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THE VALLEY—In anticipation of this weekend's Carmageddon II, a few retailers and restaurant owners in Sherman Oaks are having a Carmageddon Block Party. They're offering 10 to 20% off purchases Friday, Saturday and Sunday; the list of participants is above. [Racked Inbox]
CENTURY CITY—The publicity tour for style blogger-turned-author Emily Schuman of Cupcakes and Cashmere is passing through Century City this Thursday. To pick up the book and see Mrs. Schuman in person, stop by Bloomingdale's at 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard from 5 to 7pm.