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UPCOMING EVENTS 8th Annual Port of Los Angeles Cars & Stripes Forever!® Friday, July 1, 5-10 p.m. Free Pre-Independence Day celebration near the World Cruise Center with a car show featuring more than 100 classic cars, live bands, food trucks, beer garden, and a grand fireworks finale.

2016 Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24, Times vary “Come for the feast, stay for the fun!” is the motto for the world’s largest lobster festival, featuring family entertainment, live music, and of course, fresh Maine lobster. New for 2016: Festival grounds located near Battleship IOWA and the event is two months earlier in July.

LA Fleet Week™ 2016 Labor Day Weekend, September 2-5, Times vary Fleet Week is an annual patriotic tradition where active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations dock in a major U.S. city for one week. The inaugural LA Fleet Week™ is a free, public event featuring guided ship tours, military demonstrations and an air show with live entertainment.

THE BUSIEST SUMMER YET ON THE LA WATERFRONT Summer is officially here and kicks off the busiest season along the LA Waterfront. In anticipation, our staff at the Port of Los Angeles has been gearing up, working with our partners in the community to organize an amazing line-up of events and activities. There’s never a better time to take advantage of all there is to do, see and discover along the LA Waterfront. While many popular annual events will return – like the Cars & Stripes Forever! Car Show, the Lobster Festival and the Cabrillo Beach Fireworks Spectacular – we’re excited about some of the newest additions to the schedule. Last fall we announced the U.S. Navy’s selection of Los Angeles – and more specifically the LA Waterfront in San Pedro – as one of its official locations for “Fleet Week.” Coming this Labor Day Weekend, the annual “LA Fleet Week” celebration will include public tours of active Navy vessels, a STEM Expo, aircraft flyovers and various other military demonstration activities. Thousands of military personnel will come ashore during the September 2-5 celebration. Visit for up-to-date information. In February, we also saw the grand opening of Brouwerij (pronounced brewery) West at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles. Located in the renovated historic Warehouse No. 9 next to CRAFTED, the full-production craft brewery is already generating lots of excitement. See more details on Pages 6-7. I was also pleased to join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Councilman Joe Buscaino at the unveiling of plans for the new San Pedro Public Market, the proposed $100 million redevelopment of the Ports O’ Call Village area. When completed, the redevelopment will represent a tremendous asset to the San Pedro and Wilmington areas. Read more about the proposed plans on Page 3. Highlights of this summer’s LA Waterfront events can be found on Page 4. Mark your calendars now for what is sure to be a summer to enjoy and remember for years to come.

Red Bull Global Rallycross: Los Angeles Double Header Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, Race times vary The Red Bull Global Rallycross pits small production-based cars driven by star drivers against each other in doorto-door racing featuring dirt, asphalt, and table-top jumps. The season finale ends at the Outer Harbor at 3011 Miner Street, San Pedro, CA, 90731


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Eugene D. Seroka Executive Director BOARD OF HARBOR COMMISIONERS Ambassador Vilma Martinez, President David Arian, Vice President Patricia Castellanos, Commissioner Anthony Pirozzi, Jr., Commissioner Edward Renwick, Commissioner



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TRANSFORMING THE LA WATERFRONT SAN PEDRO PUBLIC MARKET UNVEILED The night of March 2 marked a turning point for the future of the LA Waterfront.

Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a 50-year lease for the new marketplace.

That evening, before a crowd of hundreds gathered at the Warner Grand Theatre, local leaders and the LA Waterfront Alliance development team of The Ratkovich Company and Jerico Development unveiled their vision for the long-awaited transformation of Ports O’ Call Village area.

“We have dreamed for decades of an LA Waterfront that brings our entire City together — a place where families, friends, and neighbors can gather to eat, stroll, shop, and enjoy the water," said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. “Today, I am proud to say that we don't have to imagine it anymore. With the signing of this lease, we bring these long-awaited plans to life and commit ourselves to the vision of a world-class waterfront in Los Angeles.”

Officially named the San Pedro Public Market, the $100 million project is the first comprehensive redevelopment of the 30-acre site since it was built in the 1960s. The new name and proposed design concepts were presented after many months of public comment and input into the project. “Ideas from the community have been instrumental in shaping the approach and design for this project,” said Wayne Ratkovich, president of The Ratkovich Company. “The resulting design is one that will create a vibrant, family friendly shopping, dining, entertainment and recreational-themed destination for both locals and tourists to enjoy.” The first phase of the project will include 16 acres of restaurants, shopping, fresh markets, and boutique-style office space, as well as more than half a mile of waterfront promenade. It will also feature ample outdoor space, including an open-air amphitheater for live entertainment, interactive family friendly attractions and year-round events. Momentum for the project continued in May, when the Port of Los

To assure public access to the privately funded investment project, the Port will continue work on already approved infrastructure upgrades in the area. These include the Sampson Way and 7th Street Intersection Improvements; the Town Square at 6th Street project; and the promenade and parking that will be part of the new San Pedro Public Market development. “This transformative project is a key component in our ongoing, broader plan to revitalize and reenergize the LA Waterfront, and improve ocean-side access for residents and visitors,” said Ambassador Vilma Martinez, who serves as president of the Los Angeles Harbor Commission. “The San Pedro Public Market will be the defining jewel of the LA Waterfront,” said Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino. “It’s exciting to see the community come together around this important development. Gone are the days of talking about it – this project is happening.”



YOUR SUMMER FUN CHECKLIST Whether you’ve got big travel plans or a staycation in mind, mark your calendars now for the many family friendly activities planned along the LA Waterfront this summer. Many events are free, so you can’t beat the price! And we’ve got a few new ones that are already generating buzz around town. One of these is LA Fleet Week™. For the first time, the City of Los Angeles and the Port will be hosting Navy ships at the LA Waterfront over the Labor Day Weekend, September 2-5. The Navy will be offering public tours of working vessels, equipment demos and giving visitors a peak into the daily life of our nation's men and women in the military. Be sure to catch the flyover aircraft demonstrations that are also planned. Visit for details and tickets.






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This “Paws-i-tive Vibes” Pet Expo & Concert comes to Wilmington Waterfront Park, where you can show off your pet while taking in some great live music. Bring a lawn chair and chill-ax!

FRI.-SUN, JULY 22-24

The perfect way to kick off the 4th of July weekend! This free car show event will feature more than 100 classic cars, live bands, food trucks and beer at the Cruise Terminal, San Pedro.


Cabrillo Beach is the place to be for some of the best fireworks in the Southland— the 66th Annual John Olguin July 4th Spectacular Fireworks Show.


5 - 10 p.m. EAT. DRINK. CELEBRATE! The San Pedro Chamber's 2016 Taste of San Pedro is a culinary waterfront festival featuring cuisine from 20 San Pedro and Peninsula area restaurants. Enjoy craft beers at the new Brouwerij West, craft spirits and wine tasting. Held this year at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles open air courtyard.


PORT OF LOS ANGELES LOBSTER FESTIVAL Fri. 5 - 11 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

“Come for the feast, stay for the fun” is the motto for the world’s largest lobster festival, featuring family entertainment, live music, fresh Maine lobster and other culinary delights. For details, visit


LA FLEET WEEK™ Fri. – Mon. Sep. 2-5 Come see and board working Navy ships during the first annual Fleet Week along the LA Waterfront. Visit for details. Parade of ships also planned.

EDUCATION IS FRONT AND CENTER AT ® AMERICA’S PORT Kassandra Jimenez didn’t really know much about ports or how they worked, despite living just a few miles away in Wilmington and seeing the large cargo ships and cranes on her way to school. Nor had the 5th grader ever been on a boat. So when her class at Harry Bridges Span Elementary participated in the Port’s free Student Boat Tour Program in February, she was amazed at all there was to see and learn about the nation’s largest trade gateway. The Student Boat Tour program is just one of many educational initiatives supported by the Port of Los Angeles. Now reaching more than 35,000 students annually, the Port’s educational programs have become an integral part of the Port's community outreach over the last decade. Targeting students of all ages both locally and across the Los Angeles region, the Port’s educational initiatives focus on promoting an understanding of ports and the maritime industry, and providing resources and experiences that broaden students’ view of the southern California region, international trade and port-related jobs and careers. “What started as a few targeted projects years ago has evolved into a multi-faceted educational program at the Port,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. “Students are fascinated to see it in action and up close. They come away with a much stronger understanding about the importance of ports and international trade to our region and economy.” • Student Boat Tour Program – Students learn firsthand about international commerce, port operations, cargo movement, and port environmental programs and security initiatives. • Think Watershed Field Trips – Students engage in scienceoriented, hands-on learning including a plankton lab and water visibility testing, and learn how human behavior affects air and water quality. • TransPORTer Mobile Exhibit – The Port's traveling, interactive exhibit gives visitors a look into Port history and its valuable

role as an economic engine and environmental leader. • Youth Leadership Conference – In February 2016, the Port sponsored its first youth leadership conference for area middle school students interested in exploring port careers like engineers, environmentalists, police and pilots. • Youth Education Grants & Sponsorships – The Port provides sponsorships and community grants each year to support a variety of youth educational programs, including the Los Angeles Maritime Institute’s TopSail Youth Program and the International Trade Education Programs, Inc. (ITEP), among others. • International Economic Summit – Over the past two years, the Port has partnered with Boise State University to host an International Economic Summit for high school students. • Engineering Week - Every year port engineers go to Harbor Area schools to present and inspire students about careers in engineering. • STEM Funshop - The Port has hosted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) community events, where attendees experience STEM-related port activities demonstrated by Port engineers, environmentalists, police and pilots. • Scout Program – The Port hosts local scout troops for an annual “Scout Day,” which includes a boat tour and a TransPORTer mobile exhibit visit. • Operation Teddy Bear – In addition to grant support, the Port helps the Volunteer Center South-Bay-Harbor-Long Beach with Operation Teddy Bear care package deliveries to Wilmington area first graders. • Internships & Scholarships – Each year, the Port employs college student workers, offers college summer internships, and supports the ITEP high school summer internship program. This summer the Port will launch a Fellows Program for university graduate students.



MORE ON TAP AT THE LA WATERFRONT: BROUWERIJ WEST OPENS AT CRAFTED A long awaited labor of love, Brouwerij West (the Dutch word for brewery) at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles has officially opened its doors to the public. More than 4,400 people attended the grand opening of the new craft brewery on February 27, with local bands playing in the courtyard, food trucks serving up local fare, and of course, plenty of new Belgian-inspired beer made right in San Pedro. Volunteers from the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy were on hand to help pour, and the long lines at the bars and food trucks didn’t dampen the spirits of the visitors, many of them local residents who have anticipated the arrival of Brouwerij West for years. Housed in Warehouse No. 9 at 22nd and Miner Street, Brouwerij West welcomes both craft beer aficionados and thirsty explorers to its tasting room, offering a diverse and eclectic line-up of brews that include Saison Extra, Dog Ate My Homework and Get Back. Visitors can also purchase Brouwerij West beer by the bottle on-site or take home refillable growlers. The initial response has been great, with the tasting room seeing a steady flow of locals and those from outside the area coming through the door. With capacity to initially produce more than 5,000 barrels annually and a 14-tap system in its tasting room, Brouwerij West plans to continue adding more styles to the menu in the coming months. Experimental, seasonal and specialty brews will also be distributed to restaurants, bars and stores around the area that carry craft beers. “We’ve put a lot into creating an inviting atmosphere for people to relax and enjoy themselves, whether they know a little or a lot about craft beer,” said Brouwerij West founder and San Pedro native Brian Mercer. “We’ll be continually experimenting with new styles, flavors and ingredients, as well as holding events and giving tours, so there will always be something new to experience when stopping by.” Mercer began producing Brouwerij West beer in 2010, building up distribution to more than 30 states and six countries, and developing a 6


“We thought a craft brewery and tasting room would be a great addition to the property and started inquiring with breweries that were looking to grow. It took almost a year to find Brouwerij West, but it was a perfect match.” – Rachel Sindelar Executive Director, CRAFTED at The Port of Los Angeles

strong following of fans who love the beer and the brand’s art-driven labels. The rapid growth led Mercer and business partner Dave Holop to look for a permanent home, and through a serendipitous turn of events, they found that home at CRAFTED. “We thought a craft brewery and tasting room would be a great addition to the property and started inquiring with breweries that were looking to grow,” said CRAFTED Executive Director Rachel Sindelar. “It took almost a year to find Brouwerij West, but it was a perfect match.”

and restaurants are being pursued as well. “We love our location and the buildings, and are proud of what we’ve been able to do with them,” said Sindelar. “The opening of the new brewery was a key step in moving the LA Waterfront forward, and with the San Pedro Public Market and AltaSea breaking ground soon, we couldn’t be more excited about what the future holds.” CRAFTED is located at the corner of 22nd Street & Miner Street. Visit and for hours and information.

The idea for CRAFTED began in 2011, when the twin Warehouses 9 & 10 at the Port of Los Angeles caught the eye of developer Wayne Blank. Blank had founded the Bergamot Station Arts Complex in Santa Monica, and with his wife Shoshana, currently owns the Shoshana Wayne Gallery at that location. “Where others saw dilapidated buildings, we saw a vibrant location for a new unique community gathering place, and an opportunity to preserve some of the Port’s rich history and authentic charm,” said Blank, managing partner for CRAFTED. When it first opened in June 2012, CRAFTED gave local artisans and craftspeople a permanent location to display and sell a wide range of handmade goods. In dozens of individually decorated stalls, visitors can find everything from artisanal foods to pieces of art, furniture, jewelry and clothing. Even everyday items – like coffee, olive oil and soap – are handcrafted and offered at the marketplace. Though initially intended to be visitor-serving, the project has earned the appreciation of many locals. Brouwerij West is just the first of several proposed additions at the CRAFTED property. Improvements continue on the courtyard area between the two buildings, which formerly served as a railyard serving the two warehouses. Large concrete stairs and planters poured along the loading dock double as places to lounge and relax. With an updated lease from the Port allowing expanded uses in Warehouses 9 & 10, the CRAFTED team is also looking into development of an artisanal kitchen space, which will provide an all-new venue for cooking classes and demonstrations, or even rental space for independent chefs, food artists and caterers. Cafés



PRÓXIMOS EVENTOS 8vo Festival Anual del Puerto de Los Angeles Cars & Stripes Forever!® Viernes, 1ro de julio, 5-10 p.m. Celebración Gratuita de PreIndependencia cerca de World Cruise Center con un show de autos presentando más de 100 autos clásicos, bandas en vivo, camiones de alimentos, cervecería al aire libre, y final de juegos pirotécnicos.

EL ATAREADO VERANO AÚN EN WATERFRONT El verano ha llegado oficialmente y da inicio a la temporada de mayor actividad a lo largo del LA Waterfront. Por anticipado, nuestro personal en el Puerto de Los Ángeles ha estado preparando, en colaboración con nuestros socios de la comunidad una increíble gama de eventos y actividades. No hay mejor momento para aprovechar todo lo que hay que hacer, ver y descubrir lo largo del LA Waterfront. Aunque volverán muchos eventos populares anuales- como el show de autos Cars & Stripes Forever!, el Festival de la Langosta y los espectaculares Juegos Pirotécnicos de Cabrillo Beach- estamos muy contentos con algunas adiciones nuevas a la programación.

2016 Festival de Langostas del Puerto de Los Ángeles

El otoño pasado anunciamos la selección de la Marina de los Estados Unidos de Los Ángeles - y más concretamente el LA Waterfront en San Pedro- como una de sus ubicaciones oficiales para la celebración de " Fleet Week.” Próximamente este Fin de Semana de Día de Trabajo, la celebración anual de “LA Fleet Week” incluirá visitas públicas de buques activos de la Armada, una Exposición STEM, vuelos de un avión y muchas otras actividades de demostración militar. Miles de militares encallarán durante la celebración de 2-5 de septiembre. Visite para información actualizada.

LA Fleet Week™ 2016

En febrero, también vimos la gran inauguración de Brouwerij (se pronuncia brewery) West en CRAFTED en el Puerto de Los Ángeles. Ubicado en el almacén histórico renovado No. 9 cerca de CRAFTED, la cervecería artesanal de producción completa que ya está generando mucha emoción. Vea más detalles en las Páginas 6-7.

Viernes, 22 a domingo 24 de julio, los horas cambian “¡Venga al banquete, quédese para la diversión!” es el lema del festival de langostas más grande del mundo. Nuevo para 2016: lugares del festival cerca de Battleship IOWA y el evento es dos meses antes en julio. Fin de Semana Día del Trabajo, 2-5 de septiembre, las horas cambian. Fleet Week es una tradición patriótica anual donde los barcos militares activos recientemente desplegados en operaciones en ultramar embarcan en una ciudad principal de los Estados Unidos por una Semana. La Semana inaugural de Fleet Week™ LA es un evento público gratuito que presenta tours guiados en barco, demostraciones militares y un show en el aire con entretenimiento en vivo.

Red Bull Global Rallycross: Los Angeles Double Header Sábado 8 y domingo 9 de octubre, el horario de carrera cambia Red Bull Global Rallycross presenta autos basados en una producción pequeña conducidos por conductores famosos compitiendo entre ellos en carreras muy cerradas en asfalto o en terreno destapado. El final de temporada es en Autor Harbor en 3011 Miner Street, San Pedro, CA, 90731


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También estuve complacido de reunirme con el Alcalde de Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti y el concejal de la ciudad, Joe Buscaino en la presentación de los planes para la Nueva Plaza de Mercado Público de San Pedro, los $100 millones propuestos para el redesarrollo del área del pueblo de Ports O’ Call. Cuando concluida, el redesarrollo representará un activo importante para las áreas de San Pedro y Wilmington. Lea más acerca de los planes propuestos en la Página 3. Usted puede encontrar los puntos importantes los eventos de verano del LA Waterfront en la Página 4. Señale sus calendarios ahora para lo que estamos seguro será un verano de diversión y de muchos recuerdos para los años venideros.

Eugene D. Seroka Director Ejecutivo JUNTA DE COMISIONADOS DEL PUERTO

Embajadora Vilma Martínez, Presidente David Arian, Vicepresidente Patricia Castellanos, Comisionada Anthony Pirozzi, Jr., Comisionado Edward Renwick, Comisionado

LA Waterfront es una publicación de la División de Relaciones de Medios del Puerto. Para obtener más información o si tiene preguntas acerca de esta publicación, envíe un correo electrónico a o llame al (310) 732-0430. Visite el sitio web del Puerto para la información sobre estadísticas, novedades, noticias, y mucho más en Obtenga información sobre los eventos especiales del puerto al llamar al (310) 7323508. Como entidad cubierta bajo el Título II de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades, la Ciudad de Los Ángeles no discrimina por motivos de discapacidad y, previa solicitud, proporcionará ajustes razonables para garantizar la igualdad de acceso a sus programas, servicios y actividades.




Independientemente de que usted tenga grandes planes de viaje o unas vacaciones en casa en mente, señale sus calendarios para las muchas actividades en familia planeadas a lo largo del LA Waterfront este verano. ¡Muchos eventos son gratuitos, así que usted no puede desanimarse por el precio! y tenemos algunos eventos nuevos que están generando bastante expectativa en el pueblo. Uno de estos eventos es LA Fleet Week™. Por primera vez, la Ciudad de Los Angeles y el Puerto serán la sede de los barcos de la Marina en el LA Waterfront el Fin de Semana del Día de Trabajo, 2-5 de septiembre. La Marina brindará excursiones al público en buques, equipos de demostración y dará a los visitantes una demostración de la vida diaria de los hombres y las mujeres de nuestra nación en las fuerzas militares. Asegúrese de ver las demostraciones de vuelo que también están planeadas. Visite para detalles y boletos.






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¡La forma perfecta de empezar la semana del 4 de julio! Este evento gratuito de muestra de autos presentará más de 100 autos clásicos, bandas en vivo, camiones de alimentos y cerveza en el Cruise Terminal, San Pedro.

LUNES, 4 DE JULIO 66 CELEBRACIÓN ESPECTACULAR ANUAL DE JUEGOS PIROTÉCNICOS 2 - 10 p.m. Cabrillo Beach es el lugar donde se presentará el evento de los mejores juegos pirotécnicos de mayor tradición en Southland—La 66 Celebración Espectacular Anual de Juegos Pirotécnicos John Olguin 4 de julio.

El evento “Paws-i-tive Vibes” Exposición de Mascotas & Concierto viene a Wilmington Waterfront Park, donde usted puede presentar a su mascota mientras escucha música en vivo. ¡Traiga su silla de jardín y pásela bien!


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¡COMA, BEBA, CELEBRE! El Sabor de San Pedro de 2016 es un festival culinario que presenta la cocina de 20 restaurantes del área de San Pedro y la Península. Disfrute cerveza en la nueva cervecería Brouwerij West, bebidas tradicionales y prueba de vino. Se llevará a cabo este año en CRAFTED en el Puerto de Los Angeles en el patio al aire libre.



Viernes 5 - 11 p.m.; Sábado 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; domingo 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. “¡Venga al banquete, quédese para la diversión!" es el lema del festival de la langosta más grande del mundo, con entretenimiento para toda la familia, música en vivo, langostas frescas de Maine y otras delicias culinarias. Para detalles, visite


Viernes – Lunes 2-5 de septiembre Venga y vea embarcaciones de la marina durante el primer evento anual de Fleet Week a lo largo deL LA Waterfront. Visite para detalles. También se planea un desfile de barcos.



MÁS EN EL GRIFO EN LA WATERFRONT: BROUWERIJ WEST ABRE EN CRAFTED Una labor de amor largamente esperada, Brouwerij West (la palabra holandesa para cervecería) en CRAFTED en el Puerto de Los Ángeles ha abiertos sus puertas oficialmente al público. Más de 4,400 personas asistieron a la gran inauguración de la nueva cervecería artesanal el 27 de febrero, con bandas locales tocando en el patio, camionetas de alimentos sirviendo platillos típicos, y claro, mucha cerveza nueva inspirada belga en San Pedro. Los voluntarios de Palos Verdes Península Land Conservancy estuvieron a disposición para ayudar a servir y las largas filas en los bares y en los camiones de alimentos no empañaron las ganas de los visitantes, muchos de ellos residentes locales que han anticipado la llegada de Brouwerij West por años. Con residencia en Almacén No. 9 en 22nd and Miner Street, Brouwerij West da la bienvenida a los aficionados a la cerveza artesanal y a los exploradores sedientos a su sala de pruebas, brindando una línea variada y ecléctica de cervezas que incluyen Saison Extra, Dog Ate My Homework y Get Back. Los visitantes también compran cerveza Brouwerij West en botella en el lugar o la llevan a casa para llenar sus botellas. La respuesta inicial ha sido grandiosa, con el salón de pruebas viendo un flujo estable de residentes y personas fuera del área que pasan por esta puerta. Con capacidad para inicialmente producir más de 5,000 barriles anualmente y un sistema de 14 grifos en su sala de pruebas, Brouwerij West planea continuar agregando más estilos al menú en los meses próximos. Cervezas experimentales, de temporada y especialidades también serán distribuidas en restaurantes, bares, y tiendas en el área que brinden cerveza artesanal. “Hemos puesto mucho en la creación de una atmosfera acogedora para que las personas se relajen y la pasen bien, sepan poco o mucho acerca de la cerveza artesanal," dijo el fundador de Brouwerij West y originario de San Pedro Brian Mercer. “Estaremos experimentando 10


“Pensamos que una cervecería artesanal y un salón de pruebas sería un gran agregado a la propiedad y empezamos a indagar entre cervecerías que buscaran crecer, nos tomó casi un año encontrar Brouwerij West, pero fue la sociedad perfecta." – Rachel Sindelar Directora Ejecutiva, CRAFTED en el Puerto de Los Angeles

continuamente con los nuevos estilos, sabores e ingredientes, como también con dar eventos y excursiones, para que siempre haya algo nuevo para experimentar al pasar por allí." Mercer comenzó a producir la cerveza Brouwerij West en 2010, creando una distribución en más de 30 estados y seis países y desarrollando un seguimiento fuerte de aficionados a quienes les gusta la cerveza y las etiquetas artísticas de la marca. El crecimiento rápido llevó a Mercer y a su socio financiero Dave Holop buscar una sede permanente, y una secuencia de eventos fortuitos, que encontraron sede en CRAFTED. “Pensamos que una cervecería artesanal y un salón de pruebas sería un gran agregado a la propiedad y empezamos a indagar entre cervecerías que buscaran crecer," dijo el Director Ejecutivo de CRAFTED Rachel Sindelar. “Nos tomó casi un año encontrar Brouwerij West, pero fue la sociedad perfecta." La idea para CRAFTED comenzó en 2011, cuando los Almacenes gemelos 9 & 10 en el Puerto de Los Ángeles llamó la atención del desarrollador Wayne Blank. Blank había fundado el Complejo de Artes de la Estación Bergamot en Santa Mónica, y con su esposa Shoshana, actualmente propietaria de la Galería Shoshana Wayne en ese lugar. “Donde otros vieron edificios dilapidados, vimos una ubicación vibrante para un lugar de reunión nuevo y único de la comunidad, y una oportunidad de preservar algo del encanto autentico e histórico del Puerto,” dijo Blank, socio administrativo para CRAFTED.

en la propiedad CRAFTED. Los mejoramientos continúan en el área de patio entre los dos edificios, que anteriormente servían como ferroviarias que servían a los dos almacenes. Escaleras grandes de concreto y jardineras puestas a lo largo del muelle de carga que sirve como salón y lugar de relajación. Con un arriendo actualizado del Puerto permitiendo los usos expandidos en los Almacenes 9 & 10, el equipo CRAFTED también está buscando el desarrollo de un espacio de cocina artesanal, que brindará un espacio totalmente nuevo para clases de cocina y demostraciones de cocina, o incluso un espacio de arrendamiento para chefs independientes, artistas de alimentos y cocineros. También se están buscando Cafés y restaurantes. “Estamos muy felices con nuestra ubicación y con los edificios, y estamos orgullosos de lo que hemos sido capaces de hacer con ellos," dijo Sindelar. “La inauguración de la nueva cervecería fue un paso clave en movernos del LA Waterfront hacia adelante, y con la Plaza Pública de Mercado de San Pedro y pronta innovación de AltaSea, no podríamos estar más felices acerca de lo que el futuro nos depara." CRAFTED está ubicado en la esquina de 22 Street & Miner Street. Visite y para saber las horas y la información.

Cuando abrió sus puertas por primera vez en junio de 2012, CRAFTED brindó a los artesanos locales y artesanos una ubicación permanente para mostrar y vender un rango amplio de bienes hechos a mano. En docenas de puestos decorados individualmente, los visitantes pueden encontrar todo desde productos artesanales a obras de arte, muebles, joyas y prendas de vestir. Incluso cosas de todos los díastales como café, aceite de oliva y jabón – se fabrican a mano y se ofrecen en la plaza de mercado. Aunque se pensó inicialmente para ser de servicio al visitante, el proyecto ha ganado la apreciación de muchos locales. Brouwerij West es sólo la primera de muchas adiciones propuestas



Port of Los Angeles 425 South Palos Verdes Street San Pedro, California, USA 90731


Port of Los Angeles Completes $46 Million Harbor Freeway Connector Improvements The Port of Los Angeles, along with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), has completed a $46 million roadway improvement project in San Pedro, on time and under budget. The improvements are designed to help ease traffic congestion and improve safety at key access points to the northbound I-110 (Harbor Freeway). Improvements include widening of SR-47 (Seaside Freeway) connector to the Harbor Freeway with an additional lane, and modifying the freeway ramps at John S. Gibson Boulevard. These enhancements will eliminate the congestion and weaving that previously occurred when slow moving, on-ramp traffic from San Pedro merged into fast moving traffic coming off the Vincent Thomas Bridge from Long Beach. The $46 million project also involved adding bike lanes and sidewalks on John S. Gibson Boulevard, soundwall construction, widening of Channel Street and Pacific Avenue bridges, as well as railroad realignment.


U.S. Department of Commerce Appoints Port of Los Angeles Executive Director to Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness

Cargo Volumes on the Rise

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has announced the appointment of Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka to the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC). Seroka is among 11 new appointees on the ACSCC committee that is tasked with advising the Secretary of Commerce, the Department of Transportation, and other U.S. agencies on supply chain issues that affect the international competitiveness of U.S. businesses. “I’m honored to represent the Port of Los Angeles and our stakeholders as we determine best practices to increase U.S. exports,” said Seroka. “Our work on supply chain optimization over the past year in the San Pedro Bay port complex will add valuable insights to this committee’s efforts.” Jon Slangerup, Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Long Beach, was also named to the panel.

Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles are on the rise in 2016. Through April, cargo volumes are 8 percent higher than the same period the previous year. “I’m encouraged that shippers and supply chain decision makers continue to show confidence in the Port of Los Angeles,” said Executive Director Gene Seroka. “Our work and progress on supply chain optimization initiatives has the Port of Los Angeles on track to drive market opportunities.” Container data past and present can be found on the Port’s website at

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LA Waterfront Magazine Summer 2016  
LA Waterfront Magazine Summer 2016