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Let's go tubing in … Downtown LA?

Whether your tubing style is more Avalanche or Friendly Yeti, you’ll find your run at this nine-acre winter wonderland near Dodgers Stadium. Bet your mountain tubing destination doesn’t offer a light show with giant singing snowmen, guaranteed falling flakes and a free penguin snuggie. P.S. : no...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

‘Tis the season to sell

If you’ve bought into the myth that now isn’t a good time to put your home on the market, you might be missing out on a very big-ticket gift. Once you learn the truth about this season’s homebuyers, you might consider opening your door to a different kind of holiday guest!Here are 11 advantages...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

Forget pie charts. You have a pie map.

With the holidays coming up, you’ve got to start thinking outside the pumpkin. The variety of festive pie flavors is endless, and the risk of ending up with “meh” pies is all too real. Luckily, you have this go-to guide to crust. Er, trust.

Posted over 1 year ago
 

California continued

It’s the biggest transformation in The Autry’s history: 20,000 square feet, two new galleries, an innovative garden and an immersive media room. The whole project is about just one question: could the ancient wisdom of our ancestors give us vital solutions for the 21st century?

Posted over 1 year ago
 

He was a silent era superstar with a mansion to match

Shaded by lush, mature trees, the hilly streets of Los Feliz are home to some of LA’s most magnificent mansions. Its serene private enclaves are just a short drive from the fine dining and nightlife of Los Feliz Village, and minutes from Griffith Park and the Greek Theater. One of the area’s gems...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

Youth connections are in the cards

The Third Annual John Aaroe Group Pasadena Charity Poker Tournament, A Full House of Kings and Queens, raised more than $20,000 for the Pasadena Police Activities League (PAL). Since 1997, PAL, a youth intervention program, has used educational, athletic and other recreational activities to...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

How exciting can a government building be?

Don’t answer that until you see the US Courthouse that’s just been unveiled in DTLA. Since it replaced a dirt lot, anything would have been welcome. But we got a grand civic statement for LA — and an impressive tribute to green building.

Posted over 1 year ago
 

The colors of 2017

Here’s one top expert’s predictions on the hottest interior color trends for the year ahead… plus a look at how they transform rooms. (Their choice for Color of the Year might surprise you.)

Posted over 1 year ago
 

Enhanced Smathers gem commands Nichols Canyon views on three sides

Seen from some angles, the villa seems to float high on the side of Nichols Canyon. Created by celebrity architect Fred Smathers, who made the canyon his canvas again and again, this is the Mediterranean villa at its modern essence. Surrounded by 270-degree views, this is the sensational home...

Posted over 1 year ago