Time again for the amazing Women's Conference! Maria Shriver & Governor Arnold hosting

By Joy A. Kennelly This has to be my absolute FAVORITE event of any that I attend all year long. I walk away exhausted, yet inspired, encouraged, supported and overjoyed to have participated. It's thrilling to be surrounded by such... Read more →

The Shore hosts Wine & Cheese tasting & Debate Viewing party

By Joy A. Kennelly The Shore Restaurant and Lounge is hosting a Wine & Cheese tastings for October and we're kicking it off with the Debates - non-partisan mind you. Here's your invite: You're invited to the first Wine &... Read more →

Palin Rally in Carson, Republican booth at the MB Home Town Fair

By Joy A. Kennelly Yesterday was a double whammy Republican day for me which was a very interesting experience since I've never done anything like this before in my life. I have never been as political on a national level... Read more →

Onto something a little more fun Domi & me out on the town - finally, right?

By Joy A. Kennelly What I've been loving about being more vocal about my political beliefs is that it's sussing others out who normally don't say anything either. One friend teasingly (I hope she was teasing!) said she almost defriended... Read more →

Couple of things - Palin/Biden debate, comic, Catholic vote

By Joy A. Kennelly This morning a comic took it upon herself to send me her comedic rendition of Sarah Palin and her pro-life stance and the boast that her youtube video has been seen by 200k. Well, Ms. Comic,... Read more →

Huckabee, Obama, McCain, AVP's, & The Shore Restaurant and Lounge

By Joy A. Kennelly Watching the new Huckabee Show - did you know it existed? I didn't till now. Very interesting. Geraldine Ferraro, Dave Ramsey, and cute Elizabeth Hasselbeck were on it. I've put a link to Whoopi Goldberg's opinion... Read more →

The Shore presents a fun Equinox/BMW hosted USC v. OSU Football viewing party tonight!

This evening is open to everyone and begins at 6pm. Those with an Equinox Membership card or BMW key will receive one free drink ticket at the door upon arrival. We're also serving discounted GoChi Cocktails, our $5, $6, $7... Read more →

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What a relaxing Sunday - new friends, great food, cool music - funny searches

By Joy A. Kennelly Today was a great day. Hit the Taste of Santa Monica with my new friend Virginia from my Elite Singles by The Shore group, who ironically enough knows that drunk guy who wouldn't leave my bed... Read more →

"Getting Past the Past" message this morning by Jim Mackinga - really great!

By Joy A. Kennelly Just got back from church and have a few minutes before I hit the Taste of Santa Monica event. Just thought I'd share the words of wisdom my Pastor, Jim Mackinga of Bay Cities Community Church,... Read more →

Loving the CNN coverage of Conservatives in Hollywood

By Joy A. Kennelly In light of what I've personally experienced regarding politics recently on not one, but two sites I participate in that aren't political on a national level and the other one that is supposed to focus on... Read more →

The Shore Restaurant and Lounge September Music Calendar

The Shore Restaurant and Lounge 1320 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 www.theshorerestaurantandlounge.com 310 376-0414 ABOUT THE SHORE Opened in March 2006, The Shore Restaurant and Lounge reflects the casual elegance of the South Bay, CA through its beautiful atmosphere... Read more →

Last night at San Pedro's Art Walk - interesting art, characters and buildings

By Joy A. Kennelly Last night I took a break and finally hit the San Pedro Art Walk that I've wanted to visit since last March when my friend Susan first told me about it. I had also met some... Read more →

Recent South Bay Professional Connection Hospitality Appreciation Evening

By Joy A. KennellyYou are curious about our recent South Bay Professional Connection "Hospitality Appreciation Evening" at The Shore Restaurant and Lounge this past week or you wouldn't have clicked on the link right? So, without further ado... here's some... Read more →

Quick update then off to brecky and back to work!

By Joy A. Kennelly I hope you all enjoyed your Labor Day holiday weekend. I still have mixed emotions about what I experienced, but have decided to focus on the positive, fun aspects (like speed boating, hearing a fun band... Read more →

Finally - America The Beautiful review - Congratulations Michele, Gerren & Darryl!

By Joy A. Kennelly Recently I was invited to attend the above premiere of America The Beautiful because my friends, Michele and Gerren Taylor, are the focus of the film. I've seen them working on this film over the past... Read more →

Muscular Dystrophy Association Fundraiser raised over 45k!

By Joy A. Kennelly Here's some of my pix from the recent Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser held at The Shore before my camera died. Suzanne, the organizer, promises to send me more and I'll upload them when I get them... Read more →

Aren't the Olympics just amazing? GO USA! GO HERMOSA BEACH GOLD MEDALISTS!

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm watching the Olympics Closing Night Ceremonies and it's just breathtakingly beautiful. I'm loving the flashbacks on all the great Olympic moments for the athletes too. Aren't you? I'm so proud to be an American and... Read more →

Busy, Busy, Busy! And it's all good.

By Joy A. Kennelly Yesterday after the MDA event I thought I'd lay down for just a few minutes and ended up crashing for three hours. Woke up, realized I had another networking event I had committed to, threw my... Read more →

Today was a great day! Over 30k raised for Jerry's Kids!

By Joy A. Kennelly Man, it really feels good when a charity you've been supporting does well and your event goes well too. The only bummer was my camera battery died an hour into the event, but I've been promised... Read more →