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August 25, 2014

Labor Day Weekend Road Closures in Downtown LA

Due to the coming Made in America Music Festival, taking place at Grand Park on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31, there will be many street closures around the perimeter of Downtown LA’s Civi…

August 18, 2014

Pete’s Cafe to revamp with Josef Centeno

Pete’s Cafe, the first restaurant to come to the Historic Core in decades when it opened its doors in 2002, now prepares to for a refresh thanks to new partnership with famed local chef and restaurant…

July 30, 2014

ShopWalk DTLA – Fashion, Food & Fun on Sunday August 3rd

Explore the bustling street scene and great architecture of Downtown Los Angeles’ Historic Core and enjoy great deals during ShopWalk DTLA – a day-long event featuring discounts, sales and special eve…

May 30, 2014

Broadway Dress Rehearsal Update – June 2014

BROADWAY DRESS REHEARSAL WORK CONTINUES: For four weeks during May 2014, daytime work has occupied parking lanes adjacent to the curb to install the Decomposed Granite surface. This work should conclu…

April 29, 2014

ShopWalk Brings Shopping & Dining Deals to DTLA on Sunday, May 4th

ShopWalk DTLA– a day of discounts, special sales, and in-store events – returns to Downtown LA’s Historic Core on Sunday, May 4th. Due to rising popularity, ShopWalk will extend for an extra hour from…

March 31, 2014

Facade Lighting Grants Awarded on Broadway

Broadway continues to brighten up with the announcement of recipients of the Broadway facade lighting grants. A $750,000 grant ushered through thanks to Councilmember Huizar’s office and managed throu…

March 13, 2014

A Poem from Ed Rosenthal

We are lucky to celebrate many creative types in the Historic Core. We have visual artists, authors, musicians – you name it. Ed Rosenthal, one of the Historic Core’s local poets (among other things),…

December 2, 2013

Historic Core Dog Relief Areas

In August 2013, we launched a pilot project to add Dog Relief Areas in unused, abandoned tree wells throughout the neighborhood. Along with new signage on many of our trash cans, the artificial turn d…

September 11, 2013

5th/Spring to be Recognized as John Parkinson Square

The City of Los Angeles, DLANC and the Historic Core BID will honor the Historic Core’s iconic architecture by recognizing the intersection of 5th & Spring as John Parkinson Square. Establishing an ar…

August 9, 2013

Chipotle Sponsors the Historic Downtown Farmers Market on Sunday, August 11

In a move to support Southern California farmers and to encourage local residents to purchase fresh and healthy produce, Chipotle is donating $2,500 in $5 tokens at the Historic Downtown Farmers Marke…