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Trendy Gear for Tots

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From fun in the sun to getting organized for school, today’s tots need stuff…lots and lots of stuff. Here’s a list of cool tools that’ll ensure your kid is covered on multiple fronts. Staying organized, stylish, fed and fit is child’s play with this assortment perfect for the little ones in your life. 15-Drawer Mobile Organizer (www.Wayfair.com) – $115.99 Keeping ... Read More »

Conversation with a Millennial Mastermind: Rising Global VR Company CEO, Li Gang

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34-year old entrepreneur’s company, Dlodlo, develops lightest wireless immersive virtual reality glasses, entrenching it as a global leader in VR technology research and development At just 34 years old, Dlodlo CEO, Li Gang, is sitting on top of the world—the virtual reality world, that is. Having entrenched his company as global leader in VR technology research and development, this IT-oriented ... Read More »

7 Reasons You’ll Crave Oceana Coastal Kitchen San Diego

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While San Diego has no shortage of fantastic restaurants, in early 2015 a fresh face appeared on the region’s distinctive dining scene in the form of Oceana Coastal Kitchen. This airy bayside eatery dishes up chef-driven, seafood-centric California cuisine amid sweeping waterfront views that’ll keep you coming back for more. At the helm of Oceana Coastal Kitchen, which is ensconced ... Read More »

Scratch Cooking Shines at Civico 1845 San Diego

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If you wander down India Street in San Diego’s Little Italy section, you’re likely to notice a bustling neighborhood addition: Civico 1845 restaurant. This quaint, rustic-chic eatery is a breath of fresh air relative to the plethora of Italian dining options surrounding it. What truly sets this eatery apart is its vehemently authentic and hand-crafted approach to Southern Italian cuisine. ... Read More »

Bar Boredom Busters: Elevate Your Sports & Summer Soirées with East Craft Cocktails

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5 ‘culinary cocktail’ recipes that’ll make you a home bar rock star this season Mix up your spirit selections and take your summer soirées to an unforgettable new level this season with libations that eradicate expectations: easy mix-and-go artisanal craft cocktails featuring Bloomery SweetShine’s award-winning line of all-natural, hand-crafted liqueurs that make premium spirits sing. No need to hit the ... Read More »

7 Trendy Places to Eat, Drink and Dance in Scottsdale

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Imagine a desert oasis where you can enjoy award-winning cuisine and partake in nightlife unlike any other. Well, Scottsdale is that place and it’s a perfect locale for a quick weekend getaway. Don’t know where to eat or what to do? No time to research and plan a dining, imbibing and socializing schedule ensuring your brief vacation is an utter ... Read More »

Expect the Unexpected at the Four Seasons Scottsdale

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Arizona’s high desert has a unique magic and mystique all its own and, when it comes to the Four Seasons Scottsdale, guests can also expect the unexpected—starting with its Sonoran Desert locale.  For one, “lush” and “desert” aren’t normally two words one would associate, but in the high Sonoran Desert you’ll find iconic saguaro cacti standing tall amid bright desert ... Read More »

Blue Man Group: Fresh, Fun, Loud and Messy

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I had seen the famed Blue Man Group Las Vegas show before albeit more than a decade ago. Even so, I recently proceeded to secure tickets to see what has since become a Vegas entertainment staple. I wondered how, or if, this show had evolved so it would seem fresh and new the second time around. Now having seen Blue ... Read More »

Slimdown Secrets of Food & Fitness Superstars

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By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor For most of us mere mortals, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regimen can be tough. Those who really struggle with weight loss and maintaining healthy lifestyle choices can feel a lot like Sisyphus, the mythological Greek figure eternally doomed to push a giant boulder up a hill over and over only ... Read More »

Epicurean Exploits Abound at Casa Velas Hotel Puerto Vallarta

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By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor Nestled within an upscale residential neighborhood just a 5-minute drive from the Puerto Vallarta airport sits Casa Velas—a serene adults-only luxury boutique resort that’s helping set new and noteworthy standards in the all-inclusive realm. As one of the many properties in the Velas Resorts portfolio, which have earned no less than 43 ... Read More »