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Agence Ter picked to redesign Pershing Square

After an eight-month competition with 80 entries, just one was both highest-rated among over 1,300 public voters and the unanimous choice of the final jury as well. Here’s a look at the proposal, one its designers call “timeless.”

Posted over 2 years ago
 

Flying horses and mythical beasts

Some people have the best jobs. Take Lourinda Bray, a famed expert on the history and restoration of carousels and owner of an amazing private collection. A rare exhibition of its highlights just opened at the Pasadena History Museum. Enchanting.

Posted over 2 years ago
 

Exquisite Oak Knoll Spanish Colonial Revival

Restoring and enhancing the historic property at 869 South Oak Knoll Avenue in Pasadena’s prestigious Oak Knoll neighborhood has been a 17-year labor of love for the current owner. Today, every detail of the romantic charm of this 1924 home reflects its original vision — including a new guest...

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LA's Smorgasburg opens

With food trucks taking on a mass life of their own, it was high time for this Brooklyn phenomenon to go west. LA’s Smorgasburg, a weekly market of carefully curated food trucks with shaded seating and plenty of parking (two hours free!), will roll into the Alameda Produce Market every Sunday....

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Timeless glamour. Modern spirit.

Set on what Vanity Fair once called “the starriest street in Beverly Hills,” this exquisite 1928 Mediterranean estate at 903 North Roxbury Drive has been extensively renovated by architect Richard Manion, one of the country’s leading specialists on bringing historic homes into the modern era. The...

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Chalk of fame

Inspired by movie posters and iconic film scenes, it’s just one of the many art exhibits spread at your feet during the 24th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival on Father’s Day weekend. Includes a Kids Chalkland, classic car show, live music and more.

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Cher’s Egyptian fantasy becomes equestrian paradise

Surrounded by sweeping landscaping and stunning canyon views, an incomparable equestrian world unfolds across sixteen magnificent, gated acres. Miles of riding trails meander through old-growth woodlands, winding home to five deluxe stables and two horse rings. Where is this rustic paradise? At...

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Saturdays off the 405

The Getty’s monthly summer jams kick off June 18, bookended by DJ sets and surrounded by the awesome evening view from the museum courtyard. All this and great art, too — we call this LA at its incomparable best.

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Can a museum be rad?

This one can. The Museum of San Fernando Valley Relics, passionately curated by a lifetime Valley Boy, ranges from delicate vintage Valley postcards to hulking, jewel-encrusted Nudie Cadillacs. Plan ahead, though — it’s only open on Saturdays from 10 to 3.

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