live It! Program that provides residents with curated,
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27.06.2014

Sunset Marquis Awarded 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – Legendary Rock n’ Roll Hotel, Sunset Marquis, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor®, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are lo
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27.06.2014

Meet Charleston: The Newest Cast Member on CBS’ Reckless

Charleston, SC  – With CBS’ new drama series, Reckless, premiering on Sunday, June 29, the city of Charleston, SC will prove to viewers it offers much more than Southern hospitality. The city is central to the series’ storyline and will allow viewers the opportunity to experience Charleston like never before. Reckless, which is the first major network series to be filmed in Charleston, follows a Yan
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26.06.2014

Grant Roberts, Beverly Hills Trainer, Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach of Million Dollar Baby Fame, Inspired by Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation Takes Stand Against American Heart Association (AHA)’s Heart-Check Food Certification Program

Los Angeles, CA  – Grant Roberts a Beverly Hills based Trainer and Nutritionist, former Mr. Canada bodybuilding champion, and best known for the transformation of Hilary Swank for her Oscar winning role in Million Dollar Baby, is taking on the role as spokesperson against AHA’s Heart-Check Food Certification Program, which operates in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Roberts’ was insp
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24.06.2014

Sunset Strip Music Festival Announces 2014 Line-Up Including Jane’s Addiction and Empire of the Sun

WEST HOLLYWOOD – This year’s annual Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) is set for Saturday, September 20, 2014 and Sunday, September 21, 2014 on the famed Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Nederlander Concerts and Sunset Strip Music Festival organizers have announced the 2014 line-up, which includes legendary alternative rock band Jane’s Addiction and popular Australian electronic music duo Empire of the Sun. On Saturd
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23.06.2014

Susan Sarandon, Reframed Pictures And Congressional Leaders Host Briefing On Violence Against Homeless

WASHINGTON, DC –  Member of Congress John Conyers Jr. (D-MI 13th District) and the Homeless Caucus will host a briefing on the epidemic of violence against the homeless on June 25, 2014. Susan Sarandon will brief congress on the issue and preview Storied Streets, a new film by Reframed Pictures provides a unique perspective of homelessness in the United States. David Pirtle, a victim of violence against the homeless,
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20.06.2014

Please Join Us for a Private Screening of The Last Man On The Moon

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19.06.2014

Award-Winning Film Comes To Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nepal  – Waiting for Mamu, an award-winning documentary film by Reframed Pictures will be shown the first time outside of the US at The City Museum in Kathmandu. Thomas Morgan, documentary filmmaker and creator of Mamu, returned to Nepal to show the film to the children who stories were featured and who are in the care of 2012 CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet. Morgan will also present Pushpa and ECDC, th
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12.06.2014

British American Business Council Los Angeles (BABC LA) and British Consul General Chris O’Connor to Host The Brazil World Cup Celebration

Los Angeles, CA — On Saturday, June 14, 2014, the British American Business Council Los Angeles (BABC LA) will host The Brazil World Cup Celebration on the grounds of the Five-Diamond Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village (2 Dole Dr. Westlake Village, CA 91362) from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Hosted by the BABC LA and British Consul General Chris O’Connor, the family-friendly event will celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazi
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06.06.2014

Beautify LA, hosted by Kuyam, comes to Los Angeles’ Beach Cities From June 14-21

Los Angeles, CA –  Kuyam, a local online scheduling platform, will host the second Beautify LA event from June 14-21, 2014. For one week only, locals can book their favorite beauty or fitness appointments at participating salons and studios throughout Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Venice, Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, and Rancho Palos Verdes wit
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04.06.2014

City of West Hollywood and West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to Host “State of The City 2014”

WEST HOLLYWOOD – The City of West Hollywood and the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (WHCC) annually partner on a “State of The City” event to engage the City’s business leaders and the community at-large in a conversation about new initiatives, economic trends, and innovations in the City. This year’s focus will examine how the City’s redevelopment efforts on the Eastside have catalyzed the resurgence of ent
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02.06.2014

City of West Hollywood and Christopher Street West To Host Annual Pride Celebration in West Hollywood

WEST HOLLYWOOD – The 2014 LA PRIDE Celebration in West Hollywood will take place between Friday, June 6, 2014 and Sunday, June 8, 2014, bringing together more than 50,000 members of the LGBT community and allies to celebrate pride and unity. Produced by Christopher Street West and sponsored in part by the City of West Hollywood, the celebration will include the PRIDE Festival at West Hollywood Park, as well as
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01.06.2014

AKA Beverly Hills Mobile Suite

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21.05.2014

Suite Wheels at AKA in Beverly Hills

AKA, the nine-property brand of luxury extended-stay accommodations, recently introduced a mobile suite at its Beverly Hills, Calif., location in partnership with Airstream 2 Go. The 200-square-foot suite, which is 28 feet long, is connected to a GMC Yukon Denali and is meant to be used on a five-day journey to Santa Barbara to explore the local vineyards, beaches and hiking trails. AKA’s concierge can help plan an i
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07.05.2014

City of West Hollywood Assembles Design Steering Committee for West Hollywood Park, Phase II

WEST HOLLYWOOD – The City of West Hollywood has assembled a Design Steering Committee to engage residents and community members in a series of public meetings from May 2014 through September 2014 regarding the implementation of Phase II of the Master Plan for West Hollywood Park. There will be five public meetings: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 6 p.m.; Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 6 p.m.; Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 6
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28.04.2014

Sports Emmy Nomination For First: The Official Film Of The London 2012 Olympic Games

Los Angeles, CA  –“FIRST: The Official Film of the London 2012 Olympic Games”, has been honored with a nomination in the Sport Documentary category at the 2014 Sports Emmys.Screened on NBC last summer, FIRST chronicles the Olympic journeys of 12 first-time Olympians on their way to London 2012 Olympic Games and includes swimming superstar Missy Franklin, US gymnastics champion John Orozco and women’s boxing ico
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28.04.2014

Leicht USA Showroom To Open In West Hollywood Design District In May 2014

West Hollywood, CA – The newest addition to the LEICHT USA family of showrooms will open in the West Hollywood Design District in May 2014. LEICHT contemporary kitchens have evolved to be a leading player in the kitchen industry and the German-based company is now making its Los Angeles debut. “We are thrilled to be bringing LEICHT to West Hollywood,” said Debra Tendler, owner of LEICHT West Hollywood. &#
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28.04.2014

Sunset Marquis Hotel Launches “If These Walls Could Rock” Book Celebrating The Birth & Celebrity-Filled History Of The Legendary West Hollywood Hotel As It Turns 50

West Hollywood, CA – Sunset Marquis is thrilled to announce the publication of “If These Walls Could Rock” written by the family owned hotel’s co-owner Mark Rosenthal and Craig Williams. Covering five decades of never-before-told stories, “If These Walls Could Rock” follows the evolution of what was an Astroturf-lined apartment hotel into a world-class luxury property and its parallel to the development of the music
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24.04.2014

City of West Hollywood Takes Home Top Award From CAPIO for ‘The PickUp’ Campaign

WEST HOLLYWOOD – The California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) gave the City of West Hollywood its top award in the marketing and communications category for the City’s innovative launch campaign for The PickUp, West Hollywood’s Free Nighttime Ride. The PickUp (also known as The WeHo PickUp) is a trolley service that was launched as a pilot program by the City of West Hollywood in August 20
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24.04.2014

A Day in the Life of Physique 57 Co-Founders Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi and Tanya Becker

Los Angeles, CA – Physique 57® Founders Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi and Tanya Becker are today’s Renaissance Women. Not only do these two women take on the roles of mother, wife and savvy business owner, but they are the definition of a balanced team in a trendy and ever changing industry. See below for an idea of what a typical day looks like in their lives.   What does a typical morning look like for you? Tanya:
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23.04.2014

Peter B’s Brewpub is Brewing up its 4th Annual Monterey Beer Garden Saturday, September 27, 2014

Monterey, CA  – Peter B’s Brewpub, Monterey’s first craft brewery located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, CA, is milling, mashing and brewing up its 4th Annual Monterey Beer Garden. This highly anticipated event will take place at Custom House Plaza on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Beer enthusiasts and food devotees can enjoy an afternoon of unlimited beer tasting from some of the be
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11.04.2014

Kuyam to Host First Ever “Beautify LA” Offering Local Beauty Appointments from May 3 to 10

Los Angeles, CA – Kuyam, a local online scheduling platform, will host the first ever Beautify LA event from May 3 to 10. For one week only, locals can book their favorite beauty or fitness appointments at participating salons and studios throughout Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Brentwood, Century City, West LA and Pacific Palisades. Participating local salons and yoga studios will offer select s
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07.04.2014

Caesarstone to Partner with House Beautiful for Seventh Kitchen of the Year in San Francisco

Los Angeles, CA – Caesarstone will continue its longstanding partnership with House Beautiful for the seventh Kitchen of the Year, which will make its west coast debut in San Francisco. Renowned interior designer Steven Miller, who founded Steven Miller Design Studio in 1999, will design the 2014 Kitchen of the Year. The kitchen will feature Caesarstone quartz surfaces in Organic White throughout. “I love desig
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01.04.2014

Portola’s Peter B’s Brewpub To Celebrate American Craft Beer Week May 12-18

MONTEREY, CA., – A popular favorite among local beer enthusiasts and hotel guests of Portola Hotel & Spa, Peter B’s Brewpub is excited to announce their week of daily specials and events specifically tailored to American Craft Beer Week, May 12th through 18th, 2014. Peter B’s Brewpub is Monterey’s first craft brewery and an award-winning brewpub known for serving up delicious and sustainable craft beers. “It̵
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31.03.2014

Albuquerque Studios Congratulates Ann Lerner of the Albuquerque Film office for winning the LMGA Awards for “Outstanding Film Commission” for Lone Survivor & Breaking Bad

Albuquerque, NM —Ann Lerner, Film Liaison for the City of Albuquerque, took home the prestigious award for Outstanding Film Commission for her work on Lone Survivor andBreaking Bad at the first annual Location Managers Guild of America Awards (LMGA) on March 29 at the Writer’s Guild of America in Beverly Hills, CA. “I am truly honored to have received this award,” said Lerner. “I accept on behalf of all the hard-work
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11.03.2014

Technology Expert & Investor, Kai Tao Comments on the Future of Technology Trends for Businesses World-Wide

Los Angeles, CA — On January 29-31, 2014 Kai Tao hosted the first-ever DiscoverMe leadership summit in Los Angeles at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. DiscoverMe is an event that features the most prominent leaders in technology, finance, and media discussing the ways content creators and businesses are leveraging the crowd to scale their audiences and grow to the next level. This invite only event featured a select
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10.03.2014

The WeHo PickUp Joins the “Selfie” Craze With a Digital Snapshot Competition

WEST HOLLYWOOD – A celebrity selfie struck gold last Sunday at the 86th Academy Awards when the image was retweeted around the world. The PickUp, West Hollywood’s Free Nighttime Ride, now hosts its own social media selfie contest. The “WeHo PickUp Artist Contest” will run until Saturday, March 15, 2014 and it will be a fun way for PickUp riders to enjoy some creative competition, with a chance to win prizes from loca
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06.03.2014

Emmy Winner Dan Bucatinsky to Guest MC West Hollywood Community Housing Corp. “Changing Lives/Making History” Gala

West Hollywood, Calif.  – West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation (WHCHC) is thrilled to announce that Actor/Writer/Producer Dan Bucatinsky will serve as Master of Ceremonies for its 2014 Gala celebration, “Changing Lives/Making History,” which will take place on Sat., Mar. 22, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the London West Hollywood, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood. The Gala is WHCHC’s premier fund-ra
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18.02.2014

Albuquerque Studios Welcomes 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment’s Hieroglyph

Albuquerque, NM — Albuquerque (ABQ) Studios has announced that 13 hour-long episodes of the drama Hieroglyph, produced by 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment, will begin filming at the studio later this month. Set construction is already underway on incredibly detailed sets taking up four of ABQ’s massive soundstages. The new show is a demonstration of the industry’s continued support for New Mexico’s enhan
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18.02.2014

Krazy Ketchup Helps Take Cooking Expert Lisa Fontanesi To The Chew’s Weight Watchers Chef Finals

Los Angeles, CA – On the Feb. 5 segment of ABC’s The Chew, Lisa Fontanesi, cooking expert and food activist, featured Krazy Ketchup in her meal of not-so-fried chicken and sweet potato fries that has taken her to the finals of the show’s competition to become the next Weight Watchers Chef. Krazy Ketchup, a new all-natural and organic ketchup, uses only 100% certified organic ingredients, contains no processed s
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13.02.2014

Jane Fonda and Dylan McDermott Will Kick-Off “One Billion Rising for Justice” on Feb. 14

WEST HOLLYWOOD – Legendary actress Jane Fonda and Hollywood heartthrob Dylan McDermott will help kick-off the City of West Hollywood’s One Billion Rising for Justice event on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sal Guarriello Veterans’ Memorial, at the intersection of Holloway Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard. One Billion Rising for Justice is a global day of action in recognition of the 16
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11.02.2014

Bosch, Caesarstone And Thermador: Three Leading Brands United For Design & Construction Week 2014

Los Angeles, CA — Bosch, Caesarstone and Thermador united during Design & Construction Week, February 4-6, 2014 in Las Vegas to showcase inspiring design, a range of kitchen solutions and new products. Over three days, the brands successfully shared their vision of today’s kitchens and aspirational design in one masterfully designed booth conceived by award-winning kitchen designer Mick De Giulio. “The show was a
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