Aqua Surf School

Shop Small Spotlight: Aqua Surf School


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Aqua Surf School began in Santa Monica with the goal to educate and inspire its students to live happier and healthier lives through surfing. “As a business, we take into consideration how can we help the most people and make the healthiest impact on this earth,” says King. “We partner with companies like Heal the Bay and the Police Activity League, offering free surf lessons for people to build positive lifestyles, promote ocean safety and environmental awareness.”

Skylight Books

Shop Small Spotlight: Skylight Books


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Skylight Books is a pillar of its historic Los Feliz neighborhood. It’s a gathering place for readings, book signings and meet ups, a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.

November 2016 Lodging Metrics


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Los Angeles ranked 4th place among the Top 25 Markets with an Occupancy rate of 75.5%, up +4.5% compared to the same period last year (72.3%).

Photo courtesy of Skirball Cultural Center.

Venue Spotlight: Skirball Cultural Center


Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, the Skirball Cultural Center offers over 60,000-square-feet of event space in a distinctive architectural setting. Open to the public since 1996, the Skirball is one of L.A.’s leading cultural institutions and features a thoughtfully curated museum, engaging exhibits and on-site catering.

Lost & Found Hollywood

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“I studied documentary filmmaking and art before becoming a buyer, so I approach things through a social ‘lens,’” explains Rosenthal. “I am drawn to culture and global craftsmanship in the hopes that people will experience human connectivity, which is often missed with mass produced products. I’m not interested in trends and I fill my stores with items that I hand pick from around the world that have a timeless appeal and will always be in fashion.”