Saturday night saw the grand opening of one of Northeast L.A.’s most unusual art spaces: a Cypress Park pedestrian tunnel under Figueroa Street. Eastsider contributor Nathan Solis, who wrote about the tunnel last week, returned Saturday night for the opening show. Yancey Quinones, owner of Antigua Coffee, gets credit for convincing city officials to reopen the tunnel near his cafe as public art space.
“Here’s to hoping for more galleries in the area, above and underground,” said Solis. He posted more photos and observations on his blog, Avenue Meander.