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Foodie Corner

The New York Times has announced the 2021 Restaurant List: a curated list of the most interesting restaurants in America. And we are here for it! After a fitful and often grueling 19 months, the nation’s restaurants are slowly coming back. S...

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American Dream TV: Episode 6

Our final episode of American Dream TV! It has been an absolute dream (no pun intended) to work on this mini-series with American Dream TV! Although we are sad it is over, we are so happy with the way they turned out. Because of ADTV, we were ...

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Things to do

Looking for something to do this month? We've got you covered! Summer is over, but this in LA and summer is all year round so let's keep it going! Pictured above is a restaurant that participates in DineLA: the semi-annual two-week dining ...

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Gimme Shelter: Laws Are Changing

Gimme Shelter California is on the verge of ending single-family home only zoning. With so many displaced in the last year, California is looking to change its housing and zoning laws to provide better, more affordable housing to those who ...

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New LA County Vaccination Requirements

Going somewhere that requires proof of vaccination? Here’s what you should know. Los Angeles County announced Wednesday that vaccination will be required to enter indoor bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs and lounges. The county order w...

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Kitchens of the Rich

In the Kitchens of the Rich, Things Are Not as They Seem   The wealthy have always played a central role in influencing design trends that slowly make their way throughout society and that is particularly true with interior design ...

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American Dream TV: Episode 5

Ahead of the Curve Homes is back at it with Episode 5 of American Dream TV! Your Local Real Estate Experts Erica Lockhart and Lorin Ruttenberg return to ADTV showcase a very special new property in Santa Monica, CA: 1402 Hill Street. Watch th...

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Home Prices Are Soaring. Is That the Fed’s Problem? Low interest rates are one reason that the housing market has taken off. They are far from the only one. Across the Nation Robert S. Kaplan, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank ...

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How to Navigate This Back-to-School Season Hundreds of thousands of Los Angeles-area students started school this week, a massive return to in-person education that was marked by pandemic-driven anxiety, a sense of excitement and early-morning...

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Celebrity Status Does not Guarantee Success in the Housing Market   Recent shifts in the real estate market contributed to some of the highest purchase rates LA has seen in years. This is particularly evident within the celebrity s...

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