9/20/2017

Long Beach Zombie Fest 2017


JOIN THE UNDEAD...October 20-22, 2017

This apocalyptic festival is jam-packed with live entertainment. Oingo Boingo/Danny Elfman tribute band Dead Man's Party brings all the ghouls to life for an epic concert on Sunday as you lumber, amble and groan your way through the event. Sponsors include: Cinema Makeup School, Yelp, Shock Top, Bud Light, Stella Artois, Goose IPA, Chronic Cellars, and more.


The infamous Zombie Walk is happening on all three days of the fest, as well as free makeup services by artists from Cinema Makeup School to help anyone look their gory worst. It also showcases a Haunted Maze with an Interactive Zombie Outbreak Cage, a Zombie Apocalypse Scavenger Hunt, a Thriller Workshop open to all skill levels that will teach you the infamous choreography seen in Michael Jackson’s Thriller video, Live Interactive Reptile Exhibit with a Fear Factor Attraction that will push you to face your biggest fears. 

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You can also immerse yourself in a live-action role playing session, surviving against a continuous onslaught of zombies, join in with Thrill the World Los Angeles Zombie Flash Mob for an impromptu performance, catch a shocking show that tests the limits of the human body, that’s known for wild, cringe-worthy stunts, snag yourself a free souvenir EPhoto, catch a horror flick in the Killer Theatre, meet and greet celebrities that will take you behind the scenes and enjoy a horde of other fun activities. With costume and brain contests for all ages and stages of decay, and of course, thousands of Zombies, it would be horrific to miss this jam-packed event.


Hordes of rotting revelers are rising from their graves preparing to invade the Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach. The wannabe walking dead will channel their inner zombie at this three-day festival as they take over Long Beach. Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory


TICKETS — General Admission $5 - Fri Only $13 for 1-Day Pass - Sat/Sun $18 for 2-Day Pass $20 for 3-Day Pass — See it ALL! Children under 12 Free when accompanied by an adult. DOES NOT include Food or Drinks. TM Hordes of rotting revelers are rising from their graves preparing to invade the Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach. The wannabe walking dead will channel their inner zombie at this three-day festival as they take over Long Beach. Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory. Special admission discounts/packages available only online.



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9/19/2017

Colortime Crafts and Markers


Reasonable prices for birthday parties and sleepovers with Colortime Crafts and Markers coloring pillowcases, t-shirts, backpacks, permanent fabric markers, and more. New special glow-in-the-dark ink items available! Clean, easy, and affordable crafts activity that doubles as a unique keepsake!



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9/06/2017

Yogurtland Introduces Ice Cream!






New Indulgent Premium Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream, Available For a Limited Time Only, Gives Fans Another Choice to Capitalize on the Industry’s Most Extensive Topping Bar









Beginning August 29, Yogurtland is giving everyone’s sweet tooth a reason to rejoice with the limited time addition of premium chocolate and vanilla ice cream.  The new serve yourself ice cream gives Yogurtland fans an indulgent option to create their own customized treat.

With the addition of chocolate and vanilla ice cream, Yogurtland is providing a one-stop shop for all to enjoy.  Yogurtland guests can swirl up their choice of chocolate or vanilla ice cream, or both, and head over to the topping bar to build their satisfying, delicious masterpiece. With over 60 fruit, candy, cereal, nuts, cookies and other toppings to choose from, Yogurtland offers fans the chance to completely customize both their yogurt and ice cream experience with all their favorite additions.

“One of the many joys for Yogurtland fans is to build their creation to perfectly suit their taste buds,” said John Carlson, senior vice president of marketing, development and operations at Yogurtland. “Now, fro-yo fanatics and ice cream lovers alike will have the chance to do so, all under one roof at Yogurtland.”

Yogurtland’s flavorologists are continually hand crafting craveable flavors that keep fans loving their experience. Yogurtland owns its own dairy and by controlling the frozen yogurt making process, the company can deliver the highest quality flavors, setting new standards for millions of fans.

Presently Yogurtland has more than 320 locations across the U.S., Australia, Guam, Singapore, Thailand, Venezuela and Dubai.  For more information, visit http://www.yogurt-land.com or http://www.facebook.com/yogurtland.



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8/22/2017

The HATCH is Back at The Habit Burger Grill


The Habit Restaurant, Inc. is continuing its commitment to help end childhood hunger in America by partnering with No Kid Hungry for a third year. This year, The Habit has a goal of raising $400,000, for a three-year grand total of $1,000,000. This equates to 10 million meals to children who face hunger.

One in six kids in the U.S. struggles with hunger. The Habit Burger Grill, together with its loyal guests, is committed to changing this. The Habit will be collecting donations for No Kid Hungry and offering guests who donate $2 or more to the No Kid Hungry campaign a free Charburger with cheese certificate, good on a return visit now through the end of September.

“We are thrilled to have The Habit Burger Grill participate in their third Dine Out for No Kid Hungry promotion this fall,” said Diana Hovey, Senior Vice President of Dine Out for No Kid Hungry. “Their commitment and support over the past two years has been astounding and has helped us make great strides in helping end child hunger in the United States.”

“At The Habit we are committed to providing quality meals, and for millions of Americans, especially children, those meals don’t always come easily. That’s why supporting No Kid Hungry is so important to us. We know that with the support of our loyal guests, we can make a difference. We want to give something back to the communities we serve as well as those who support our efforts,” said Russ Bendel, CEO of The Habit Burger Grill.

Last year The Habit contributed over $400,000 to No Kid Hungry, providing more than 4 million meals to kids in need.



The Habit Burger is exploring the delicious tastes of Hatch Chiles through the return of their seasonal Hatch Chile menu. Featuring a delicious Grilled Hatch and Pepper Jack Charburger, a Grilled Hatch and Golden Chicken Salad, and a Grilled Hatch and Pepper Jack Chicken Sandwich, the seasonal menu serves up a variety of tasty options for everyone to enjoy. 


“Our hope is to continue to grow our support and help more kids across the country,” added Bendel.

On August 21, Habit Burger Grill and No Kid Hungry executives will ring the NASDAQ closing bell to call attention to the issue of childhood hunger in America and kickoff this year’s National Dine Out for No Kid Hungry campaign.


For a third year, The Habit is continuing its fight against childhood hunger in partnership with No Kid Hungry. On Aug. 29, the Habit is kicking off a fundraiser, offering guests who donate $2 or more a free charburger. Last year The Habit raised more than $400,000 that provided more than four million meals for kids in need, and have set a $400,000 goal for this year.


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8/21/2017

New and Exciting! San Andreas 4-D Experience at Madame Tussauds Hollywood!


Welcome to Madame Tussauds Hollywood!

Experience the real glamour and elegance of Hollywood. Immerse yourself in its history, culture and "meet" the famous and infamous on iconic film sets. If you want to experience making movies, star in them or join our action heroes in saving the world, then Madame Tussauds has the perfect part for you!



New and Exciting! San Andreas 4-D Experience is a heart-racing, non-stop adventure that will keep you on the edge-of-your-seat from start to finish. When the infamous San Andreas Fault gives way, it triggers the largest California earthquake in history. Jump right into the action as a search and rescue helicopter pilot, played by Dwayne Johnson, and his estranged wife avoid the massive destruction of California to save their only daughter. Will they make it in time and survive the ground opening beneath them, collapsing bridges and buildings, and even a tsunami? San Andreas 4-D Experience features outstanding effects both on-screen and in-theater that will leave you breathless!



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The 2nd Annual Southern California Boat Show



September 28th - October 1st, 2017 at Docks at San Pedro’s Cabrillo Way Marina in Los Angeles Harbor *The newest boats, the finest brokerage vessels, interactive seminars and demonstrations*
Whether you’re a buyer, a seller, or a boating enthusiast, the SoCal Boat Show offers the best of boating for Southern California.

Southern California Boat Show
Show Dates – Thursday, September 28; Friday, September 29; Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1.
Show Hours – Thursday, noon - 7pm; Friday & Saturday, 10am-7pm; and Sunday, 10am-5pm.
Admission – $15, $5 off with military ID, and kids 12 and under get in free.
AddressCabrillo Way Marina is located at 2500 Miner St., San Pedro CA 90731
Stay in the loop by visiting www.SoCalBoatShow.com


The Southern California Boat Show made waves after its inaugural
event last fall, and is returning to showcase the latest power and sailboat models, plus a variety of
accessories, electronics, engines, gear and services. The 4-day event will feature some of L.A.’s best
gourmet food trucks, a beer garden and daily interactive seminars on a variety of topics.
From trawlers, cruisers, sportfishers, sailboats, catamarans, motoryachts, dockage, tenders, to
paddleboards, The SoCal Boat Show has expanded its’ exhibitor base and educational roster by accommodating more than 60 exhibitors with specialties across the entire maritime gamut: from sailing lessons to marine finance to yacht brokerage—even custom mattresses for a sea-worthy night’s sleep.

“The SoCal Boat Show is an all-in-one event for any present or future boat owner,” said Duncan McIntosh, CEO of the SoCal Boat Show. “In addition to growing the number of boats and increased bulk dryland space to 32,000 square feet, we also added personalized concierge services including a guest dock and water taxis for this year’s show.”

Los Angeles Harbor is one of the busiest container ports in the world, serving more than 22 million local customers yearly and reaching an upwards of $300 billion in annual trade. “Along with the notoriety of Los Angeles Harbor, it also features a water depth of 53’, creating an in-water playground of the best yachts and biggest vessels showcased on the West Coast,” said McIntosh.
The Los Angeles Maritime Institute will feature an iconic vintage brigantine, and the USS Iowa battleship will offer guests $5 discounts off their tickets with their boat show receipt and/or wristband. There will also be discount coupons to the show at LA Harbor’s Fleetweek on Labor Day Weekend.

Throughout the weekend, guests will enjoy a myriad of gourmet food trucks, along with a beer garden hosted
by the San Pedro Brewing Company. New this year is the In-Water Dock Lounge which will be serving up a
variety of items off the grill.
For the latest in show features, seminar schedules and dealer information, visit www.SoCalBoatShow.com


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8/14/2017

Yogurtland ‘s Newest Scratch-Made Flavors


Share Deliciousness and Hope with Every Cup

-Featuring New Hope Cup to Support Charities And
Two Limited Edition 3D Collectable Spoons -

Inspired by delicious desserts from around the world, Yogurtland’s newest flavors are a way to continue to enjoy all of life’s favorite moments while providing hope for those less fortunate. Along with a line-up of five new delicious, handcrafted flavors, Yogurtland is introducing a “Hope Cup” where guests can help support Yogurtland Cares and charities that support children and women in need.

Before embarking on their flavor journey, guests will decide to fill an original Yogurtland cup or for an extra $1 they can choose the Hope Cup to fill with their handcrafted flavors and topping choices. All proceeds from the Hope Cups will equally benefit the following three Yogurtland Cares supported charities:

- Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals – Providing treatment, comfort and hope to millions of sick kids and their families.

- Exodus Cry – Assisting and empowering victims of exploitation around the world.

- Rescuing Lives – Rescuing and caring for widows and orphaned children in poverty stricken areas around the world.
“At Yogurtland, we are grateful for the support our guests show us every day, and we feel it is important for us to share that support and become a beacon of hope for others. Our new Hope Cup will allow us to team up with our fans and provide needed support for children and women in less fortunate circumstances,” said Chad Bailey, senior director of marketing, Yogurtland.
The new promotional flavors, available from August 7 to October 1, give froyo lovers the chance to explore new delicious yogurt combinations and pairings while collecting two special edition spoons. For the first time, Yogurtland is offering three-dimensional spoons. These specially designed spoons reflect the theme of hope with a bright yellow sunflower shape and a charming pink flowerpot shape.

Additionally, Yogurtland is offering two promotional toppings - coconut caramel cookies, available August 7, and chocolate covered sunflower seeds, available, September 4. The five delectable promotional flavors are:

- Blissful Banana Toffee Pie- Available August 7 and inspired by the English dessert ‘banofee pie,’ this flavor will have froyo lovers enjoying every spoonful. By combining real bananas with a toffee base and adding hints of graham cracker and shortbread, this tasty froyo perfectly captures the spirit of this popular, decadent dessert pie.

- Molten Lava Cake Gelato- Beginning August 7, guests can enjoy this flavor that derives its taste from the French classic soufflĂ©. This flavor exemplifies a perfect chocolate cake, mixing cocoa and shortbread cookie creating every chocolate lover’s dream flavor.

- Spicy Sweet Chili Mango Sorbet- Guests will be able to explore this tasty treat beginning August 21. As a tribute to the popular combination in Mexico, this flavor brings together Alphonso mango with hints of red chili and lemon flavors. This refreshing flavor delivers the perfect balance of sweet and spice in every spoonful.

- Simply Sublime Pear Tart- Reminiscent of the Asian pear, this scratch-made flavor will be offered in stores beginning September 4. Starting with a pear puree made with Bartlett pears, this flavor mimics sweet, fresh, and ripe in every spoonful. This tart based flavor will have froyo enthusiasts feeling as though they are biting into a deliciously ripe pear.

- Perfectly Roasted Pistachio Almond- Starting September 18, this no sugar added pistachio almond yogurt will have froyo fans satisfied without the added guilt. Incorporating roasted pistachio butter and real almond butter, this flavor provides the perfect nutty combination that will be sure to please all yogurt lovers.

Yogurtland’s flavorologists are continually seeking craveable flavors that keep fans loving their experience. Yogurtland owns its own dairy and by controlling the frozen yogurt making process, the company can deliver the highest quality flavors, setting new standards for millions of fans.

All of Yogurtland’s flavors meet the National Yogurt Association Criteria for “live and active culture frozen yogurt” and are produced in a kosher-certified facility. Yogurtland features non-fat and low-fat yogurt flavors as well as non-dairy and no sugar added choices while using milk that does not contain antibiotics or added hormones. Fruit flavors are fortified with Vitamin C for an extra boost.

Presently Yogurtland has more than 320 locations across the U.S., Australia, Guam, Singapore, Thailand, Venezuela and Dubai. Flavors are always subject to creative change and popular demand. For more information, visit http://www.yogurt-land.com or http://www.facebook.com/yogurtland.



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8/07/2017

Brick Fest Live! 8/26-27



LEGO LOVERS UNITE! Cali Julz says...No matter how old you are creating with Lego's never goes out of style!

August 26-27 in Pasadena, The Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities built to inspire, educate, and entertain.

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Enjoy an amazing LEGO world where you can marvel at giant creations and even build some of your own.

The Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience provides a venue for LEGO lovers of all sizes to celebrate, build new creations, and see some truly mind-blowing LEGO sculptures to help set the imagination free.

Attractions Include:
  • The Brick Show Experience: Meet popular YouTube LEGO show hosts from The Brick Show and be featured on in an upcoming video.
  • Brick Fest Derby: Build and race your custom built LEGO derby car down one of our 35-foot long timed tracks!
  • Collaborative Building Activities: Contribute to large-scale mystery floor mosaic.
  • Inspiration Stations: Add to existing LEGO cities and make them your own by building custom creations.
  • Video Game Arena: Have a favorite LEGO video game? Come challenge your family or make new friends in the Brick Fest Gaming Arena playing your favorite LEGO title head to head.
  • Mini Golf: A miniature golf course built to inspire! Take your game to the next level on the Brick-Links.
  • Brick Fest Theater Trivia & Entertainment: Participate in LEGO trivia all while taking a break from what will be an overwhelming amount of awesome!
  • Mosaics: Using a colorful variety of LEGO bricks, build a piece of art to proudly display for other attendees.
  • Shopping: Find new, vintage, rare, and custom LEGO sets and merchandise from one of the many merchants in attendance.


WHERE/WHEN:Sat, Aug 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - Sun, Aug 27, 2017, 6:00 PMPasadena Convention Center300 E Green StPasadena, CA 91101
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8/06/2017

Long Beach Comic Con September 2-3, 2017


Long Beach Comic Con 2017
Annual Pop Culture Celebration Returns to Southern California September 2-3

Vacation time has been spent, and our thoughts turn to children making their way back to school, Pumpkin Spice Lattes and a slight chill in the air. Before you break out your box of sweaters and slip into your usual fall rhythm, we'd just like to remind you... It's Time for LONG BEACH COMIC CON! The Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California welcomes back the annual Long Beach Comic Con this September 2nd and 3rd for a weekend jam packed with family friendly entertainment, special guests from the comics, video game, toy and film industries, all-star cosplayers around every turn and hours of panels that will pique your geek AND nerdy interests with fun and educational content to inspire our next generation of artists and scientists alike.





Excited at the possibility of meeting your favorite comic book creators and icons of screens large and small? Long Beach Comic Con's guest list features:
  • William Shatner – Iconic Actor from Star Trek, Twilight Zone, T.J. Hooker, Haven, Kingdom of the Spiders, Boston Legal, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Devil's Rain, Free Enterprise & so much more! *VIP Meet & Greet Package Available!!
  • Dave Gibbons - Legendary Artist on Watchmen, Rogue Trooper, Green Lantern, Writer of the Kingsman comic series *VIP Meet & Greet Package Available!!
  • Sherilyn Fenn – Actress on Twin Peaks, Gilmore Girls, The Wraith, Boxing Helena
  • Howard Chaykin - Referred to frequently as one of the principle architects of the modern comic book. Worked on American Flagg!, The Divided States of Hysteria
  • Amanda Deibert – Award Winning TV & comic writer on Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman 77
  • Gene Ha – Four time Will Eisner Award winner; Top 10,The Forty-Niners, Mae
  • Pia Guerra - Co-Creator of Y The Last Man / Penciler on Hellblazer, Black Canary
  • Rikki Simons - Voice Actor on Invader Zim / Co-Creator & Writer on Robotech: Clone
  • Tony Harris - Co-Creator of Starman, Ex Machina / Artist on Doctor Strange, JSA: The Unholy Three
  • Sandy King Carpenter - Co-Creator and Editor at Storm King Comics
  • Rikishi – WWE Hall of Famer & former Intercontinental Champion
  • Shawn Kittelsen - Narrative Lead and Co-Writer of fighting game INJUSTICE 2; Mortal Kombat X, Batman: Arkham City
  • Malachi Ward – Co-Creator of Ancestor from Image Comics
  • Arthur Suydam – Artist on Marvel Zombies, The Walking Dead, Deadpool, Batman
    *Arthur will be drawing FREE sketches for the first 150 kids ages 14 and under who come to his table on Sunday between 11 & 4!


Long Beach Comic Con also features Cosplay Corner with guests:

Nicole Marie Jean
Angi Viper
Bernie Bregman
Amber Brite
Alkali Layke and more!

Long Beach Comic Con strives to offer a unique experience for hardcore pop culture fans and casual visitors just looking for a day of stress-free entertainment. This year's festivities include:
- SpaceExpo fills a chunk of the show floor and an entire dedicated panel track with experts in their respected scientific fields talking about our biggest and most current findings alongside displays from actual space exploration and interactive experiments your kids (or big kids) will be talking about for weeks!
Burger Con provides a fantastic option for Saturday night fun as music tastemakers Burger Records roll out a lineup of incredible bands to keep you rocking into the night. This year's lineup includes DJ DON BOLLES, NOBUNNY, DWARVES, THE ZEROS AND WHITE FANG. Note that this event has a nominal, separate fee for entry. Further Info HERE!
GeekFest Film Festival will provide two solid days of indie movie bliss, often with the film makers themselves on hand to discuss the ins and outs of their creations.
South Bay Gaming Community's “Fighter's Ring” where gamers can challenge their friends and rivals at: Super Smash Bros.Wii U, Street Fighter V, Injustice 2 and more. For those looking for an eSports experience, sign up for tournaments throughout the day and compete for special prizes against the best!
- The LBCC Fashion Show will feature ladies and gentlemen modeling the latest trends from top-level chic and geeky designers who are on the verge of breaking into the fashion world.
- LBCC's Cosplay Contest will give the West Coast's most inventive and artistic costuming wizards the chance to show off their fantastic talents and compete for prizes in categories including Best in Show, Best Fabrication, Best Construction, Best Couple/Group, Best SciFi, Best Anime, Best Villain, Best Hero and Best Kid! Register now. Spaces are going fast!
Star Cars! Relive your favorite high speed chases and escapes from certain doom as you take pictures alongside instantly recognizable, film inspired vehicles including the Blues Bros Bluesmobile, the Back to the Future Delorean, Jurassic Park Jeeps, the Jokermobile, Bumblebee from Transformers, Speed Racer's Mach 5, KITT from Knight Rider, the Eclipse from The Fast and the Furious and many more!
Comic Creator Conference on September 1st is an event designed to connect professional comic creatives with other high-level industry professionals to empower them with exclusive and personal insight, as well as providing access to decision makers, peers, publishers, and other leaders within the industry. Learn how to make smart business decisions on the path to taking your creations into film, television, and interactive entertainment. Note that this event has a nominal, separate fee for entry and is open to industry professionals ONLY. Further info HERE!

Two days of geek-tastic fun wrapped around 60+ hours of panels with topics including My Little Pony, Star Wars Collecting, Horror, Star Trek, Writing for Comics & Video Games, Comic Industry Ins and Outs and so much more, a massive Artist Alley where creators in all genres gather and share their original works at the heart of a full show floor packed with vendors selling comics, toys, handmade items and art, and when you're ready for a bite to eat, you'll find Food Trucks just outside!

Long Beach Comic Con tickets are on sale NOW. Check in for details on limited VIP packages and photo ops with your favorite guests. Kids 10 and under get in FREE! Grab your tickets and find out about all Long Beach Comic Con has to offer at LongBeachComicCon.com


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8/02/2017

Redondo Lobster Festival Sept. 22-24


The Redondo Beach Lobsters are Back for Their 22nd Year in 2017! 
Friday, September 22 | Saturday, September 23 | Sunday September 24

Hosted by the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, this year's Lobster Festival will be rockin' with More to Sea featuring more food, more music, more fun and more sun! This waterfront festival will serve fresh Maine lobster dinners, plus our very own Steak and Lobster Dinners featuring Certified Angus Beef ® Center-Cut New York Strip Steak and Maine Lobster Tail or a stand-alone 12 oz. Certified Angus Beef ® Center-Cut New York Strip Steak dinner. Buy tickets online.





Redondo Beach’s Lobster Festival takes over the beautiful Seaside Lagoon on the harbor in late September. Offering three full days of fun, this annual event has become one of Southern California’s focal points for food, live music and entertainment. For 20 years, over 15,000 excited guests from all over Southern California return year after year.



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