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Fashion Week Season Gets Underway

By Eric Richardson — October 13, 2010 — 6 Comments

The first Downtown show in the Fashion Week season was held today inside a solar expo, kicking off two weeks of shows in diverse venues across the central city.

Ronnie Teasdale of CrossFit Mean Streets

By Pamela Rouse — October 11, 2010 — 12 Comments

CrossFit Mean Streets provides tough talk, surprises and a strict diet to turn clients into secure, fit athletes. "I don't sugarcoat anything," says owner.

Nickelodeon's Storytime Live

By David Markland — October 08, 2010 — 10 Comments

We've got a family four pack to see Dora the Explorer, The Wonder Pets!, and other Nickelodeon pals on stage at the Nokia Theatre next weekend.

pipes and cigar cutters

By Pamela Rouse — October 07, 2010 — 80 Comments

New Downtown resident LaChance says, "You can't smoke in apartments, you can't smoke in bars," so he opened a new hookah bar on Spring Street.

Daniel Farahirad

By Pamela Rouse — October 04, 2010 — 11 Comments

After Faramarz Farahirad's clothing business began to fail, his sons bicycling hobby went from the garage to a Hill Street store front.

Super babes and a Transformer

By David Markland — October 02, 2010 — 5 Comments

Will Ferrell and 1560 costumed heroes filled the plaza at LA Live to take the record for "Largest Gathering of Superheroes." We have the photographic evidence.


By David Markland — October 01, 2010

Ghost hunters, the worlds best video game players, Burning Man denizens, triathletes, and 1500 superheroes will crowd both your schedule and Downtown thru Sunday.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the City Year kickoff at City Hall.

By David Markland — October 01, 2010 — 1 Comment

200 young men and women in red and yellow jackets swarmed City Hall's south lawn this morning as the Mayor presided over a pledge of service for City Year.

YMCA Stairclimb to the Top

By Eric Richardson — September 30, 2010 — 5 Comments

For those competing in the Full Gear division of last Friday’s YMCA’s Stairclimb, just getting up to the top wasn't enough.

Grand Hope Park

By Susana Benavidez — September 28, 2010 — 2 Comments

Parents are invited to bring their kids to Grand Hope Park on Saturday where a clown and face painting will entertain as they learn about a nation children's study.

Staples Center's New Scoreboard

By David Markland and Eric Richardson — September 23, 2010 — 7 Comments

When the Kings kick off their preseason at Staples Center tonight, fans will be quick to notice the arena's new scoreboard, jointly design by Panasonic and AEG.