ROFL, Republic Of Laughter, Café also borrows its name from the webspeak acronym because the owners and staff really want “it to be a place where people can have a good time”, owner Alex Vasilkin explains in a recent interview. (more…)
Ever been in a restaurant or hotel listening to a mix of music that sets the mood during dinner or a spa treatment? It might be the work of entrepreneur and musician Allen Klevens.
Klevens is founder and chief executive officer of Prescriptive Music, a Los Angeles-based boutique-style music company that provides custom playlists for hotels, retail stores, and spas looking to stand out. Launched in 1999 from the founder’s garage, the company has gone through some twists and turns. It started out providing relaxation CDs for operating rooms and ended up serving the hospitality industry, abandoning CDs for software-based systems along the way. (more…)