The tile was extremely popular at the May 3 event at Union Station and sold out. Tiles can now be purchased in the Metro online store for $7.60 apiece plus shipping.
With construction and maintenance work on the Patsaouras Bus Plaza winding down, the Dodger Stadium Express moves back to its normal loading place at Bus Bay 3 for the Dodgers homestand that begins tonight against the mighty Cincinnati Reds. For more information about the Dodger Stadium Express, click here. The bus [continue reading]
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Special tours are offered this month in celebration of Union Station’s 75th anniversary. Led by trained Metro Art Docents, the tours cover historic Union Station architecture and spaces not generally open to the public, including the old ticket concourse and former “Fred Harvey” restaurant, which operated 1939-67. Additionally, the tours [continue reading]
The Dodgers are hosting a huge four-game series this weekend against their NL West rivals San Francisco Giants, who currently have a 2.5-game lead in the division. The first game of the series is tonight at 7:10 p.m. A heads up for those taking the Dodger Stadium Express to the games: [continue reading]
Here’s another video from Saturday’s festivities for the 75th anniversary of Union Station. There’s some nice footage that gives you an idea of the flavor of the day and the seriously big crowds that descended upon Union Station.
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Another set of photos from Union Station this morning and afternoon; here is another set of photos from earlier. Click to see a larger version of a photo. All photos by Juan Ocampo for Metro.
A little warm weather on Saturday didn’t keep crowds at bay as thousands of people descended on Union Station for the building’s 75th anniversary celebration that featured live music, train exhibitions, speeches from dignitaries and a lot of folks who apparently wished it was 1939 all over again. The above [continue reading]
If you’re visiting Union Station on Saturday for the 75th anniversary festivities, please check out the new Metro Information Tower that looks a little like the monolith in “2001: A Space Odyssey” but doesn’t leave you guessing about its purpose in life. The 17-foot tall interactive kiosk in the Union Station [continue reading]