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Park City Wraps A Historic First Season As The Country’s Biggest Ski Resort

Apr. 28, 2016
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The lifts have closed, the Utah powder is quickly melting from the slopes, and the numbers are in on Park City’s inaugural season as the largest mountain resort in the United States. The 2015-2016 season marked the first since Vail Resorts connected Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Village by constructing the 1.5-mile long Quicksilver Gondola…. Read more

First Ever Le Dîner En Blanc Heading To San Francisco In 2016

Apr. 27, 2016
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A semi-secret, invite-only affair, with wait lists as long as 30,000 people in some cities, is coming to San Francisco. The annual Le Dîner en Blanc, French for “The Dinner in White,” is an alfresco pop-up dining experience orchestrated by grassroots organizers and held in a public location revealed only hours before the soirée. Like… Read more

A Contemporary Mediterranean Oasis Is Made To Entertain At 1181 Laurel Way

Apr. 25, 2016
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Over a lush hillside in Beverly Hills, 1181 Laurel Way seems to transport you to a Grecian palace steps away from the Mediterranean Sea. The 7-bedroom, 9-bathroom home is made to entertain with its 9,370 square feet of space-filled amenities for home owners and guests to enjoy at every corner. Walking in to the home, soaring ceilings… Read more

Design World’s A Street Af(Fair) Pops Up In West Hollywood

Apr. 25, 2016
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This year, Parachute Market is starting up a new affair with West Hollywood Design District (WHDD) to host A Street Af(Fair): East Meets West on April 30. The partners are bringing a classic European-style bazaar to the streets of West Hollywood, in honor of two prominent Southern California design movements: European-inspired Hollywood glamor and California… Read more

Los Angeles Buyers Are Hip To The Homes In Silver Lake

Apr. 22, 2016
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In his latest column in MarketWatch, The Agency’s Edward Fitz reminisces on the textured patchwork of one of L.A.’s most historically important neighborhoods, Silver Lake. Many great architects in the 20th century left their footprint on what are now very valuable homes that have their structures in tact with the addition of modern appliances and technologies. Many… Read more

1394 Casiano Road Goes Full Circle With Remodel By Original Architect

Apr. 21, 2016
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Built in 1963 by Robert L. Earl, AIA Emeritus, The Earl Residence at 1394 Casiano Road exudes a youthful presence while maintaining ultimate privacy in the hills of Bel Air. The 4-bed, 3-bath home has many of its vintage architectural designs still in tact and, under the guidance of Robert himself, has been restored to reflect… Read more

Santa Monica’s Casually Cool Beachside Lifestyle In High Demand

Apr. 21, 2016
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Santa Monica has long been the image of the Southern California lifestyle, with its picturesque beachfront, bustling pier and iconic Ferris wheel. Local life revolves around the outdoors, evidenced by its boardwalk teeming with visitors, joggers and bikers enjoying the fresh, sea air and ocean vistas. The city offers a blend of laid-back beachy vibe… Read more

Ten Arts District Galleries Now Open On Sundays

Apr. 20, 2016
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A neighborhood revitalizing at a remarkable speed, Downtown L.A.’s Arts District just became a hotspot for Sunday fun days. The recent debut of Swiss gallery Hauser Wirth & Schimmel’s 116,000-square-foot art complex is attracting thousands of visitors each week. Now, the mega-gallery’s Sunday successes, opening from 11 am to 6 pm, prompted at least nine… Read more

Q&A With Fashion’s Favorite Artist And Instagrammer Donald Robertson

Apr. 19, 2016
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Known by his 173,000+ followers as @drawbertson, Donald Robertson is in a league of his own, famous for his witty, “tongue-in-chic art” and cartoon-like depictions of everyone from Anna Wintour to Kanye West. Presently the Creative Director of Estée Lauder, the Canadian-born artist’s career has spanned the cosmetics and fashion industry, from serving as Creative… Read more

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