One month ago, the City of Santa Monica celebrated the opening of Ishihara Park, a linear green space in the Pico Community.
Located along 2.35 acres of land bounded by Exposition Boulevard, Dorchester Avenue and Stewart Street, the park was built as a buffer between the light rail maintenance facility of Metro’s Expo Line and the surrounding neighborhood. Continu reading
Nearly one year after taking control of the Queen Mary in Long Beach, developer Urban Commons has unveiled plans to build a $250-million entertainment complex adjacent to the historic ocean liner.
The Queen Mary Island development, reported earlier today by the Los Angeles Times, would transform 65 acres of waterfront property into a mixed-use center featuring approximately 700,000 square feet of open-air retail space, a 200-key hotel and a large amphitheater. Plans also call for a new boardwalk – flanked by shops and restaurants – as well as a new small-boat marina. Continu reading
L.A. LIVE offers FREE parking for lunch!
Weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. only, you can enjoy your lunch at any of the great restaurants at L.A. LIVE and pay absolutely nothing for parking. How can you beat that offer?!
So whether you grab a burger on your own or host a lunch meeting, you’ll be able to park for FREE! Where in downtown is there any parking, let alone FREE parking? So park free and enjoy lunch at L.A. LIVE! Continu reading
For many of us in California, the election of Donald Trump came as a sobering reminder that, despite our state’s status as the 7th largest economy in the world and our commitments to environmental stewardship, inclusion, justice, and equity, we still represent just 1/8th of America’s population. Many of our fellow countrymen do not share these Californian values, or they feel shut out from the opportunity we enjoy here. In response, they’re sending us all down very different path than the one we’ve outlined for ourselves. Continu reading
The year is drawing to a close, which means it’s time for Curbed Cup—the annual competition for Los Angeles’s Neighborhood of the Year!
For nearly a decade, Curbed readers have chosen LA’s best neighborhood in a oft-heated tournament that celebrates local pride and civic developments.
This year, 16 neighborhoods will face off for the prize (a golden jpeg) and the coveted title. But before it can begin, we need your input: Which neighborhoods deserve a spot in the bracket? Continu to read