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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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SMORGASBURG FAVORITE BANH OUI TAKES OVER ROOFTOP AT THE STANDARD HOTEL IN DTLA

If you can’t wait until Sunday to get your Smorgasburg fix, we have good news…. the Smorgasburg favorite Banh Oui is taking over the Rooftop at the Standard in DTLA for the summer.  Banh Oui, the popular Vietnamese and French fusion … Continue reading

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D-TOWN BURGER BAR SERVES UP NOSTALGIA IN DTLA

D-Town Burger Bar has been around for years.  It opened on W. 6th Street between Spring and Broadway back in 2009, and for 8 years it has been serving up burgers in DTLA.  It’s a vintage 1950’s style diner that … 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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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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MIKKELLER BAR IS A BEER HALL AND RESTAURANT IN THE CENTER OF DTLA’S FASTEST GROWING NEIGHBORHOOD

DTLAexplorer first told you about Mikkeller Bar back in January 2016.  Well, after a long wait, what’s touted as “the best beer bar in Los Angeles” is now open.  Mikkeller Bar is located at the corner of Olympic and Hill, … Continue reading

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MIXT RESTAURANT SHOULD BE “MIXED” INTO YOUR DTLA LUNCH LOCATION ROTATION

When it comes to lunch in DTLA, I have a routine.  I don’t have a lot of time so I end up going to the same few restaurants over and over.  I have always walked past a restaurant called Mixt … Continue reading

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CORNER BAKERY CAFE IN DTLA’S CALIFORNIA PLAZA SERVES UP GOOD FOOD, GREAT OUTDOOR SEATING, BUT SKIMPS ON THE AVOCADO

Corner Bakery Café is a national restaurant franchise with locations across the country. Two of those locations are in DTLA.  The newest has been open in the California Plaza on Grand Avenue for almost a year now, and I finally decided … Continue reading

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JOYMODE HAS EVERYTHING YOU WANT BUT DON’T HAVE SPACE FOR IN YOUR DTLA CLOSETS

We love everything about living in DTLA, but if we have one complaint, it would be that we don’t have enough storage space.  Well, the people at Joymode have come up with an awesome solution.  The Joymode motto is “Do … Continue reading

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WREN APARTMENTS NOW LEASING IN DTLA’S SOUTH PARK NEIGHBORHOOD

South Park is an incredibly special corner of Downtown Los Angeles. We’ve watched this neighborhood grow and change, slowly transforming the vibe of the larger Downtown area. Inspired by the energetic feel of this neighborhood, the WREN apartment complex has … Continue reading

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