Boyle Heights

First Street Bridge reopens

After four long years, the westbound side of the First Street Viaduct reopened to traffic this week. The bridge was closed in order to build the Metro Gold Line extension to East Los Angeles. The First Street Viaduct is the second oldest of the classic Los Angeles River bridges designed [continue reading]

Dining: Guisados Tacos

Editor’s note: This post first appeared on El Pasajero, Metro’s Spanish-language blog, and has been translated. Want a meal that’s a break from the ordinary but with great homemade flavor? Guisados Tacos in Boyle Heights, just steps from the Metro Local 68 stop at the corner of César Chavez Avenue [continue reading]