Information about this bus tour
Guests and featured locations on the August 15th, 2015 edition of The Lowdown on Downtown include:
• Complementary gelato tasting at Gelateria Uli in the Spring Arcade
• Pershing Square visit with Amos of Streetwise LA
• Bradbury Building visit with Bunker Hill native son Gordon Pattison
• Tour of Ernest Batchelder’s ornately tiled Dutch Chocolate Shop.
• Arts District insights from longtime resident Terry Ellsworth.
Tour runs from 12noon to 4pm (4 hours).
We walk more on this tour than any other, but if it’s pouring rain the tour will be altered so we can stay comfortably on the bus, with just quick hops off. Bring an umbrella and coat in case of rain for our short walks off the bus, and a hat in case of heat.
There are no paper tickets: your name will be on a list at the bus door. Check in is at 11:30am for a 12pm sharp departure. Tickets can be ordered online until the morning of the tour. For last minute bookings, please feel free to call 213-915-8687 after 8am on tour day, and if there are seats available, you can reserve a spot and pay with cash at the bus.
Parking / Breakfast suggestions
Paid lot parking is available directly across the street from the Daily Dose Cafe, at the Perfect Parking, Inc. lot at 1805 Industrial Street. Parking is market rate and can be $10 or more. Reserve in advance with Perfect Parking, Inc. at least 48 hours before arrival to secure $7 all day parking by contacting Yutti@perfectparkingLA.com.
The Daily Dose is a great place for breakfast, but we recommend that you arrive about a half an hour before check in, so that neither you nor the cafe is rushed.
Food and (non-alcoholic) beverages are permitted; no audio or video-taping without permission. We regret that there are no refunds for passengers who miss the bus.
Overview of this bus tour
The Daily Dose Cafe
1820 Industrial Street
Los Angeles 90021
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