The City of Beverly Hills kicked off its second-straight year of BOLD Holidays in Beverly Hills last Thursday with the Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration.
The annual Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration was held Thursday night on Rodeo Drive, kicking off the City’s 2018 BOLD Holidays. Pictured above, on Rodeo Drive before the big event, are social media influencer and event emcee Dawn McCoy, Rodeo Drive Committee President Kathy Gohari, and Mayor Julian Gold. The evening became, in part, a tribute to the first responders who have stepped in to assist nearby agencies with the recent fires that have ravaged Southern California.
Late Beverly Hills developer, banker, entrepreneur and philanthropist Bram Goldsmith was honored Wednesday in a ceremony dedicating a public alley as “Bram Goldsmith Way.”
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 Mayor Julian Gold held an informal Meet the Mayor event Sunday at Fire Station No. 2 near Coldwater Canyon Park. Several residents attended and Mayor Gold answered their questions. Topics of interest included speed bumps on residential streets, landscaping on Rodeo Drive, residential burglaries, the absence of colored lighting for the Electric Fountain on Santa Monica Boulevard, a proposed fire control plan for removing hazardous trees in the City, safety concerns on Loma Vista Drive and plans for the Burton Way median. Watch the Courier for information on Mayor Gold’s next Meet the Mayor event soon.
Beverly Hills will kick off the second annual BOLD summer event, an acronym for Beverly Hills Open Later Days, Thursday at 5 p.m.- 9 p.m., featuring live performances, fireworks, food trucks and a host of treasures Only on Rodeo.
In concert with Beverly Hills going “BOLD” for the month of August in an effort to energize the City’s nightlife culture, local L.A. artist Alexa Meade will be live painting upon models’ bodies on two evenings as part of the slated programming.
The beautiful two-story building at the corner of Rodeo Drive and South Santa Monica Boulevard, which is currently the home of Brooks Brothers, has been listed with Jay Luchs of Newmark Knight Frank for $300 million; $13,482 per square foot.
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines – and get ready to park them on Rodeo Drive.
More than 25,000 runners will make their yearly jaunt through Beverly Hills on Sunday, March 18 for the annual Los Angeles Marathon.