Posted in Historic Core Money Matters

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

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.

Posted in DTLA MAKEOVER Fashion & Style Fashion District

From ‘School of Hard Knocks’ to Hollywood Closets: Art Lewin Bespoke Tailors LA’s Elite since 1989

Art Lewin, the man behind Art Lewin Bespoke, is a name that represents luxury and precision in the world of personalized tailoring. At 56, with an abundance of experience and a passion for his craft, Art Lewin stands for mastery in the clothing industry when it comes to custom suits & custom shirts.

Kobe Bryant
Posted in South Park This Week In Sports

Mamba Mentality Stands Tall at Crypto.Com Arena with Kobe Bryant Statues

For twenty seasons, Kobe Bryant played for the Lakers, with nearly 600 games at the Staples Center, now the crypto.com arena, also known as the house he built.

Four years after the fateful helicopter crash, that took, among seven others, his and his daughter Gianna’s lives way too young, Kobe Bryant has finally come home.

Posted in DTLA Crime & Culture South Park

Dog Nabbed – Precious Pup Still Missing After Brave Owner’s Perilous Attempt

An every dog owner’s nightmare became reality for Ali Zacharias on January 18, 2024, while eating a late lunch just outside Whole Foods in DTLA on the patio near 8th and Grand. Her dog was stolen from her.