Archive for Boyle Heights

The Soto Metro Station in Boyle Heights

Jan 31, 2011 by Lisa Newton

At the corner of 1st and Soto Street in Boyle Heights is where the Soto Metro Station is located.
Indeed, from the first moment I lied my eyes upon it, I silently said to myself, [...]

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Celebrating the Holidays at Farmers Market In Boyle Heights

Dec 13, 2010 by Lisa Newton

What could be better–celebrating the Holidays or buying local?
Well, the easy answer is both, which is what you’ll find on Friday, December 17th, from 3:30pm until 9:00pm, when the Boyle Heights Farmers Market hosts the [...]

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A walk along Cesar E. Chavez Avenue

Dec 09, 2010 by Lisa Newton

At just over 6 miles, Cesar E. Chavez Avenue is actually a fairly new Los Angeles Street.
Inaugurated in 1994, and named in honor of the famous union leader César Chávez, the street starts at the [...]

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CicLAvia = No Cars and Social Integration

Oct 04, 2010 by Lisa Newton

What is CicLAvia?
It’s Los Angeles’ first “open-street” celebration day. On Sunday, October 10th, 2010, 7 ½ miles of streets, from Boyle Heights to East Hollywood, will be closed to motorized traffic, meaning car-free, from 10:00am [...]

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Estrada Courts Public Murals in Boyle Heights

Mar 31, 2010

In many ways, Travelin’ Local is a hip online lifestyle magazine that brings you the latest about what’s hot and what’s not.
However, along the way, it can easily be argued that we’re also a [...]

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Boyle Heights Historic Places include a Sears and a Synagogue

Mar 29, 2010

Both buildings are located in Boyle Heights, and they’re both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Los Angeles, a relative new city when compared to the founding of the nation on the East [...]

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Boyle Heights and Hollenbeck Park

Mar 25, 2010

Amazingly, the journey that leads to Hollenbeck Park, which is located in Boyle Heights, originally started in Ohio and Illinois, moved to Nicaragua, and then finally arrived in Los Angeles, circa 1876.

As William Mulholland was [...]

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Boyle Heights Long and Rich History

Mar 17, 2010

Previously considered the area for “new” Los Angeles residents, Boyle Heights has a long and rich history.
The Los Angeles neighborhood is named after Andrew A. Boyle, an Irish immigrant who built his first home in [...]

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