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June 6, 2016

Noah Strouse Profiled on The Code Solution

The Code Solution June 3rd The Historic Core is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the City of Los Angeles. The community is made up of nearly 1:1 market rate and low-income housing. During the…

June 2, 2016

Old Bank District Art Museum Set to Start Work Soon

by Bianca Barragan, LA Curbed It’s been a while since we heard from the contemporary art museum planned for Downtown LA’s Old Bank District—the one set to run above, below, and through parts of the Ba…

June 1, 2016

Blair Besten Profiled on Silver Lake Blog

SILVER LAKE BLOG – April 29, 2016 We caught up with Executive Director of the Historic Core Bid of Downtown Los Angeles – Blair Besten. If you’re lucky you might catch her too. She’s regularly spotted…

May 31, 2016

Downtown LA: Why now’s the time to visit America’s hippest ‘hood

byPól Ó Conghaile, Independent Ireland The Nickel Diner’s grill is sizzling. Around it, sitting in burgundy leather banquettes by wooden tables, customers are tucking into a mix of pancakes, egg scram…

May 31, 2016

Aged Cecil Hotel to Get a Major Makeover

by Nicholas Slayton, Los Angeles Downtown News DTLA – A major overhaul is being planned for the Cecil Hotel. It could bring a bright future to a large property that has lagged as the Historic Core has…

May 31, 2016

Two Wine Bars Open in Historic Core

by Eddie Kim, LA Downtown News Those thirsty for new wine options are in luck, as two wine bars debuted in the Historic Core last month. The former Two Bits Market at 210 W. Fifth St. is now a swanky…

May 31, 2016

‘Night on Broadway’ street festival points to an area’s revitalization

By Stephan Ceasar, LA Times   In the grand foyer of the Los Angeles Theatre, underneath the ornate chandeliers and near a woman dressed as a bunny on stilts, artist Rain Boe Wave watched as hundr…

May 31, 2016

Metro and city of L.A. to launch bike sharing in DTLA on July 7

by Dave Sotero thesource.metro.net In the latest major announcement designed to improve transportation options in the L.A. region, Metro and the city of Los Angeles today announced they will officiall…

April 5, 2016

Street Closures April 10

On Sunday April 10th a special event for commity fitness will be held around Grand Park. Two streets will be temporarily closed. Broadway between Temple Street and 1st Street will be closed: Sun. 4:00…

March 15, 2016

St. Patrick’s Weekend Guide

1. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Pershing Square (March 17) The perfect midday work break will be at Pershing Square this St. Patrick’s Day. Festivities include concerts, food trucks, and of course…