Monthly Archives: April 2012

Expo Line Opens Saturday, April 28, 2012!

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We Took a Preview Tour of the Expo Line

The wait is almost over – Expo Line Phase I is opening!

For this Metro Duo, the Expo Line opening is personal. As long as we’ve known each other, we’ve been waiting for this Metro line to bring us together – and Saturday, April 28, it opens!

Opening weekend (Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29) the Expo Line will be FREE.

On Saturday, Metro has organized free entertainment, including live music, on-stage karaoke, performances by local dance groups, and tasty treats will be available for purchase from food trucks and local eateries. These activities will be at the stations at 7th Street/Metro Center, ExpoPark/USC, Expo/Crenshaw, and La Cienega/Jefferson.

Check out our friend, jazz singer Devon Deming, who will be belting out the tunes from 2 -2:45 p.m. at the La Cienega/Jefferson station.

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Pasadena’s Doo Dah Parade Struts Its Stuff April 28, 2012

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Gold Line Event: Pasadena’s 2012 Doo Dah Parade Struts Its Stuff

The 35th Occasional Doo Dah Parade Hits Pasadena on Saturday, April 28
from 11 am – approximately 1 pm — FREE Event — Fun and Zany!
Colorado Blvd. between Altadena Drive and San Gabriel Blvd.
Pasadena, CA

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CicLAvia Flowed Smoothly on Los Angeles Streets April 15, 2012

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We Took a Sunday Stroll Through LA with CicLAvia

Sunday’s CicLAvia — LA’s fourth, our third — seemed even more successful than its predecessors in operational smoothness and participants’ enthusiasm. It was a beautiful LA day, and everyone gave up on doing taxes to come out and enjoy LA’s biggest citywide block party.

Plan on joining the fun in the fall — Sunday, October 14, 2012.

The route is accessible by Metro Rail. So hop on a train and join us.

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