When I heard that the first official dog café in the United States had opened here in Los Angeles, I couldn’t wait to make a visit. Called simply The Dog Cafe, the canine-and-caffeine joint, is located in a non-descript strip mall in Silver Lake, just a few hundred yards from a 101 freeway onramp.
The posh property in Northern San Diego draws C-suite execs, including Gwyneth Paltrow.
The versatile new space hits all the right notes.
Yosemite National Park has a new lodging base and meetings venue in Rush Creek Lodge, a 143-room boutique property that is set to open on June 15. Located on Highway 120 east of Groveland and just a half-mile outside the park’s Big Oak Flat entrance, it’s the first park-associated lodging to debut in 25 years and presents a fresh new palette of possibilities for meeting planners.
The historic San Diego hotel has a long and storied history.
On May 1, the Hollywood Farmers Market will kick off its month-long 25th Anniversary celebration. The market launched in 1991 under the guidance of former Los Angeles City Council Member Michael Woo. He envisioned a market that would be a community event for all City of Angels residents and a venue for food purveyors, California farmers and food artisans to sell their wares. He also believed the market could give a boost to local businesses.
The word “tour” on a conference or retreat schedule often evokes other four-letter words like “dull,” “yawn” and “blah.” After hours in meeting rooms, the last thing your attendees want to do is spend time trapped aboard a van or bus listening to a guide’s summation of the local sights or history.
A far better alternative: Expeditions that engage guests as active players and offer unforgettable experiences.
Here are six of our favorites throughout California. “Tour,” as your guests will discover, doesn’t have to be a dirty word!
Over the summer I was given the opportunity to join the TSTS Tech Summit in Cancun. It was the first time I had travelled for work - outside of internal company trips - and the first time I had ever travelled to Mexico. In anticipation of the next TSTS event in Dallas, I’ve been reflecting on the trip, the positive experience I had, and what made the conference so successful. I’ve narrowed it down to one major thing: the attention to detail at all of our site visits.
Welcome to Green Acre Eatery, a hidden, eco-forward gem in a San Diego business park.
Go off the beaten path and explore these five secret spots.