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  • Century Plaza as L.A. statement

    Century Plaza as L.A. statement
    If nothing else, the debate over the fate of the Century Plaza hotel is a reminder that there is no preservation controversy quite like a preservation controversy in Los Angeles. In most American cities, examples of postwar modernism like the Century...
  • This week's store openings and shopping events

    OPENINGS Calypso A little bit of St. Bart's lands in Orange County with the opening of Calypso's breezy boutique. Designer Christiane Celle began selling her cover-ups and sweet dresses in a tiny shop on the island in 1993. Now her line of summer...
  • Denim with a sophisticated silhouette

    Denim with a sophisticated silhouette
    SO long, skinny. After years of navel-grazing low-rises, followed by the totally unforgiving stick-straight silhouette, there's a new shape in denim: the trouser jean. Designers such as Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana and premium denim labels Raven...
  • Gerald Schoenfeld dies at 84; Shubert chairman ushered shows to Broadway

    Gerald Schoenfeld dies at 84; Shubert chairman ushered shows to Broadway
    Gerald Schoenfeld, the longtime head of the powerful Shubert Organization who helped bring numerous works to Broadway, including "A Chorus Line," "Amadeus" and "Cats," has died. He was 84. Schoenfeld died of a heart attack early Tuesday at his...
  • Westside race for 5th District City Council seat is wide open

    Westside race for 5th District City Council seat is wide open
    If any section of Los Angeles knows how to confound the political establishment, it's the City Council's 5th District, a string of affluent Westside neighborhoods that has been electing newcomers and outsiders for decades. In 1953, voters picked 22-year-...
  • Public to weigh in on Westside subway routes

    Local transportation officials have come up with a list of about a dozen potential subway routes on the Westside, with most of the corridors following either Wilshire Boulevard or Santa Monica Boulevard -- or both. All of the routes, along with other...
  • Nothing tastes better than a bargain

    Nothing tastes better than a bargain
    Save money -- eat out. It might sound counterintuitive, and it flies in the face of advice tossed out by penny-pinching "experts" -- but they don't know what we know: where to find the best dining deals in town. Who says it's cheaper to eat in? We...
  • Cruise into Christmas with Gap bicycles

    Maybe you remember the rush of finding a gift-wrapped bike under the holiday tree. You learned to ride and suddenly the world was bigger. Now you're older, America is going greener, and bikes bring smiles for other reasons. The vintage cruiser produced...
  • L.A.'s long-term commute

    Today, Gordon and Reed discuss what transportation projects L.A. officials ought to pursue over the long term. Previously, they debated the MTA's plan to convert some carpool lanes into toll lanes, the slow pace of building transit projects in Los...
  • Why the rush to Manhattanize L.A.?

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Last week, the City Council voted 12 to 0 to approve a sweeping set of zoning changes that will encourage larger and more dense development downtown. The new rules are only the latest move toward the...
  • Dining Information: Farmers markets

    Dining Information: Farmers markets
    Farmers markets Atwater Village, Sunday: 3250 Glendale Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Burbank, Saturday: Orange Grove Avenue and 3rd Street, behind City Hall, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Calabasas, Saturday: Calabasas (Old Town): 23504 Calabasas Road at...
  • A new shirt tale, no starch

    A new shirt tale, no starch
    LONDON fashion darling Richard Nicoll is taking some of the starch out of classic British shirt maker Thomas Pink, collaborating on a collection of women's wear that's in stores Thursday. The nine-piece Richard Nicoll for Thomas Pink collection...