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New Year’s Eve Pub Crawl 2018

December 28th, 2017

The time to bid farewell to 2017 has come and you can party like a movie star in the best bars in Hollywood. Register for your ticket to join the amazing Pub Crawl along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The fun starts at Outpost Hollywood, and then you can work your way into other fun places. Inexpensive drink specials are available, including champagne and many others.

This year there will be lots of festivities along the Walk of Fame including the official New Year Countdown. It will be an opportunity to see the beautiful LA skyline while dancing the night away with the best DJs. Spend your New Year’s Eve in style this year. Saying farewell to 2017 with your friends will make it even more special.

At this New Year’s Eve party you can get wild and crazy, while saying goodbye to what’s behind you and ushering in the great times ahead. With over 10 hours of great music, the 2018 Hollywood New Year’s Eve bash will definitely be a legendary night you and everyone involved will always remember. In addition, there will be very attractive art installations, digital fireworks and many guests that will be waiting for the countdown show.

The Hollywood Walk of Fame will be the central gathering place with many guests from across the globe ringing in the New Year. The focus will be on music, drinks and dancing to celebrate the coming of 2018. Your ticket will give you access to drink specials in multiple spots along Hollywood Boulevard. A big fireworks show will start from midnight fired off from various locations to usher in the New Year. Exciting live party celebrations, midnight champagne and complimentary desserts will ensure that all guests are fully entertained.

Check-in is at Outpost Hollywood, located at 1624 N. Cahuenga Boulevard in Los Angeles on Sunday, December 31, 2017. The hours for check-in are 6pm to 10pm. The closing time for check-in is firm at 10pm, there will be no exceptions for late arrivals so be sure to be there on time. Once you have signed in you will receive a map with all of the locations of the participating bars along with the times they are offering drink specials. Participants must be 21 years of age or older, you will be required to present your ID. Do not drink and drive, if you attend the Pub Crawl be sure to take a taxi, walk, or arrange for a designated driver. For full details visit the official Pub Crawls website:

Wouldn’t it be great after a great night of fun ringing in the New Year to return to your lovely new townhome by Olson Homes? Fig & Fifty Walk in Highland Park is close to all of the excitement in LA while providing a respite from the big city to relax and enjoy the good life. Call us today at (562) 370-9502, visit our Welcome Center at 118 South Avenue 50, or contact us through our website:

Fig & Fifty Walk Community Spotlight

December 26th, 2017

Fig & Fifty Walk is one of the latest collections of sleek and modern townhomes in Highland Park, Los Angeles brought to you by the Olson Company. This vibrant community is designed to bring together the unique history and hip culture of Highland Park. Fig & Fifty Walk is only 8 minutes away from downtown LA and a short drive from Pasadena. Living in this new community will allow you to experience the best of modern urban life in a serene and warm-hearted community.

Highland Park is a historic area, which is highly sought after today by young families, artists and anyone who’s looking to live in a modern and innovative community. Highland Park has many unique attractions such as The Lummis House, York Park, Highland Theaters, Galco’s Soda Stop and Highland Park Bowl, among many others. There are only a few places around LA that have this kind of history, culture and tradition that has been incorporated into the architectural design at Fig & Fifty Walk. Highland Park has many features that give it the feel of a quaint small town, including local boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants, which are just a few minutes away from your front door.

All homes in this gated community are well tailored to suit today’s modern lifestyle. There are many floorplan options available with each 3-story home, which include 2-3 bedrooms with more than 2,000 square feet of living space, which makes these homes spacious and highly versatile. Homebuyers planning to settle in northeast Los Angeles will be excited with the new opportunity provided at Fig & Fifty Walk.

Fig & Fifty Walk homes are sustainably built with features which help to take care of your health and the natural environment. Here you will find energy efficient appliances which come together with water efficient faucets. Low volatile organic compound (VOC) paints are also used in each home. Laminated panel floors are standard in all living areas.

Situated along the iconic Figueroa Corridor, these 2 dozen townhomes have hit the local housing market with a bang. All models have at least 2 bathrooms with on-trend marble countertops. In addition, the master bedrooms have spacious walk-in closets. These townhomes also have tandem 2-car garages.

Highland Park is becoming home for many up and coming artists where you’ll find creative art galleries, trendy shops and ethnic restaurants. Fig & Fifty Walk is conveniently located near the heart of it all. You will instantly fall in love with the new townhomes here and the cool neighborhood vibe of this community and all of Highland Park. Contact us today, we are here to serve you!

Knott’s Merry Farm

December 19th, 2017

‘Tis the season of Joy at the Knott’s Merry Farm event at Knott’s Berry Farm. Now through January 7, 2018, Knott’s Merry Farm is the ideal backdrop for all of your family’s best holiday memories, as the park transforms to surround everyone with the wonderful sights, scents, and sounds of this holiday season.

Visitors of all ages will embrace the unbridled joy of the Christmas season at Knott’s Merry Farm. Each winter, the Knott’s Berry Farm commemorates the merriest of all seasons with a Christmas celebration perfect for all ages called Knott’s Merry Farm. You and your family will enjoy this most wonderful time of every year at Knott’s Merry Farm. There are thrilling attractions, lavish holiday decorations, festive food, live entertainment, and snow every night in Ghost Town.

Classic shows such as the Holiday Ice Show with Snoopy, the whole Peanuts Gang, along with world class ice skaters, The Christmas Carol, and a nightly ceremony lighting the tree are among the many wonderful attractions at this event. In addition to these shows, guests will delight strolling along the streets of Calico to get seasonal treats that are very unique. Santa’s Christmas Cabin, the Christmas Crafts Village, live Christmas Carolers singing traditional holiday tunes, and an enchanting show of Snow and Glow are still more exciting wonders of the season available for all who attend Knott’s Merry Farm.

Those with a sweet tooth will not be disappointed at the Knott’s Merry Farm. Mrs. Claus is at the North Pole supervising all the elves as they prepare to deliver toys and goodies to all of the good children. She has been sure to leave her trusted bakers to be in charge of making all the sweet treats at Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen at the Knott’s Merry Farm. Children can help to decorate any of the delicious cookies made by Mrs. Claus and her elves for just a small cost so they can bring their wonderful new creations home. The cost is just $5.99 for each cookie decorating kit.

While enjoying this event, by sure to stop by nearby Tapestry Walk in Anaheim, a new community of spacious modern townhomes brought to you by The Olson Company. Models are now open at our location at 2337 South Manchester Avenue. Reach out to us today for more information:

Tapestry Walk Community Spotlight

December 19th, 2017

Tapestry Walk is a newly constructed community of modern townhomes located in South Anaheim. This community has attracted strong interest from locals and other buyers in Anaheim and surrounding areas. These elegantly constructed 3 story townhomes offer several floorplans ranging up to 1,741 square feet.

At Tapestry Walk, you will discover a serene neighborhood feel offering an oasis of peace and comfort within the midst of an urban lifestyle. In mere moments, Tapestry Walk will take you from the exciting activity of urban life to a quiet place of serenity.

Every home at Tapestry Walk is constructed with both security and serenity in mind. These homes are built according to the best models for energy efficiency and are intended to help reduce your environmental impact, both to help the environment and your bottom line cost savings.

All of the townhomes in this community are designed using a blend of both traditional and modern architecture that include tiled roofs and elegant archways. There is also a community pool, and artful landscaping lines the streets of Tapestry Walk.

There are so many things to do in and around Anaheim. After enjoying a day full of shopping, hiking, or visiting “The Happiest Place on Earth” (Disneyland), be assured that you will always come back to relaxation and comfort in your beautiful new Tapestry Walk townhome. From the very first day that you move in, the serene, welcoming environment at Tapestry Walk will help you to truly feel like you are home.

Tapestry Walk is among the many new communities that have been developed by Olson Homes throughout Southern California. The Olson Company has emphasized building in urban centers to provide residents easy access to employment opportunities and local attractions. Olson Homes are built within themed communities with attention to style and detail that set these homes apart as a cut above the rest.

Tapestry Walk is the perfect community for those who want to enjoy the urban lifestyle while at the same time maintaining the best of hometown style comforts. Contact us today or visit the rest of our website for more information. Come and find your dream home at Tapestry Walk!

Orchard Walk Community Spotlight

December 14th, 2017

Orchard Walk is a name that many homebuyers are talking about in Orange County. This is a beautiful new gated community that is conveniently located beneath Panorama Heights. This elegantly constructed community features 37 single-story townhomes, a relaxing village lounge, a community garden and an event lawn. These townhomes consist of 2-3 bedrooms constructed in a unique Spanish architectural style combined with modern open layouts. Homebuyers have an opportunity to choose from 4 different floorplans that cover a living space of between 1,340 and 1,566 square feet. Each of these homes have energy saving toilets, faucets and other energy saving appliances. Some of the key safety features include carbon monoxide detectors, low VOC paint and automatic fire sprinklers.

Orchard Walk is only 3.5 miles away from the Old Towne Orange historic district. You’ll find many attractions like Angel Stadium, Disneyland, The Outlets of Orange and Honda Center, all within a radius of 12 miles. There are many events at nearby Orange Circle, including the annual International Street Fair on Labor Day Weekend. Other events that take place here include the Street Autumn Festival and the Christmas tree lighting where residents enjoy hot chocolate and singing Christmas carols.

Orange County is a hub of amazing shopping outlets, restaurants and dessert shops. Orchard Walk also provides close proximity to schools, public parks, theaters and community resources.

This gorgeous gated community is ideal for young professionals, families and empty-nesters alike. Each home is professionally designed, with the interior featuring a dream kitchen, comfortable and spacious living spaces, and a beautiful master suite. Within the Orchard Walk community, you’ll find a variety of floor plans and customizable high-end finishes. The new and innovative townhome designs provide you with a peaceful and comfortable lifestyle.

If you have been dreaming about owning a home in a family-friendly neighborhood, then Orchard Walk may be exactly what you have been looking for. Due to a continuous high demand for excellent modern homes, The Olson Company endeavors to provide high quality homes that offer solutions to fit today’s modern lifestyle. These homes have water efficient faucets, toilets, and a number of energy saving appliances. Orchard Walk offers the best solution for homebuyers looking for proximity to employment, transportation and urban conveniences. Living in this serene community allows you to experience all the best that an active urban life has to offer, while at the same time maintaining privacy.

If you’re considering moving to Orange County, Orchard Walk should be on the top of your list. Visit Orchard Walk today and discover the home that you’ve been dreaming of. Contact us or visit our website for more detailed information.

Science of Gingerbread

December 12th, 2017

The holidays are here and we’re sure you cannot wait to indulge in your one of your favorite desserts: gingerbread. This year, take your gingerbread quest to a new level by coming out to the eye-opening 12th annual Science of Gingerbread event presented by Discovery Cube. Here, you will discover that math, engineering and heat all work together to produce this classic treat for so many. The event also sparks creativity as all manner of shapes and themes are created from gingerbread houses to candy cars. Be a part of this Gingerbread Derby and have loads of fun.

From November 24th to Christmas Eve, bring the whole family because Santa will also make special appearances. The Science of Gingerbread event is all about ushering in the holiday season with great science and awesome bites. The Science of Gingerbread annual event is open to all people. Families, local schools and businesses are all encouraged to participate.

The creations will be made from candies, icing and gingerbread. On December 18, 2017 at the Gingerbread Award Ceremony, winners of the annual competition will be announced. Award categories include Best Science Theme, Best Holiday Theme, and Best by a Classroom, among many others. For more information, including dates and times for this event, click here:

The Discovery Science Foundation is behind this and many other projects. Their mission is to ensure that children understand and learn science through practical engagement. This foundation has worked for 3 decades to impact the community in a positive way. At the Discovery Cube in Santa Ana, visitors not only enjoy a fun time but great science lessons as well. This facility has greatly impacted this community and beyond. To this end, it is an excellent place to live and work, and if you are thinking about settling in this area, read on.

Orchard Walk, located in the city of Orange, California, is very close to the Discovery Cube and many other exciting local attractions. A new upscale community of modern townhomes offered by The Olson Company, Orchard Walk is the ideal place for your family to call home. For more information, reach out to us today. We look forward to hearing from you!

Blossom Walk Community Spotlight

December 7th, 2017

Blossom Walk is a newly developed community of unique modern upscale townhomes in Temple City, California. These homes come in customizable styles that combine traditional Spanish architectural design with a unique flair providing an urban SoCal vibe. Blossom Walk offers a serene retreat and appealing comfort after the hustle and bustle of your day-to-day activities. This community is located in a prime urban location that is close to many favorite attractions and job opportunities.

Blossom Walk homes are uniquely designed with a variety of open floorplans that will exceed your expectations. The entrances and front patios are well designed to overlook the main courtyard. With the addition of olive trees and fragrant flowers, it just makes Blossom Walk the ideal place to live with your family. You will find everything from carriage units, to single-family detached homes and traditional townhomes. All of these townhomes are tailored to accommodate your modern lifestyle and have many customizable features to suit your needs and preferences.

Temple City is located in the western part of the San Gabriel Valley, which is a popular and attractive location for homebuyers who want to access the many attractions that SoCal has to offer. Named after Walter Temple, who owned hundreds of acres that was part of Rancho Santa Anita, the city has a long history that dates back to the 1920’s. When the railway line was extended from Los Angeles to Alhambra, this area started to experience consistent growth. Today, Temple City has become a center of economic activity in this region. The city also enjoys unrivaled natural beauty since it is surrounded by the San Rafael Hills, San Gabriel Mountains, San Fernando Valley, and Crescenta Valley, among others.

There are many things you can do around Temple City for entertainment and enjoyment. There are many parks and natural wonders in the area. Also, unique shopping venues are nearby, including Elm Center and Camellia Square. Other major activities that take place near Temple City include NASCAR and other major world class-auto racing events, which are featured at the Irwindale Event Center.

Olson Homes is the developer of these elegantly built homes. If you’re looking for a home in the San Gabriel Valley area, call us today at (562) 370-9541 or visit our website. We are sure that you’ll love what Blossom Walk has to offer. We are always happy to hear from you!

Holiday Tree Lighting

December 5th, 2017

Tonight, December 5th, 2017, will be an extraordinary evening; and the City of San Gabriel invites you and your family. This cheerful evening starting from 6pm will be the city’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony where all the holiday splendor begins. It is a time when the whole community gathers at Plaza Park to enjoy the mood and have great fun. The party will kick off at 6pm with talented students from various local schools entertaining everyone with all-time holiday classic melodies.

At the Tree Lighting Ceremony, you can start off the evening with a warm drink as you mingle to catch up with others in the community. It is a great time to reconnect old friendships while sparking new ones. With the spirit of the holidays, don’t forget to bring a gift for the ‘Spark of Love’ drive. This unwrapped gift will go a long way in making a difference for those in need. The climax of the ceremony will be at 7pm when the lights are turned on to brighten Plaza Park with great majesty. The lighting of the holiday trees is always a magical experience.

Bring all your children along because Santa is sure to be there. In his classic fire truck, Santa will only be too eager to meet all the children as he greets all with great cheer. Don’t worry about dinner because you are covered. There will be food trucks on the site from as early as 5pm to 8:30pm. It will be an awesome time to enjoy some of your favorite delicacies while surrounded by the holiday spirit of love and joy. Border Grill and Slamming Sliders are among the vendors who will be available to serve you.

Remember, this event is free to all who attend. It is proudly sponsored by the City of San Gabriel and the San Gabriel Women’s Foundation. For more info on the tree lighting, visit the City of San Gabriel’s website:

This area is a melting pot for many different cultures. Living here gives residents access to many amenities and attractions. From performing arts to museums and libraries, many people find the San Gabriel Valley to be a haven for pleasant living.

The Olson Company is pleased to offer a new collection of upscale urban townhomes in Temple City, Blossom Walk. Let us help you to find the home of your dreams in this wonderful area with a great community.