Posted in #SurvivingDTLA

DTLA RA: A Love Letter to Downtowners

In a short time, DTLA residents and community organizers have been able to unite downtown…

La athletic club
Posted in Financial District Hospitality Matters

Timeless Elegance Meets Modern Fitness: A Look Inside LA Athletic Club Transformation

The Los Angeles Athletic Club (LAAC) just unveiled a multimillion-dollar renovation project with extensive enhancements…

New Pershing square
Posted in Historic Core Money Matters Visit DTLA

DTLA Make Over: Pershing Square – A Reflection of the Times

Standing amidst the echoes of history, watching bulldozers gear up once again to aid in…

Dtla farmers market
Posted in Health & Beauty Visit DTLA

DTLA Farmer’s Markets: The Freshest Way to Life in the City

It’s official: DTLA loves our farmer’s markets. From the original FM at Grand Central Market…

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Posted in BLK DTLA Downtown Appetite South Park

Fixins Soul Kitchen at LA Live: A Reason to Be Proud

Wonder if Kevin Johnson fans who spent years watching him slam dunk his way to…

David minion at the biltmore
Posted in Entertainment Historic Core To Be Or Not To Be?

Magic in the Air: A Night of Wonder with David Minkin at the Biltmore Hotel

There is no blueprint for becoming a magician. How anyone gets their start is part…

Dtla movie buff
Posted in DTLA Movie Buff

Netflix & Chills: Death Whisperer – Bone-Chilling Depths from Thailand

“Welcome to Netflix and Chills,” where one person’s nightmare is another’s thrilling dream come true,…

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Posted in Health & Beauty

Celebrating Downtown’s Silver Lining – DT Weekly presents Inaugural Gray Pride Month

This May, DTLA Weekly is proud to present the inaugural Gray Pride Month, a celebration…

Posted in #SurvivingDTLA

New Sayfer App Promises Anonymous Hate Crime Reporting

In response to the concerning increase in hate crimes across the United States, the Center…

Jazz in dtla
Posted in 10 Great Places Music To Your Ears

DTLA Music to Your Ears: 10 Great Places for Jazz

DTLA is world-renowned for the bars, nightlife, and most of all, its music scene. From…

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Posted in Happiest Hours

From Garnish Grabs to Disrespecting the Craft – 10 Greatest Bartender Pet Peeves in DTLA

DTLA’s bar scene is an electric hub, alright! With some of the hardest-working servers in…

Posted in Historic Core Money Matters

The Price of Peace – Perch DTLA Backtracks on Security Fees While Others Forge Ahead

LA restaurants add a new shiny security surcharge to customer bills

Old-school cake-cutting, splitting, and corkage fees are not the only add-ons that decorate a bill at the end of the night anymore, as restaurants and bars in Los Angeles have been adding new surcharges like health care, inflation, and COVID-19 support over the past few years.

The new shiny sister, and most controversial of them all: the security surcharge.