ECHO PARK -- The challenge - some would say the futility - of cleaning up the city's homeless camps was on display today in Echo Park. This morning, a crew of workers organized by the city cleaned up and hauled away the belongings of the large encampment that had spilled across the sidewalks along the Alvarado Street as it passes under the 101 Freeway. But only a few hours later, the homeless had returned.
HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN – Brooklyn Bagel Bakery has shut down its Beverly Boulevard facility and store after it was declared unsafe by building inspectors. Notices posted on the building warned passersby to stay 25 feet away from the east wall of the structure, where large cracks were ... Read More »
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- There are plenty of dogs but no off-leash dog parks in Boyle Heights. That could change, however, under a proposal now before the Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council that calls for turning empty lots into neighborhood dog parks.
SILVER LAKE -- In 1924 a 75-foot-long tunnel was opened underneath Sunset Boulevard at Golden Gate Avenue to create a safe passage for children and other pedestrians walking to Micheltorena Elementary. It has been many years, however, since school kids have passed through the tunnel on ...
MORNING REPORT: Police have taken into custody a rape suspect who was armed with a machete while he assaulted a Boyle Heights woman in her home ... L.A. Unified school board members have proposed creating a new marketing campaign to attract students as enrollment continues to decline
EAGLE ROCK - A man was struck several times in the head with a machete on Monday night during an argument with a drunken co-worker in Eagle Rock over an alleged theft, according to NBC LA.
Looking for an excuse to dress up and get down? The Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center’s Spring Gala has all the best parts of a good party—think open bar, live music, DJ, dance floor, and selfie booth—with none of the boring stuff.
A barren hillside that rises above Stadium Way near Dodger Stadium is the spot where a developer plans to build a six-story apartment building with 158 units, according to the city’s Planning Department. The hillside property at Stadium Way and Chavez Ravine Place sits across the ... Read More »
A new home for Lucha Libre in a Boyle Heights; Silver Lake artist teams up with Forever 21; ruptured Santa Barbara & Atwater oil pipelines share same owner
MORNING REPORT: A Boyle Heights warehouse has been converted into an arena and TV set for show featuring Lucha Libre wrestling ... Langley Fox, a Silver Lake illustrator and model, created a limited edition line of clothing for Forever 21 that was inspired by "feathers and a bohemian free spirit" ... The owner of the ruptured Santa Barbara pipeline also owns the pipeline that spilled 10,000 gallons of crude oil in Atwater Village last year
Early travelers explored the community of Westwood. They dined at a German Bratskellar, saw 2001: A Space Odyssey at the Fox theater, and walked the streets with the locals, discreetly checking out the opposite sex, although they were a married couple. They were hippies then ...
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Is East L.A.’s tamale-shaped building worth saving? Echo Park cactus store revisited; a master planned community for Cypress Park
MORNING REPORT: An East L.A. building shaped like a tamale could be declared a historic landmark under an ordinance being considered by L.A. County ... Another visit to Echo Park’s cactus store .... A new community takes shape in Cypress Park
Open This Weekend: A Spacious Modern in Los Feliz, a Restored Spanish Revival in the Franklin Hills and a California Bungalow in Highland Park
A spacious modern in the Franklin Hills. Built in the mid 1960’s and featuring clean lines, open layout, seamless indoor-outdoor flow. Tastefully updated, filled with light, with views of surrounding hillsides and Downtown LA.
Update on Los Feliz’s Tiki Ti: The legendary bar recently stated on its Facebook page that it is “proud to announce its return to normalcy starting Friday, May 22, we are back to our regularly scheduled shenanigans.”
Eastside Weekend: Summer Camp Dodgeball; Party of Three in Echo Park; Cillie Barnes performs in Silver Lake
Your holiday weekend choices include art show openings in Echo Park and Lincoln Heights; live music along the L.A. River and a Highland Park dodgeball tournament.
MORNING REPORT: Hermon residents celebrated the installation of a refurbished community monument sign that was installed on the median strip of Monterey Road ... What’s closed for Memorial Day ... Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to [email protected]
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Memorial Day kicks off the third official season of the L.A. River Recreation Zone, where urbanites will be able to canoe, bird watch or fish the summer away along the waterway.