Article Sharon Levinsohn  Palisades Village’s much anticipated opening day on Saturday, September 22 welcomes the community to enjoy a thoughtfully curated collection of unique retail stores and restaurants, a specialty market, a deluxe movie theatre with five screens and food and beverage service, a community room for local organizations, eight apartment units and a three-level underground parking structure. The charming,…

Lifestyle by Design

 Article and Photography  Lifestyle by design: it’s what drives Design Equity, Inc., and its founder and CEO, Abe Roy.  “It’s universally applicable,” Abe says of the application of design thinking to today’s world of lifestyles of homes. “Design is ubiquitous. Patterns occurring in nature affect our lives in more ways than we realize.”

You (and Your Community) 

 Article Jeff Runyan  At the end of the day, humans are generally selfish and our existence, for better or worse, is often an effort in “preservation of self.” That means what’s best for you, what’s best for your family, and it extends further into what’s best for your community.  However, before one can focus on helping their community, they must first make sure their…

NW Rugs

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn  When it comes to quality, NW Rugs & Furniture is second to none. Since establishing its first showroom in Oregon in 1992, NW Rugs & Furniture has offered high quality service, selection and style, all at an affordable price.  Their commitment to provide customers with the best service possible, coupled with an extensive collection of beautiful rugs…

Committed to Community Service

Last month we celebrated the third anniversary of publishing our Lifestyle magazines. I forgot, though. But here we are at the 37th edition of Conejo Valley Lifestyle and the 12th edition of Malibu to Palisades Lifestyle. That makes it a late 3rd and an early 1st—kind of mixed up, but then I usually am, so … Continued

Malibu Kiwanis Club: Serving the Future of Our Youth

 Article Kateri Wozny  The Kiwanis Club in Malibu has a common goal: to give a child the chance to learn, experience, dream, grow, succeed and thrive.  “I think it’s a noble mission—the kids are the future of our community,” says Nicholas Ficklin, president of the Malibu Kiwanis Club since January. “A lot of us live in Malibu and own businesses…

September 2018 Around Town

Calling All Artists The Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore invite all plein air artists and art enthusiasts to participate in a plein air paint-outs, September 8 at El Matador State Beach, 32350 Pacific Coast Highway, in Malibu. Plein air paint-outs are a great way to meet other artists and discover new sites for inspiration. Bring … Continued

Allied Artists Exhibit Artwork at Village Green

The Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains 2nd Annual Art in the Park exhibit featured 20 local artists displaying and selling their original artwork of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore. Proceeds benefit the Palisades Village Green and help to preserve and protect local and national parks and beaches. Photography by Russell Hunziker

Paul Shikhvarger of Pacific Jewelry Watch Appraisers & Buyers: The 411 on Appraisal Services

 Article Sharon Levinsohn  Paul Shikhvarger turned his passion for jewelry, watches and gemstones into an enjoyable, successful business. The owner of Pacific Jewelry Watch Appraisers & Buyers in Pacific Palisades has assisted a myriad of multi-generational clients learn the value of their jewelry, watches and gemstones, often appraising for clients’ insurance policies after a theft or loss.  Since 2001, clients…

Arts & Culture Wow Audiences at Pepperdine University

 Article and Photography  Arts and culture thrive at Pepperdine University, home of the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, where a diverse variety of performing artists showcase their talents each year.  The Center’s recently announced 2018–2019 performances and exhibitions feature an impressive range of incredible artists, including leading interpreter of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein, ukulele virtuosi Jake Shimabukuro, Grammy Award-winning…