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BARRY’S TICKETS

Since 1985 Barry’s Tickets has serving the Downtown Los Angeles community with Concert, Sports and Theater Tickets all without any service fees since day one. Located in the heart of all the action Barry’s Tickets Downtown Los Angeles offices sits caddy-corner from the Staples Center and Nokia Live The office has sports merchandise for the Lakers, Clippers and Kings, last minute snacks as well as an ATM.

Barry’s Tickets Downtown Los Angeles Office Hours: Monday – Sunday 9:00am – 9:00pm
We are open seven days a week from 9:00am to 9:00pm. You can pick up tickets or walk in and purchase tickets in a safe environment. You are able to purchase tickets past the start time of all events if tickets are available. Your can also upgrade tickets that you have or if you need to you can print out your tickets that were purchased online from Barry’s Tickets. All tickets come with the 100% guarantee to be authentic.

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LUXE HOTEL

Our office is located inside the Luxe Hotel at 1020 South Figueroa Ca 90015. Barry’s is located between West Olympic and 11th street across from the Nokia Live and Caddy Corner from the Staples Center. With traffic and games going on sometimes streets around the Staples Center can be blocked off from traffic so coming up North on Figueroa allows you to make an easy right turn into the Luxe. You can pull into the Valet parking area and tell them you are picking up your tickets from Barry’s Tickets. You can also park at the Luxe Hotel during events and prices for parking their can very on the event going on. Barry’s Tickets is located in the main downtown stairs lobby across from the check in counter.

Barry’s Tickets is located just minutes from your event venue:
Staples Center: Clippers, Kings, Lakers, Sparks, Concerts located 3.0 minutes walking
Nokia Live: Concerts, Events Located 3.0 minutes walking
Dodger Stadium: Dodgers, Concerts, Sporting Events: Located 3.7 miles away
Hollywood Bowl: Concerts: Located 8.1 miles away
Pantages Theater: Theater: Located 7.2 miles away
LA Coliseum: Football, Concerts Located 2.4 miles away
LA Sports Arena: Concerts Located 2.5 miles away
Forum: Concerts: Located 10.1 miles away
Ahmanson Theater: Theater Located 1.6 miles away
Greek Theater: Concerts located 7.3 miles away.
Being close to all the action allows you to pick up tickets and shop for tickets on the day of the event from a reputable Los Angeles Ticket Broker.

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BARRY’S TICKETS

Is Barry’s Tickets legit?
Barry’s Tickets has been serving Los Angelinos since 1985 and are Official Partners with the Los Angeles Clippers, AM570 Radio and ESPNLA and Official Ticket seller for Global Rally Cross Racing. Barry has been interviews on radio shows such as Petros and Money, Chanel 5 news, KISS FM Ryan Seacrest and numerous others. Barry’s Tickets are upstanding members in the BBB as well as National Ticket Broker Association.

What makes Barry’s Tickets different the other Online brokers:
There are numerous choices to purchase tickets online as well as brick and mortar agencies. Barry’s Tickets has three physical offices in the Los Angeles Area and stocks the largest physical inventory of all Los Angeles and the surrounding areas concerts, sports and theater events. A majority of tickets that you see on other “web based” online brokers are actually Barry’s Tickets seats. All ticket brokers use a “feed” that allows them to sell tickets all over the country even if they don’t have physical stock in the concert, sports or theater event your looking to buy.

No Service Fees - Barry’s Ticket Service never had service fee’s and never will. The price you see is the price you pay with no hidden fees or charges at the end.

Help there is a problem with my tickets! Gone are the days where you would receive a hard ticket to the event that your going to. Tickets are now on regular paper which does ad a convenience for you to print out when you like but also leads to people buying a ticket and making a bunch of copies and selling them over an over again on sites where they can upload their tickets, craigslist and even Ebay. While all three try and stop fraud its usually after the fact that they can catch it. Barry’s Tickets buys inventory through trusted sources, season seat holders as well as our own inventory of tickets. We never buy “paper tickets” off the street or over the internet. All our tickets come with a 100% guarantee to be authentic and delivered on time.

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No matter if you only bleed certain team colors or just a avid sports fan in Los Angeles you can’t beat this time of year with the Clippers and Kings about to be in the playoffs, the Lakers still have some great playoff teams coming in, the Dodgers about to start their 2014 season at Dodger Stadium and the Galaxy and Chivas USA filling your soccer fix before the CUP. Here is a look at what’s coming up for LA Sports Teams around So Cal!

LA Clippers Tickets

CLIPPERS

Clippers Tickets – With just five games left at the Staples Center and the 5.5 games back from the Spurs the Clippers look like they could hold home court for the first round of the playoffs if they can hold off the Rockets. The Clippers face the Mavs 4/3, Battle for LA against the Lakers on 4/6, a must win against the Thunder on 4/8 and the Kings 4/12 followed by the last game of the regular season 4/15 against the Nuggets. Clippers Tickets are available for all these games as well as the Playoffs.

Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

LAKERS

Lakers Tickets – Although out of the playoffs this year the Lakers have seven games left at the Staples Center which include some playoff bound teams including the Blazers 4/1, Mavericks 4/5, Grizzlies 4/13 Warriors 4/11 and the return one more time of Dwight Howard and the Rockets on April 8th. The Lakers could end up helping out the Clippers with wins against Houston, Portland and Golden State or could end up with a better lottery pick if they lose.

LA Kings Tickets

KINGS

Kings Tickets- With a shoot out win against the Caps last night the Kings remain 5 points in front of the Wild. LA has just four home games left at the Staples Center in the regular season the Kings cant let up and coast into the playoffs. The Winnipeg Jets fly into LA on 3/29, followed by the Minnesota Wild 3/31 (Stick up for animal rights night), Phoenix Coyotes 4/2 (season ticket member appreciation night) and end their season against their rival Anaheim Ducks (team photo giveaway
night) 4/12 at 7:30pm at the Staples Center.

LA Dodgers Tickets

DODGERS

Dodgers Tickets – With the Dodgers 2014 season looking to pick up where they left off last year coming back from down under with two wins notched in their belt already. They play the Angels at Dodger Stadium in two exhibition games March 27th & 28th then their Opening Day weekend starts off against the San Francisco Giants on April 4th Opening Day, Robin Thicke performs April 5th, and Yasiel Puig Kids Fathead on April 6th. 2013 Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers follow up by coming to Dodger Stadium on April 8th and 9th and with tickets starting as low as $6.00 it’s a great way to see the 2013 MVP for cheap.

LA Galaxy Tickets

GALAXY

LA Galax Ticketsy – Landon Donovan Omar Gonzalez and the rest of the LA Galaxy have a light schedule in April and May at the Stubhub Center. On Saturday April 12th the Vancouver Whitecaps come into Carson to play the Galaxy in this MLS regular season game followed by FC Dallas the next month May 21st. Chivas USA and the Galaxy meet at the Center June 8th. In July the Galaxy have three home games which include July 4th against the Portland Timbers, July 12th Real Salt Lake and July 16th the New England Revolution.

Chivas USA Tickets

CHIVAS USA

Chivas USA Tickets – Chivas USA has a busy upcoming schedule at the Stubhub center for those who need to get their soccer fix before the World Cup begins. On April 6th the LA Galaxy and Chivas meet up at 12:00pm at the Center in this Chivas USA home game followed by the Seattle Sounders on April 19th at 7:30pm. The month of May sees the Houston Dynamo on May 3rd, Portland Timbers on May 28th and the Phiadelphia Union ending out the month on May 31st.

Barry’s Tickets has NO SERVICE FEES we never had them and never will! We have no hidden charges on any tickets either! All tickets are 100% guaranteed to be authentic and delivered on time!

Located caddy-corner from the Staples Center and minutes from Dodger Stadium we are open seven days a week from 8am till 9pm perfect for picking up your tickets or buying tickets on the day of your event even if its just minutes before game start!

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Barry’s Ticket Service
1020 S. Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA 90015
(Across from the Staples Center inside the Luxe City Center Hotel)
Open 7 days a week, 8am – 9pm, for pickups.
(213)749-0057

By Chris Michaels.

What Are The San Manuel Tables At The Staples Center

San Manuel Table

San Manuel

The San Manuel Club seats at the STAPLES Center aren’t just tickets, their an experience. Attending the Lakers vs. Warriors game on Friday November 22nd was by far, the best Laker game and STAPLES Center visit I have ever had because of the San Manuel Club premier tickets.

As we approached the VIP entrance and went up the escalator, you are almost exactly where you need to be, so the location is extremely convenient – a definite plus. Entering a lobby area, I was greeted by a big metallic San Manuel Amphitheatre Club sign and some attendants who eagerly strapped me with a wrist band and directed us to our seats. The initial experience is in a word, awesome: A full bar area filled with beautiful people, a giant buffet and eating area – then looking left your blown away by an incredible view of the STAPLES Center floor. We arrived at our “semi private” area and were stunned with 4 plush living room type leather sofa chairs, a personal TV installed on the inside wall, small tables for snacks, and a private eating area for four that allows you to eat, while still seeing the game – a very intelligent and cool design.

San Manuel Table Lakers

San Manuel Lakers

After the personal server came by to explain the San Manuel Club dining experience and take our drink orders, we took in the phenomenal view of the game from our “open roof box”. The set up of the area is best suited for two couples as there are two chairs on two separate levels, but a group of four could have a great time in the space as well. The San Manuel Club seats are pretty darn good, I felt close to the action and you’ve got such a great view of the entire arena – looking left and right you can see the other San Manuel “boxes” lit up bright purple and the entire STAPLES Center lining either side with the court in the middle from most seats in the club.

The AMAZING buffet that came WITH the tickets as part of the San Manuel Package, included cool stuff like: coffee braised short rib, fresh veggies, Chinese food and all kinds of desserts. When I heard there was a buffet I wasn’t too sure at first, but I can tell you first hand – the San Manuel Club chefs know what they’re doing. The whole group was going back for seconds and thirds for a good part of the game – it was almost being in a super luxurious version of your living room with gourmet chefs catering, and the Lakers playing LIVE right in front of you!

The whole experience was my best yet at a Laker game, and at the STAPLES Center overall. The high end amenities make for a fun and relaxing live Laker game experience and then you throw in the included food and you’ve got a winner in my book. Next time I go to a Laker game I’m definitely going to try for San Manuel Club premier tickets.

San Manuel Tables are available for Lakers, Clippers and Kings Games at the LA Staples Center. Its a truly amazing experience to see a game in them.

Barry’s Ticket Service

1020 S. Figueroa Los Angeles,CA 90015
Phone: 213-749-0057
Hours: Mon-Sun 10am – 9:00pm

By:Chris Michaels

Review of the Los Angeles Staples Center

Downtown Los Angeles Staples Center

Downtown Los Angeles Staples Center

The Staples Center is positioned in the heart of downtown Los Angles, so it is accessible from most significant freeways. It was rapidly built on an 18 month schedule at a price of roughly $300 million. While the seating differs for other tenants such as the Lakers and Clippers , the LA Kings seating potential is listed at 18,118.

The main factor this isn’t Five stars is that there are virtually no decent food choices here. But with LOS ANGELES Live just across Chick Hearn Ct., they are thankfully not too far away. As for the typical claims about this place:

Parking
Those lots with the guys waving the flags, advertising $20 and $25 parking? Those are for visitors!! The Pico Station of the Metro Blue line is ONE BLOCK from the Staples Center. And the Pico Station is ONE STATION away from the 7th/Metro station, that connects you to the Purple and Red Lines.

There isn’t a reason you must park close to Staples Center and pay the exorbitant fees. Even if you can not take the train all the way in, it’s worth finding parking closer to 7th/Metro Center and taking the train down one stop. Additionally, you’ll be outside of the cluster trying to get back on the freeway at 8th or Olympic after the show.

DRINKS
You are going to spend $9 for a beer and nearly as much for red wine. This is pretty common. You’ll find some more elaborate alcoholic options at the Harbor or Figueroa Bars found near each of the main entrances of the building.

Atmosphere
Before fans even set foot on the terrazzo floors in the arena, a rather fascinating vibe is produced from simply walking around the arena and taking in the sights at LA Live. For any given game, you’ll find crowds around the arena taking photos of the statues and trying to get their faces on many of the live tapings outside of the gates. Once the lights dim, fans will see the players walking through a makeshift castle on their way to the ice. The intros are rather long with all sorts of images being shown on the ice, green laser beams illuminating the arena, and a energetic chant of “Go Kings Go” to start off the action.

With numerous transplants in the LA area, you will find many opposing fans originally from different regions attending the games. This leads to some fantastic banter during the game and seems to engage the Kings fans even more. It creates an enjoyable ambiance from the first drop of the puck. The LA fans have had a great showing recently at the Staples Center, making a guest team game a tough ticket to come by. Of all LA-based professional sporting events, the fans here seem to be in their seats for gametime.

Service
Those individuals in the maroon jackets have been extremely effective every time I’ve needed them. On the latest visit, one guy even walked us nearly a quarter around the Center in search of some special masks that had been handed out to prior arrivals.

Lineup
Okay, any artist that performs at the Staples Center will likely be high class. We’ve also got our pro basketball and hockey teams. The Hollywood Bowl is, in my opinion, the only other venue in Los Angeles that brings in the heavy hitting headliner shows.. No, they’re not the personal shows that will allow you to get up close and personal with the performer.

You can go to the Greek, the Gibson, the Forum, the Home Depot Center, or perhaps hop next door to the Nokia Theater, but playing Staples Center is truly an achievement for any performer. We were there recently for Kaskade to not only be the first EDM artist to headline, but also to sell out, Staples Center.

Conclusion
Staples Center was the very first arena in sports to become the long term home of three professional sports teams. While the setting between a hockey game and basketball game are vastly various, the turnover rate to change one to another is rather outstanding. Appreciate the Staples Center for what it is: A Los Angeles landmark and an indelible part of the city’s history.

If you can’t stand expensive parking and costly beverages, but you love stars, basketball games, and people-watching, then I have 3 words for you: WELCOME TO LOS ANGELES.

- Chris Mattos

Busiest 4 Days in History of STAPLES Center & L.A. LIVE!

Los Angeles Staples Center

Staples Center Live and Downtown LA

LIVE, STAPLES Center and Downtown Los Angeles will be the center of the sports universe beginning Thursday night. Kings, Lakers, Clippers and the world’s best cyclists will all compete for coveted championship titles during an unprecedented 80 hours in Los Angeles

Fans are encouraged to plan extra travel and parking time if attending any of the events happening in or around STAPLES Center this Sunday, May 20, 2012. In addition to our sold-out playoff games, the streets of downtown will be filled with spectators watching the downtown circuit of the AMGEN TOUR of California cycling race, which finishes on Figueroa Street at Chick Hearn/11th Street at approximately 11:45 AM.

Additionally, the Los Angeles Kings and STAPLES Center have announced to open it’s doors early Sunday morning inviting ticketed fans to enter the arena as early as 9:00 AM. Complimentary coffee and doughnuts will be served until 10:30 AM to ticketholders.

The Los Angeles Convention Center will also be hosting a conference on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Road Closures – Sunday, May 20th

Figueroa Street from Pico Blvd. to Olympic Blvd.
Chick Hearn Ct. from Flower Street to Georgia Street
Pico Blvd. from Flower Street to Figueroa Street
Flower Street from Pico Blvd. to 11th Street
Olympic Blvd. from Figueroa Street to Olive Street
Olive Street, North of Olympic Blvd.
11th Street from Flower Street to Hill Street
Hill Street, North of 11th Street

All of the above streets will be re-opened prior to the end of the Kings game. Pedestrian bridges to cross Figueroa Street will be erected at Figueroa Street just north of Chick Hearn Ct. and at Figueroa Street just north of Pico Blvd.

Directions to Lot 1, Lot W and Lot C are attached for your reference.

Weekend Event Schedule & Information

Thursday, May 17th at 6:00 PM Kings vs. Phoenix Coyotes (Round 3, Home Game 1)
Friday, May 18th at 7:30 PM Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (Series B, Home Game 1)
Saturday, May 19th at 12:30 PM Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs (Round B, Home Game 1)
Saturday, May 19th at 7:30 PM Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (Series B, Home Game 2)
Sunday, May 20th at 8:00 AM “Nissan Ride Before the Pros” (Free to the public, register at http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/nissan.html)
Sunday, May 20th at 10:30 AM AMGEN TOUR of California downtown circuit (beginning on Rodeo Drive, finishing downtown at approximately 11:45 AM)
Sunday, May 20th at 12:00 PM Kings vs. Phoenix Coyotes (Round 3, Home Game 2)
Sunday, May 20th at 7:30 PM Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs (Round B, Home Game 2)

Then there is the LA Kings

The Staples Center has the pleasure of witnessing the high-scoring, high-octane offense of the Lob City-dubbed Los Angeles Clippers.     As long as the LA Lakers have a certain fellow that wears #24, scoring will always take place no matter who is on his supporting cast.   However, there is one team that occupies the Staples Center that definitely has not lit up the league in terms of scoring.   Despite holding the #7 spot in the NHL Western Conference Standings, the Los Angeles Kings are dead last in the NHL in scoring.   Their defense has kept them in the playoff hunt as they’re 4th in the league in defense with only 116 goals allowed.    The Kings have lost their last two games and managed only 47 shots on goal combined within those two games.  Conventional wisdom dictates that if they want to play postseason hockey, they have to start putting the puck in the back of the net.    Daryl Sutter has failed to generate some offense for the LA Kings nearly a month after replacing the axed Terry Murray.

Kings GM Dean Lombardi is on the hot seat.    This is the third head coach that has been hired under his tenure.    At some point, the fan base is going to take their finger-pointing away from the head coach and towards the front office.   The point could be right now.    The acquisition of Mike Richards has failed to jump-start the sputtering engine that is the Kings offense.     In the last 18 games, he has managed just one measly goal.  Gulp.    Simon Gagne is on the shelf with a concussion.  GULP!

They have 20 days until the deadline to try to make a move that could at least alleviate their offensive struggles.     The lining may not be silver at all.   Dean Lombardi has stated out loud his current struggle to find a worthy acquisition. Last year’s acquisition of Dustin Penner by Lombardi has panned out to the tune of four overall goals during the season.

As it is, the Kings may be too salary-cap strapped to make a move at the trade deadline.   They will have nearly 14 million off of their cap room for next season.   However, it’s becoming increasingly unlikely that Dean Lombardi may not get a chance to work with the new cap room.

Los Angeles Kings Tickets are available for all home games at the STAPLES Center. Score your Blackhawks Vs Kings, Bruins Vs Kings or cross town rivals Ducks Vs Kings Tickets.

The Staples Center

Standing tall outside on the Star Plaza are statues of Los Angeles sports heroes Magic Johnson, Wayne Gretzky, Oscar De La Hoya, Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn, and, most recently, Jerry West, the literal “icon” for the National Basketball Association. Today five major sports teams call the Staples Center home, including the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers of the NBA, the WNBA L.A. Sparks, the NHL’s L.A. Kings, and now the NBA D-League’s L.A. D-Fenders. Previously, before the team’s dissolution, the AFL’s L.A. Avengers played at the Staples Center as well. The Center was constructed in just under a year, from 1998-1999, by the Staples corporation. There was some controversy regarding its founding, as the Los Angeles Times Magazine devoted an entire issue in October of 1999 to the opening of the giant new sports arena. The Times were discovered to be a “founding partner” of the Center in exchange for a hefty profit-share, free advertising, and other goodies. The question was raised: what is the relationship between struggling print-media outlets and advertising sources that lead to “profit-sharing”? 300 workers from the Times itself signed a petition in protest later that year, but little was ever done about it and the issue has nearly been forgotten.

Aside of its controversial founding, the Center has gone on to easily recover the $375 million dollar cost of construction. It has also been discovered that the L.A. Times was one of 12 profit sharing companies involved in the founding. In fact, the Center makes so much money per event that it has been quite a boon for the local community. Almost nightly it can house up to 19,000 fans with an average ticket price of well over $60. The Center recently got exposure in the indie flick Drive starring Ryan Gosling, where, during a heist of some kind, uses traffic from the aftermath of a Clipper game to disguise his getaway. With over 250 events year-round and more than 4 million visitors, the Staples Center is a fixture for the Greater L.A. area.

More recently, the Center has become part of its parent company’s, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), L.A. Live complex. Located in downtown Los Angeles, the Live complex is nearly 6 million square feet of Los Angeles entertainment, including bars, theaters, restaurants, ballrooms, museums, and residences. A big secret to the rest of the country, L.A. Live is currently constructing Farmers Field, an NFL stadium set to bring professional football back to L.A. Since the Staples Center is home to both of Los Angeles’ professional basketball teams, the Lakers and the Clippers, whenever the two teams clash for hometown dominance (a clash that has more than naught ended in a Lakers victory), L.A. erupts. Bringing a competitive NFL team back to L.A. would only serve to stir up even more fanfare for professional sporting events. Combined with the recent promised ascension of the L.A. Clippers as “Lob City” starring Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, Los Angeles’ prized sporting Center will feature prominently on the minds of many sports fans throughout the nation for years to come.