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Expo opening day celebrations

Expo Line opens this Saturday with events being held at four stations along the line from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All events are free to attend. 7th St/Metro Center Station – 7th Street between Figueroa and Hope Entertainment at this station will include Double Gee NineNet, a Latino jazz band presented by [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Erik Mauer, via Flickr Creative Commons Part of a very interesting “Then and Now” series, superimposing old photos with new urban landscape. The photo shows the Spadina Streetcar – and its previous incarnation as a Belt Line streetcar – in Toronto, Canada. To submit a photo for the [continue reading]

Go Metro Weekends, April 13-15

If you’re into movie fashion, take a long lunch on Friday and visit the FIDM Museum, which is currently presenting the 20th anniversary Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition. Celebrating the art and industry of costume designers, this exhibition presents more than 100 costumes from twenty films released in [continue reading]

Go Metro Weekends, April 6-8

Start Passover Friday at Rosa Mexicano and their fantastic Mexican Passover dinner. Bringing a new twist to traditional Seder specialties, chef Jonathan Waxman has created a menu that is kosher, unique and tasty. Some dishes include Huachinango “gefilte fish,” traditional red snapper dumplings served with pickled vegetables and jalapenos, and [continue reading]

Metro hosting a job fair for veterans

Metro will be hosting a job fair for military veterans on Friday, April 13. The fair starts at 10 a.m. and is located at Metro Headquarters Building, One Gateway Plaza. Some of the participating organizations include Metro, LAPD, LAFD and Metrolink. Job Fair for Military Veterans

Metro at Abilities Expo

The Abilities Expo got underway today at the L.A. Convention Center West Hall and will continue through the weekend. Booths and vendors abound, showcasing the latest products and services to help make life easier for those with disabilities, and there are free workshops, events and activities for everyone. Metro is participating [continue reading]