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  • NAME Elissa Vallano
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Articles By Elissa Vallano

Los Angeles

Sunny Spot Brightens Up Washington Blvd. in Venice

When one door closes, another opens - and such is the case with Sunny Spot in Venice. The former Beachwood space on Washington Boulevard is now bursting with color and flavor thanks to Kogi chef Roy Choi. Brian Butler, cocktail connoisseur of A-Frame fame, put together the rum-centric drinks menu. With their powers combined, Venice now has another shining star on its culinary roster. Read More

Los Angeles

Record Producer David Anderle Selling $4.75M Hollywood Hills Home

Record producer David Anderle has put his longtime Hollywood Hills home on the market for $4.75 million. The three-bedroom, four-bathroom Spanish-style villa was built in the 1920's and once served as a speakeasy. It also boasts 3,813 square feet of living space, decorative tile work, and sits on a third of an acre. Read More

New York

Developer Jon Lam to Build 600-Room Hotel North of Madison Square Park

Developer Jon Lam is securing a deal to build a 600-room hotel on Broadway between 29th and 30th streets, which will raise the stakes for Ace Hotel, Gansevoort Park, the NoMad and the Flatiron. The NoMad Hotel Project will be an expansive 100,000 square foot space - a sizable increase from Lam's original plan to build a 25,000-sq.ft. hotel. at his already-owned 1205 and 1225 Broadway properties. Read More