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Weekend Escape

Loft land
Boccie ball and bruschetta await in Little Italy, which has seen its share of the downtown construction craze. (Geraldine Wilkins / LAT)
‘S’ for style
The Rice restaurant inside the W features an attractive dining area. Menu items include an excellent tomato-red pepper soup. (Geraldine Wilkins / LAT)
Lounge wizard
By day, the lobby of the W is quiet. After dark, it’s a hot nightspot. (Geraldine Wilkins / LAT)