Downtown Flea July 28th from DTFlea on Vimeo. Besides the Friday performance of Atabey at Union Station this evening and Dia de los Muertos events getting underway this weekend, Downtown Flea is also taking place this Sunday in downtown’s Historic Core. Shop for unique vintage collectibles and enjoy various dishes from local [continue reading]
Artisanal LA is a weekend-long experience showcasing the country’s finest local, sustainable, handmade edibles and home goods. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 12 – 13, at the L.A. Mart in the DTLA Fashion District. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. With all the shopping to be done [continue reading]
The next CicLAvia takes place Sunday, October 6, with the route exploring DTLA. The event is free to the public and lasts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Go Metro to save on CicLAvia T-shirts and collectibles. Just show your valid TAP card at the Mariachi Plaza Hub merchandise tent [continue reading]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=af9wBr33mKc] Great video brought to our attention by Twitter follower @generasianx. Video summary: adorable kid takes transit to explore DTLA. Click play and brighten up 7 minutes of your day.
Here’s something to cure your post-summer blues: after three long months, CicLAvia is back this Oct. 6, allowing bicyclists, pedestrians, skateboarders and others the rare opportunity to explore miles of L.A. city streets sans cars. The planned “Heart of L.A.” route consists of 7.5 miles of protected roadways in downtown [continue reading]
Two Grand Performances are taking place this weekend. The Gypsy Allstars perform on Friday at noon, and Chico Trulillo and Las Cafeteras take the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Both performances are free. Dine at the nearby Noe Restaurant and Bar before or after the performances and save 15% on your bill [continue reading]
Spotted across the street from the Pershing Square Station entrance, a couple of giraffes watch a passing bus. Want to submit a photo to Art of Transit? Email us the photo at email@example.com, tweet us or post the photo to our Flickr group (in the description please give us permission to use it on The Source).
53 intersections throughout L.A. will be upgraded with continental crosswalks (a.k.a. zebra crossings, see above pic) by March of 2013, which is fantastic news for the thousands that live and work in L.A. Continental crosswalks provide higher visibility to advise motorists that pedestrians may be present, making for a safer [continue reading]
Fans of 3D movies won’t want to miss the 3D Film Festival taking place all weekend at L.A. LIVE. The event celebrates 3D filmmakers and content creators from around the world. Catch the 3DFF Horror Show Double Feature on Friday night at Regal Cinemas. Piranha 3DD shows at 10 p.m. [continue reading]
From state-champions to local big shots, there are tons of super fast cyclists that claim to be fastest of the fast. However, there’s only one way to settle who’s fit to be throned with the title as the fastest cyclist amongst the chatter of the cycling community, and that readers [continue reading]