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Come along as we explore all the Downtown Los Angeles has to offer!

CHECK OUT KATY PERRY’S COSTUMES AT THE “FROCK & ROLL” EXHIBIT AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM

If you are a Katy Perry fan or just love fashion, you need to head over to the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live.  The museum is hosting a new exhibit called “Frock & Roll: Transforming Music and Fashion” and it … Continue reading

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THE URBAN OVEN HEATS UP THE DTLA PIZZA WARS

There’s a new pizza place in DTLA… and it’s really good.  The Urban Oven started as a custom-built wood-fired food truck back in 2012… and now it has officially opened a brick and mortar restaurant inside The Bloc shopping complex … Continue reading

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SNOW DAYS LA IS COMING BACK WITH MORE TUBING RUNS.  SAVE 20% WITH PROMO CODE

Snow Day LA is coming back to Elysian Park.  It’s billed as a winter wonderland experience right in the middle of Los Angeles. Snow Day LA is set up not too far from Dodger Stadium.  The highlight of Snow Day … Continue reading

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LITTLE FLUFFY HEAD CAFE’S “CHEESE TEA” IS DTLA’S NEXT INSTAGRAM FOOD CRAZE!

Are you tired of seeing photos of Little Damage Ice Cream on Instagram yet?  Well, get ready for DTLA’s next Instagram food craze… Little Fluffy Head Cafe’s cheese tea drinks.  If you are like me, you are asking yourself who … Continue reading

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CREATE YOUR OWN PIZZA AT FIRENZA WOOD FIRED PIZZA IN DTLA’S CALIFORNIA PLAZA

There’s a new pizza place in DTLA!  Firenza Pizza has a dozen restaurants across the country, the newest opened in DTLA’s California Plaza last month.  Firenza offers up 8 signature pies ranging from the Pizza Vegetariana loaded with healthy vegetables to the Big Kahuna … Continue reading

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BODHI BOWL, NEW VEGAN RESTAURANT TO OPEN AT 9TH AND HOPE IN DTLA’S SOUTH PARK

Quiznos Subs at 9th and Hope Streets in DTLA’s South Park shut down without warning, and overnight the signs were up for a new vegan restaurant called Bodhi Bowl.  It will be a 100% vegan restaurant owned and operated by 100% vegans.  … Continue reading

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CORPORATION FOOD HALL WITH EIGHT NEW RESTAURANTS IS NOW OPEN ON SPRING STREET IN DTLA

The new Corporation Food Hall is now open on Spring Street between 7th and 8th Streets.  Right now, it is a “soft opening” and not all the restaurants are open all the time. We stopped in Saturday and really enjoyed the food … Continue reading

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FRY MADNESS IS A FRENCH FRY LOVER’S DREAM RESTAURANT IN DTLA

If you love French fries get ready to get excited.  There is a new restaurant in DTLA called Fry Madness and all they serve is fries, but not just traditional French fries.  They have a full menu of amazing variations of … Continue reading

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BLACKSMITHS TAKES OVER THE TOP SPOT ON OUR FAVORITE DTLA RESTAURANTS LIST

Yes, we have a new favorite restaurant in DTLA.  It’s Blacksmiths, a new contemporary American cuisine restaurant located between 4th and 5th Streets, just off of Main Street. For those of you who have lived in DTLA for a few years, … Continue reading

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DID YOU KNOW THE CAFE IN THE COLBURN SCHOOL PLAZA IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?

I have walked past the Colburn School on Grand Avenue so many times, but I have never realized that the cafeteria style restaurant inside the performing arts school is open to the public.  The Colburn Café prides itself on offering up … Continue reading

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