FOOD: Dunkin’ franchisee hopes to have first of five shops open by Christmas.
Face it, there’s been a hole in downtown Los Angeles for a long while now.
A state Court of Appeal panel today affirmed City Controller Ron Galperin’s authority to audit two training institutes run by the powerful International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, and funded by ratepayer money through the Department of Water and Power.
INVESTMENT: Big-named backers take break from Westside for Reach NeXT.
Asked a year ago to guess the location of a competition billed as “Southern California’s biggest investor pitch event,” most would have picked a hotel in Santa Monica, perhaps Bungalow or Shutters on the Beach.
ART: Galleries, bookstore frame neighborhood’s large spaces as big draw.
While downtown L.A.’s Arts District has seen a boom in residential development and an influx of restaurants, the most recent group garnering attention, fittingly, is arts businesses.
REAL ESTATE: Barry Shy’s projects to help foliage take root in urban setting.
Two things are sorely lacking downtown: greenery and condos.
Downtown Los Angeles offers a firm foundation to six of the 20 largest projects in the county.
SPORTS: Hotels, eateries seen as added attractions if games return in 2024.
If L.A.’s $6.4 billion bid for the 2024 Olympics is successful, one can’t help but think how different the experience will be from 40 years earlier, when the city last hosted the event.
RETAIL: Wheelhouse will feature coffee shop as well as biking accessories.
Before they married, Chase and Tami Spenst spent a lot of time biking around the Historic Core, and in the process fell in love with downtown Los Angeles.
REAL ESTATE: Skid Row trust offers affordable units in $16.5 million project.
The intersection of Fifth and Main, “The Nickel,” was once a destination for those who frequented shady bars, looked for a fix or were just plain down on their luck.
DINING: Ricebar co-owners serve fast-casual lunches to local business crowd.
When chef Charles Olalia came back to Los Angeles after getting married in his native Philippines, he decided to start cooking more dishes that reminded him of home.