Tag Archives: Abbot Kinney

After Collecting $1.7M, Venice Beach Business Improvement District Has Yet to Launch Services

Los Angeles Times – More than a year after its founding, the Venice Beach Business Improvement District has done little but stirred up plenty of angst. There are no cleanup crews or safety patrols. Community activists complain that nearly $2 million annually — which includes city funding derived from public property in the new district… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 15 days ago

Local Real Estate Agents Leaving Startup Brokerage Compass After Months

The Real Deal – Despite its $1 billion valuation, startup brokerage Compass is having trouble retaining some of its Los Angeles-based recruits. The firm took the L.A. scene by storm when it launched in 2015, poaching some of the West Coast’s top talent, but it has now seen a crop of recent hires return to… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 month, 14 days ago

Application to Open Invite-Only Artist Showroom in West Adams Denied – Did LA Make the Right Decision?

Twin brothers Simon and Nikolai Haas, otherwise known as The Haas Brothers, applied to expand their current West Adams studio into an invite-only showroom and manufacturing space for their collection of high-end sculptures and furniture. Curbed Los Angeles reports that the city has denied their application for a zoning variance, noting that the changes are… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 2 months, 17 days ago

Why Are Airbnb Regulations Taking So Long? Tell Us What You Think

As Airbnb Inc. continues to expand globally, the city of LA is struggling to adopt regulations that balance the service’s soaring popularity with tourists and homeowners that need help covering their mortgages and the complaints of its critics, who range from hotel owners alleging unfair competition to homeowners unhappy with their neighborhoods being flooded with… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 2 months, 22 days ago

“There Goes The Neighborhood”

KCRW – Listen Now: Los Angeles is having an identity crisis. City officials tout new development and shiny commuter trains, while longtime residents are doing all they can to hang on to home. KCRW and WYNC Studios recently produced an 8-part podcast series on this very topic. To hear the rest of the episodes, click… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 4 months, 11 days ago

West Adams Historical Society’s Annual Living History Tour

West Adam’s Historical Society’s annual Living History Tour, “The Artist’s Way: Poets and Painters, Singers, Songwriters and Artists,” bows on Saturday, September 23 — BUT Early Bird ticket pricing goes away this Friday.  They made music…and art, poetry, photography and dance. And now their stories will come alive with the landmark Angelus Rosedale Cemetery as the stage, as actors –– in… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 5 months, 7 days ago

717 California Featured as Home Of The Week in LA Times

LA TIMES- The spirit and offbeat creativeness of Venice Beach is alive and well at this cozy bungalow, which sits among mixed-media installations and gardens designed by its owner, landscape architect Jay Griffith. Used for decades by Griffith as his garden laboratory, the whimsical setting offers an exercise in marrying art and horticulture. A pedestal… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 6 months, 10 days ago

Zillow hears your ‘Zestimate’ complaints: it’s offering a $1 million prize for a better algorithm

MarketWatch – Zillow is offering a $1 million award to the “person or team who can most improve the Zestimate algorithm.” The announcement of the contest comes one week after Zillow was slapped with a class-action lawsuit over its proprietary home-price tool. The algorithm in question is meant to serve as a starting point in helping people… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 8 months, 9 days ago

What Salary Do You Need to Afford a Home in LA? Nearly $100,000, As It Turns Out

Curbed LA—A typical median-priced home in Los Angeles County out of reach for the vast majority of residents, according to a new analysis from the California Association of Realtors. According to the data, just 29 percent of potential homebuyers can afford a property at county’s median price of $485,800. At that price point, a nearly six-figure household… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 9 months, 1 day ago

“73 Days in Paris… & More” with Bob Friday

Hello and happy February! We at Bulldog are excited to announce our very own Bob Friday will be taking residency on Abbot Kinney all throughout the month of March. As a Director at Bulldog Realtors and professional photographer, Bob will be showcasing his photography in a gallery titled “73 Days in Paris… & More”. “I… READ MORE

By: Otis the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 20 days ago

Angelenos have more sex! LA’s 10 Cheatingest ‘Hoods …

Los Angelenos have more sex according to a Trojan Condom survey!… READ MORE

Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago