Retail at San Pedro Public Market rendering by Rapt Studio

The LA Waterfront: Development Projects for a New Frontier

08/26/2018

Karen Young

The 400-acre LA Waterfront will undergo massive redevelopment over the next several years. Stretching from San Pedro to the community of Wilmington, the plans merge a new marketplace with the fields of technology and science, integrating the area’s rich history with an eye towards the future.

RuPaul's DragCon LA

The Guide to RuPaul's DragCon Parties (May 11-13, 2018)

05/08/2018

Discover Los Angeles

Taking place May 11-13, RuPaul’s DragCon provides a platform for fans to meet and interact with world-renowned RuPaul's Drag Race Queens, celebrities, and icons. Find out about the fabulous parties taking place in Downtown L.A. each night of DragCon 2018.

Charles Bukowski

A Literary Tour of Charles Bukowski's Los Angeles

04/18/2018

Gustavo Turner

A Bukowski tour doubles as a tour of 20th century Los Angeles, through every kind of social landscape. “Buk” (a nickname among his fans, and also how he signed his drawings and sketches) would have appreciated a literary tour as he was a literary tourist himself. “Fante was my god,” he wrote on the introduction to a reissue of Ask the Dust, “…and I knew that the gods should be left alone, one didn’t bang at their door. Yet I liked to guess about where he had lived on Angels Flight and I imagined it possible that he still lived there. Almost every day I walked by and I thought, is that the window Camilla crawled through? And, is that the hotel door? Is that the lobby? I never knew.”

Rooftop pool at The Standard Downtown L.A.

Check Out of the Ordinary at The Standard Downtown L.A.

04/12/2018

Caroline Ryder

You open your eyes and observe your clothes (Rick Owens or thereabouts) all over the floor. Oops! Vague memories of conversations about the medicinal properties of cucumbers with Devendra Banhart—or was it Father John Misty?—on a waterbed cabana by the heated rooftop pool last night. Maybe you’ll remember later. Maybe you won’t. Doesn’t matter. As your soul sister Tara Reid once wondered, “Why is partying and having a good time bad?”

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