MaDang the Courtyard in Koreatown

Discover Koreatown's Shopping Secrets

07/11/2017

Karen Young

At only three square miles, Koreatown has more large malls than any similar sized area in America with an emphasis on markets, skin care, and home goods. Peppered among the shops, whether in a mall or side street, are entertainment venues, trendy dessert shops, coffeehouses, and restaurants. Read on for the best shopping destinations in Koreatown.

July 2017 News & Notes

07/10/2017

Discover Los Angeles


Register now for the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board’s 5th annual Market Outlook Forum on Wednesday, August 30, an exclusive members-only event highlighting: 
•    Latest travel and tourism trends from industry experts
•    Current visitation forecasts and industry data
•    First look at L.A. Tourism’s global sales and marketing plans for FY 17/18

The complimentary event will take place at the new InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. Network with the L.A. Tourism team and industry colleagues during a Member Mixer taking place after the program. Check your inbox for RSVP information.

Dream Hollywood

Living the Dream Hollywood

07/10/2017

Caroline Ryder

Bottle popping, show stopping, island hopping, mic dropping — feels like you’re living the Dream Hollywood, confirmed by the view of the Hollywood Sign that greets you as soon as you open your eyes.

Rendering of Metropolis Los Angeles

New Los Angeles Hotels and Upcoming Projects

07/08/2017

Griffith Observatory at night

Discover Free Museums in Los Angeles

07/07/2017

Discover Los Angeles

Los Angeles is home to a world-class collection of museums and cultural attractions. Best of all, you can view masterpieces across L.A. County for free! Read on for two dozen L.A. museums with free admission.

Korean Food Academy

Discover the Hidden Gems of Koreatown

07/06/2017

Karen Young

Within three square miles, the streets of Koreatown comprise a most eclectic urban landscape where neon signs in Korean mix with various types of architecture providing clues to a multi-faceted history—from art deco to Spanish and Renaissance revival to Moorish and modern. Multi-level shopping malls are markers in between small shops and restaurants, and not everything is as it seems. Among it all are fascinating gems—some truly hidden and others that contain intrigue and wonder.

Alchemist Coffee Project

The Best Places for Coffee and Dessert in Koreatown

07/05/2017

Karen Young

Coffee houses and dessert are synonymous in Koreatown as an any-time-of-day kind of thing—whether for a snack, after dinner, a night of karaoke, or while studying. Many are Wi-Fi connected haunts and can be found on virtually every corner serving specialty cakes, patbingsoo (shaved ice), ice cream, and other sweet confections. Here are twelve spots to check out.

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