Posts Tagged ‘downtown la bars’

Silo Vodka Bar Update: Soft Opening Next Week Thursday

Silo Vodka Bar Update: Soft Opening Next Week Thursday

So here’s the scoop. Bar manager Casey Irvine says Silo Bar will be softly opening the 23rd, (next Thursday evening) and officially opening the 25th (next Saturday night.) Irvine informed me that Silo has received all their liquor licenses with the city and are excited for the opening coming soon. Silo Bar’s interior is almost [...]


Locals Get 15% Off @Mas Malo in June

Locals Get 15% Off @Mas Malo in June

Attention DTLA locals! Here’s our break! In the month of June Sunday through Wednesday, Downtown LA residents receive 15% off at Mas Malo. If you’ve never been to Mas Malo, it’s a spin-off of the well-known Malo in Silverlake. It’s in a beautiful historic building, formerly a jewelry store circa 1923 and is now one [...]


5 Fashion Must-haves for DTLA Spring

5 Fashion Must-haves for DTLA Spring

MAY @Artwalk: Crewest Gallery Celebrates 9 Years

MAY @Artwalk: Crewest Gallery Celebrates 9 Years

With the fairly recent explosion street art in the art buying industry, the Crewest Gallery is “OG,” when it comes to galleries formally displaying this urban art form. Located on the brink of the Old Bank District, Crewest features a variety of underground artists seeking to expose the raw beauty of street art and graffiti. [...]


Simply Salad. Simply Delicious.

Simply Salad. Simply Delicious.

Being a FIDM student who juggles work and school, it always seems difficult for me to squeeze in a healthy lunch that’s satisfying. Devouring burgers and fries on my lunch break may sound like a good idea but always results in an unfriendly version-of-me. Simply Salad is a refreshing alternative to the food trucks and [...]


Capoeira Street Roda at May LA Artwalk

Capoeira Street Roda at May LA Artwalk

Often mistaken for break dancing or even dance fighting, Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that has never really had a place in Downtown until now. Capoeira Brasil Instructors Pavão, Chegado & Saracuru recently started teaching capoeira in the historical Blankenship Ballet Room in the Alexandria Hotel off Spring and 5th on Wednesday nights at [...]


One Love. GRAMMY Museum debuts Bob Marley exhibit

One Love. GRAMMY Museum debuts Bob Marley exhibit

The GRAMMY Museum debuts Bob Marley, Messenger exhibit What: Housed on the Museum’s second floor, the exhibit will focus on Bob Marley as a private, spiritual man, as a powerful performer who used his lyrics to give a voice to the disenfranchised and as a legend who has inspired legions of fans in the 30 [...]


DTLA Bikes: Homegrown Fixie Frames

DTLA Bikes: Homegrown Fixie Frames

  Almost completely hidden in the basement of a wholesale clothing store, you would never notice the small independent store DTLA bikes unless you were a biker. Only the multi-colored rims in the window of the clothing store could give it away. DTLA bikes is furnished with rims hanging from the ceilings, seats and handlebars [...]


The Verdict on Vegan Cupcakes: Babycakes NYC

The Verdict on Vegan Cupcakes: Babycakes NYC

Ever wonder if what a vegan baked good would taste like? Previously, I was convinced that all baked goods would be destroyed when turned “veganized.” With milk being the main ingredient in most desserts, custards, soufflés and creamy desserts are pretty much out of the question for vegans. They’re often left with cupcakes and cookies [...]


Unique LA Spring Show- A Mother’s Day Hit

Unique LA Spring Show- A Mother's Day Hit

In the early afternoon this past Sunday I flocked with “everyone and their mother” (no pun intended) to Unique LA’s Downtown LA Spring Show. With local clothing designers, visual artists, jewelry designers, chocolateirs, food preservationists, and some of Los Angeles’ best restaurants and independent food producers, Unique LA was great place to take take mom [...]


Lucinda Childs Dance: An Assault at UCLA Royce Hall

Lucinda Childs Dance: An Assault at UCLA Royce Hall

Lucinda Childs Dance was staged last night at Royce Hall, bringing together Phillip Glass music and Sol Lewitt video for a full-frontal assault on the audience and the performers. The performance is intelligent; Lucinda Childs makes powerful commentary of the impact that mechanization has on humanity, which unfolds through a three-part narrative structure. This is [...]


Incognito 2011 @ SMMOA

Incognito 2011 @ SMMOA

The Santa Monica Museum of Art’s annual fundraiser, Incognito 2011 lived up to it’s reputation as a unique and viable arts awareness event. Santa Monica Museum of Art’s highly anticipated annual art exhibition and benefit, INCOGNITO, returned for its seventh year on Saturday, April 30, with original works by 500 contemporary artists. From sophisticated art [...]


Quest for the Holy Grilled Cheesus

Quest for the Holy Grilled Cheesus

This past weekend, nestled in the lot of Film LA just North of Downtown LA’s most massive and expansive skyscrapers gathered a large group of cheese, bread and butter enthusiasts. The Grilled Cheese Invitational has a very distinct demographic and for many, the goal is to leave filled with the homey, gooey goodness of a [...]


What’s Hot for Summer: Orange Shorts in DTLA

What’s Hot for Summer: Orange Shorts in DTLA

It’s about time the “delightfully tacky yet unrefined” classic sports bar Hooter’s was incorporated into the DTLA scene. Finally! The orange shorts-wearing, finger-licking classic wing spot will live among the other sports bars in the LA Live neighborhood. What was once an abandoned auto dealership on Figueroa and Pico Blvd. is now in the process [...]


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