Word on the Street: Redondo Beach Hotel remodel, Copy Shop moves, Yorktown’s fresh slate
Redondo Beach Hotel unveiled
Pacifica Hotels unveiled $13 million in renovations at its 112 room Redondo Beach Hotel in King Harbor on April 14. The hotel, former Best Western the Sunrise Hotel closed for the renovations at the start of the year. The improvements include ocean view room balconies, a second story, ocean view, outdoor lounge and new meeting rooms designed to host conferences and weddings of 35 of 75 people.
Pacifica Hotels operates 24 hotels in California, including the 81-room, Hermosa Hotel at Pacific Coast Highway and Artesia Boulevard. Pacific Hotels acquired the Hermosa Hotel last November and plans to renovate it, also.
Copy Shop relocates
The Copy Shop, “the copy shop” for the beach cities for over four decades is moving from its home of over four decades decade at the crest of Sepulveda to the Trader Joe’s shopping center at 1811 Manhattan Beach Blvd. The current 309 S. Sepulveda location will close Friday May 1. The new location will open Monday May 4. For more information visit CopyShopMB.com
Fresh slate for Yorktown
Maureen McBride owner of Tabula Rasa Essentials in downtown Manhattan Beach will host the grand opening of her new Yorktown Shore, Shelter and Sanctuary on Thursday, May 7 from 6 to 9 p.m..The store’s inspiration is McBride’s East Coast upbringing and features home decor, found objects, lighting and gifts, with an emphasis on work by local artisans. McBride opened Tabula Rasa, a lifestyle gift shop in 2000. Yorktown is next door to Tabla Rasa, at 919 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach. ER