by Michael B. Dougherty | Angeleno magazine | August 24, 2011
“She’s a little sarcastic, kinda sassy, but she’s good at her job.” Christina Ricci is talking about Maggie, the rebellious flight attendant she plays in ABC’s new series out this month, Pan Am, a period drama centered on the globe-trotting lives of flight attendants—or “stewardesses,” as they were known—in the 1960s. But the description of her character is also befitting of Ricci herself.
THE PARTY A stylish soirée for the 10-year anniversary of contemporary fashion label Ella Moss at Eveleigh in WeHo THE PLAYERS Ella Moss co-founder Pamella Protzel Scott, Lindsay Sloane, Jessica Capshaw, Sanaa Lathan, Caroline D’Amore, Paula Patton THE HIGHLIGHTS Candlelight and yellow roses set a romantic tone for the celebration at the Sunset Strip hotspot, which was dotted with butterfly symbols throughout as an ode to Ella Moss’ logo.
THE PARTY The debuts of Lia Sophia’s fall/winter 2011 line and the Industrielle II Red Carpet and Special Edition Collections at Sunset Marquis Hotel THE PLAYERS Ali Landry; Lydia Hearst; Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton; Lacey Schwimmer; Kyle and Farrah Richards; Rachael Harris; Alexa Vega THE HIGHLIGHTS Fans of the brand, including Ashlee Simpson and Kourtney Kardashian, arrived decked out in Lia Sophia jewels.
by Nate Chapnick | Jezebel magazine | August 2, 2011
If you’re in the market for sports car exclusivity without the exotic car price tag or associated maintenance, Lotus has exactly what you want. Meet the new $76,000 Evora S, a fun little 2+2 that’s an instant hit with passersby and could actually be your daily driver (unlike other Lotus models the Exige and Elise).
Adventurous travelers enjoy kayaking on the Sea of Cortez.
Ooh, La Paz!
by Wendy Bowman-Littler | Jezebel magazine | August 2, 2011
Located amid desert terrain and lush seascape on the shimmering Sea of Cortez in Baja California Sur, topographically stunning La Paz may be best known for world-class angling. But, increasingly, the “City of Peace and Abundance” (also dubbed “the world’s aquarium” by Jacques Cousteau because of its diverse ecosystems) is netting savvy travelers and real estate investors lured by the friendly, laid-back culture, recreation and properties galore.
by Jonathan Baker | Jezebel magazine | August 2, 2011
One Eared Stag had impossibly big shoes to fill. When Shaun Doty closed his namesake (Shaun’s) in December to concentrate on his budding Yeah! Burger empire, Atlanta lost a restaurant that was, to many, irreplaceable. But Robert Phalen, the creative whiz behind one of Atlanta’s most progressive kitchens (East Atlanta’s Holy Taco) had patiently been looking for the right space to open another restaurant. It’s a perfect match.