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Virtual Art Party – A Corona Virus Update from!

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In light of the Corona Virus safer at home guidelines, LAArtParty recommends: Have your own virtual art party at home. Open a bottle of wine, enjoy some art. We are happy to recommend some of our favorite artists. Be sure to check our Performance/Literary Arts drop-down and our Culinary Arts drop-down - under our Upcoming Page.  FYI - LAArtParty is listing some talented artists and our favorite galleries....but LAArtParty is NOT making any commissions from art sold. We want art lovers to continue to support artists. So while many events are canceled,

June 11, 2020: Wine Tasting from Obvious Wines

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Obvious Wines has been hosting virtual tastings, and this next one from the series takes place on June 11, 2020. The tasting features No4 RICH & OAKY Chardonnay from the Central Coast in CA. But that's not all - In light of recent events, Obvious Wine is committed to advocating support against injustice through voice + action. As a first step, during the month of June, Obvious Wines will be donating 10% of ALL online sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, which supports racial justice through advocacy, litigation, and education. If you would like to

The Upper West is Open for Business!

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I've got some great news for you. One of my favorite restaurants just reopened for curbside pick-up. Here is the info. The Upper West family is excited to announce it will reopen for delivery and curbside pick-up including cocktails and wine beginning May 7, 2020…and the Santa Monica community could not be more happy. Many of our subscribers are frequent diners of the popular eatery. Please stay tuned to its social media and email for announcements, as the hours and days available may change slightly each week. As of now, after the opening on

Heartfelt Stories During the Corona Crisis!

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One of the heartwarming moments I witness on a daily work is watching entire families on their bicycles. I see couples walking together through the neighborhood. As I walk through my neighborhood, I smile when I observe children chalk drawing on the sidewalk outside their house, mothers and fathers sitting in the yard with them. Some of the chalk drawings are simply amazing - there are some great upcoming artists that will come out of this. A heart warming story comes out of Venice...neighbors who live by the restaurant C & O

Drago Bakery: Take Out Feast with Fresh Baked Goods

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Owner and Executive Chef Celestino Drago has created a special Takeout Menu at Drago Bakery in Culver City that will feature freshly baked and freezable essentials that guests can pick-up and prepare at home. Chef Drago and the Drago Bakery team will be offering the following Takeout Menu every Monday though Friday for pick-up from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Fresh Pasta Package ($55) which will include a choice of Lasagna Bolognese, Chicken and Mushroom Lasagna, or Vegetarian Lasagna that will serve up to 10 guests and be packaged cold. Main Proteins

Lunch & Dinner Takeout: Via Alloro Beverly Hills

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In Beverly Hills, Via Alloro will be offering Takeout for both for Lunch and Dinner every Monday through Sunday from 12:30 pm to 7:30 pm to support the community and their guests in-home dining needs. Via Alloro will be offering a slightly reduced version of their Traditional Takeout. Via Alloro, Pizza Barese; Courtesy of Via Alloro Menu featuring Appetizers, Pizzas, Pastas, Mains, and Desserts, long with their New Signature Family Menus featuring Family of 6 Menus, Vegetarian Family Menu, and Pescatarian Family Menu, Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Drago Olive Oil, Balsamic, Sicilian Salt, Bread, and much, much more! Via Alloro is now offering a special selection of Wines by the