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Downtown LA Style: Andrew Cho (Student)

Downtown LA Style: Andrew Cho (Student)

Andrew Cho, 26, is wearing an Abercrombie & Fitch V-neck shirt, jeans from Levi’s, sneakers from Nike, and aviator sunglasses from Marc Jacobs. Andrew was born in the U.S. but lived in Pusan, South Korea for awhile and moved to … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

New Gourmet Market/Deli Coming to Historic Core in Downtown LA

New Gourmet Market/Deli Coming to Historic Core in Downtown LA

An exciting new gourmet market/restaurant/deli/bar (all under one roof) is coming to the corner of 6th/Main, right on the ground floor of the Pacific Electric Lofts. According to George Kelly, the architect who is designing the restaurant space, the new … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Ideas for Downtown LA: Add Alfresco Dining to Hope Street a la Madrid, Spain

Ideas for Downtown LA: Add Alfresco Dining to Hope Street a la Madrid, Spain

A few months ago, I visited Spain for the first time and found the capital, Madrid, to be one of the most beautiful and pedestrian-friendly cities I’ve ever been to. I was pleasantly surprised to find an entire network of … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Tender Greens Now Open in Pasadena

Tender Greens Now Open in Pasadena

The much anticipated opening of Tender Greens in Pasadena is finally here. It actually opened late last week and right on schedule on the ground floor of the Trio Apartments in the Playhouse District. The healthy eatery–serving salads, “hot stuff … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Brigade Clothing Boutique Coming to Downtown LA

Brigade Clothing Boutique Coming to Downtown LA

Downtown LA is turning it up a notch with fashion and it’s coming to 7th Street, a few blocks from the metro station and the half million or so people who come to work in their shiny corporate skyscrapers on … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Downtown LA Style: Nathasha Loos (Software Developer)

Downtown LA Style: Nathasha Loos (Software Developer)

Nathasha Loos, 26,  is wearing a tank top and shoes from Urban Outfitters, shorts from a boutique on Melrose Ave, and a necklace purchased at a flea market. Nathasha is originally from Colombo, Sri Lanka and moved to LA with … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Third 7-Eleven of Downtown LA Now Open in the Financial District

Third 7-Eleven of Downtown LA Now Open in the Financial District

Convenience stores like this new urban 7-Eleven on 7th Street in the Financial District (that I’ve been following) are wonderful to both residents and visitors alike, especially as Downtown LA becomes increasingly more walkable and regains “market share” as a … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Towne Food & Drink Coming to Downtown LA

Towne Food & Drink Coming to Downtown LA

I first heard about the owners of Mi Piace Italian Kitchen in Old Pasadena, Armen Shirvanian and Takis Markoutsis, looking for space around LA Live/Staples Center back in 2008 from a restaurant owner in Monrovia. But it wasn’t until a few … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Retail and Restaurant Update in Old Pasadena

Retail and Restaurant Update in Old Pasadena

It was really hot this past 4th of July weekend, but I still got out for a little shopping in Old Pasadena. Walking around, I noticed some really exciting new retail and restaurant developments in Old Pasadena! Check out the … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Downtown LA Style: Russell Farley (Stylist/Actor)

Downtown LA Style: Russell Farley (Stylist/Actor)

Russell Farley, 45, is wearing a vintage shirt by Snap (from Round 2 LA), jeans by Mundo, shoes by Martello, shades by Louis Vuitton, and watch from Cartier. Russell is from Hickory, NC. He’s called LA home for 6 years now … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen