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Southwest Museum with palm trees

Photo by Martha Benedict

The Southwest Museum will reopen next month

The landmark museum on Washington It is slated to open in late June, more than a year after it closed at the start of the pandemic, The Eastsider reports. We also have an overview of the status of other NELA museums and art centers.

Dodger Gondola chooses a route

The proposed aerial tram that would connect Union Station to Dodger Stadium would primarily run down Alameda Street and include a stopover in Chinatown near LA State Historic Park and the Gold Line station, reports The Eastsider.

Head to Highland Park if you want to try LA’s best taco

Villa Tacos in Highland Park celebrated her victory in the LA TACO TACO MADNESS competition last week, beating the previous champions. Mariscos Jalisco and Macheen from East LA. This and other Eastside restaurants and shopping news in Good Taste.

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Atwater Village: Tastefully Overworked Artisan with ADU

If you were looking for the perfect home from home in NELA and especially the trendy Atwater Village, you’ve come to the right place.

This newest, meticulously redesigned and finished modern Craftsman 3 bed, 2 bath bungalow with a large fully approved ADU from Urban Dweller will check everything on your list and more.

The main house (4419 Brunswick) is 1440 m² and offers an oversized open plan living / dining / kitchen / work area, wooden floors, Bertazzoni appliances, a large kitchen island with a butcher’s block worktop, custom-made cabinets and quartz worktops. The 3 bedrooms, 2 beautifully tiled bathrooms and a linen cupboard complete the layout of the main house.

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• • East LA suspect: The LA Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to help locate the gang member suspected of scaring away three people last month Rudy’s Bar & Grill.

• Police escort: LAPD officers ensure a safe crossing busy for some ducks cross Glendale Boulevard on the way to Echo Park Lake.

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• • 25. May: Richard Alther discusses Bedside Matters with Carla Malden (Sponsored)

Richard Alther will have a virtual chat with Carla Malden, daughter of the late actor Karl Malden, about Richard’s new novel “Bedside Matters”, hosted by Skylight Books.

• • May 22: Arroyo Arts Collective presents “Fools for Hope”

• • May 22: The Spotlight Virtual Grand Finale of the Music Center

Here you can find details and other events

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