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Wurstkuche in 30 Seconds

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Claire Thomas

For my first 30 Second Recipe on location, I cover one of my absolute favorite spots in all of LA, Wurstkuche. Sausage, fries, and beer: When you do ...

Pop-Up Shops For The Holidays: Artisanal LA, Unique LA, A Current Affair

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via BlogDowntown: Holiday shopping just got a lot more fun for Angelenos. In what Blogdowntown calls a "trifecta of locally focused pop-up shops," Art...

sugarFIX at sugarFISH in Downtown LA

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

sugarFISH is the more easygoing, more affordable version of the infamous Sushi Nozawa. The fish is hand-picked each morning, and they use warm rice and special seaweed that needs to be eaten right away.

Family From Iran Continues Family Cycling Tradition With New Downtown Bike Shop

blogdowntown.com | Pamela Rouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Their business started on a small scale out of their West LA home a couple years ago, growing through word of mouth marketing and online via Craigslis...

A Bladerunner Future For Downtown LA?

la.curbed.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In a move that would dramatically change the downtown skyline, the developers of the proposed AC Martin-designed Wilshire Grand project are asking for...

PHOTOS: 'Megamind' Breaks World Record For Largest Gathering Of Superheroes

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Guinness Book of World Records presented Will Ferrell with a certificate for breaking the world record for "largest superhero gathering" last Satu...

Downtown LA Shopping: Vintage, Bargains, & Indie Design

Brand X | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Block after block, a wealth of cool treasures awaits discovery by sophisticates and bargain hunters alike in downtown Los Angeles....

All the Questions No One Ever Asked About the Broad Museum

Brady Westwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

For close to half a year, the public was bombarded by inaccurate stories about the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation's offer to donate a $1.3 billion museum and art collection to LA.

Downtown Is the New Downtown: L.A.'s Latest Greatest Art Scene

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

Even with the economic downturn, the culture of downtown L.A. is growing organically, without corporate sponsorship, and so are it's galleries.

FDIC's Hedge Fund Deal Hurts L.A. Economy

Ron Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ron Hudson

Any agency of the government should be looking out for the public's interest. The FDIC sale stalled construction, put dozens of tradesmen out of work, and left subcontractors unpaid for their work.

Dogs Make Great Neighbors

Micki Krimmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Micki Krimmel

The arrival of Downtown LA's first dog park is a milestone for the area's transformation.

Remembrance of Things Past: The Original Downtown Los Angeles Arts District and the Yellow Trees

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Adams

Every Spring I enjoy the yellow trees that bloom in the Arts District. They're the only ones in downtown Los Angeles that I have been able to find. They make me really happy.

Free Speech -- You Can't Have it Both Ways

Tanya Jo Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tanya Jo Miller

White supremacists aren't going to disappear because Villaraigosa suspends their First Amendment Rights -- that just sets a bad precedent for other mayors in other cities.

Plan ForYourArt April 15-21

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.

Your Green LA Weekend: The Evo Designer Showcase

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Grayson

The Evo Designer Showcase features five apartments custom-decorated by five amazing designers, including eco-designer Daniel Vandenbark, in LA's only LEED Silver-certified high-rise.

Sausage, Fries and Beer -- Do I Really Need to Say More?

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Thomas

On today's episode of Kitchy TV, I visit Wurstkuche in Downtown LA and discuss the delicious biers, exotic sausages, and Belgian-style fries they're serving with owner, Joseph.

The Puppet Maker (Video)

Sparrow Songs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sparrow Songs

Episode 4, "The Puppet Maker," is about a marionette theater in downtown Los Angeles, the life behind it, and what a puppet show can teach us about tragedy.

Downtown LA Is A Contender For Eli Broad's Art Museum

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Here's the latest installment in the courtship of Eli Broad -- and the art museum he aims to plunk somewhere in the Los Angeles Basin, complete with b...

Java Tour: Seven Top Coffee Shops on LA's Eastside

Pamela Ezell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Pamela Ezell

This holiday season, venture beyond the multi-national latte when you're out and about on LA's Eastside.

A Winter Wonderland, A Downtown Spring

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Antonio Villaraigosa

Last Friday, in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, surrounded by students from San Pedro Elementary and some phenomenal figure skating champions, I he...

Joe Wright's The Soloist Exploits the Skid Row Community

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Milazzo

Instead of telling the tales of the homeless, the film portrayed them as a Fellini-esque monolith -- a tainted Gomorrah teeming with decadence and dereliction.