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Made in America festival was boon to downtown L.A., backers say
Made in America festival was boon to downtown L.A., backers say

A day after the Budweiser Made in America music festival brought the largest party ever to the Los Angeles Civic Center, downtown boosters said the weekend event had successfully recast the city’s image. “We showed L.A. can do big things for our economy and people's enjoyment,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a statement Monday. “We want leading companies and event organizers to know we're changing L.A. so it's no longer a place where red tape is allowed to stand in the way of jobs, innovation and entertainment.” The festival, which was also co-sponsored by rap mogul Shawn “Jay Z” Carter and Live Nation, drew more than...

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