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Koreatown

Except at CicLAvia, L.A.'s Streets Are No Work of Art

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.17.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It is only Tuesday but it is shaping up to be another great week in L.A. The transformational L.A. happening, CicLAvia Southeast Cities is on the book...

A City in Bloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.25.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

Anyone who knows me, knows how excited I am about the L.A. Metro Expo Line opening to Santa Monica next month. Still, this week I am feeling lucky to ...

The Subway Toward the Sea

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.02.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Last month, the Subway Toward the Sea came a bit closer to becoming a reality. The cause for celebration arrived in the form of an appeals court ruling upholding the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Purple Line Extension.

PlaceInvaders: New York City Pop-Up Dinner Series Now Invading Los Angeles

Karin E. Baker | Posted 06.05.2015 | Los Angeles
Karin E. Baker

PlaceInvaders is the latest pop-up dining series to hit Los Angeles. Started in New York by Brooklynites Hagan Blount and Katie Smith-Adair, PlaceInvaders aims to take LA by storm with delicious, five-course dinners, all made from scratch, in unique, transient locations.

For a Better L.A., Be Disruptive

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.28.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

To succeed in the startup space, be disruptive. That was the lesson of this morning's TechFire Ignite 2015 program at the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club.

Chef's Night in New York's Koreatown

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.14.2016 | Taste
Find. Eat. Drink.

Choi's playground is Manhattan's Koreatown and as an insider, her advice is always go to the second-floor restaurants.

Parks, in Koreatown?

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.05.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Wesson's plan calls for replacing the lost parking with angled parking along Serrano and Oxford Avenues. Hopefully there will be ample bike parking as well. Public wifi provided by the library is also planned for the park.

The ABCs of Los Angeles Metro

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.26.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

That is what we need to do. Always be closing on our transit improvements and with Washington where our tax dollars are kept. Renaming our transit lines is small ball and a distraction compared to the construction and other work at hand.

My State of the City

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.15.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Live from La Casa de Joel, I am pleased to bring you my State of the City address.

How's (the Trash) Business in L.A.? Picking Up

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.17.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In areas like Koreatown and South L.A., it's not hyperbole to say that more frequent trash pickup and more garbage bins on the street would be cause for celebration.

LA Metro Picks Best Candidate for Top Job

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.11.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Now that we know who the next CEO will it be, it is time for those who don't ride Metro to take a pre- and post-Phil Washington ride on the trains and buses. My bet is that even that first ride will turn more of us into TAP card carrying transit riders. And who knows, maybe that guy riding next to you will be Metro's new CEO Phil Washington.

Saint Martha Offers Heavenly Wines by the Glass

Jose Martinez | Posted 12.17.2014 | Taste
Jose Martinez

Her wine list does not include a single California Chardonnay or Napa Cabernet.

Koreatown: El Basurero

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.21.2014 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I know the city's broke and all and that our new Mayor is doing what he can to fix things. So here's something that shouldn't be that hard to fix. Pick up the trash.

Youyoung Lee

The Ultimate Guide To Finding The Best Dishes In New York's Koreatown

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 03.06.2014 | Taste

Wading the curious stretch around 32nd Street and Broadway that makes up New York's Koreatown, beyond the bulgogi and bibimbap.

Korean Spa 101: Therein Lies the Rub

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Jolie Jenkins

Welcome to the Korean Spa! As someone who knows the ropes, allow me to walk you through a few important things about your visit (after you pay up front as required).

Koreatown

Mike Selsky | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Mike Selsky

See more of Mikes work: http://www.togetherwekill90291.blogspot.com http://www.selsk.com...

Spas, BBQ & Karaoke: One Perfect Day In Koreatown

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 11.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

If you're as tired as we are of seeing everyone you know at the same go-to restaurants and bars you always default to, we may have the perfect, broke-girl-friendly solution; a day out in Koreatown.

WATCH: 'K-Town' Reality Show, The 'Jersey Shore' Of Los Angeles' Koreatown, Finally Hits YouTube

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

Back in 2010, "K-Town" was one of the hottest reality shows on the agenda. Described as a "Jersey Shore" spin-off for the Asian-American crowd, "K-Tow...

All Is Not Well in America

Alex Ko | Posted 04.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Alex Ko

I assumed that the wounds left by the riots would fester for a lifetime. I thought of myself and my family as permanently disfigured. But here we are, 20 years later, and we are still alive.

Summer Beauty Rehab: 5 Fixes For Sun-Damaged Hair, Skin & Nails

| Heather Wood Rudulph | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

Summertime and the livin' is easy. ... Until you look in the mirror in September. We're blessed with gorgeous summers in LA (so far), so we can't help...

Risky Or Right On? Woman Beats Armed Intruder With Golf Club, Wins

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A couple in Koreatown gave an armed intruder more than he bargained for when he entered their home with a gun early Monday. According to KTLA, an ...

Chef Jose Andres' LA Picks

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via NBC LA: The lovably jocular Spanish Chef Jose Andres (of The Bazaar at the SLS Hotel) gave a passionate defense of Los Angeles dining to NBC LA fo...

Media Monk

Lisa Napoli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Napoli

Wednesday nights, I visit Kusala -- not your average bald, quiet monk. He is a large, friendly, open man, a forceful presence, and he leads us in a discussion of Starsky and Hutch.