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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 […]

Revealed: Plans For Reinventing the Hidden Side of the Financial District Macy’s Fortress

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[Photos by Brigham Yen] Work started this week on the very first part of the Financial District Macy’s Fortress’s major reinvention at The Bloc open-air shopping complex: the nearly impenetrable Eighth Street side of the shopping center, which mostly serves as an entrance/exit for cars and delivery trucks, is getting a set of permanent murals by San-Francisco-based artist Chris […]

Paris and London in Beverly Grove, Hello Kitty Sale Survival Guide, Just Food For Dogs All Over

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BEVERLY GROVE: French label The Kooples has finally opened its West Coast flagship. The marble-covered space features Parisian-cool and London-edge styles ranging from $95 to $1,200. CERRITOS: Racked put together a cheat sheet on surviving this weekend’s insane Hello Kitty sale. Taking place at the Sheraton Hotel in Cerritos, they advise you go on Saturday for the best selection […]

All the Rage

By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticJanuary 10, 2014, 2:13 p.m. Diane von Furstenberg’s wrap-dress army is a force to be reckoned with in the 20,000-square-foot gallery of the historic May Co. department store building in Los Angeles, where her “Journey of a Dress” exhibition opens Saturday with 200 vintage and contemporary interpretations of the iconic […]

Jay Z to launch fashion line at Barneys despite controversy

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Los Angeles: Music producer-singer Jay Z will launch his fashion line at Barneys despite complaints that the multi-designer store racially discriminates against its customers. The 43-year-old, whose real name is Shawn Carter, has released a statement on his website announcing he will continue launching his line at the New York store. “I am in a […]