Thursday, May 23, 2019

LA's Best Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations

Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick off to summer! Shut down your computer, unplug your mind, and get ready for a three day party! From concerts to outdoor movies, dancing, cultural festivals, and tributes to our fallen heroes, you'll find the best Memorial Day Celebrations happe

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Calling All Carnivores! Where to Get Your Protein Fix in DTLA

Let's face it, sometimes you just want to sink your teeth into a juicy burger or succulent steak! Go ahead and indulge your carnivorous cravings. Meat has all the nine essential amino acids you need in order to build

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Thursday, May 09, 2019

Fun & Frolics: Expect the Unexpected in LA!

Los Angeles is full of surprises...and this May is no exception! It's time to branch out and discover some new neighborhoods, venues and experiences. Fun and frolics abound if you just know where to look! From molecular cocktail making classes to money-themed pop ups, wacky immersive i

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Something's Fishy! DTLA's Best Sushi, Sashimi & Sake

First settled in the late 1800s, Little Tokyo has grown into a bustling hub of delectable food options, exciting nightlife, world-class museums, and eclectic shopping. A major attraction is the restaurant and bar scene, offering an authentic Japanese experience in the heart of the city

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Go Take a Hike! LA's Urban Parks & Hidden Trails

Celebrate Earth Day by communing with nature! You don't have to travel far to get your green fix – our city is a variable Eden of urban parks, hidden hiking trails, mountain retreats, and gorgeous gardens, many within sight of the LA skyline! The Los Angeles River,  the original sou

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Discover DTLA's Secret Bars & Speakeasies

Every city has its secrets and Downtown LA is no exception. If you dare to veer off the beaten path, you'll discover a hidden world lurking beneath historic buildings, down mysterious staircases, behind old wooden walls, and in the dark recesses of derelict parking lots. Once you figur

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Thursday, April 04, 2019

Celebrate LA! Food, Film, Festivals & Fairs

April is Earth Month! The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Twenty years later, Earth Day went global, mobilizing 200 m

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

What's Brewing! DTLA's Craft Beer Destinations

The craft beer craze has taken LA by storm! Thanks to the passion and dedication of brewers and suds lovers with a mission, our city is awash in well-tended microbreweries, art-bedecked beer palaces, and industrial-cool taprooms. From great lagers to awesome ales, sumptuous stouts, an

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Culture Club: LA's New Galleries & Immersive Exhibitions

This spring, LA is blooming with more than just wildflowers – new galleries, interactive exhibitions, and immersive experiences are popping up like poppies all across the Southland. Discover dazzling VR  and interactive installations at the

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Spring Fling! Celebrate the Season in LA

We've all sprung forward with Daylight Saving Time, and March 20 – the first day of Spring – is right around the corner. It's time to get out and celebrate the season with a Spring Fling! Take a hike and commune with the wildflowers – after all the heavy rains,

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Thursday, March 07, 2019

Roamin' for Ramen: Best Noodles in DTLA

March is National Noodle Month! Time for a slurpy celebration of brothy ramen, brimming with palate-pleasing umami. While Little Tokyo is the obvious DTLA destination for authentic Japanese ramen, check out Chinatown, Grand Central Market, and other downtown LA neighborhoods, where you

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

2019 Interior Design Trends: Where to Get the Latest Looks in DTLA

Spring is in the air! Time to spruce up your space with a fresh new look! The top 2019 Interior Design Trends are hot off the presses at international design shows such as Paris' Maison et Objet,

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

DTLA's Best Breakfasts & Brunches

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why scimp out! Jumpstart your busy schedule with classic American comfort food at a homey cafe. Or treat yourself to crispy Belgian Waffles topped with fresh fruit, along with a steaming cappuccino. Making weekend plans? Celebrate the

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

A Little Romance: Celebrate Valentine's Day in DTLA

There's something about Valentine's Day that brings out the romance in all of us! February 14 first became associated with romantic love  in the 14th century, when the tradition of courtly love flourished. In 18th century England, Valentine's

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Thursday, February 07, 2019

Things to Do in DTLA: Fun Frolics & Hidden Gems!

Looking for something different to do in DTLA? Of course there's the expected slew of restaurant openings, hot new shops, and cool brewpubs––and who's complaining! But if you stray a bit off the beaten track, you'll find that our city is teeming with unusual diversions, fun frolics

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Delicious DTLA: Delis, Diners & Dips!

Do you ever get the urge to dive into a big juicy sandwich, stacked a mile high and dripping with gastronomic goodness? How about whiling away a lazy Saturday morning over blueberry pancakes and a fresh brewed cup o' joe? Or do you prefer your meal with a side of noir?

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

LA Museums You've Never Heard Of, But Need to Check Out Now!

Sure, we all love LACMA. And The Getty Center is always great, especially when you need to entertain out-of-town guests. But sometimes it's fun to branch out. LA is full of cool, unusual, and off-the-b

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Wet Your Whistle: DTLA's Whiskey Bars

Once regarded as a "dad drink," whiskey has exploded in popularity in the last decade. Cool retro shows like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Crown and Mad Men have fueled an interest in all things mid century–how they lived, what they wore, and what they drank. The rediscovery of whis

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

New Year, New You! Best Spas in DTLA

With 2019 in full swing, it’s time to rev up your energy, calm your senses, and revitalize your ch’i for the exciting New Year ahead! Pampering yourself at the spa is the perfect prescription for wellbeing, whether it’s unwinding after a long stressful day at work, relieving post

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

Pop the Cork! Celebrate New Year's Eve in DTLA

Got plans for New Year's Eve? DTLA is bubbling with great ways to celebrate–from sophisticated enbtertainment and swanky soirèes, to epic dance parties and decadent dinners. You can even take a ride on the Skyslide atop LA's tallest building, if you dare! So get r

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Comfort & Joy: DTLA's Best Wine & Spirits Shops

It's time to celebrate! You've decked the halls, your shopping is nearly finished, and everything is coming together at last! Now it's time to party! And no festivity would be complete without an effervescent bubbly, aromatic wine, or a well-chilled brew. Whether you're stocking up for

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Holiday Art Exhibitions, Pop-Ups & Kunsthalles in DTLA

Art exhibitions don't have to be traditional, and the eclectic DTLA scene proves that point in spades, with festive holiday pop-ups, unique immersive experiences, and the popular Downtown Los Angeles Art

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Friday, December 07, 2018

DTLA Holiday Shopping: Big Brands, Hot Shops & Pop-Ups

This holiday season, DTLA is truly a shopper's paradise! Big name brands are rubbing elbows with experiential stores, artsy concept shops, and an ever-passing parade of retail pop-ups. With so many options to choose from, it's a good thing December has just begun! He

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Freshen Up Your Home with Air-Purifying Plants

Now that the weather is getting colder, we're battening down the hatches and spending more time inside, Hunker, a Santa Monica-based home design brand, has some fresh ideas on how to use houseplants to purify

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Private Chefs for Holiday Entertaining

With the holidays upon us, busy professionals like you may crave a sumptuous home-cooked meal or want to throw a fabulous soirée, but don't have the time (or motivation) to plan, prepare and execute. This season, consider hiring a private chef! Depending on your needs, private chef se

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Pamper Your Pet: Perks, Parties and Parks

We love pets! Circa's breathtaking two-acre rooftop park and amenity collection includes large & small dog parks, and a pet lounge with grooming area. But sometimes you want to come down from your gleaming tower and mingle with the vibran

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Thursday, November 08, 2018

Shop DTLA's Historic Core

Bounded by Hill Street on the West, Los Angeles Street on the East, Third Street on the North, and Olympic Boulevard on the South, the Historic Core is one of LA's oldest and and most intriguing neighborhoods. A century ago, the intersection of Spring and Main was esse

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Sniff, Sip & Swirl: The Best Wine Bars in DTLA

Autumn weather is finally here! And there's nothing like a cozy wine bar to warm those chilly nights and keep your spirits bright! DTLA is flush with some of the city's best wine bars, serving unusual and hard to find bottles guaranteed to please the most discerning palates. Whether yo

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Best Architecture & Design Tours in LA and Beyond

Welcome to the Circa Blog! Every week we'll be sharing stories about everything you love about DTLA–from Arts & Culture to Culinary Hot Spots, Shopping, Architecture & Design, Hidden Gems, and so

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Now Leasing: Ready For Immediate Move-Ins & Leasing Specials

Much anticipated Circa LA apartments is now ready for immediate move-ins into the premier high-rise downtown towers. Throughout much of August and September, the mixed-use towers pre-leased homes to prospective residents drawn to a DTLA lifestyle.

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