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October’s Real Estate News & Local Happenings: East LA

October 14th, 2019

With fall upon us in full force, we’re making the most of every minute of festive fun. Here’s everything to know and everywhere to go this month!

Real Estate in the News

Hollywood Races for Commercial Real Estate Spaces

Hollywood is running out of room! Unprecedented low vacancy rates in the single digits equals a competitive race from sound-stages to Class A creative office space from the Valley to the Pacific. Read more about the ever changing landscape here.

Local Updates

 

How LA Neighborhoods got their names

In the compact recorded history of Los Angeles, a surprising number of neighborhoods, developments, and village names have come and gone. From Los Feliz to Compton, read the origin stories of 13 cities and neighborhoods here.

 

44 Things To Do This Halloween in Southern California

Halloween is more than a month away, but there are ample ways to start celebrating in Southern California right now. From immersive experiences to theme park scare zones, zombie walks and horror flicks, we found 40 essential Halloween happenings here.

 

Tips and Tricks

Best Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Pumpkin bread should be quick to come together, confident in pumpkin flavor, and moist as can be. Our test kitchen set out to nail all of those components—and then some—to create a pumpkin bread that’s everyday enough to make on a whim, but addictive enough to crave all fall and winter long. (Do we need to tell you that it’s ridiculously good with coffee? You knew that already.)

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.

Your May Travel Itinerary, the Best Plants for your home and more!

May 24th, 2019

With summer just around the corner, we’re happily soaking up the final weeks of spring this month — and we hope you are, too! Below, we’ve rounded up the local news and decorating tips happening this May. Enjoy!

5 May Travel Destinations for Design Lovers
This month brims with some of the art world’s most highly-anticipated events. Looking for a getaway? Be inspired by Architectural Digest’s lineup of travel-worthy design and culture events here.

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Is Good Health as Simple as Good Design?

Leave it to Google to scientifically prove that a well-designed space improves your wellbeing! The tech company designed an interactive experiment to measure the human response to different environments; read about their findings here with Elle Decor.

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The Perfect Plants for Your Personality

Why not channel the seasonal greenery you see outside by investing in a few well-placed indoor plants? To help you decide which kind to buy, check out Domino’s personalized recommendations right here.