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L.A. Live

L.A. Live, the $2.5 billion entertainment complex rising next to Staples Center, is home to the Nokia Theatre, the GRAMMY Museum, Club Nokia, Conga Room, Lucky Strike, ESPN Zone, New Zealand Natural Ice Cream, The Farm of Beverly Hills, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse, Lawry's Carvery, Yard House and Rock'N Fish.

Coming in 2009 are Katsuya, Rosa Mexicana, Trader Vic's, Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill and Regal Cinemas.

JW Marriott Association Orientation Day

By Eric Richardson — February 05, 2010 — 1 Comment

650 new employees of the JW Marriott at L.A. Live showed up for their first day of work on Friday, Just nine days before the opening of the 879-room hotel.


L.A. Live

By Eric Richardson — January 14, 2010 — 2 Comments

The morning after L.A. Live's Ritz Carlton tower was officially debuted in a glitzy lighting ceremony, blogdowntown observed AEG CEO Tim Leiweke standing outside...

Spirit of Life  Award Dinner

By Eric Richardson — January 14, 2010 — 5 Comments

L.A. Live's typically flashy light show was just a bit brighter on Wednesday, as the 54-story Ritz Carlton tower was officially lit up for the first time.

The JW...

Ritz Lights

By Eric Richardson — December 21, 2009 — 3 Comments

Strange lights on the 54-story Ritz Carlton tower at L.A. Live last night had Downtowners wondering what was up. Was the multi-color glow an attempt to signal landing...

Rick Spade

By Eric Richardson — December 12, 2009

Given the state of the economy, it should not be much of a surprise that the 550 jobs soon to be created at L.A. Live's J.W. Marriott and Ritz Carlton are a hot...

L.A. Live Tree Lit

By Eric Richardson — December 01, 2009 — 22 Comments

GRAMMY-award winning singer LeAnn Rimes will headline L.A. Live's second tree lighting on Thursday, an event which will also serve to open the entertainment complex...

Paul Rossi

By Eric Richardson — November 12, 2009 — 8 Comments

Paul Rossi hopes 2010 will be the year he makes a lot of Downtown friends. As Director of Food and Beverage for the JW Marriott at L.A. Live, he sees locals as...

Regal Cinemas L.A. Live

By Eric Richardson — November 04, 2009 — 6 Comments

Downtown's new Regal Cinemas is offering another free movie night on Thursday, this time targeted at USC students. The event is part of the venue's week-long transition...

2012 Premiere Arrivals

By Eric Richardson — November 03, 2009 — 5 Comments

L.A. Live's new 14-screen Regal Cinemas hosted its first film premiere on Monday evening as stars of Sony Pictures "2012" walked a black carpet set up on Georgia...

Regal Cinemas L.A. Live

By Eric Richardson — October 30, 2009 — 21 Comments

The newly-opened Regal Cinemas L.A. Live takes a slight breather from Michael Jackson showings on Monday, November 2, offering seven flicks free to Downtowners....

By Eric Richardson — October 28, 2009 — 1 Comment

L.A. Live is more familiar with hosting award shows than movie premieres, but the complex was right in its element on Tuesday night for the premiere of "This Is...

Regal Cinemas L.A. Live

By Eric Richardson — October 26, 2009 — 43 Comments

It's hard to believe, but the opening of L.A. Live's 14-screen Regal Cinemas could be just the third-biggest event scheduled for the entertainment complex on Tuesday...