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Daniel Boulud Arrives in Beverly Hills, The Best Bedsheets for Every Sleeper and more to know this week in LA

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” – Henry James

Read on for everything you should do this July and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you!

Real Estate in the News

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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11 Ingenious Kitchen Tools That’ll Simplify Your Life

Some kitchen gadgets are fun novelties, while others surprise you with their ingenuity and effectiveness. These 11 handy tools fall squarely into the latter. Get the list here.

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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.