2013 September Archive

Be Our Guest! How to Score Free Tickets

By: Rose Apodaca

Get within 3 Mayor Sofas of Barbara Streisand this Thursday night at Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar during the opening night soirée for the new WestEdge Design Fair. The Oct. 3 party benefits one of our favorite nonprofits, Heal the Bay. Streisand is among the bold-faced host committee holding court, among fellow hosts such as interior designers […]

Sunday Funday at Abbot Kinney Festival

By: Rose Apodaca

Today is another day to hold on to the carefree spirit of summer with the Abbot Kinney Festival, a street party filled with live music, food and craft booths, and—among the 150,000 visitors descending on the boulevard—the eccentric mix of crazies that make Venice what it is. Our A+R location at 171 Abbot Kinney will […]

Wish Upon A…

By: Rose Apodaca

I was just reviewing the A+R Wishlist supplied by Gregory of Epic Supreme, the creative and IT designer of our A+R blog. It got me thinking: what would my A+R Wishlist look like? What would yours? Our Wishlist is a great way to share exactly what you want with the generous friends and family in […]

Six, Eight, It’s Time To Celebrate

By: Rose Apodaca

Six years ago this weekend, Andy and I said “I do” in front of 76 dear friends and family at sunset on a Baja Cali beach. We took over La Fonda Inn, a place we’d both visited for years before we met (my family always stopped there for the zany Sunday brunch on our jaunts […]

Join Us Sunday: Live Atop Our Garage!

By: Rose Apodaca

As a cap to the summer, we’ve come together with our amazingly creative neighbors of District La Brea to throw a party this Sunday, September 15, from 1-6 p.m. on the rooftop of our parking garage. That would be the three-story structure covered in Shepard Fairey‘s mural at the corner of 1st and La Brea […]

Heatwave Relief: 5 Ways to Keep Hydrated

By: Rose Apodaca

With L.A.’s heatwave showing no signs of mercy as we head into the weekend, here are a few cool ways to keep your plants and you hydrated. (Click on the each photo in the slide show to learn more about each solution.)