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Brooks Brothers Building Reportedly In Escrow For $250M

The iconic building that was the home of Brooks Brothers clothiers in Beverly Hills for 15 years, before it closed last month, is in escrow for $250 million, $50 million short of the $300 million asking price, according to a report from the Real Deal.

Beverly Hills Art Show To Celebrate 45 Years On Oct 20-21

The Beverly Hills Art Show will celebrate 45 years when the City hosts its fall 2018 art show on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21.

Planning Commission Approves Calle Vista, Recommends Friars Club Approval To City Council

Last week, in two controversial decisions, the Beverly Hills Planning Commission voted 3-2 on both projects to approve three R-1 Permits for 1115 Calle Vista Drive and to recommend to the City Council that the Friars Club project at 9908 S. Santa Monica Blvd. go forward.

EATING AWAY AT CROHN’S & COLITIS

EATING AWAY AT CROHN’S & COLITIS – Former Beverly Hills Mayor Nancy Krasne was honored last week at the Guts & Glory Gala for the Chrohn’s & Colitis Foundation at The Beverly Hilton. The nonprofit, volunteer organization is dedicated to finding a cure for these diseases, which affects more than 1.6 million people in the United States. Krasne has devoted much of her life to public service. Sharing the evening’s honors was Tyler James Williams, an American actor and Hip-Hop artist, diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Pictured, from left: Beverly Hills High Sophomore Elise Knebel, Honoree Nancy Krasne, Crohn's patient/advocate Tyler Carl and Ilene Knebel.

California Fire Marshal Awards Beverly Hills Fire Chief Barton with “Fire Chief Certification”

Beverly Hills Fire Chief Greg Barton was awarded "Fire Chief Certification" Tuesday evening be California State Fire Marshal Dennis Mathisen at the City Council meeting, an honor that has been awarded to only a few Fire Chiefs throughout the state since 1998.

Award-Winning Vespertine Dazzles

Slightly disconcerting, there’s something about dining at Vespertine that is unsettling to the point of heightening your senses.

PICK THIS TULIP

PICK THIS TULIP — Tulip is a 5-year old, three-pound long haired Chi Yorkie mix. She is very sweet and loves going places and being around people. For more information on how to adopt Tulip, visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org or call 805-379-3538.

Check, Credit Card or Cash?

Each year more than 400 Emmy statuettes are ordered for the Primetime Television Show. The winners may pay $400 to keep their awards.

L.A. Federal Judge Hears Dismissal Arguments in Weinstein/Judd Lawsuit

A Los Angeles federal judge heard arguments but made no immediate ruling Tuesday on Harvey Weinstein's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Ashley Judd, alleging that the disgraced producer tried to have the actress blackballed in Hollywood as retaliation for rejecting his sexual advances.

California Fire Marshal Awards Beverly Hills Fire Chief Barton with “Fire Chief Certification”

Beverly Hills Fire Chief Greg Barton was awarded "Fire Chief Certification" Tuesday evening be California State Fire Marshal Dennis Mathisen at the City Council meeting, an honor that has been awarded to only a few Fire Chiefs throughout the state since 1998.

Award-Winning Vespertine Dazzles

Slightly disconcerting, there’s something about dining at Vespertine that is unsettling to the point of heightening your senses.

Airbnb Investors Impact Housing in Tight L.A. Market

According to a report by AirbnbWATCH, a watchdog organization that protects consumers and communities from illegal hotels in residential communities, the number of short-term rentals in Los Angeles has grown more rapidly than the general housing supply, jumping 9.7 percent since mid-2016.

Board of Education Candidates Report Yard Signs Disappearing

With three candidates vying for two open seats on the upcoming Board of Education race on Nov. 6, it’s bound to get a little competitive. However, people appear to have been crossing a line when it comes to showing their support, with all candidates reporting that their election signs have been uprooted from front lawns in the community.

Final Rent Control Discussion Set For Sunday

Facilitated Discussion No. 3 on Maximum Annual Rent Increase Policies will take place Sunday 1-5 p.m. in the Municipal Gallery at City Hall.

Planning Commission Approves Byron Allen Project, Rejects City Attorney Recommendations

Fireworks flew at Thursday’s Planning Commission meeting, as Commissioner Joe Shooshani rebelliously declared that this Courier reporter must have eaten something to produce “fantasies,” reiterated that he was apologetic that resident Debbie Weiss took offense at anything he said and defiantly stated that he would not recuse himself.

Changes To Tennis Courts Being Considered In La Cienega Park Revamp

Tennis anyone? One of the features being considered in the review of the facilities at La Cienega park is the tennis center, which has been popular in the City for over 80 years.
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