Tag: Purple Line

City Invites Input on Proposed New Transit Neighborhood Plan

City Invites Input on Proposed New Transit Neighborhood Plan

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Back in the summer of 2016, the city Planning Department held a series of workshops on proposed new Transit Neighborhood Plans, which would help guide and encourage development near the three new Purple Line subway stops at Wilshire and La Brea, Wilshire and Fairfax, and Wilshire and La Cienega (comments collected at those meetings were […]

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Weekend Buzz – Events for November 18-19, 2017

Weekend Buzz – Events for November 18-19, 2017

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Zowie, there’s a lot to do this weekend! Saturday starts with two estate sales, for all the pre-holiday vintage bargain hunters. Estate sale number one, which runs both Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 356 S. Hudson Ave., features items from famed television producer John Wells, including both indoor and outdoor/patio […]

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Weekend Buzz – Events for November 11-12, 2017

Weekend Buzz – Events for November 11-12, 2017

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is Veterans’ Day weekend, so many families may have a nice leisurely three days, with many kids off school today. Saturday seems to be the jam-packed day this weekend, and families with kids may be happy to note that it is also National Neighborhood Toy Store Day, and both of our local toy stores […]

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Weekend Buzz – Events for October 28-29, 2017

Weekend Buzz – Events for October 28-29, 2017

| October 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Almost-Halloween weekend, which is definitely chock full of spooky (and other) fun. First on Saturday morning, this week’s taking-care-of-business opportunity is the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, in which you can turn in your unused, unwanted or expired medications for safe disposal at the LAPD Hollywood station parking lot, 1358 N. […]

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Metro Work Intensifying Near Wilshire/Western

Metro Work Intensifying Near Wilshire/Western

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we reported last month, subway construction activity is starting to intensify near the Wilshire/Western intersection, where new tunnels heading to and from the new stops at La Brea and points west will eventually connect with the existing tunnels heading east from Western Ave.  Metro has recently been relocating utility and sewer lines near Western, […]

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Metro Meeting Provides Construction Updates

Metro Meeting Provides Construction Updates

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its bi-monthly Construction Community Meeting on Tuesday, September 26, representatives from Metro and construction contractor Skanska-Traylor-Shea provided a number of updates on various aspects of the Purple Line subway extension project…but the main overall news was that construction is generally proceeding smoothly and on schedule for the planned 2023 opening. Locally, the biggest news […]

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