Archive for Category: "The Pacific Punch"

Punch Pick: Holiday Movie

Punch Pick: Holiday Movie

It’s not often we feel compelled to write about movies we’ve seen just because. But — we know many of you will be heading to the movies this weekend with your families. If you’re looking for one that the whole family can enjoy, leaving you filled with the joy and delight the holidays are supposed [...]

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Punch Pick: Holiday Book

Punch Pick: Holiday Book

If you’re looking for a heartwarming story to share with your loved ones this holiday (especially the pet lovers in your life), here’s our pick for you! They say you never forget your first love… Simon & Schuster recently released a wise and heart-warming debut novel about a beloved dog from platinum-selling musician/composer Alan Lazar. ROAM [...]

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The Design Collective: Anything but “Common”

The Design Collective: Anything but “Common”

Common performing at The Design Collective By Pacific Punch Correspondent Amy Senger Perusing a mélange of trendsetting home furnishings and accessories in a meandering environment that included Zen gardens and courtyards, all while sipping on tantalizing cocktails like the ‘Carpe Dia’ made with Milagro tequila, fresh blackberries, lime juice and agave nectar, then being treated to a [...]

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Adopting Dogs in West Hollywood with Ace of Hearts

Adopting Dogs in West Hollywood with Ace of Hearts

By Punch Pacific Correspondent Liesl Jackson If there is one thing about me that is blatantly obvious, it would be that I love animals, especially dogs. I work as a pet sitter and dog walker and am also a live-in doggy nanny to two very sweet dachshunds. I am surrounded by animals 24/7. About two [...]

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Punch Profiles: People to Know / 15 Minutes With Sprinkles Cupcakes co-Founder Candace Nelson

Punch Profiles: People to Know / 15 Minutes With Sprinkles Cupcakes co-Founder Candace Nelson

By Punch Pacific Correspondent Kristin Martell I scream, you scream, we ALL scream for C-U-P-C-A-K-E-S.  Move over ice cream…there’s a new sheriff in town, and the cupcake is not going anywhere.  People’s love affair with the tasty treat has evolved into a trend that no one predicted.  It first hit the scene more than a [...]

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The Orlando on Third Celebrates Renovation with “Shop & Save” Package

The Orlando on Third Celebrates Renovation with “Shop & Save” Package

In the heart of Los Angeles’ vibrant West Third Street neighborhood The Orlando on Third – a boutique, family-owned hotel that has been welcoming travelers to West L.A. for nearly three decades – is celebrating its multi-million dollar renovation with a special offer for guests. The Shop & Save package can be an urban escape, [...]

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A Guatemala Retreat : An Inner and Outer Journey into Expansion

A Guatemala Retreat : An Inner and Outer Journey into Expansion

It cannot get much better than this and we are calling this a Punch Pick-Me-Up Pick: February 4 – 11, 2012 (limited spaces available) : Guatemala is the perfect place for this transformative and joyful experience.  You can expect serene, warm waters; deep relaxation; profound personal transformation; delicious food; community meals; fun, diverse outdoor adventures; [...]

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Artists & Athletes Alliance Briefing on The Egyptian Uprising

Artists & Athletes Alliance Briefing on The Egyptian Uprising

  Post by Liesl Jackson, Pacific Punch Contributor “We want to live in peace and we can live in peace.”  This was a quote told by Ahmed Maher 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee on Tuesday, November 15th at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Maher is the original founder of “The April 6th Youth [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Pacific Punch

Happy Thanksgiving from the Pacific Punch

The growing team of Punch Correspondents and I wish you the happiest of Thanksgiving holidays and do hope you are spending it with loved ones while eating and drinking to your heart’s delight.  Meanwhile, I’m out in the land of the Pacific Punch meeting with new contributors and eating and drinking more than what my [...]

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Quebec Makes a Mark in Hollywood

Quebec Makes a Mark in Hollywood

This fall, 65 artists and designers from the Canadian province of Quebec came to Los Angeles to present a unique program that would highlight their strength, innovation, and creativity. Events throughout the month included a film festival at the Egyptian Theatre, live music, a stand-up comedy evening, a fashion show at the Hollywood & Highland [...]

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Los Angeles Peterson Museum Hosts a Night of Luxury

Los Angeles Peterson Museum Hosts a Night of Luxury

On Thursday November 9th, I was given the honor of attending Bradford Rand’s (President/ CEO of Job Expo International and RAND Luxury Inc.) Luxury Product Showcase: The Luxury Review. This was an exclusive press showcase and intimate shopping experience which, for the first time, allowed consumers to purchase the latest in luxury products. The myriad [...]

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Pace in the Canyon: Peace, Indeed

Pace in the Canyon: Peace, Indeed

When my friend texted me earlier this week with the name of her restaurant suggestion for Friday night – Pace – I mistakenly called it “payce.” When I went to the website and saw “peace in the canyon,” I realized Pace was in fact the Italian word for peace – “pah-chey.” Four years of studying [...]

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