Category Archives: DTLA Attractions

CHECK OUT THE NEW CALIFORNIA FRIENDLY GARDENS AT LADWP’S JOHN FERRARO BUILDING IN DTLA

There’s a new garden area to check out in DTLA.  Okay, it’s not as big as Grand Park or the Los Angels State Historic Park.  It’s not as lush as Vista Hermosa Park, nor is it as nice as the … Continue reading

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GET FREE COCKTAILS AT THE MAY MIX-OFF BARTENDER COMPETITION AT JW MARRIOTT’S MIXING ROOM

The 2017 May Mix-Off is underway.  It kicked off last night at the Mixing Room in the lobby of the JW Marriott.  Top bartenders and mixologists from Los Angeles’ most notable bars, restaurants and lounges gather to compete in this … Continue reading

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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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