NONPROFIT: Kent Smith to leave business district after 17 years at helm.
When Kent Smith became executive director of LA Fashion District 17 years ago, the business improvement district only spanned 18 blocks.
FOOD: Mast Brothers to provide tours to visitors sweet on confectionery.
A pair of Willie Wonkas has made its way to the Arts District.
ENTERTAINMENT: Venue’s ‘Sleepless’ event mixes up DJs, dance parties, videos.
Music lovers lounging in bean bags, watching an abstract light show against the backdrop of thumping music might sound like the scene at a super-secret party, but it’s actually taking place at downtown L.A.’s Music Center.
NONPROFIT: Institution’s latest exhibit features artists inspired by neighborhood.
A museum’s new neighborhood has become the subject of its latest exhibit.
ENTERTAINMENT: Venue at Ace Hotel proves hit with films featuring L.A. focus.
Over the past few years, the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles has rekindled its Hollywood roots by hosting a number of film premieres and screenings.
HEALTH CARE: Kaiser’s new outpost in Bunker Hill part of shift to smaller sites.
Though Kaiser Permanente is known for its massive medical facilities in neighborhoods including Los Feliz and West Los Angeles, the Oakland-based health system has been branching out with smaller offices such as one it opened last month in Bunker Hill.
DINING: Factory Place eyes another serving of succes at new Industrial District spot.
Factory Place Hospitality Group is continuing to infuse downtown L.A.’s Industrial District with Italian dining.
ECONOMY: Area boosters tout bright financial picture beyond pricey real estate.
Downtown L.A.’s renaissance has spread well beyond residents moving into high-price apartments and is now boosting the entire economy.
DEVELOPMENT: Plans for Angels Knoll expected to lean toward mixed use.
City officials are preparing to decide the fate of Angels Knoll – a small, hillside park along Olive Avenue in Bunker Hill that was made famous in the film “(500) Days of Summer.”
REAL ESTATE: University adds name to property in lease deal for more space.
If you’ve driven by the 32-story office tower at Olive and 12th streets in downtown L.A.’s South Park neighborhood in the last week or two, you might have noticed there’s a new sign at the top.