Month: November 2011

Life of pie

Trying to save time this holiday season? Here are a couple of suggestions for great pumpkin pie the easy way … via Metro. Sweet Lady Jane is a great place for pumpkin pie, coconut cake, whatever: 8360 Melrose Ave.; West Hollywood; (323) 653-7145. (Call ahead to check on pie availability.) [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Alan Weeks, via Metro Transportation Library and Archive’s Flickr page Great shot of the old Glendale Line streetcar crossing the Los Angeles River in April, 1952. As many locals know, the bridge abutments are still there but the span is gone. The photo was taken from the Hyperion [continue reading]

House Republicans unveil their version of transportation spending bill and call for opening ANWR to drilling

As I mentioned in the headlines earlier, House Republicans today announced their version of a multi-year transportation funding bill — and it’s very different from the two-year bill being discussed in the Senate. Here’s the news from Metro’s government relations staff: Today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Transportation [continue reading]