Take a breather by visiting one of LA’s hidden gems – the beautiful Virginia Robinson Gardens. Built in 1911, the Robinson mansion (home to Virginia and Harry Robinson of the Robinson department stores) was one of the first ever luxury homes in Beverly Hills, playing host to legendary parties regularly frequented by the Hollywood elite – from Charlie Chaplin and Elvis Presley to Fred Astaire and Sophia Loren. Today, the unique estate hosts private events, weddings, photoshoots and tours of the spectacular grounds; featuring a breathtaking array of flora and fauna. Following the passing of Virginia Robinson, the estate was … Read More
FIVE PLACES TO VISIT IN BEVERLY HILLS
By Alex Schechter, January 4, 2019
Beverly Hills is an expensive place with a village-like charm, but it pays to know where to go. Cash Black, a bartender at one of its hot spots, shares his favorites. Beverly Hills is more approachable than you might expect for a ZIP code typically associated with Lamborghinis and reality stars. It has a surprising number of sidewalk cafes and swaths of greenery. That village-like charm, coupled with residents’ famously refined palates, is what attracted Cash Black to the area seven years ago. “Jewelry. Cars. Wine. Beverly … Read More
2019 PATRON GALA – RICK’S CAFÉ AMÉRICAIN
By Laura Coleman, September 19, 2019
The warm summer nights provided the perfect accompaniment to two extraordinary galas held this month at Beverly Hills’ first estate, the historic Virginia Robinson Gardens. Built in 1911, the onetime residence of Virginia and Harry Robinson contains a breathtaking array of gorgeous flora stretching across six acres that once provided the backdrop for elegant soirees where Hollywood stars like Fred Astaire, Sophia Loren and Charlie Chaplin sipped champagne well into the wee hours of dawn. This past Saturday the Friends of Robinson Gardens, which are … Read More
CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY IN BEVERLY HILLS
Although we love and appreciate our mothers and wives every day, Mother’s Day is a time when we shower them with appreciation for being amazing. From rooftop brunches, sweet treats and relaxing spa specials, gift mom with fabulous experiences that can only be had in Beverly Hills.
30th Annual Garden Tour at Virginia Robinson Gardens | May 19, 2018
1008 Elden Way | (310) 550-2068 | Event Details
Reserve tickets to attend a garden party at the historic Virginia Robinson Gardens on May 19 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event features … Read More
NINE BEST HIDDEN GEMS IN LOS ANGELES
With perennially warm weather, pleasant landscapes, and a reputation for glitter and elegance, Los Angeles, California attracts thousands of visitors daily. However, aside from the famous landmarks, the city is packed with lesser-known points of interest. Nearby most Los Angeles vacation rentals are marvelous scenic vistas, lovely parks, eclectic museums, and exciting recreational spaces. Without further ado, here are the most exciting hidden gems in the city of Los Angeles.
3. Virginia Robinson Gardens
The lovely Virginia Robinson Gardens are located on the Virginia Robinson Estate in Beverly Hills. Built in 1911, it … Read More