Archive for August 2019

August Newsletter: Beverly Hills

August 26th, 2019

The final stretch of summer is here! Whether you’re headed out of town for a quick getaway or enjoying this month’s many great events right here at home, we wish you plenty of sun and fun.

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Local News

Summer of Ludo & Gilles at Montage Beverly Hills

July 10 – September 30, 2019 | 12 P.M. – 2 P.M.

Celebrate the cuisine of the French Riviera with world-renowned chefs Ludo Lefebvre and Gilles Epié in this exclusive pop-up experience, only through September 30. Lunch and dinner daily; reservations recommended. Learn more here.

Suits: A Farewell Celebration Exhibit at The Paley

Experience an up-close look at photography and costumes worn by Meghan Markle, Katherine Heigl, and more from USA’s stylish drama Suits, on display at The Paley Center for Media. Learn more here.

Beverly Hills PROMS in Beverly Gardens Park

Beverly Hills PROMS are live musical performances that take place every Saturday night, from June through August in Beverly Canon Gardens. The free event showcases a series of music from around the world in a variety of genres. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. every Saturday evening through August 31, 2019. Learn more here.

 

 

August Newsletter: Santa Monica

August 19th, 2019

The final stretch of summer is here! Whether you’re headed out of town for a quick getaway or enjoying this month’s many great events right here at home, we wish you plenty of sun and fun.

Real Estate in the News

Proper Santa Monica

Santa Monica Proper Hotel Review: First In

For years, Santa Monica has been seeking a hotel that truly embodies California cool, and it finally got one. Designed by Kelly Wearstler, the new Proper Hotel—located on 7th and Wilshire—epitomizes laid-back West Coast living, with much help from its effortlessly stylish rooftop bar and pool.

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Local Events

Santa Monica Airport Antique Market

Noted as one of the top ten flea markets in America, the Santa Monica Airport Antique Market is a fun, outdoor (and dog-friendly!) market full of many great dealers with furniture, antiques, collectibles, art, vintage clothes, jewelry, rugs, and much more. Occurs every 1st and 4th Sunday of every month.

Now in it’s 35th consecutive year, Twilight continues the long-standing tradition of celebrating emerging and established artists and sounds from around the world. Featuring art, an all new comedy stage, eats, wine and beer garden, games and interactive activations. Whether you’re a casual concert-goer or a culture-seeker, Twilight on the Pier has something for everyone.

 

 

August Newsletter: Hollywood

August 12th, 2019

The final stretch of summer is here! Whether you’re headed out of town for a quick getaway or enjoying this month’s many great events right here at home, we wish you plenty of sun and fun.

 

Local Events

Markets, By Neighborhood

Los Angeles is chock-full of farmers markets. Some are known to all, while others are hidden gems (read on to discover). The best time of year is here and it’s prime time for farmers markets. Here’s where and when you can find them.

Experience the LA captured in ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’

Los Angeles is arguably the real star of Quentin Tarantino’s new film. Set in 1960s Hollywood, the movie was mostly shot in the greater Los Angeles area in locations that have retained their mid-century charm.

The Best Exhibits at Museums and Galleries in LA in August

 

There’s an abundance of museums and art galleries here in LA, but with so many shows rotating in and out at any given time, it can be hard to keep up. To help you make the most of your gallery-going, here’s a selection of the best exhibits around town.

 

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Tips & Tricks

The 10 Commandments for Hiring Movers, According to a Pro

Choosing the right moving company is just as arduous a process as the packing itself. Here, Piet Gauchat, president of Olympia Movers & Storage, gives ELLE Decor an insider’s guide to making sure you do it right. Read more here.

The Greatest Rooms of the Century

 

From the home of Charles and Ray Eames to Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul, Phaidon’s list includes interiors that span dozens of countries and a broad range of show-stopping styles. Read more about the spaces in Dwell, here.

The Must-Have Tools Every Gardener Should Own

With a little effort, some steady attention, and the help of a few trusty garden tools, anyone can nurture their greenspace into whatever they want it to be, whether that’s a vertical garden or an edible one. Read more here with Real Simple.