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Surf, Sky & Spirit at Tower23 Hotel San Diego

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As California’s southernmost metropolis, San Diego is a veritable coastal paradise that’s widely lauded for its fabulous climate. Often referred to as “Mediterranean” in nature, the region boasts moderate warm daytime and cool evening temperatures nearly year round that rarely reach the point “too hot” or “too cold.” This is just one of many reasons San Diego has been anointed ... Read More »

Royal Blues Hotel an Elegant Oceanside Enclave

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Just south of Palm Beach, along Florida’s eastern coast, lies scenic Deerfield Beach—a city well known for its pristine and clean coastline and the array of recreational water activities delighting both residents and tourists.  Here world-class boating, fishing, diving, boarding and more are all within close range. Other nearby attractions include golf courses, polo clubs and the famous Quiet Waters ... Read More »

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa a Splendid Respite

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South Florida, or “SoFla” for the enlightened, is home to more than five million residents, which is understandable given the region encompasses gorgeous coastal cities like Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach. The area has remained a tourist hub for decades, even now attracting over 12 million visitors annually. A quick look at the weather makes it obvious why. For ... Read More »

Problem Solving Stuff for Summer

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I’ll admit it: I’m a fixer. Whenever there’s a problem at hand for myself or those around me I’m compelled to resolve it. All the better if I actually have the right merch for the occasion.  Luckily, the marketplace is teeming with items designed to solve problems and resolve common annoyances, including those particularly well-suited for summer. Check out these ... Read More »

7 Gotta Get Summer Gadgets

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I just love summer. Aside from the longer days, jaunts to tropical locales, weekend barbeques and balmy nights out on the town, it’s a season during which my thirst for innovative and utilitarian gadgetry is thoroughly quenched. Indeed, there’s a myriad of totally awesome tech that are particularly well-suited for the summer lifestyle. Here are a few relating to lawn ... Read More »

The Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica Mastering Boutique Hospitality

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There’s just something about a boutique hotel. Maybe it’s the quaint locales or the stylish upscale accommodations. Perhaps it’s the extraordinarily personalized level of service or the charming and unexpected touches that make it abundantly clear you’re not at a cookie-cutter chain operation.  It’s these things and more that draw me to boutique properties time and time again, especially when ... Read More »

Via Veneto Santa Monica Dishing Star-Caliber Italian Cuisine

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Los Angeles is a city known as much for its distinctive award-winning eateries as it is for its celebrity residents. In fact, many of the city’s restaurants—particularly those frequented by Hollywood’s elite—often become as revered as the star clientele, themselves. One such establishment is Via Veneto in Santa Monica, which enjoys its fair share of celebrity patronage. From David and ... Read More »

Culinary-Forward Seafood at Eddie V’s San Diego

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Next time you have a hankerin’ for swordfish from Block Island, scallops from Georges Bank or Yellowfin Tuna from the Caribbean, there’s no need to charter a jet to satisfy your craving for seafood sensations like these. Instead, those fortunate enough to be in “America’s Finest City” can just head downtown to Eddie V’s San Diego location—adjacent to the waterfront ... Read More »

Summer Health & Beauty Boosters

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Summer is a great time for a health and beauty reboot, since many of us are far more body conscious during this sizzling season. Below are some wellness boosters you might consider embracing to keep your skin smooth and supple, mitigate the effects of too much fun-in-the-sun, enhance your grocery game and ensure your energy stays elevated throughout the elongated ... Read More »

7 Summer Saviors

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This summer why not gear up with items that’ll ease and enhance the season? Here are a few hot product picks relating to fashion, functional décor, technology and travel that’ll please and appease in the months ahead. ***TECH & TRAVEL*** AT&T Unite ‘Explore’ Mobile WiFi Hotspot by Netgear (www.ATT.com) – $49.99 This summer enjoy Wi-Fi on-the-go with the AT&T Unite ... Read More »