Many times ppl mistaken “smog” for the marine layer, which we get a lot of in the morning at 11AM.
Apparently, the BEST KEPT SECRET about L.A. is that it really does haveastrong urban center that’s being revitalized this very minute: Downtown LA. New restaurants and shops are opening up every month (from Bottega Louie to City Target, Sprinkles to Ace Hotel, Figaro to Baco Mercat). It hasadense/walkable urban commercial grid that’s filled with both historic and modern architecture that is blatantly missing on the Westside. Not only that, Downtown LA has6rail lines emanating from it (Red, Purple, Blue, Gold to Pasadena, Gold to Boyle Heights, and Expo Line), equivalent to Downtown Chicago. Check out “DTLA RISING” for all the updates on Downtown LA urban redevelopment: www.dtlarising.com