The Wire Interview: Maison International Vice President, Erin Alls

Erin Alls
[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

The Wire Interview is a continuing series of conversations with players in the corporate housing industry.

Times are changing — New technology, increased diversity of travelers,  shifting regulation of sister industries  —  but according to Erin Alls, Vice President of Maison International, there’s never been a better time to be in the business. Continue reading


Furnished Luxury Rentals Trend Up

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It seems that luxury rentals are on the rise in major cities, including San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Continue reading

A Peep Into Los Angeles History: Traffic Signals

Vintage Stop Lights

[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

One of the benefits of being a frequent corporate traveler is the opportunity given to engage with the world. And if you’re in Los Angeles, what better place to start than with a little lesson on the history of the city’s roads!  Continue reading

Los Angeles Restaurant Critic’s Top Picks Of 2012

Los Angeles Best Foods  of 2012 Critic[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

Looking for some recommendations for individual eats during your stay in Los Angeles? Check out these picks by an LATimes restaurant critic, his favorite LA foods of 2012. Continue reading

Heritage Square Museum Exhibit Pays Tribute to the American Drug Store

Los Angeles Museum Things To Do Where To Go Entertainment[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

In Los Angeles on business and have a day off? If you’re looking for a unique glimpse into Americana history, be sure to visit the new pharmacy museum which opened on November 4 at Heritage Square Museum in Montecito Heights called “Colonial Drug – George A. Simmons, Proprietor.” The exhibit is essentially a replica of the store owned by George A. Simmons, who operated Colonial Drug store for sixty years in Highland Park. Continue reading