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Even if you’ve never been in the military, you now have the chance to climb aboard a real battleship that served in multiple wars for over 60 years. Watch this video for a look at the opening of the USS Iowa to the public.
The USS Iowa weighs 45,000 tons and has 21 levels. As a visitor, you’ll have access to seven of those levels, including the captain’s quarters and a look at where President Franklin D. Roosevelt once slept. The retired battleship also features an interactive war simulator so you can get a glimpse of the action for yourself.
Experience this piece of American history by calling United Checker Cab for a ride at (310) 817-6329, or visit us online to make your reservation. Our friendly and professional drivers will navigate the streets of Los Angeles and San Pedro for you so that you can relax and enjoy your day out.
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Is your ride covered? Check out this handy guide to figure out if your next "rideshare" trip is worth the risk.
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The Los Angeles area is famous for many things, including its beautiful beaches, diverse cultural attractions, and incredible weather. Whether you live in the South Bay area or you’re just visiting, be sure to call a cab to check out something else that the area is famous for: live entertainment. Entertainers and bands from all over the world flock to the South Bay to play gigs, so there are plenty of live music venues with shows happening every night of the week. Keep reading for a look at a few live music venues to check out near Gardena.
Saint Rocke has been voted the top music venue in the South Bay, and for good reason. This 290-seat venue provides an intimate setting to see some of the top names in music today. Make an evening of it and come early for dinner, because Saint Rocke has a full kitchen and a fantastic happy hour for you to get your night started off right. With early and late shows happening most days of the week, all you have to do is hop in a cab and head over to Hermosa Beach to hear some great music. Be sure to check the Saint Rocke calendar to find out when your favorite acts will be in town.
The Black Castle
If your musical tastes run towards the darker, heavier side of the spectrum, The Black Castle in Los Angeles is the place for you. Known for being the antithesis of Hollywood venues, The Black Castle hosts underground performances from local and touring acts. This is a great place to visit to unleash your inner heavy metal fan.
The Lighthouse Café
The Lighthouse Café is one of the older music venues in Hermosa Beach and has the history to show for it. Featuring live music every night of the week plus an incredible view from the patio, The Lighthouse Café hosts rock, reggae, and country on its intimate stage. Affordable drink specials make this the place to be—just be sure to take a taxi home.
There is a seemingly endless list of live music venues in the Gardena area. The only choice you have to make is where you want your United Checker Cab to take you tonight. Call us at (310) 817-6329 for efficient curb-to-curb service from the oldest taxicab company in the South Bay area.
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Getting around the Los Angeles area can be notoriously difficult, especially if you are new to the area. When you need a taxi from LAX to San Pedro, from your hotel to a museum, or from your home to a restaurant, United Checker Cab is the company to call. United Checker Cab is the oldest and largest taxicab company in the South Bay area, with 739 vehicles across greater Los Angeles. We have built our reputation as the most efficient and reliable cab company on outstanding customer satisfaction with every ride we give. Our drivers are polite and well-trained, and our vehicles use the latest taxi technology to make sure you get to where you’re going safely and as quickly as possible. We use GPS technology to dispatch the cab closest to you every time you call.
Call United Checker Cab at (310) 817-6329 for a safe and reliable ride to wherever you need to go in San Pedro, Wilmington, Gardena, and beyond. We offer the fastest response times of any taxi company, and we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service every step of the way.
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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning what you and your sweetheart will do to celebrate the day of romance. It’s easy to plan a Valentine’s Day to remember when you live in the Los Angeles area, as there is no shortage of romantic restaurants and cozy locations you can take a cab to with your date. Keep reading for a few ideas of where you can take your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.
Located on Main Street in Venice, Ado is a restaurant situated in a two-story yellow house that was built in 1908 as housing for railroad workers. The interior is cozy and intimate, with only about a dozen tables lit by candlelight. You’ll find homemade pastas, seafood, and a variety of different meats on the menu at Ado. For a romantic dinner, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more magical atmosphere than at Ado Ristorante.
Cliff’s Edge is a unique dining destination located in Silver Lake on Sunset Boulevard. Since it opened in 2004, Cliff’s has been one of the top go-to spots in Los Angeles for a romantic evening. There is plenty of room to sit inside the restaurant, but call early to reserve your table on the outdoor patio. With French-Italian fare and incredible desserts, be sure to make your reservations for the four-course Valentine Dinner as soon as you can.
WP24 by Wolfgang Puck is on the 24th floor of the Los Angeles Ritz Carlton, affording you and your date incredible views of the city. You’ll find award-winning modern Chinese cuisine and Asian-inspired dishes in a fine dining atmosphere. If you really want to impress your sweetheart, choose a bottle of wine from the extensive list that features over 400 different labels. For a more casual evening out, try NEST, the modern restaurant and lounge located adjacent to WP24.
Put the romance back in Valentine’s Day by escorting your date around the South Bay area in a United Checker Cab. Our drivers are courteous and professional, and they will chauffeur you so that you can keep your evening going. Call us at (310) 817-6329 for a safe, reliable ride.