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Bondi Harvest Opens Second Location

Australian whole-food restaurant, Bondi Harvest’s newest edition is located at Platform-Culver City and has a new and unique menu that reflects Bondi’s traditional offeringst. Guy Turland, BH’s resident chef, has also added a whole new dinner menu to the Culver City location, and has elevated the traditional Aussie dinner to a new level- one that encourages backyard BBQ, sharing plate vibes. Daily, 7 am – 11 pm; 8820 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232; 310.586.7419

Reserve The Cape’s Fall Wellness Retreat

Los Cabos’ award-winning boutique resort, The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, announces its Fall 2019 wellness retreat. The second iteration of the hotel’s new wellness series, this retreat offers activities intended to help you explore personal well-being; replenish the mind, body, and soul; and live more presently. Available activities include: Beach and rooftop fitness experiences including expert-led classes like fitness trainer Modu Seye. There are classes including rooftop cycling, vinyasa flow yoga and restorative alignment yoga (led in partnership with Baja Wellness), beach boot camp, body sculpt, and more. Meditation and inner wellness sessions – include Cacao Breathing Ceremony (led by Baja Wellness). Spa treatments are infused with local ingredients and offered at the resort’s architecturally stunning indoor/outdoor spa, Currents. Healthy organic meals include a daily morning juice bar and breakfast, lunch, and nightly farm-to-table dinner. Wellness Market and Workshops will be taking place in the open-air Lobby Bar. This pop-up style boutique showcases local artisans and their wellness-centric wares, ranging from locally produced kombucha to essential oils made with regional ingredients; workshops are also offered and include healthy cooking demos, sustainable living talks, meditation and movement classes, and more. $615+; Thursday though November 3rd; reserve: thecapereservations@thompsonhotels.com or 844.778.4322


Descanco Gardens’ Carved

This October, Descanso Gardens will be aglow with carved pumpkins. A thousand professionally-carved pumpkins will line a 1-mile walk through the Camellia Forest and Oak Grove. Along with pumpkins, there will be seasonal snacks, live carving demonstrations and special surprises. $30, $25/members; Wednesday through October 27th; 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011; 818.949.4200

DTLA Film Festival

Established in 2008, catch some great films screening at the festival. Films are by Los Angeles premieres filmmakers in the U.S. and around the world. Wednesday through Sunday; 1000 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015


2nd & PCH Grand Opening

Long Beach’s new destination retail center, 2ND & PCH, will open its doors on October 24th, at 10am, to kick off four days of Grand Opening festivities. Beginning with a ribbon cutting, the events will include family friendly programming, live music, a free movie night, beer gardens, fitness activations and more. On Thursday at 8 am, join in the Golden Ticket Giveaway where the first 200 arrivals receive swag bag. The Ribbon Cutting is at 10 am and the Retailer Events & Art Tours are from 11 am – 4 pm, along with a free Common Sense Concert at 7 pm. On Friday, there are retailer events from 12 – 6:45 pm and a screening of Hocus Pocus at 6:30 pm. On Saturday, retailer events are from 9 am – 8 pm and Sunday, retailer events are from 12 – 6 pm with a beer garden & games from 12 – 7 pm. Thursday – Sunday; 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA 90803

Tripli-Kit at RUNWAY’s Workshop

Tripli-Kit welcomes Tiny Bandit for a Crystal Candle Decorating Workshop. You will receive a pre-poured candle and crystals that we will strategically place in the candle for a perfect gift to yourself or someone you love! wine will be free flowing along with light bites and your artistic vibe. $65/person; Thursday, 7 pm; 12775 W Millenium Dr, Ste 2120, Playa Vista, CA 90094

Take Eight Beach Clean-Up

Join Shore Hotel for the “Take Eight” beach clean-up at Santa Monica Beach. During this free, family-friendly event, you will have the opportunity to give back to our environment in a beach clean-up led by a docent from Heal the Bay, learn about the top eight ways to travel sustainably, and meet Ocho the Octopus, Shore Hotel’s new mascot. As a thank-you, all participants will be entered into a draw to win an overnight stay at Shore Hotel. Thursday, 1 – 2:30 pm; 1515 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401. (Group will meet in the hotel lobby at 12:50 pm and walk over to the beach together)

West Edge Design Festival

Now in its seventh year, WestEdge offers the best in modern design, all in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire. The fair offers the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands-many new to the West Coast and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products. In addition, gain insight from leading names in the design industry with a full series of educational programs and special events. $25+; Thursday – Sunday; The Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Lucha VaVOOM’s Fiesta Fantasma

“Fiesta Fantasma” features world-class, professional lucha libre-style matches. Wednesday’s headline match will feature Magno “The Man Mountain” Rudo and El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr. vs. Rey Horus and Soberano Jr. (making his LVV debut). Thursday’s headline match features the world famous lucha brothers PENTA Zero Miedo (AAA World Tag Team Champion) and Rey Fenix (AAA Mega Champion) vs. Rey Horus and Soberano JrThe wrestling card for both nights features Dr. Maldad and Nurse Ratchet vs. two-time Reina de Reinas Champion Taya Valkrie and the King of Don-style Joey Ryan; plus The Sexi Mexi’s vs. the Crazy Chickens with more to be announced. Costumes are encouraged! $40, $55/ringside tickets; Wednesday & Thursday, doors: 7 pm, show: 8 – 10:30 pm; The Mayan Theater, 1038 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA




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