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Is Downtown Ready for All-Star Weekend Parties?

By Eric Richardson — February 15, 2011 — 23 Comments

All-Star weekend will bring the basketball world to Downtown L.A., but the parties it attracts should offer a test of how ready residents and nightlife are to co-exist.

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Valentine's Day Reservations Still Plentiful

By Eric Richardson — February 09, 2011

Valentine's Day is Monday, but there are still plenty of reservation options to be found around Downtown.


By Eric Richardson — February 08, 2011 — 16 Comments

Tuesday evening, DLANC's board voted not to vote on the David McGrath's plans to open a new bar in the space that once housed The Must.

Ralph Verdugo

By Lauren Mattia — February 01, 2011 — 12 Comments

Ralph Verdugo's upcoming eatery plans to offer 100 beers from local brewers, gourmet eats, an organic bar offering a neighborhood respite for thirsty residents.

Two Bits Market

By Lauren Mattia — January 31, 2011 — 8 Comments

It's only been a month since Two Bits Market soft opened in the Historic Core, but owner Brandi Lozano's grand opening on Tuesday celebrates with an innovative sandwich menu and extended hours.

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CoffeeBar Prepares to Compete on Spring

By Lauren Mattia — January 28, 2011 — 19 Comments

Set to open by February's Art Walk, Coffeebar sets out to serve a new breed of brews for the most distinguished coffee connoisseur.

By Lauren Mattia — January 27, 2011 — 12 Comments

Carl's Jr's 6th and Grand location is closing tomorrow and will soon be the home of a new restaurant from the team behind Old Town Pasadena's Green Street Tavern.

By Lauren Mattia — January 25, 2011 — 3 Comments

Lazy Ox Canteen's owner Michael Cardenas opens Aburiya Toranoko on Wednesday, featuring a menu inspired by Tokyo, New York, and L.A. cuisine.

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Eateries Plan to Bring Delicious to Broadway

By Lauren Mattia — January 25, 2011 — 2 Comments

At a Tuesday morning press conference, Umami CEO Adam Fleischman and a representative for Two Boots Pizza discussed their plans for spicing up Broadway.

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Study the Art of Beer at Public School 612

By Lauren Mattia — January 24, 2011 — 6 Comments

Public School 612 will be opening its doors inside the Daily Grill in March, but will be featuring vastly different, 21st century Gastropub fare.

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Two Boots Pizza Headed to Broadway

By Eric Richardson — January 21, 2011 — 11 Comments

More good news for the south end of Broadway: Two Boots Pizza will be bringing its Italian / cajun pies to a location next door to Broadway Bar.