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Author: Sine Scott

The Love Story That Sparked Vilebrequin’s Swimwear Revolution

Lifestyle

Amid the sands and surf of Santa Monica Beach, visitors don’t have to look far to spot a pair of iconic Vilebrequin swim shorts — especially at the nearby Fairmont…

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The Summer Tradition of Outdoor Movies in Los Angeles

Activities

By Robert Spuhler Whenever possible, Angelenos are outside — to work out on the beach, to read in a park, or to drink on a patio. They’re even outside to…

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A Chef’s Trip to the Santa Monica Farmers Market

Food & Spirits

By Lizbeth Scordo There are plenty of reasons why the menu at FIG Restaurant at the Fairmont Miramar is overflowing with seasonal, farm-fresh, and deliciously obscure ingredients. To start, the…

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Book Recommendation? Check Your Bedside Table

Lifestyle

By Lizbeth Scordo When Jane Ubell-Meyer was in her 20s, she fell for an avid scuba diver. He asked her to join him on a dive trip to the Caribbean, and…

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How LAFC Became a City-Wide Soccer Sensation — In Just One Season

Activities

By Robert Spuhler It starts at the Downtown Santa Monica Metro station, just a short walk away from the Fairmont Miramar — a person here, a person there, decked out…

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Sun, Sand, and Sweat: Working Out With the Fitness Communities of Santa Monica Beach

Wellness

By Robert Spuhler From the deck of the Fairmont Miramar’s fitness center, the view of the beach is breathtaking — at least, if you have a breath to spare midway…

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How To Use The Season’s Best Ingredients This Spring, According to Chef Prendergast

Food & Spirits

Spring is in the air and in the garden. From crisp snap peas to fragrant herbs, this time of year brings along with it a vibrant array of ingredients to put to good use in the kitchen.…

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8 Hours of Wellness: Inside Wanderlust at the Santa Monica Pier

Wellness

Santa Monica may be set in the heart of Southern California, but this spring, it’s the perfect place to “find your true north.” At least, that’s the driving force behind…

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Hanging Out with Lloyd the Barber

Lifestyle

By Robert Spuhler Among bottles of hair products and other accoutrements, standing up on a shelf at Lloyd’s Barber Shop is a book by Ronald Barlow: The Vanishing American Barber…

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4 Simple Ways to Cut Back On Food Waste, According To A Zero-Waste Chef

Food & Spirits

By Lizbeth Scordo Food waste has become an undeniably buzzy concept, and with good reason: Cutting back on tossed-out food reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions, frees up landfill space, and…

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