International sports and entertainment behemoth AEG has agreed to consolidate its Los Angeles offices by leasing a historic former warehouse near downtown's LA Live.
The lofty ninth "ghost" floor of the London West Hollywood will soon be occupied for the first time since the posh hotel was completed in 1984.
Work is underway on a long-stalled project in West Hollywood on the site of the former Movietown Plaza shopping center.
The New York I lived in as a kid was a village of four or five blocks. I could wander anywhere my curiosity took me, safe and secure and knowing I'd still find my way home. I could go around the corner to the barber shop and get a trim for a quarter. I could walk a block farther to Moisha's butcher shop, where I'd purchase that night's meal with money my mother had given me, then carry it home, proud and possessive. And when I was 5 years old, I went to the neighborhood movie theater, the Surrey, for the first time by myself. Ostensibly, I wanted to see a film that just didn't belong in the shtetl where I lived: "The Bells of St. Mary's," in which...