Orange County

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From breathtaking beaches to world-famous frozen bananas, Orange County boasts more than its fair share of road trip-worthy attractions. Below is our pick of six awesome day trips in Orange County.

MISSION SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - The oldest of all the missions still standing in California, this historic landmark, referred to as The Jewel of the Missions, is the birthplace of Orange County. Today, it serves as a stunning monument to California’s multi-cultural history, showcasing rare artifacts and paintings, ruins of the Great Stone Church, and the newly conserved Serra Chapel. Its oldest and most treasured tradition, the ringing of the historic bells, takes place on select dates throughout the year. And in summer, the mission hosts live concerts

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From otherworldly national parks to awe-inspiring natural wonders; charming roadside dives to islands frozen in time, Southern California may as well be called the day trip capital of the world. Below is our pick of six incredible destinations worthy of the journey in SoCal.

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK - With its comfortably warm days and mild nights, spring is one of the best times of year to visit Joshua Tree National Park. Just under an hour from Palm Springs and among the most magical natural wonders in Southern California, the park’s rugged rock formations, mythical Joshua Trees and scenic hiking trails draw over 2.5 million climbers and outdoor enthusiasts annually. Pack a picnic and spend the day exploring the sights, and if you’ve got the

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With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got all things “green” on the mind. From rolling green lawns and world-class botanical gardens at a historic estate in Montecito to a collection of ultra-private villas nestled in one of Mexico’s last remaining beachfront jungles, these seven offerings around the world are worth celebrating.

GARDENHOUSE | BEVERLY HILLS

The first residential project in the United States from the world-renowned MAD Architects, Gardenhouse brings visionary design to Beverly Hills, offering a collection of distinct, contemporary residences. Featuring one of the largest living walls in the country, Gardenhouse is enveloped in a vibrant façade of native plants and succulents, which transform with the seasons,

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A new chapter has unfolded in Lake Tahoe’s storied history as Granite Place, the bold new residential development and first phase of the highly anticipated Boulder Bay Resort in Crystal Bay launches sales.

The first offering of its kind in Lake Tahoe in decades, Granite Place features a limited collection of 18 luxury residences across three buildings, with expansive living areas perfectly conceived for entertaining. The property’s Lake, Mountain and Park buildings include two- to four-bedroom condominiums ranging from 1,641 to 2,718 square feet, and feature sweeping lake views and a sophisticated, contemporary aesthetic. Residents enjoy a host of high-end amenities and services, including on-call 24/7 concierge services, a cutting-edge spa and

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From colorful street murals to sleek gallery spaces, monthly art walks to world-class exhibition halls, every city and region has its own artistic personality and cultural identity. Below are some of our favorite artful attractions in Orange County.

LAGUNA BEACH FIRST THURSDAYS ART WALK - Held on the first Thursday of the month from 6 to 9pm, this monthly art walk celebrates the diverse cultural art scene of Laguna Beach, with several local galleries—as well as the beloved Laguna Art Museum—open late for an evening of gallery hopping. A free trolley service is also offered to attendees, each car complete with its own Art Walk guide.

MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERY - Founded in 1975, this renowned fine art gallery specializes in original paintings,

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From colorful street murals to sleek gallery spaces, monthly art walks to world-class exhibition halls, every city has its own artistic personality and cultural identity. Below are some of our favorite artful attractions in Downtown L.A.

DOWNTOWN ART WALK - This long-running art walk, which takes place on the second Thursday of every month, has evolved right along with the Downtown skyline. Featuring more than 40 participating galleries and museums throughout L.A.’s Bunker Hill, Little Tokyo and Gallery Row, it’s the perfect opportunity to dip your toes into DTLA’s flourishing art scene—and a great excuse to check out one of the new restaurants and bars that have cropped up in the neighborhood.

URBAN ART & CRAFT BEER TOUR - From elaborate

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Southern California

1587 NORTH BUNDY DRIVE | BRENTWOOD | $3,495,000

Orange County

419 29TH STREET | THE CANNERY | $4,350,000

Palm Springs

81221 PIEDMONT DRIVE | INDIO | $15,000/MONTH

Pasadena

639 SOUTH LOS ROBLES AVENUE | PASADENA | $2,588,000

Northern California

109 CROWN ROAD | KENTFIELD | $3,995,000

British Columbia

4850 SHORECLIFF POINT | ROCKY POINT, BRITISH COLUMBIA | CAD $2,198,000 

Park City

2200 EAST WALKER LANE | HOLLADAY, UTAH | $6,750,000

Mexico

CASA CANTAMAR | PUNTA DE MITA, MEXICO | $2,200,000

Turks & Caicos

5105 TURTLE TAIL DRIVE | PROVIDENCIALES | TURKS & CAICOS | $4,999,000

South Florida

5224 NW 37TH AVENUE | BOCA RATON, FLORIDA |

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You can tell a lot about a place by its culinary scene; by the chefs who flock there, the local ingredients that inspire its menus and the international flavors that enliven its dishes. From old school haunts to future classics, here’s a look at six restaurants shaping the foodie scene in Laguna Beach.

SPLASHES - One of the best places in Laguna for drinks and bites right on the sand, this local favorite serves fresh, California cuisine with big views. Located inside the Surf and Sand Hotel, patrons have been known to drop in for a sunset martini, only to witness the extraordinary bioluminescence come alive in the shorebreak just steps from their oceanfront table.

LAS BRISAS - Located beside famed Heisler Park in one of Laguna’s most historic,

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Synonymous with gorgeous sunsets, scenic lookout points and small-town charm, Laguna Beach is one of Southern California’s most coveted coastal destinations. Nestled between Newport Beach and Dana Point in the heart of coastal Orange County, Laguna strikes the perfect balance between vibrant artists’ community and laid-back beach hamlet with an elegant, Riviera-like appeal.

If ever a home captured the coveted Laguna Beach lifestyle, it’s 58 N. La Senda. Showcasing unparalleled coastline and sunset views, the timeless modern masterpiece, represented by Andrew McDonald, Linda Chan and Sana Amarith, soars above the Pacific on a coveted Laguna Beach bluff with stairs to a pristine and private beach cove. Set behind gates at the end of a long, private

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As our global expansion continues, The Agency’s Annual Report now covers more markets than ever before. In it, you’ll find detailed research and information from all the markets we serve—from Los Angeles to South Florida, Canada to Mexico. We also share our favorite milestones and achievements of 2018, from ranking on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country (for the third consecutive year!) to topping the industry charts in REAL Trends, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and more.

And, of course, let’s not forget the parties. We are The Agency, after all.

View the full report here.

 

 

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