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You’ve never seen it. But you’ve heard its music.

Jeffrey Osborne's On The Wings Of Love. Deniece Williams' Let's Hear It For The Boy. A Taste Of Honey's Sukiyaki. Unforgettable sides by Miles Davis, Al Jarreau, Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick and Anita Baker. All these artists and more made history at Le Gonks West, the legendary recording studio...

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Home of the Day: Beverly Hills retreat once home to rocker Joe Walsh

This private retreat behind gates in Beverly Hills has a line of celebrity owners that includes legendary rocker Joe Walsh, actor-director Beau Bridges and actor Barry Bostwick.

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As seen on Curbed House of the Day: Fab Modern L.A. Home Named After Mockingbird's Scout Finch

Just in time for the release of Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee's much-anticipated follow-up to her classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird, a Modernist-inspired new-build called the "Scout Residence" has come on the market in Los Angeles.

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Noted Westside real estate leader Diane Manns joins John Aaroe Group as Vice President and Regional Director

John Aaroe, founder and CEO of John Aaroe Group, today announced that respected Westside broker, educator and industry leader Diane Manns has joined the company as Vice President and Regional Director. Manns is widely known as a successful broker, current President of the Beverly Hills Greater...

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Ready to own your Sicilian dream?

If your favorite fantasy is owning a bed and breakfast in Italy, it’s time to make the vision real. The 14,000+ acre Borgo Pida is in Trapani, a picturesque fishing port on Sicily’s west coast, just a ten-minute drive from Trapani-Birgi Airport. Surrounded by century-old olive trees and a...

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John Aaroe Group lands record sale price per square foot for Reba McEntire’s North Beverly Park estate

Our off-market sale in June of country music star Reba McEntire’s North Beverly Park estate made bigger-than usual celebrity real estate headlines. That’s because the deal closed for a stunning $22.25 million— a whopping 25%+ higher per square foot than the average of the last five sales in the...

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Get your summer salsa moves on

July and August Thursdays are Sizzling Summer Nights at the Autry. Dance to LA's best salsa and Latin fusion bands, take free salsa lessons with an award-winning instructor, order hot off the grill, and stroll the museum galleries. ¡Baile!

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Home of the Day: Fred Smathers-designed Mediterranean in Nichols Canyon

This Mediterranean-style residence on a flat lot in Nichols Canyon was designed by Fred Smathers, an architect-developer whose homes attracted a celebrity following in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Smathers’ style is evidenced by high ceilings, terrace balconies and formal areas designed for small and...

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Low-water landscaping, beyond the beige

If the idea of “native plants” puts you in a brown study, the Theodore Payne Foundation will open your eyes to color … fragrance …. And endless un-thirsty gorgeousness. July classes include “Look Ma, No Lawn!” Tell Siri Sun Valley.

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