Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles

Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles As we wrap up the summer season at The Hollywood Bowl, the L.A. Philharmonic flies south (about 17 minutes) to their winter home at The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. This is an amazing venue, and certainly one of the most photographed structures for visitors coming to L.A. This Frank Ghery designed building must be seen in person and on foot. We recommend walking around the entire building to fully understand the dimensions and architecture. Opened about this same time back in 2003, it’s become an incredibly iconic building, not only in DTLA (Downtown L.A.) but all of Southern California. The LA Phil, with Gustavo Dudamel as their Music 

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Los Angeles Flower Market in DTLA

What’s your favorite flower? Chances are you will find it, among flowers you haven’t even heard of, at the Flower Market in DTLA (Downtown Los Angeles). One of the benefits of living in Los Angeles is great weather and many opportunities for growing beautiful plants. What is even more convenient is the fact that every morning the best vendors all gather at the same location to bring you the best in floral design. The Los Angeles Flower Market is a mecca of venders selling any type of flower, greenery, and decor to put them in one amazing burst of color for every floral supply imaginable. If you have ever wanted to play florist, this is the place to go for 

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Los Angeles Marathon 2017

Los Angeles Marathon 2017 It’s that time of year again, when we get to show off our amazing March weather, and city to the world.  The Los Angeles Marathon 2017 is just around the corner. This year, the Los Angeles Marathon takes place on Sunday, March 19th. Online registration closes on March 15th, so it’s not too late to join over 25,000 other athletes, from all 50 states and over 60 different countries, in reaching your personal goals. The stadium to the sea course starts at Dodgers Stadium with 4 different start times: 630AM –Wheelchairs 632AM –Handcycles 645AM –Elite Women 655AM – Elite Men and Full Field The course showcases the best of Los Angeles with runners hitting Downtown LA 

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Free Party in Downtown Los Angeles with Night on Broadway

Here’s an opportunity for a free party in Downtown Los Angeles, aka, DTLA.  It’s the 3nd Annual Night on Broadway celebration, taking place Saturday, January 28th, 2017.  In 2015, over 35,000 people attended, and last year that number jumped to 60,000, turning it into the fasting growing one day musical and arts festival in North America.  How many visitors will attend this year is anyone’s guess?  Probably 100,000+ will take in the dozens and dozens of entertainment opportunities.  Celebrate the City of Angels with fashion designers, food trucks, acrobats, musical acts, famous celebrities and artists. Some highlights: Enjoy 10 stages of live entertainment, including The Theater at ACE Hotel, Globe Theatre, Los Angeles Theatre, Million Dollar Theatre, Viva! Presents 5th 

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New Years Eve Events In Los Angeles

New Years Eve Events in Los Angeles and Hollywood are growing daily as more are announced.  It used to be that neighboring Pasadena stole our thunder when ringing in the new year with their massive Rose Parade pre-festivities on Colorado Blvd on the 31st, and the big Rose Bowl Game and Rose Parade on the 1st (this year on the 2nd, because New Years falls on a Sunday)…but we’re catching up.  Of course every hot nightclub, bar and restaurant will be hosting their own New Years Eve Events in Los Angeles, but here’s just a couple that we’re posting today: Make sure to book restaurant seatings in advance! Culinary expert Jose Andres has many offerings at The SLS Hotel Beverly 

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Holiday Concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall

Deck the Hall!  Holiday Concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall in DTLA Like bears, it’s that time of year when the L.A. Phil leaves the great outdoors (The Hollywood Bowl) and move indoors (The Walt Disney Concert Hall). Both are incredible venues and have become true landmarks in the city of Los Angeles.  The Hollywood Bowl opened in 1922, and the Frank Gehry designed Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in 2003.  The Bowl holds about 18,000 music lovers, while the hall holds a cozy 2300 guests. Here’s the LA Phil holiday concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall this season: DEC 15 at 8pm • DEC 17 at 8pm Handel’s Messiah   From the gentle simplicity of the Pastorale to 

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Visit Downtown Los Angeles Music Center

For nearly 50 years, our Downtown Los Angeles Music Center has been a premier performing arts destination.  Glitterati Private Tours of Hollywood and Beverly Hills can include this magnificent part of our DTLA history during our “Essential L.A., Plus Downtown” tour. The four main buildings in the center include The Mark Taper Forum, The Ahmanson Theatre, The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and The Walt Disney Concert Hall. If you are to Visit the Downtown Los Angeles Music Center, here’s some great tidbits from their official website: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the first and largest theater of The Music Center, was built in 1964. Everything from the building’s structure and engineering to its interior design—lighting fixtures, restaurant china and 

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When in Downtown L.A., visit Clifton’s Cafeteria

When our 1935 landmark in Downtown L.A., Clifton’s Cafeteria, closed down a few years back, many local fans feared that the charm would be swept away with renovations.  Just the opposite.  This unique venue is back, and better than ever. Even though the cafeteria dining options have changed, the great nostalgia has been preserved.  This venue would make for a great outing for the family.  Kids will enjoy the taxidermy animals throughout the complex, as well as the waterfall and giant forest trees in the main dining room.  Adults will enjoy The Monarch, The Brookdale, Gothic Bar, and the Pacific Seas. From the Clifton’s L.A. website: Clifton’s, the world’s largest public cafeteria and California’s lone survivor from the Golden Age 

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Los Angeles New Years Eve Events

Los Angeles New Years Eve events are everywhere…from DTLA to Hollywood to Long Beach.  Jean Trinh at LAist.com has taken out the guesswork with incredible descriptions of hot events. These are just a few of the standouts (especially the VIP party with Boy George) but make sure to check out over a dozen others at their website: Tom Bergin’s Public House Tom Bergin’s holds a special place in our hearts with their Irish coffees and laid back, old-man bar vibes. The historic Irish pub will be celebrating NYE by going back to 1936, the year it opened. You’ll be able to snag a $36.19 prix-fixe menu, and new $10 winter cocktails like their Roasted Pecan O’Fashioned and Cranberry Sauc’d. They’re 

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See Star Wars in L.A. in Popular and Legendary Theaters

In tinseltown and want to catch a screening of the record-breaking Stars Wars in L.A.? Catch a showing now at the best venues that Los Angeles has to offer. Enjoy an afternoon of people watching, dining and shopping before or after seeing the film at The Grove Los Angeles.  The Pacific’s The Grove Theatre is located in the heart of this popular complex.  Plus, you’re right next door to the Original Farmers Market L.A. See Star Wars in L.A. at The Vista Theatre in the Silverlake/Los Feliz section of town. This is a single screen theater that has been going strong since 1923. In Downtown Los Angeles near LA Live, catch The Force Awakens at Regal LA Live, which is 

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