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Raise the Barre
Jasmin Rosemberg | March 5, 2014

1. Cardio Barre: This quintessential California workout designed by a dancer blends cardio, balance and strength—minus the hard impact. With free childcare and new Power Hour classes in...

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Change of Art
Abigail Stone | February 28, 2014

Underlying the festive atmosphere of this year’s MOCA gala on March 29—celebrating the museum’s 35th anniversary and the debut of its new director, Philippe Vergne—will be the quiet acknowledgment of its triumph over the past year...

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Style & The City
Laura Eckstein, Roopika Malhotra and Maile Pingel | February 28, 2014

Estee Stanley
THE MULTITASKER

“I’m very self-taught,” jokes Estee Stanley, the stylist responsible for dressing some of...

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One For The Road
Sarah St. Lifer | February 28, 2014

Not many kids can say they rode a bicycle off a garage roof for Ron Howard’s directorial debut, but Scott Waugh wasn’t a normal kid from Agua Dulce. As the son of the original Spider-Man, Fred Waugh, a 12-year-old Scott was on speed dial for...

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No Compromise
Nate Chapnick | February 27, 2014

Simply put, four wheels are better than two. Thankfully, Mercedes robustly agrees, which is why, for the first time ever, it’s making the E63 AMG with standard all-wheel drive. At last, Georgia’s country roads, or those laden with snow, ice or...

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From Paris With Love
Ayesha Khan with contributions by Patti Dickey and Beth Weitzman | February 27, 2014

The rumors are true: In Paris, macarons are sweeter; wines are lovelier; and music reaches l’âme. Romance drips from every street lamp in this dreamy destination, but the city rife with...

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Soaring Ahead
Andrew Myers | February 26, 2014

Character doppelgängers are dangerous for actors. Should the public overidentify a performer with a single part, that association can quickly become as constricting as a corset, limiting casting options to the point of professional asphyxiation. The danger...

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Five Must-Try Desserts
Taylor Milam | February 19, 2014

1. Frozen Custard Concrete at Top Round Roast Beef
The folks behind this funky Mid-City stand serve rich, dense frozen custard made from their own recipe, blending it with...

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Point of View
Alex Markoff | February 13, 2014

1. WP24 – The cuisine here needs no distraction, but the view from WP24 atop The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is as enticing as the menu. With sweeping panoramas of the downtown skyline, the wow-...

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Cupid’s Cuisine
Taylor Milam | February 6, 2014

1. No passport required. This V-Day, Fig & Olive brings a taste of France stateside. The Melrose spot will serve a three-course prix-fixe dinner ($65) inspired by the French...

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