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A Canine Louvre

A Canine Louvre

dOGUMENTA is produced by Arts Brookfield and sponsored by Nature's Recipe. It runs September 14-16, 2018 and September 21-23, 2018 (11am - 6 pm) at FIGat7th on the Upper Plaza, 735 S. Figueroa Street. It's free, but reserving a ticket is strongly encouraged and guarantees entry, but walk-ins are welcome. For tickets and more info: Click Here

Get your leash ready and tell your pooch you're going to an art show ... for them. There are 9 art installations altogether designed specifically for our four-legged friends, where they are free to roam and explore at will. Also, both Sundays will have mobile dog adoption with LA Animal Services until 3 pm and trainers from the Los Angeles Positive Dog Trainer Alliance onsite each day of the exhibition for support.

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Refreshing Drinks You Need to Try Before Summer Ends

​Summer is the perfect excuse to get together with loved ones, to relax on DTLA rooftops, and to make happy hours a part of your weekly routine. What's better than enjoying summer nights out to dinner with the family, daytime rooftop parties with friends, or casual patio happy hours with coworkers? Summer cocktails...that's what. Top-notch, handcrafted refreshments make any summer experience that much more enjoyable, am I right? Labor Day will soon come and go, but we'll hold onto that summer feeling (and that summer heat) just a little while longer. Here are a handful of cocktails in DTLA to try before summer officially comes to a close. Cheers!

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#DTLASummer Photo Contest

Summer is in full swing, and with that brings family, friends, fun and…PHOTOS! We've got you covered with your DTLA Guide to Everything Summer and we're heating up with our #DTLASummer Photo Contest! We want to see how you're enjoying the summer sun and cool fun in DTLA.

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"Hacking the Highrise" - Wells Fargo Center Event Recap

The DCBID launched its "Hacking the Highrise" initiative on June 21st with a showcase event at Brookfield Properties' Wells Fargo Center North Tower.  Attendees from across the real estate industry mixed and mingled over food and drink and heard from an expert panel on how the property is being reinvented for a new era of city living and a new generation of tenants.

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Going Somewhere? Staycation in DTLA

A staycation, for those who've never taken one, is a vacation you enjoy in your very own city. A staycation has two rules: no work...and no chores. It's your chance to try out that new restaurant down the street, take a stroll under the stars, and may even be an opportunity to fall in love all over again with the neighborhood you call home. Join me while I explore four staycation destinations here in Downtown LA.

Image by @zorymory

Hotel Figueroa opened in 1926 by YWCA, and became a hotel just three years later. In 1976, it was given a Moroccan makeover after years of being a residential hotel for tourists on a budget. The hotel has recently re-emerged from a two-year restoration inspired by its original 1926 Spanish Colonial splendor. Once you step inside, you'll discover locally sourced art, and an iconic coffin-shaped pool within a botanical hideaway. With an emphasis on natural light, the building was redesigned featuring white walls, wood floors and exposed wooden beams. Feel like splurging? Make sure to book one of their suites, which I've heard one of them has a hidden passageway that leads to an event space. For the foodies, make sure to experience Breva and Veranda. After dinner, visit Rick's for a lively neighborhood vibe complete with coastal and tropical-inspired cocktails.

Book your staycation with their Forever Summer special! 

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Taboos and Hidden Communities on Display at MOCA

I recently went to view the Real Worlds: Brassaï, Arbus, Goldin exhibit at MOCA (Grand Avenue) ... and wow, what an emotional journey. All three of these photographers document many of the taboos and hidden communities of their time. 

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After a Record-Breaking 2017, the Downtown Market Remained Strong in Q1

After a record-breaking 2017 with over 2,800 new residential openings, the Downtown market remained strong in Q1, with news in all sectors reinforcing confidence in DTLA's continued growth.

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Q4 Market Report Shows DTLA Building Boom Sets New Record in 2017

The Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID) released its Q4 2017 Downtown Market Report, revealing that the DTLA Renaissance grows ever stronger, with substantial gains scored across all sectors.

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Downtown Families Celebrate Halloween

Downtown Families Celebrate Halloween

On the evening of October 31st, over 1,700 Downtown LA kids and families attended our Halloween Festival at FIDM Grand Hope Park. Now in it's 10th year, this social community event gives our Downtown families an opportunity to have a safe and fun Halloween party right in their own backyard. ​The event is made possible by the Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID), a coalition of nearly 1,700 property owners committed to enhance the quality of life within the district.

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Q2 2017 Market Report Shows Unwavering Progress Across Sectors

Q2 2017 Market Report Shows Unwavering Progress Across Sectors
Downtown LA's momentum shows no sign of slowing, with significant progress across all sectors in Q2. The highlight was the long-awaited opening of the Intercontinental Hotel at the Wilshire Grand, a game-changing project that captured the attention of the world.Over 1,000 new rental units opened in Q2 at Atelier, WREN, and G12. While o...
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Downtown Families Celebrate Halloween

On the evening of October 31st, over 1,600 Downtown LA kids and families attended our Halloween Festival at FIDM Grand Hope Park. Now in it's 9th year, this social community event gives our Downtown families an opportunity to have a safe and fun Halloween party right in their own backyard. ​The event is made possible by the Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID), a coalition of nearly 1,700 property owners committed to enhance the quality of life within the district.

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