Daily Archives: September 23, 2011

Silver Lake eucalyptus tree takes a tumble

It took a few days but a small section of Westerly Terrace near Swan Place is almost back to normal after a large eucalyptus tree came crashing down on Sunday morning, knocking out power lines, damaging a parked car and coming to rest only a few feet from the home of Casey Revkin, who provided the accompanying photos.  No one ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Eastside Property: Flippers try new color scheme on Echo Park duplex. Home & History   Read More »

Eastside Property: Flippers try new color scheme on Echo Park duplex

The dumpster has been hauled away and the dust has settled after several months of work at an Echo Park duplex at 709 North Bonnie Brae Street.  The formerly pink building (before picture at right) is now a bright white with cobalt blue trim and some sections of horizontal siding – the sign of a flipper at work. The interior ... Read More »

Atwater council asked to help keep school library open

By Mary Allen Four students from Atwater Elementary School  turned out at Thursday night’s Atwater Village Neighborhood Council meeting to ask for $3,000 to help keep the school library open.  L.A. Unified budget cuts threaten school libraries throughout the district, leaving many schools unable to pay for library aides after today, as reported in the L.A. Times. The Friends of ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The growing number of artists who work as well as live in the riverside community of Elysian Valley will open their studios on Saturday night for the sixth annual Frogtown ArtWalk.  Meanwhile, at Cal State L.A., the Luckman Center will host a tribute to saxophonist Stan Getz  and the Echo Park Film Center showcases Native American cinema.  The weekend’s events ... Read More »

Property flip: Builder puts Elysian Heights project back up for sale

Only a few months after purchasing a three-acre parcel in Elysian Heights, a developer seeking to build 15 homes on the hillside property has put the project back on the market. News of the sale comes one day after the owners of Planet Home Living met with residents to discuss their concerns about the cutting down of more than 40 ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Affordable modern condo near Sunset Junction

Matthew Morgus and Rob Kallick  will present a new ModOp Design house in Silver Lake this Sunday from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Located in the heart of Silver Lake,  960 Sanborn Ave #3 is steps away from the shops and restaurants of Sunset Junction and has what everyone wants: LOCATION. The remodeled two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo is packed with upgrades. ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Cypress Park, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Elysian Morning, Elysian Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein Industrialist who built Silver Lake’s Silvertop home dies. L.A. Times The beer is now brewing at  new Atwater Village beer maker. AV Now &  Squid Ink The top five East L.A. Backyard Punk Bands. L.A. Weekly A farewell to the Riverside-Figueroa bridge. Creek Freak Fletcher Drive – the web sitcom.  AV ... Read More »