Shop & Visit Central Avenue November 25th to December 25th. When you shop small, you help grow the local economy, create jobs and improve our neighbo

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Shop & Visit Central Avenue November 25th to December 25th.

When you shop small, you help grow the local economy, create jobs and improve our neighborhoods!

The Central Avenue Historic Business Improvement District Serves Properties
on Central Avenue from Washington Boulevard to Vernon Avenue. The businesses are excited to participate in their very first sale and welcome you to Central Avenue!

Need help finding what you are looking for? Contact Business Liaison Carlos Juan Ramirez with Urban Design Center at 323-230-7070, email or drop by our program office at 2508 S. Central Avenue. Carlos and the Safety Ambassadors are there to assist you.

Here are several businesses where you can Shop Small and Shop Central Avenue this holiday!

Island Smog

Annual Auto Check! Get Your Friendly & Personal Auto Services on Central Avenue:

Island Smog Check provides personal service and gets the job done. Get your smog check at Island and have your certificate sent straight to the DMV!

They are located at 2911 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011 - (323) 846-8180. This is a picture of the building owner, Mr. Felix, and David, the owner of Island Smog as he is getting ready to service CAHD's BID Consultant's car.

Menos Tires & Wheels is Offering a Free Alignment with the Purchase of 4 New Tires, 15% off on a 4Wheel Alignment and Free Inspections on all Tires & Air Check! They are open until 10:00 pm! The have all the brand name tires.

2829 S. Central Ave, Los Angeles, California
323- 234-4230

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Bakeries & Restaurants

Fast, Fresh & Authentic - It’s All Good on Central Avenue! Handmade pies, cakes, cobblers, cookies, pizzas, pupusas, tamales and more! Family recipes made with fresh ingredients for authentic taste.

FROM 11/25 TO 12/25, HAVE LUNCH ON THE CORRIDOR OR PICK UP SOME WONDERFUL SWEETS! Bring a friend, family member or co-worker to visit Central Avenue! Our Ambassadors and board members will be hanging out having lunch as well and sharing information about the vision plan for Central Avenue. Join Us!

El Compa Restaurant
4052 1/2 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Specialty: Tamales

El Conquistador
3330 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Specialty: Handmade Pupusas

Fernando's Bar & Restaurant
3230 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Specialty: A good time!

La Fogata
2534 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Specialty: Handmade Tortillas - Fresh Ingredients: Tacos & Burritos

La Ramada Restaurant Salvadoreno
2215 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Specialty: Handmade to Tortillas, Fresh Ingredients, Pupusas

Served 2 Enjoy
3007 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
310-413-3425 or 310-936-1045
Specialty: Mexican & Mediterranean Foods - Catering

Tacos Los Carnales
4370 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Specialty: Old School Tacos and Burritos

Tam's #8
2801 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Specialty: Old School BLT's and Burgers

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Shop Small with Served 2 Enjoy, An Authentic Fast Fresh Restaurant on Central Avenue!

3007 S. Central Avenue, LA, CA 90011
310-413-3425 or 310-936-1045

Luis Sanchez, owner of Served 2 Enjoy, has catered several CAHD Board meetings and we are always impressed with his creative culinary skills!

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Tam's #8
2801 Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 234-5630

Old School Flava - Old School Style!

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Balls, Bikes & Boards:

Pedestrians Rule the Corridor! Hang out at the Soccer, Bike and Skateboard Shop. Get Tips from Experts and Check Out the Latest Styles. Bounce, Roll and Skate Safety First!

Tricolor Sports
2507 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011


Kids Cleats @ $20
Children's Soccer Apparel $5

Ambassador Victor and Mendez Bikes

CAHD has purchased bikes and accessories from Mendez Bicycle Shop for the Safety Ambassadors. If Mr. Mendez doesn't have an item in stock he can order it for you.

Plus, Mendez has Bike Rentals! Come ride up and down the 1.56 CAHD Corridor and check out the businesses.

Alek's SK8 Shop is the place to buy the latest boards and gear!

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Holiday Essentials at Your Neighborhood Markets

The neighborhood markets on Central Avenue have the essential cooking items you need this holiday! Shop Local on Central Avenue for your essential cooking and personal needs.

Give Holiday Essentials to Persons and Families in Need: You can support small businesses on Central Avenue and persons in need with a small tax deductible donation of $10 or $20. Our Ambassadors will purchase essential food and personal care items from Central Avenue stores and donate them in our special holiday bags. Please make your donation today by mail or online:

Central Avenue Historic BID
4301 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Tax Exempt IRS 501(c)3 #47-4551101

Family Farms Market and Superior Grocers are the largest markets in the district and offer excellent prices on fresh fruit and meats.

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Meeting Space

Need a Place to Host Your Holiday Party or Meeting? Call CAHD for Great Central Avenue Venues and Party Suppliers: Plus, the CAHD Ambassadors will be there to help coordinate your parking needs and welcome your guest.

Zumba & Aerobics
4157 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
(323) 437-2462

In addition to providing great aerobic and dancing classes, this Zumba Studio offers excellent rental space for parties and meetings. They have a fantastic sound system!

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Colima's Party Supplies
4160 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
(323) 233-5804

They have every color table cloth and napkin in the rainbow! Great prices on accessories, tables and chairs for any occasion. This is the green and gold decor from the Thomas Jefferson High School Centennial Celebration Dinner in September.

Lexi   Emeri Beauty Supply

Personal Grooming & Care Services

Lexxi & Emeri Beauty Supply is a new African American owned company located in the historic Lincoln Building @ 2518 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011.

It is an exciting new venture on the corridor that will strive to provide A-1 customer service to its clientele as well as up to date information about the latest hair products and styles. The GRAND OPENING is slated for December 3rd but you can purchase products from their store starting on Small Business Saturday, November 26th.

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Unique Shops & Services on Central!

Come Have Some Fun shopping at Feather's & Friends Pet Shop!

2516 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
(323) 671-0478


Urban Fashion & Style on Central Avenue!

Bower's and Sons Cleaners Holiday Specials!

Uniform Special! $5.30 each prepaid (Cannot be combined with any other discount)

3 for 1! Dry Clean 3 pair of pants and get 1 shirt laundered for free!

Offer ends 12-24-16


Founded in 1950, Bowers and Sons has been a mainstay on Central Avenue for over 65 years! With its eco-friendly, fast, quality, door-to-door delivery services, Bowers takes Central Avenue business beyond boundaries!


Vilchis Tailoring
2211 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011
(213) 749-0744

Specializing in All Kinds of Alterations for Ladies & Gentleman. Great Prices! Expert Tailoring!

JC Footwear

At JC Footwear

$9.99 - $19.99: Take Extra 50% Off

$29.99 - $34.99 - $ 39.99: Take Extra 20% Off

4275 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, California
213 324-3604

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Eloisa's Plaza
2210 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011

Ms. Eloisa has been working hard to get ready for her first all store sale. Check it out!


Get details on the Safety Ambassadors' business engagement efforts, our new partnership with Google to promote businesses in the District and the wonderful holiday happenings on the Corridor!


The Central Avenue Historic BID

Meets Every First Wednesday of the Month

from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Upcoming Board Meeting Dates: December 7th and January 4th 2017

Agendas and Meeting Minutes are posted on the website here

Meeting Location: The New 9th Constituent Services Center

4301 Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011

323.230.7070 p | 323.230.7171 f

If you cannot attend the meeting you can dial into the conference line:

(408) 650-3123 | Access Code: 687-833-333

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