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Los Angeles Wants a Registry of How Much Rent Everyone is Supposed to Be Paying

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Image via Cole Martin / Curbed LA flickr pool “Hundreds” of renters who live in rent-controlled apartments are subject to illegal rent increases each year, but a new city program in the works looks to significantly cut those numbers down. An LA City Council committee is discussing today a new registry that would require landlords to report how much rent […]

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Downtown’s 1929 Foreman & Clark  Building Going Mixed-Use  [Image via Wikimedia Commons] Another intriguing historical building is going mixed-use Downtown: the 1929Foreman & Clark building on Seventh and Hill Streets is set to transform into a residential building with a bar and restaurants. Building LA spotted the adaptive reuse plans for the 13-story building, which were submitted to the city at the end […]

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Bike Trails While Los Angeles isn’t exactly revered as the most bike-friendly city, it’s trying. And it’s gradually improving. More sharrows are marking streets, more residents are shrinking their carbon footprints and ring your bells—there’s even a Bicycle Master Plan. So saddle up, Los Angelenos. We crowdsourced, huddled with the pros and did some pedaling of […]

Shan Social House, a Resy-Only Eatery on La Cienega

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The expansive building on La Cienega that was once Gonpachi is now Shan Social House, a reservations only restaurant that focuses on chuka cuisine, or Japanese-style Chinese food. Quietly open since late February, the temple-like eatery has been cleaned up and refined, but not completely transformed from its former glory as an over-the-top dining space. As for the new menu, consider beef carpaccio, black bean […]

POT Cafe Gearing Up For Fresh Debut at The Line Hotel

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[Photos: Instagram] First Roy Choi and Matthew Biancaniello’s POT Bar in the lobby of The Line Hotel, just outside the impending Korean restaurant by Choi in the heart of the first floor. But the next concept to open up inside is POT caFe, which is getting its final pieces together. As shown on Instagram, the cafe will feature everything from red bean moon cakes, french bread […]