12 LA Restaurants With Kid-Friendly DIY Meal Kits, Visit The Broad Museum from your Living Room and more News to Know this Week

May 24th, 2020

Real Estate in the News

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LA Condo Sales Had Been Improving in Q1: Report

Judging by first-quarter numbers alone, the condo sales market was improving in Downtown Los Angeles and on the Westside. But as Compass advised, its newly-released L.A. condo market report detailing January through March transactions should only “be viewed as an indicator of activity and sentiment prior to the current crisis.” Learn more here.

Local Events

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You can soak up Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Infinity Mirorred Room’ with the Broad’s new streaming series

As part of the Broad from Home, the temporarily closed Downtown L.A. museum’s new online presence, you can watch a video of Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Room set to a spacey soundtrack. Dubbed Infinite Drone, the series will pair the installation with drone, electronic, ambient and pop music from both local and international musicians. The first entry, a 14-and-a-half-minute feed set to L.A. artist Geneva Skeen’s “The Oval Window,” is available now on both YouTube and Instagram (if you prefer a vertically-oriented video). Learn more here.

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12 LA Restaurants With Kid-Friendly DIY Meal Kits

You re-learned elementary school math. Then you managed to track down a f*cking white board to teach it on. So once “school” is over, you’re letting your kids have approximately 19 hours of screen time. But it turns out you also have to feed them (who knew?). So when you’re looking for a way to kill time with your kids – and maybe (sort of) teach them something about cooking – order takeout or delivery from one of these 12 spots with kid-friendly DIY meals.

Tips and Tricks

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9 Ways to Cook With Asparagus, Spring’s Vegetable of Choice

What have you cooked the most since quarantine began? Beans? Dutch oven bread? How about asparagus? Gestalten’s new book, Eat Your Greens, out today, couldn’t have come at a better time. Focusing on the food category we probably all need a little more of while on a diet mostly consisting of pantry carbs and grains, the veggie-heavy cookbook recommends more than 700 ways to cook those fresh vegetables slowly wilting in your crisper. Case in point: asparagus, springtime’s ingredient of choice. Time to put that produce delivery to good use. Here are nine ways to prep it so you’ll never get bored.

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Mastering the Art of Styling Your Coffee Table

Endlessly versatile, dependable, and aesthetically engaging, your coffee table is arguably one of the most important pieces of furniture you own. That’s why when we’re looking to give our space an updateor two, we simply start with a round of coffee table styling. Whether you’re outfitting a new favorite (like our Canyon Coffee Table) or want to revamp what’s already there, these are the basics of coffee table décor we turn time and time again.