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By David Markland — November 16, 2010 — 13 Comments

The publicly-run, privately-owned dog park will have a water fountain through the support of local businesses, city government and jail inmates.


By David Markland — November 11, 2010 — 20 Comments

At 86-years-old, World War II vet Jerry Faver has just recently taken up selling collectible knives from a table at the corner of 12th and Los Angeles.

Chevron World Challenge

By Eric Richardson — November 11, 2010

Eleven holes of mini-golf have taken over L.A. Live's Nokia Plaza for the day, part of a promotion for the Chevron World Challenge. The course is open to the public from 5-7pm.

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Three Local Pop-Up Shops Planned for Holiday Season

By David Markland — November 08, 2010

A Current Affair, Unique LA, and Artisanal LA will all take place December 11 and 12 featuring local goods, fashion, and foods.

Big Swede

By Jenni Simcoe — November 05, 2010 — 2 Comments

Stefan Svensson, aka Big Swede, records customs sounds for TV and film and music out of his Downtown studio.


By Eric Richardson — November 04, 2010 — 5 Comments

blogdowntown is growing, and we're looking for someone to join our team as Editor and help shape conversation about life in Downtown L.A.

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Target Finally Signs at 7+Fig

By Eric Richardson — November 03, 2010 — 38 Comments

After seemingly endless rumors and negotiations, Target has finally signed a deal to open a store in the 7+Fig complex.

LAAC Boxing

By David Markland — November 03, 2010

A pairing from L.A.'s crosstown rivalry will headline a night of collegiate boxing at the Los Angeles Athletic Club on Friday night.


By blogdowntown Staff — October 29, 2010 — 1 Comment

Ghost talks, safe trick or treating for kids, spooky outdoor screenings, and more happening this haunted weekend Downtown.

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By Eric Richardson — October 28, 2010

The 11th annual Public Safety Appreciation BBQ takes place on Friday, offering a chance to eat lunch outdoors and benefit the Police Memorial Foundation.

Dog Costumes

By Ed Fuentes — October 27, 2010

Dress up your dog (and cat) for Furlicious, a Halloween social that will raise funds for Downtown's only open leash dog park.