New Trends: Are Macarons the New Cupcakes?

For the last few years, it seemed like every bakery in America had a neat display of cupcakes in their window. Cupcakes were served in lieu of wedding cakes. Guests could eat a cupcake instead of a full slice of cake and not feel guilty about it. Cupcakes were everyone’s favorite treat. But are they…

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Event Planner Mindy Weiss Plans Jessica Simpson Baby Shower

Celebrity event planner Mindy Weiss organized a baby shower on Sunday for mother-to-be Jessica Simpson. The baby shower took place in Los Angeles and had fellow celebrities Jessica Alba, sister Ashlee Simpson, and Ellen Pompeo in attendance. Jessica Simpson and fiance Eric Johnson are expecting a baby girl and are expected to name her Maxwell,…

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Interview: Need to Heat-Up a Party? Learn How to Plan a Sexy Party

This last week, we had the pleasure of chatting with Tiffany Alyse Yelverton, Owner of Entice Me, a company which specializes in “Sexucation.” Essentially, Tiffany and her lovely “sexinistas” share their intimate knowledge and chic sexy toys at bachelorette parties, bridal showers, fundraisers, and nearly any sort of soiree they are requested to attend in…

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[seven-degrees]: When Artists and Event Planners Collide

Located near the gorgeous seaside of Laguna Beach, CA, [seven-degrees] is one of southern California’s most unique event venues. For the last ten years, [seven-degrees] has been known as a forward-thinking multi-purpose “idea lab;” [seven-degrees] combines the creation and exhibition of original artwork by providing subsidized artist residencies within an exhibition and event space. Artists…

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Most Expensive Bar Tab Racked Up at Liverpool Club “PlayGround”

A hedge fund trader at the Liverpool nightclub PlayGround might have racked up the largest bar tab ever this past weekend. How much you’re wondering? $323,483. Helping the tab was the purchase of the word’s priciest bottle of champagne (a 30 litre double size bottle of Nebuchadnezzar of Armand de Brignac Midas) which runs about…

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Twitter is a Great Marketing Tool for Event Planners

Twitter is just one of many social media tools available to event planners, but it has become one of the fastest growing ways to network.  Below you will find a series of tips as to why Twitter is a good idea for your Event Planning Company. 1)      Networking People are on Twitter at all hours…

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L.A. Times Travel Show Reveals the Next Great Destinations to Hold Events

Eventplanning.com recently had the pleasure of attending the L.A. Times Travel & Adventure Show. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the show featured booths and information on hot spots around the globe including Hawaii, Ireland, China, Japan and Africa. The show also included presentations by some of the hospitality industries top players, including Lisa…

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Event Planner Interview with Ivette Mancha

As part of our new series, we will be interviewing great event planners to give our readers more insight into the life of a planner. Today’s interview is with Ivette Mancha who has her own planning company and also manages events at a popular South Beach venue. Ivette’s company is called eventsbyi where she offers…

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Creative Date Ideas Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  It happens to be the biggest date night of the year.  With that, we have a list of creative date ideas just for you and that special someone. 1)      Make Your Own Drive-In Movie Theater Pick up a projector, and a movie that goes along with it.  Drive…

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Dominick’s Restaurant Gets Cozy

2016 Update: As of November 2015, Dominick’s has closed after 67 years. Dominick’s restaurant and bar in West Hollywood recently underwent an extensive renovation. The New York neighborhood-inspired restaurant enlarged their patio and added two roaring fireplaces to help create a more relaxed and inviting ambiance for events. The side patio can accommodate up to…

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