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Touring Downtown WIFI

Looking for a place to hang out and get some work done? We're taking a look at WIFI spots around Downtown.

5th and Main

By Ed Fuentes — June 17, 2009 — 5 Comments

The ever changing northeast corner of 5th and Main has had quite the evolution. It held a chicken joint selling legs and thighs with a side of nefarious inventory...


By Ed Fuentes — June 01, 2009 — 2 Comments

Today's Downtown WIFI spot might be a bit of a surprise, but Chinatown's Plum Tree Inn is a place where you can have a working lunch or knock out a last minute deadline...

On the run

By Ed Fuentes — April 21, 2009 — 19 Comments

Bottega Louie has been a Downtown hit since its opening two weeks ago, with the space and crowds leaving passersby twisting their necks to gawk through the large...


By Ed Fuentes — March 23, 2009 — 2 Comments

It's a good sign that Infusion Cafe has regulars even before it had an official ribbon cutting––which it did last week. Located at 808 S. Spring, the coffee shop...

Corsa Coffee 2

By Ed Fuentes — March 05, 2009 — 4 Comments

Care for some Marxist Dark Roast? That could very well be the name of a coffee served at Cafe Corsa, the Figueroa Corridor coffee house that's been getting good...

High Point Coffee

By Ed Fuentes — January 19, 2009 — 1 Comment

Across from DWP and Walt Disney Concert Hill is a gourmet cafe with an appropriate name: High Point Coffee. It’s only by chance that the name fits the higher Downtown...

Crowded Table

By Ed Fuentes — January 12, 2009 — 6 Comments

You know the name, we talked about the opening, and we sent word that the Urth Caffé has been adapting to Downtown's way to cafe.

Now that WIFI is up and running...

Lost Souls_CD

By Ed Fuentes — December 21, 2008 — 2 Comments

On a recent visit to Lost Souls, scouting details for this story, Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” played right after Earth Wind and Fire’s “Let’s Groove.” It's an...


By Eric Richardson — December 12, 2008

An inverted shopping mall may not be the first place you think of when looking for a WIFI spot Downtown, but 7+Fig is actually one of the better places to plug in...

Moxie Staff

By Ed Fuentes — December 09, 2008 — 3 Comments

Moxie is the 3-year-old coffee house and lunch spot in City West, just outside our usual perimeter of coverage. But since it’s located one long-ish block from where...

sip tea

By Ed Fuentes — December 03, 2008 — 5 Comments

New teahouse siptea is so particular about its product that owner Laura Stewart refuses to serve coffee for fear that the overpowering aroma would drown out the...

Full of Sunshine

By Ed Fuentes — November 25, 2008 — 5 Comments

This is the second in a series of stories taking a tour of Downtown's WIFI spots. Whether at coffee shops or Pershing Square, there are plenty of options -- some...