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]

The art of transit

photo by Steve Hymon/Metro I had been wanting to photograph a Gold Line train on the 1st Street Bridge with a rising full moon in the background. So I gave it a shot — pun intended — and came up with this. Not horrible, not great. It’s probably worth another [continue reading]

Metro CEO Art Leahy explains need to demolish properties to construct Wilshire/Fairfax subway station

The Los Angeles Times ran an opinion piece earlier this week criticizing the Westside Subway Extension for proposing to demolish buildings housing the A+D architecture museum and the Edward Cella Art+Architecture and Steve Turner Contemporary galleries. The land would be used as one of two construction staging areas for the [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Matt Johnson, via Flickr creative commons With the Los Angeles area on the verge of opening a new light rail line — the Expo Line — here’s a photo of another recent addition to the Western U.S. expanding rail system. Take a guess where it was taken — [continue reading]

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