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THINGS TO DO

7 Things to Do in LA This Memorial Day Weekend Staying local this Memorial Day weekend? Let’s make the most of it. The holiday marks a turning point in LA with a number of attractions opening up from COVID shutdowns. Here is a selectio...

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REAL ESTATE CORNER

Thinking of Selling? Do This… In today’s hot real estate market, homes may sell in days, receiving multiple offers and even garnering bidding wars. However, a home that needs repairs or presents poorly will still deliver a lower price i...

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American Dream TV: Episode 3

Ahead of the Curve Homes Featured on American Dream TV Your Local Real Estate Experts Erica Lockhart and Lorin Ruttenberg were recently featured on American Dream TV.  Airing on the first Sunday of every month on KDOC, American Dream...

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THINGS TO DO

After More Than A Year, The Bowl Is Back

With the rollback of Covid restrictions, many of us Angelenos are thrilled to reclaim our social lives, enjoy live music and great food. Whether it’s date night or catching up with family and friends, The Hollywood Bowl has always been a mainstay for summer nights in Los Angeles.

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ACTIVITY CORNER

The Return of Live Music

We’re all aware of how challenging the past year has been. There’s so much that we have all missed, not the least of which is participating in group experiences like concerts, theater, movies, etc. At AOTCH we are so excited that the musical landscape in Los Angeles is changing shape. Live music is returning! We can only imagine how joyous the first concerts and events we attend will feel. We are fortunate to live in Los Angeles. Everyone plays here.

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FOODIE CORNER

Restaurant Pop Ups

After a tough year for the restaurant industry, many small businesses turned to a new and revolutionary way of serving their creations—the Pop-Up. Without the pressure of an expensive lease and limited capacity, restaurants are turning to pop-ups and Instagram pre-orders to make a name for themselves. These exciting new spots can be found around town in parking lots, shopping centers, and various locations announced via social media. Here’s a list of some of our favorite spots open now in LA:

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DESIGNER TIPS & TRICKS

Top 7 Kitchen Trends 2021

For the better part of last year, many of us spent more time at home than ever before, and the ways in which we cook, entertain, work and relax in our homes changed significantly. The kitchen has become the most multifunctional and used room of any house, from doubling up as open-plan living rooms to makeshift home offices. Now, the look and function of kitchens are changing, too. We’ve highlighted seven design trends we expect to see in kitchens this year.

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ACTIVITY CORNER

The Return of the Cultural Experience – Our Guide to LA Museum Reopenings 

As LA County continues to reopen, we are so excited that our cultural institutions can return. Museums and galleries are now allowed to open their doors to indoor visitors for the first time in a year with COVID safety protocols in place. Excitingly, there are new exhibitions on offer and we can’t wait to see them. We have rounded up the latest reopening information for our favorite museums below. Go forth and enjoy safely!

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LOCAL FAVORITES

Our Favorite Local Women-Owned Businesses>/br>

In honor of Women’s History Month, and just generally celebrating women, we’ve assembled a list of 10 local women-owned businesses that we think you should check out. If you don’t see one of your favorites, let us know and we’ll add them to our list. Enjoy!

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DESIGNER TIPS & TRICKS

8 Closet Organization Ideas to Help Maximize Your Storage Space

A clean, organized closet streamlines your morning routine, helps reduce stress, and all that extra space gives you an excuse to expand your wardrobe (or at least try new combinations of what you already own). Make the most of your space with our eight storage tips below.

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Erica Lockhart – DRE 01763313
Lorin Ruttenberg – DRE 01309588
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