Bask in Block
Tired of having that pasty white sheen from a good sunscreen? Jane Iredale has come up with a dry sunscreen that can be used on the body, face and scalp with a UVB/UVA SPF 30 protection. Dust face lightly, and you’ll get flattering coverage that is akin to using one of those pricey tinted moisturizers. The product contains titanium dioxide and a natural clay aimed at soothing inflammation. Comes in three shades. $45.50
Twinkle Your Terrace
Add some ambience to your patio with a solar-powered string of lights. Available in round, flower-shaped and various colors. Can be set to turn on automatically.
Bring Out the Bocce
When the sun goes down, grab a cool drink and break out this artful bocce set. With eight hand-painted balls, this colorful game will entertain friends and family through Labor Day and beyond. $320
Boost Your Blooms
Even for green thumbs, getting blossoms in the dog days of summer can be a challenge. Landscape designer Sarina Klemes (danisondesigns.com) says the best remedy is food.
“Roses love to be fed throughout their growing season. I use bone meal (any brand), plus fertilizers Osmocote and Gro-Power Plus.”
Another tip: Do a moderate summer pruning “preferably right after your roses have had a big bloom. Also, deadhead the roses and cut away dead wood, which stimulates growth and increases blooms.”
Available in numerous patterns, these colorful sunsuits protect children’s skin while they play on land and by the sea … eliciting compliments along the way. $42
Flask Fine Wines & Whisky owner Peter Jarjour transforms The Bar at Oyster House in Studio City as a neighborhood drinking den.
For several years in the 1930s, he was the most successful golfer on the pro circuit, winning—sometimes consecutively—the most prestigious tournaments of the day. Then, suddenly, for Ralph Guldahl it was over. Here’s the captivating story of his unprecedented winning streak and the inside track on how—almost overnight—he lost his game, ultimately becoming Braemar Country Club’s most famous and beloved pro.
Being located in the back corner of a plaza that also houses Autobahn gas station and market, a psychic and a sandwich shop might not seem promising. Then again, that combo is just quirky enough to work in LA, a hotbed for strip mall culture. Tokyo Cube debuted this spring near the rise to Universal City featuring Japanese […]