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Daytona 500 Checkered Flag

By Eric Richardson — February 22, 2011

Fresh off his shocking win at the Daytona 500, 20-year-old Trevor Bayne will be making a stop at L.A. Live's Nokia Plaza on Wednesday for a fan Q&A.

Barney's Warehouse Sale

By Eric Richardson — February 19, 2011 — 1 Comment

It may be overshadowed by the crowds and circumstance of All-Star weekend, but bargain shoppers still seem to be finding Barney's Warehouse Sale.

NBA All-Star Jam Session Opening

By Eric Richardson — February 18, 2011

Looking to score All-Star gear? The NBA and the TEAM LA store have set up pop-up shops at L.A. Live and area hotels.

Lower Grand

By Eric Richardson — February 17, 2011

64 teams will descend on Lower Grand Avenue for 2-on-2 hoops action on Saturday as Nike's Los Fearless extends the All-Star action to Bunker Hill.

Lexus CT 200h Challenge

By Eric Richardson — February 17, 2011 — 1 Comment

On a parking lot across the street from Staples Center, athletes and celebs whipped around a coned course on Thursday afternoon. At stake? A new Lexus 200 CTh.

NBA Cares Wheelchair Basketball Clinic

By Eric Richardson — February 16, 2011 — 1 Comment

A day before their All-Star game, stars from the National Wheelchair Basketball League took time on Wednesday to share their game with L.A. youth in Chinatown.

Jerry West Statue

By Eric Richardson — February 16, 2011 — 2 Comments

A statue of Laker great Jerry West will be unveiled outside Staples Center on Thursday afternoon, and the public is invited to attend the ceremony.

Figueroa Hotel Figueroa Hotel

Does the Figueroa Hotel Have L.A.'s Sexiest Room?

By Eric Richardson — February 14, 2011 — 1 Comment

California Home+Design is looking for L.A.'s sexiest hotel room, and the magazine has selected the Figueroa Hotel to carry the banner for Downtown.

Valentine's Flowers Eric Richardson

Valentine's Flowers Still in Bloom

By Eric Richardson — February 14, 2011 — 2 Comments

Still need that last-minute floral arrangement? A walk around the Flower District showed plenty of options on Valentine's Day morning.

Downtown Roof Matt Givot

Time-Lapse Views of Downtown

By Eric Richardson — February 07, 2011 — 7 Comments

Made from 6335 exposures, Matthew Givot's 4:25 time-lapse includes several views of Downtown. He says he loves shooting L.A. as a living creature.

2011 Golden Dragon Parade Eric Richardson

Sights from the 2011 Golden Dragon Parade

By Eric Richardson — February 05, 2011

Saturday's Golden Dragon Parade brought colorful sights, plenty of sounds and big crowds to Chinatown for a tradition that started in 1898.

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