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THE GRASS ISN’T ALWAYS GREENER: 5 Tips for eco-friendly SoCal landscape design

By: Andres Acosta Photo: Doug Shemer, Groundswell Landscape If the grass is always greener on the other side, it’s probably fake. With record low rainfall bringing a historic drought to Los Angeles, maintaining the picture perfect lawn has become harder than selling a screenplay in this town. If your neighbor’s grass is truly much greener [...]

Fully Updated Home in Cheviot Hills Listed for $1,989,000

10513 Northvale Road, Los Angeles, Ca. Now available for showings with advanced notice is this gorgeous two-story home in the affluent Cheviot Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. It has six bedrooms, five baths and 2,505 square-foot of living space. There is also a detached guest house on the upper level that was recently [...]

French-Inspired Cuisine Served Poolside At This Restaurant

Over at Viviane, the throwback cocktails and elevated Continental-Californian cuisine are a perfect fit for the sexy Mid-Century Modern vibes that exude from this poolside restaurant. The recently opened eatery is nestled inside the Beverly Hills Avalon hotel and also spills out by the hotel's hourglass-shaped pool, taking over the shuttered Oliverio restaurant space. The [...]

By | 2016-02-19T14:16:32+00:00 February 19th, 2016|General LA|

Century City Apartment Tower Nears Completion

40-story development straddles the Los Angeles-Beverly Hills border. An official leasing website has revealed final renderings for Ten Thousand, a 40-story apartment tower which recently topped out in Century City. The project from Miami-based developer Crescent Heights consists of shimmering glass-clad structure featuring 283 two- and three-bedroom apartments. According to a recent report from the [...]

By | 2016-02-12T17:00:24+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Beverly Hills Real Estate, General LA|

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day in Beverly Hills

Flowers: Twigs & Thyme No Valentine’s Day date is complete without flowers, and Twigs & Thyme has artfully arranged sweet-smelling bouquets that will make your partner’s heart skip a beat. Known for her imaginative arrangements, the floral design studio’s creative producer Nancy Ohanessian will work with you to craft the perfect posy for your significant [...]

By | 2016-02-12T16:59:57+00:00 February 12th, 2016|General LA|

The 6 basics you need to create a ‘mud room’ before El Niño hits

Forecast to be one of the strongest on record, the effects of this winter's El Niño on Southern California has locals stocking up on umbrellas, parkas and, for the more fashion-conscious, stylish rain gear (hello, waterproof motorcycle boots). Now the dilemma is: Where to put everything when it's dripping with precipitation? While few Angelenos are [...]

By | 2016-02-05T12:21:11+00:00 February 5th, 2016|General LA|

5 Winter Getaways That Aren’t Far From LA

With ski season in full swing, we round up five winter wonderlands that are all just a short drive or plane ride away from LA. Montage Deer Valley This season, Park City’s Montage Deer Valley unveiled its Veuve Clicquot-themed Après Lounge, providing travelers with the ultimate experience after hitting the slopes. Cozy up by the [...]

By | 2016-02-05T12:20:10+00:00 February 5th, 2016|General LA, Uncategorized|

Visit Over 20 SoCal Museums For Free On January 30

Felt like you owed it to yourself to visit a museum but just couldn't find the time? Now you have no excuse. On Saturday, Jan. 30, over 20 museums from across Southern California will be offering free admission in the 11th annual Museums Free-For-All. With so many institutions opening their doors for all you can [...]

By | 2016-01-29T14:14:28+00:00 January 29th, 2016|events, General LA|