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New wave of gentrification takes over Grand Central Market

The interior of Grand Central is lined with various food vendors

Dede Ogbueze

July 5, 2016

Grand Central Market is an open-air food hall in historic downtown Los Angeles that occupies the block between Hill and Broadway. The market’s allure used to be affordable food and the rich cultural environment, but now the atmosphere has veered into the lane of fancy eateries and events.Over t...

Downtown LA bar has 1Up on competition

Downtown LA bar has 1Up on competition

Jonathan R. Diaz

October 22, 2014

With Downtown Los Angeles becoming a hotspot for nightlife in recent years, it can be difficult for a new bar to stand out from the crowd. At EightyTwo in the Arts District, the answer is as simple as video games. Now these aren’t video games you’d find at your local Dave & Buster’s, bu...

Downtown LA alleyway inhabited by Arts District Flea Market

Downtown LA alleyway inhabited by Arts District Flea Market

Samantha Petersen

September 10, 2014

While roaming the streets of the Art District in Los Angeles you are sure to come across many sporadically placed artistic gems. Coffee shops and graffiti art linger around nearly every corner. Industrial warehouses juxtapose sky-high portraits painted on brick and concrete walls. And down one unsuspe...

Downtown L.A. Art Walk offers exposure to an L.A. clothing brand

Brian De Los Santos

May 4, 2011

Thousands of people crowd the streets of downtown Los Angeles, eager to dine, dance and look at pieces of artwork. Art Walk-goers pass by the table decorated with artful merchandise, often stopping by to grab free stickers and glance at a Lookbook laid in the center of the table. Beats from nearby African drummers drown conversation between vendors and potential customers. “Buy clothing designed...

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