Obama’s Inauguration: A Day of Celebration and Food!

Oh baby it’s coming! On Tuesday, January 20th, the world welcomes the United States’ 44th president into office. I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the 100 unofficial balls and parties in DC, where headliners will include rapper Jay-Z, Elvis Costello, Sting and hip-hop singer Rihanna. We had so much fun on election day, Eugene and I will be reporting from one of these gatherings in LA. And for those of you who like to celebrate by eating your way through this day, Eater LA is hooking you up with info: Krispy Kreme is again giving out free donuts on that day. The Melting Pot in Pasadena and Torrance has free chocolate fondue for those who get the special three-course menu. There are events at The Abbey in West Hollywood, Rush Street in Culver City, and Senor Fish will have an extended happy hour downtown. Akasha in Culver City will have a Mexican-themed menu (inspried by Obama’s favorite Chicago chef, Rick Bayless), and there’s a gala at Cicada downtown.



January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

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January 20, 2017

19 Most Creative Water Fountains From Around the World

Water fountains have a long place in our history. Dating back to the Ancient Roman times, these reservoirs were first designed with a purely practical purpose—for holding precious drinking water and bathing. These early fountains were uncovered, free standing, and placed along the street for public consumption. (Wealthier folks also had them in their homes.)

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