Category Archives: DTLA Attractions

71ABOVE’S SKYLOUNGE IS PERFECT PLACE TO ENJOY GREAT FOOD AND DELICIOUS COCKTAILS WHILE TAKING IN THE SKYSPACE VIEW… FOR FREE

There’s an easy way to take in the same amazing views from the SkySpace observation level atop the US Bank Tower in DTLA without paying the $25 admission fee.  Bypass the Skyspace entrance, and instead head up to the 71Above … Continue reading

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MUSEUM OF ICE CREAM IS A SELFIE LOVER’S PARADISE, BUT OTHERWISE IT’S A BIT DISAPPOINTING

  The Museum of Ice Cream opened a few days ago in DTLA’s Arts District.  Although we love ice cream, we weren’t too impressed with our visit to the museum.  Yes, it was fun and we took a lot of … Continue reading

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LAZRFIT BRINGS EXCITING AND FUN NEW CARDIO LASER TAG WORKOUT TO DTLA

What do you get when you cross laser tag and a cardio class?  You get something called LazrFit. It’s a first of its kind workout… and it’s right here in DTLA.  If you’re like me, you read the word “workout” … Continue reading

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THE 14TH FACTORY TURNS OLD INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE INTO A MUST-SEE FUNKY ART EXHIBITION

By now you have probably seen lots of photos on Instagram of people in a room full of pitchforks, a pool filled with airplane fins, and people on swings in an indoor park.  Well, all those photos (and so many … Continue reading

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OMG! ABSINTHE AT L.A. LIVE WAS SO MUCH FUN… I WANT TO SEE IT AGAIN… AND AGAIN!

If you are offended by harsh language and scantily clad performers, then you need to run as far away from the Absinthe tent at L.A. Live as possible.  But if the thought of attending one of the most outrageous parties … Continue reading

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SNOW DAYS LA BRINGS WINTER WONDERLAND EXPERIENCE TO ELYSIAN PARK

Last night we headed over to Elysian Park to check out Snow Day LA.  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 … Continue reading

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ESCAPE IQ’S NEW “DR. BROWN’S MANOR” ROOM IS FUN, BUT VERY FRUSTRATING… PLUS THEY ARE THROWING A NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

DTLAexplorer is a huge fan of Escape IQ even though we got our butts kicked trying to escape from the Alcatraz room.  Luckily, we redeemed ourselves a few months later when we escaped the Vault, so when we got invited to test … Continue reading

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RISE OF THE JACK O’LANTERNS TAKES OVER THE L.A. CONVENTION CENTER

  Halloween has come early at the Los Angeles Convention Center in DTLA thanks to The Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns.  The Convention Center’s Kentia Hall is filled with thousands of hand carved pumpkins.  There are 5,000 pumpkins (although I … Continue reading

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VISTA HERMOSA PARK IS AN OVERLOOKED OASIS IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES. LET’S KEEP IT A SECRET!

DTLA has a handful of parks.  Grand Park and Pershing Square get all the attention, but Vista Hermosa Park is by far the best park in Downtown Los Angeles.  Let me guess… you’ve never heard of it?  Well, you need … Continue reading

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MONKEY TOWN IS A UNIQUE MULTI-MEDIA DINING EXPERIENCE INSIDE A GIANT VIDEO CUBE

There are a lot of cool shows in Los Angeles, and a lot of great restaurants too, but Monkey Town in DTLA combines them both.  Monkey Town first popped up in Brooklyn back in 2003 as a video art show. … Continue reading

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