Even as we settle into the new year and back into familiar routines, there's no reason to simply accept the reality of the winter blues.


Even as we settle into the new year and back into familiar routines, there's no reason to simply accept the reality of the winter blues. The good news? I'm here to help you keep things interesting and informative this month with these insights, news-worthy moments, and local events. Enjoy!

Real Estate in the News


How to fix (almost) anything in your LA neighborhood

From filing a noise complaint to getting a tree planted on your block, here's how to make the most of where you live in the new year.

Local Happenings

This ‘Vanity Fair’ Hollywood Exhibit Puts Visitors on the Red Carpet

The Vanity Fair: Hollywood Calling exhibit–on view at the Annenberg Space for Photography–promises to be more than a collection of really awesome photos of celebrities. It was designed to feel as if you’re attending the glossy magazine’s legendary Oscar night after-party.


Frieze Los Angeles Returns

After the sold-out success of its inaugural edition, Frieze Art Fair is back. Explore the world’s leading galleries alongside special projects from ground-breaking artists.


20 Classic Restaurants Every Angeleno Must Try in 2020

LA is blessed with a plethora of long-standing restaurants. Even after decades of service, these establishments continue to thrive thanks to a loyal following of dedicated regulars. Here now are 20 classic restaurants every Angeleno must try.




20 beautiful beaches across the globe.

With pink sands and captivating cliffs, cerulean waters and hidden gems, the best beaches from around the world are meant to be experienced firsthand. From the red rocky arches of Morocco, to the sugary sand beaches of the Philippines, here are 20 ideas for jumpstarting your travel plans for 2020 along one of these charming coastlines.

The real locations that inspired 13 famous paintings

From Van Gogh’s Starry Night Over the Rhône to Monet’s Water Lilies, Architectural Digest lists the locations around the world to visit, should you want to see your favorite paintings play out before your eyes.


26 kitchen backsplash ideas to show off your style

Beyond settling on the right appliances, cabinetry, or color palette, choosing a backsplash is equally important to your design scheme. It's a moment to experiment with different tile materials, eye-catching patterns, and sophisticated hues. Plus, it's the perfect opportunity to showcase your design style, regardless of where you might fall on the cooking spectrum. Discover some backsplash inspiration courtesy of Elle Decor here.