The art and destinations guide are posted after the jump. They can be downloaded as pdfs — destination here and art here — or you can view them on this blog using Scribd.
In a perfect world, I’d be writing that you could take a downbound Expo Line train the Thursday and Friday night Bruce Springsteen shows at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. As fate would have it — pretty much sealed the day I got a ticket to the Friday night show [continue reading]
Looking for a way to celebrate the opening of Expo? Take advantage of the free rides on April 28 and head to the Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital’s Everychild Playground, located right in front of Expo Line’s 23rd Street Station. Saturday is the Everychild Playground Play Day from 10 a.m. to [continue reading]
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will implement many bus line detours and provide longer trains in support of CicLAvia this Sunday, April 15. The fourth official CicLAvia event in the Downtown L.A. area is designed to celebrate car-free enjoyment of public spaces for pedestrians, bicyclists, joggers, skateboarders [continue reading]
The Dodgers first regular season home game begins in less than an hour. Crowds are healthy for the Dodger Stadium Express between Union Station and the ballpark (more info about the bus service here). The above photo was taken about 11:45 a.m.
Here’s the news release: Metro will again offer Dodger Stadium Express bus service from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles to Dodger Stadium throughout the regular 2012 baseball season under a grant approved by the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC). The Dodgers opening day game against the [continue reading]
The Canadian singer and songwriter plays the El Rey tonight with the doors opening at 7 p.m. The tour is in support of her new album “Voyageur” that features collaborations with Bon Iver and came out to (as usual) good reviews last year. As of 10:50 a.m., tickets are still [continue reading]
Once the Expo Line opens, the University of Southern California is going to be extremely easy to reach with three stations in the immediate area: Jefferson/USC, Expo Park/USC and Expo/Vermont. This is great news for students, but what about the people who aren’t there for class? Movie buffs can visit [continue reading]
EXPO LINE UPDATE, SORT OF: I was along the Expo Line alignment early Saturday evening and it was exciting to see the number and frequency of trains running along the tracks between La Cienega and downtown L.A. at night. As for an opening date….still no official word. But I can [continue reading]
While the opening of Expo Line is still a little ways off, it’s never too early to start planning destinations. With that in mind, let’s take the first of several looks what’s available at the terminus of Phase I: Culver City. Tired of lofty, serious art museums? Then check out WWA gallery, located in [continue reading]