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The 2017 Genesis Open may have been delayed by L.A.'s rather rainy winter, but the weather didn't stand in the way of a terrific ending to the tournament. The world's best golfers competed at the Riviera Country Club, with only one taking home the trophy. 

The play came to a close on Sunday, February 19, when The Agency hosted the VIP lounge, The Backlot, where guests mingled and enjoyed views of the 18th hole. Guests toasted with signature Bloody Marys, nibbled on brunch bites, danced to the house DJ and enjoyed the chic setting created by Calamigos Ranch.

The Agency's CEO Mauricio Umansky also competed alongside Ernie Els in the Pro-Am tournament this past Wednesday. The final round closed with Dustin Johnson ultimately capturing the trophy,

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Calabasas is among the cities leading the charge in environmental stewardship in California, recently registering with the National Wildlife Foundation (NWF) as a Community Wildlife Habitat. The program empowers citizen leaders to take action, providing them with the framework to restore wildlife habitat and educate community members while working to attain the NWF's esteemed certification as a wildlife-friendly community.

Through its Garden for Wildlife Program, the NWF engages homeowners, businesses, schools, parks and community organizations in creating and certifying wildlife-friendly properties. Each individual site within the community, whether a backyard or community garden, must provide the four basic elements to sustain wildlife: food,

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If you’re a shoe fanatic then you’ll know there’s nothing like finding a pair of shoes that’s both classic and cutting-edge. From painting the town red with the soles of an iconic So Kate Christian Louboutin stiletto, to enjoying the sexy silhouette of a quirky Swarovski crystal-embedded Giuseppe Zanotti pump, there’s no limit to the amount of creativity that that goes into the design and construction of an innovative, exemplary shoe. Over the years, footwear has pushed the limits of style and form, making way for shoes that are fashionable, functional, and often nothing short of works of art… which is why there’s no better time than now to make a trip to Peabody Essex Museum for the “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” exhibit.

If you’re an avid admirer of

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“Waste not, want not” seems a fitting proverb for Michelin-starred chef Dan Barber’s latest endeavor: a pop-up restaurant that turns food waste into haute cuisine. Using leftover and discarded ingredients like bruised produce, stale bread, and fish heads, the restaurant, located on the roof of Selfridges department store in London, is part of a larger movement in the culinary world to inspire diners and chefs alike to rethink the way they view food waste and reimagine what a meal can be.

Starting this month, Barber will take a break from his New York restaurants Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns and join forces with local farmers, fishermen, and suppliers on the other side of the pond to craft inventive shared plates from the odds and ends

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With the 89th Academy Awards ceremony just around the corner, people are gearing up for some fun for the big night. While some spectators are assembling Oscar-worthy outfits for a night of champagne and big-screen entertainment at one of the many viewing parties offered around town, others are preparing for a cozy spot on the couch in front of the living room TV. No matter what your viewing plans are, we can all agree that on Oscar night, it's all about the ambiance. In honor of the occasion, here are some of our top listings with incredible spaces for enjoying the show.

1041 Laurel Way | Beverly Hills

Set just north of Sunset Boulevard, you'll feel like you're right in the midst of the Hollywood glamour and action without ever having

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They had us at diamond swizzle sticks. DreamMaker, a Houston-based experiential luxury travel company, recently unveiled their latest offering: Passport to 50, a private around-the-world jet package for billionaires with the travel bug—and 49 of their nearest and dearest.

Offered at $13,875,000, the trip will cover a staggering 20 destinations in 20 days, with plenty of onboard entertainment to help pass the time between landings. Boasting a one-to-one ratio of guests to staff, a master sommelier and gourmet chef, lucky passengers will be treated to onboard hypnotherapy, Reiki healing, and acupuncture to ease the jetlag, along with activities like inflight yoga, fashion shows, and a charity poker tournament with the world’s top-ranked player. In

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“The Happiest Place On Earth” just got even happier for nostalgia junkies with a penchant for haute cuisine. Disneyland’s highly anticipated, high-end restaurant, 21 Royal, is now accepting reservations.

Perched above Royal Street in New Orleans Square, the exclusive eatery—modeled after plans for an apartment intended for Walt Disney and his wife Lillian—is as elegant as any four star restaurant and comes with the added bonus of easy access to Pirates of the Caribbean. For a cool $15,000—including tax, gratuity, valet, and park admission—you and 11 lucky guests can enjoy an intimate cocktail reception, custom seven-course menu with sommelier selected wines, and dessert on a balcony primed for enjoying the park’s magical nighttime entertainment.

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White sand beaches. Crystal clear waters. Exquisite coral reefs. And puppies!?!? Just when we thought Turks and Caicos couldn’t possibly get any dreamier, we discovered Potcake Place, a volunteer-run organization that rescues stray Potcake pups and offers canine-friendly vacationers a little oceanside cuddle time. 

Located in Grace Bay on the north shore of Providenciales (also known as the world’s best beach), the organization fosters an average of 50 Potcakes at a time, all eagerly awaiting forever homes. Typically a mix of Labrador, German Shepherd, and Fox Hound Terrier, the cuddly canines take their name from the leftover grub locals would feed them from the bottom of their cooking pots... and they’re just about the cutest things we’ve ever

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The most love-filled holiday of the year is just around the corner, and with it comes lots of romance, inspiring declarations of love and other sentiments of affection. If you're looking to impress your sweetheart with a charming, unforgettable offering to show you care, The Agency's list of gifts is sure to leave a lasting impression on your beloved beau.

Tequila Casa Dragones Joven

This Valentine's Day, give your tequila lover a personalized bottle of Tequila Casa Dragones Joven, a special gift that they'll truly love. Each personalized bottle is hand-scripted by an expert calligrapher with the recipient's name or a personalized message on the label for a unique touch. Tequila Casa Dragones Joven is a master blend of 100% Blue Agave

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On Saturday, Feb. 4, The Agency celebrated the launch of its new office in Punta de Mita, Mexico. Hosted by partners Alejandro Aldrete, Mauricio Umansky, Jorge Gomez, and Mauricio Oberfeld, the event drew a lively mix of agents and friends from Los Angeles and Los Cabos for a festive night
of food, drinks, and merriment at the site of the new office, located within Los Veneros Resort Residences and Beach Club—and boasting a pretty incredible ocean view.

Exquisitely executed by coordinator Ana Aldrete in conjunction with The Agency Punta de Mita Special Events and Hospitality Services and decorator Lupe Wulff from Artell, Enrique Chang, and Ro’Wo Galeria, the lush grounds were decked out in vibrant textiles and comfy lounge furniture for a festive

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