Archive for Downtown

Discover your Inner Child at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum

Jun 20, 2009 by Lisa Newton

On Thursday, I was invited to see and cover a Natural History Museum of Los Angeles special event. It was an exhibition by, for, and dedicated to our children and nature:
“A Sense of Wonder, A [...]

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Olvera Street the Alley of the City of the Angels

Jun 16, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Taking a quick appraisal of most of our State’s–and the Southwestern States– its hard to not see our history from simply reading a map or street sign—from San Francisco, San Jose, Sonoma Valley, to San [...]

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Walking in LA

Jun 06, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Contrary to the hit song by the Missing Persons, that “Nobody Walks in LA” I beg to differ—a lot of people not only walk in LA but they love to walk in LA.
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One of Los Angeles’s Best Kept Secrets – The Exposition Park Rose Garden

May 29, 2009 by Lisa Newton

The Exposition Park Rose Garden, a 7-acre urban oasis, is the largest public garden in the County of Los Angeles. Home to over 20,000 rose bushes and over 190 varieties of roses, the Rose Garden [...]

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Swim, Learn, and Play at the Los Angeles Expo Center

May 19, 2009

Los Angeles Expo Center, a premiere recreation, sports, learning, cultural, neighborhood, and special events location, is right in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.
To be honest, I’m jealous of the residents and students who live [...]

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The Metro, LADWP, and Alternative Fuel

May 11, 2009

For today’s Metro Monday article, I’ll begin at the ending of my trip last week, via the “534 Express” to Malibu, California.
Last time, I started my route in Santa Monica.
However, this time, upon my return, I [...]

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The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

May 08, 2009

Currently, the world famous LA Coliseum, is most notably known as the home of the USC Trojans. It has the proud distinction of being the only stadium in the world to host the Olympic Games [...]

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Los Angeles is the Entertainment Capital of the World

Apr 19, 2009

One of the great things about Los Angeles is that you never know when you’re going to literally encounter or find fantastic entertainment.
On any given day, also, there’s a plethora of creative things to do, [...]

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City Center Rocks Los Angeles

Apr 17, 2009

What was once only a dream not too long ago is now reshaping downtown Los Angeles–culturally, physically, musically, economically, and communally.
On May 15th, 2002, the LA City Council established the City Center Redevelopment Project Area, [...]

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Pershing Square is the Place to be

Mar 31, 2009

Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, Pershing Square has a long and rich history dating back to 1866.
Its last redesign was in 1994, led by the famed architect Ricardo Legorreta and landscape architect, [...]

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Independence Day, Paramount Studios, and a Contest

Mar 16, 2009

As a follow-up to yesterday’s visit to the Paley Center and its thousands of TV titles, I wanted to visit the movies today.
Not literally at the movies, or on a movie set, but one particular [...]

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