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By Stan Lerner — December 07, 2008 — 9 Comments

When you’re Downtown Oliver Brown, not much fazes you. But waking up with my hot nineteen-year-old girlfriend’s MOTHER naked in my bed did actually give me what...

By Stan Lerner — December 06, 2008 — 2 Comments

I stopped by Starbuck 11th and Grand with every intention of walking over to the new Starbucks at LA Live. But as a member of the Downtown community, I did feel...

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Broadway Critique Lacks Big Picture View

By Eric Richardson — December 05, 2008 — 7 Comments

Running today on New Geography is a Broadway critique by the Garment and Citizen's Jerry Sullivan, who scolds the Bringing Back Broadway effort for announcing redevelopment...

L.A. Live Map

By Eric Richardson — December 03, 2008 — 1 Comment

Though you can easily find this venue map posted on kiosks at Nokia Plaza and available as part of a cool fold-out print piece, you would be hard-pressed to find...


By Ed Fuentes — December 01, 2008 — 1 Comment

Paying a visit to L.A. Live on Sunday, one saw a complex getting set for showtime. Crews were testing lights on the plaza's tree, getting set for Thursday's real...

BID Maintenance

By Eric Richardson — November 30, 2008 — 3 Comments

Dear Business Improvement District,

I appreciate the services you provide for my neighborhood. You pick up trash, trim trees and generally make for a nicer place...

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By Eric Richardson — November 24, 2008 — 1 Comment

Drivers coming north on Figueroa this morning got a sight of things to come as workers at LA Live tested out a newly installed big screen on the side of the complex...

Pitfire Pizza (Dusk)

By Eric Richardson — November 21, 2008 — 6 Comments

In Downtown years, Pitfire Pizza's been around forever. The restaurant at 2nd and Main opened in October of 2005, just a touch over three years ago. This week...

By General Jeff — November 14, 2008

Although it was the same night as Downtown Art Walk, there was an equally, if not more, important event held in the heart of Skid Row last night.

Simply titled...

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By Eric Richardson — November 12, 2008

Plenty of establishments offer special hours during the Downtown Art Walk, when thousands of gallery-goers descend on the neighborhood to check out art and enjoy...

Field Under Refurbishment

By Eric Richardson — November 11, 2008

The grass of the City Hall South Lawn has been closed off recently, and passersby are informed to stay out via a fairly questionable sign.