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Daily Archives: July 20, 2009

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog: * Northeast LAPD Newsletter: July 3 was Dogtown Day. Eastside 911 * Chairperson of the Glassell Park Neighborhoood Council resigns. Eastside CitizenPhoto by Waltarrrr via Flickr Read More »

House Hunting: High prices are not scaring buyers away from north Silver Lake

The Eastsider kicks off a monthly look at homes sales and prices. The figures above for June 2009 are collected from DataQuick and presented in a zip code format by the Los Angeles Times. The chart tracks completed sales of detached homes (not condominiums) and the change in the median sales price. The most expensive neighborhoods in Silver Lake (90039) ... Read More »

An old Echo Park restaurant’s recipe for riding out the recession

Taix said he noticed that business began to slide at the end of last summer. In response, the restaurant has introduced special menu items, like macaroni and cheese and quiche at lunch. These low priced comfort foods – some starting at $7.95 – have proved popular. The restaurant has also held the line on pricing, this year’s $59 Bastille Day ... Read More »