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Win Tickets to See Cirque Berzerk

By Mark Fisher — January 13, 2011 — 28 Comments

Want to go see Cirque Berzerk at Club Nokia? The burlesque circus kicked off a one-month residency last weekend and we've got tickets to Saturday night's show.

The Keys

By Eric Richardson — January 11, 2011 — 15 Comments

Four years ago today, on January 11, 2007, Ralphs was given the keys to its 50,000-square-foot store at 9th and Flower.

MLA Conference

By Eric Richardson — January 07, 2011

Double-check your dangling participles and split infinitives this week: the wordsmiths are in town for the MLA's 126th annual conference.

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What Are Your Resolutions for Downtown in 2011?

By Eric Richardson — January 03, 2011 — 14 Comments

The start of a new year is the time to make resolutions, so let's make some for Downtown. What would you like to resolve on behalf of all of Downtown for 2011?

City Hall Christmas Tree

By Eric Richardson — December 28, 2010 — 1 Comment

Has your Christmas tree worn out its welcome now that the presents are opened? According to a city Facebook posting, you can just leave it at the curb on trash day.

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Old Bank DVD Celebrates Five Years

By Eric Richardson — December 24, 2010 — 14 Comments

At 5pm on Christmas Eve 2005, Mark Schumacher and Erik Loysen tore down the paper in the window of Old Bank DVD and officially opened their shop to the Historic Core.

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DLANC Holding LAPD Open Space Cleanup

By Eric Richardson — December 24, 2010 — 4 Comments

The landscaping around the LAPD's still-new headquarters hasn't seen the best upkeep, so DLANC is invited the community to come participate in a clean-up.

Perfect Drinks

By David Markland — December 20, 2010

Noirish tours for Anglophile, workouts at one of L.A.'s most exclusive gyms, and actual gunfire are among our ideas for last second, easy to buy gifts.


By blogdowntown Staff — December 18, 2010 — 1 Comment

Having a difficult time finding the perfect gift for the notoriously hard to shop for men in your life? Downtown has options-o-plenty.

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Holiday Shopping: Womens Wear & Apparel

By blogdowntown Staff — December 17, 2010 — 1 Comment

Everything from discounted designer clothing to one of a kind styles can be found while you're shopping Downtown for your mom, wife, or girlfriend.


By David Markland — December 17, 2010

Remember, Santa likes delivering toys to kids of every age. Here's some stuff we found from his workshop scattered throughout Downtown.