Read on for everything you should do this July and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you!
Real Estate in the News
Mortgage Regulators To Eliminate Controversial Refinancing Fee
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will eliminate the hotly contested 0.5% refinance fee as of August 1 to help families reduce their housing costs. Get the story here.
Local Events & Happenings
NYC’s Powerhouse Fine Dining Chef Daniel Boulud to Open First LA Restaurant
Daniel Boulud, one of the most celebrated chefs and restaurateurs in the world, is finally making moves in Los Angeles. The New York City-based French legend, known for his fine dining prowess at places like the eponymous two-Michelin-starred Daniel, is set to open his first restaurant in LA in the not too distant future, as part of a multi-million-dollar development along Wilshire Boulevard. Read the story here.
NYC-Style Pizza and Meatballs Arrive in Downtown From an East Coast Legend
As Los Angeles continues to surge back to life following a year-plus of pandemic lockdowns, uncertainty, and heartache, the city’s once-busy food halls are also seeing a return to relevance. Case in point: Halo, the long-awaited Bunker Hill collective, is now beginning to come online with new restaurant projects beyond the Shake Shack that’s already there. Find out more here.
The best new restaurants in Los Angeles to try right now
From piled-high BBQ trays to Puglian drinking snacks, here are L.A.’s best new restaurants and eats this month. Get the list here.
Lifestyle Tips & Tricks
The Best Bedsheets for Every Type of Sleeper
Bedsheets are the most important part of any bed—yes, even more important than your mattress. Sure, the right mattress is important because you spend about a third of your life sleeping (which doesn’t include all the time scrolling through TikTok in bed), but the right set of sheets can either send you into perfect slumber or suffocate you like a sauna. Read the story here.
11 Ingenious Kitchen Tools That’ll Simplify Your Life
How to Nail the Modern Farmhouse Look in Your Kitchen
The latest iteration of farmhouse design has a much more nuanced approach. In kitchens especially, country kitsch has been replaced by casual luxury for a “farmhouse” style that may actually have the type of appeal it takes to transition from a largely social media-driven trend into a timeless aesthetic. Find out how to get the look here.