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High: 91 | Low: 68
Rise: 6:01am Set: 7:59pm
Surf Report 🏄♀️
High: 3:31pm, 4:27am
Lows: 8:11am, 11:03pm
July 25th, 2023
Partly cloudy ⛅️
🔥 Our temperatures are going up, on this Tuesday.
ON THIS DAY…
🚈 July 25th, 2003: The Metro Gold Line between Union Station and Sierra Madre Villa in Pasadena is officially dedicated. The Metro Gold Line would officially open their doors to passengers the following day, July 26th 2003.
The Gold Line would become our region’s first light rail line of the 21st Century, with the entire project costing $859 million ($1.4b in modern-era).
Metro gave 159,000 passengers a ride on the Gold Line during opening weekend.
The July 29, 2003 employee newsletter MyMetro showcased how our area celebrated this huge accomplishment
🎭️ Unwind from the strikes at The Brisk Festival: The Brisk Festival is an international theater festival of short, ten-minute long one-act plays, and it all begins next week, August 5th, and runs through September 3rd
💁 What? Fifty-five short plays as selected from over 500 submissions. Over 200 artists will compete for a chance to perform in the ‘Finals Weekend,’ where prizes will be awarded for best direction, writing, acting and best overall play.
📆 When? Each Saturday and Sunday from August 5th through September 3rd
📍 Where? The Morgan-Wixson Theatre in Santa Monica
💯 CuratedLA Tip: Broadway is not affected by the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strikes, and thus, can be promoted and enjoyed by both sides of the aisle. The Brisk Festival will be a perfect place to enjoy the moment: strikeless, and enjoy what our community offers.
🚀 4…3…2…1: The Space Shuttle, Endeavour, is getting closer to landing at its permanent home, the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, a 200,00 square foot expansion of the California Science Center. The initial movement of Endeavour from its temporary home commenced on July 20th. This sixth month-long process of relocating the shuttle will allow all of us to enjoy an upfront, and in-person view of Endeavour, all located in the heart of Exposition Park
💪 The Rock surprises fan with cancer: We love seeing and hearing stories of celebrity surprises, especially ones that involve celebrities being of service to others. Here is a video of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson surprising one of his fans that has cancer
👛 Bring the young Barbie fans to this cafe: Cafe Landwer in Culver City has…you guessed it, a Barbie-themed menu. The menu runs until August 7th and is a great way to bond with your loved youngins. Hey Dads…maybe a Daddy/Daughter date is in the works?
🍕 Our Best Bet at getting pizza: …and when that Daddy/Daughter date happens, the rest of the family can swing by one of Culver City’s newest pizza eateries, Best Bet, as this grub is coming in hot, opening today
🥐 Free vegan crepes on July 31st: Vegan Coffee and La Crêpe du Jardin are teaming up together to bring an awesome free, and unique, culinary experience to our East Hollywood Community
🇫🇷 A review of Bar Coucou: The Santa Monica Daily Press takes a visit to this quaint-little French restaurant located in Venice. Review: it is good
FORREST GALANTE LAUNCHES YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Imagine amateur TikTok-wildlife shorts but with high-quality cameras. Bundle the two and you have Forrest’s new channel.
The channel provides viewers with an exclusive glimpse into his extraordinary wildlife expeditions with behind-the-scene footage, the wonders of incredible scenery, natural secrets within our world, exotic wildlife and untamed landscapes.
🌆 The Best Things To Do In L.A. and SoCal This Weekend: The best of the best guide for this week according to LAist
📆 Things To Do in Los Angeles This Week [7-24-2023 to 7-28-2023]: The best of the best guide for things to do in Los Angeles according to We Like L.A.
🎤 Long Time No See9:45pm | 💰️ $30 |📍The Hollywood Improv | ℹ️ ft. Nick Kroll, Andrew Santino, Steve-O, Rachel Wolfson, Jesus Sepulveda, Charles Greaves, Fatimah Taliah, Craig Conant, and more… | Find out more…
⚓ Portual. The Man. 7:00pm, AUG 6TH | 💰️ $29 + |📍The Hollywood Bowl | ℹ️ along with L.A. bands, Chicano Batman and Say She She. | Find out more…
🚇️ Los Angeles, by Subway: The New York Times has an article for those Subway enthusiasts and tourists alike: How to L.A. via Subway (and hey, NYT - get your own city, eh?)
👧 Eleven ways for parents to summer in L.A.: A very helpful guide for parents, guardians, and mentors alike to take the kids out for a stroll within our community. This guide is from L.A. Parent
CITY + G’VT
🚇️ A Swift Metro planned: Taylor Swift will be opening SoFi’s doors to Swifties next week, August 3rd - 9th (with exception of the 5th). As such, Metro will be opening theirs as well, adding additional stops for The Eras Tour, with Metro running until 2:00am to ensure the event runs smoothly
🚴 CicLAvia, where Koreatown meets Hollywood: We are halfway through the CicLAvia’s calendar year. The next event underway for CicLAvia will take place on August 20th. Here is an interactive map of where you can ride, walk or jog on all of the action
🤡 Its time to be a Clown. The best Clown: The Clown School in Glassell Park has announced their latest class schedules for this upcoming fall, allowing all of us to break the rules and find our inner-childhood creativity. The Clown School offers both in-person and virtual classes. But no clowning-around on this one, classes start soon
🏨 AC Hotel in Pasadena breaks ground: Marriott’s AC Hotel just broke ground and is on-track to open hotel doors to the public in 2025. AC Hotel will consist of five-stories, 194 rooms, and will have 5,000 sqft of street-fronting commercial using facing Colorado Blvd, topping this incredible view off with a rooftop bar
👛 Barbie + Oppenheimer see post-historic numbers: Barbie sets the record for the biggest opening for a film directed by a woman. This combined with Oppenheimer curates a massive $235.5 million combined debut
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