Preparations are currently underway for the 2016 Fourth of July Parade! This year’s theme is, “Our Little Piece of Paradise: Celebrating 75 Years of Westchester!” and applications are now available for groups wishing to have a float or march in the parade. Continue reading
Happy Birthday Westchester! Westchester is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and a committee has been created to help commemorate this special occasion. Continue reading
Get ready to celebrate! This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first foundations being poured in the little piece of paradise we call Westchester. From bean fields and farmland, Westchester has grown into a thriving neighborhood with a world-class airport, prestigious universities and a sense of community unrivaled by even the smallest close-knit towns. Whether you’re lucky enough to live here, work here or own a business here, it’s easy to fall in love with this community whose unofficial motto is “a small town feel within a big city,” where everyone knows their neighbor and is working together for the greater good. Continue reading
4/08/16 Update: IN CASE OF RAIN
If the weather does not cooperate on Saturday, shuttles will take participants back to Otis’ Main campus on Lincoln Blvd. where kite workshops will still take place. Stay tuned on Otis’ Facebook and Twitter for day-of updates.
Thousands of art enthusiasts, families and students will flock to Santa Monica Beach on Saturday, April 9 for Otis College of Art and Design’s Fifth Annual Kite Festival, created by the college’s Creative Action Program. Continue reading
It might be freezing, but that won’t stop hundreds of people from running and jumping into the water at Marina del Rey’s Mother Beach for the Special Olympics Southern California’s annual Polar Plunge taking place on Saturday, February 27.
Love is in the air in the Westchester/Playa/Marina community, and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite local spots that will be working overtime on Sunday, February 14 (and the Friday and Saturday before) to create a fun evening for couples, friends and families that are looking for a way to say “I love you.” No matter what you do to celebrate this month, make sure you make plans early and call ahead for reservations. As of press time, some of the restaurants we contacted were already booked!
Whether you’re looking for something fancy and romantic or laid-back and fun, here is our pick for Valentine’s Day worthy locales: Continue reading
Visitation School and Parish’s Food Truck Friday Nights started off with the simple idea to create a community event that would feature some of L.A.’s most popular food trucks in an effort to draw people to its campus. Now in its fifth year, the event has morphed into more than just an opportunity to pick up a quick bite, however. With hundreds of people attending each Food Truck Friday Night, which runs monthly May through September, the event has turned into a summer staple with a block party feel celebrating good food, friends and community. Continue reading
Stepping into an Oula workout class, be prepared for laughing, singing, high fives and, of course, a lot of dancing. Continue reading