Daily Archives: November 10, 2011

Painting by traffic light

Who needs a studio and daylight to paint? An artist named Votan was out on Sunset Boulevard tonight in Echo Park as he spray painted a mannequin for the Nahui Olin art, clothing and gift shop. Votan had traded a couple of t-shirts he had designed for several cans of spray paint in random colors. “I am just trying to ... Read More »

LAPD releases drawing of Elysian Park sexual assault suspect

The LAPD today released a composite drawing of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman as she finished an afternoon hike in Elysian Park on Oct. 31.  The LAPD provided the following description of the suspect: The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

There’s a new salsa in town and its called Chiltepil. That’s the name of the dry salsa made from a mix of chiles de arbol, sesame  and pumpkin seeds now being served at Antojitos Carmen in Boyle Heights, says Daily Dish. If you can take the heat, it’s sold in small containers for $5. Gingergrass in Silver Lake has transformed ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Shopping for a preschool? Then the Silver Lake MOMs Club has an event for you. School Yard Read More »

Shopping for a preschool? Silver Lake MOMs Club has an event for you

Representatives from more than 20 preschools will gather in Silver Lake on Saturday, Nov. 13  during the annual Pre-K Forum.  Sponsored by the sponsored by the Silver Lake MOMs Club, last year’s Pre-K Forum attracted more than 300 parents who came to hear presentations by different schools.  Admission to the forum, which will be held at Rose Scharlin CoOp Nursery ... Read More »

Developer proposes downsizing Silver Lake condo project

The Miami developer that recently acquired a planned 64-unit Silver Lake condo project has proposed shrinking the Rowena Avenue development down to 45 units, creating larger homes that might be more appealing to families interested in living near highly-rated Ivanhoe Elementary.  “These units will be attractive to families because of the school,” said Justin Barth with the 15 Group, which ... Read More »

What’s new with our sponsors

Sales & Specials Eileen: Complimentary sunglasses (pictured) thru November when you ‘Like’ Eileen’s Facebook page! Par Paint: 10% off Safecoat paint purchases when youmention the Eastsider. El Tres Inn: Suite UNO’s “Rock n Roll” special- $109 per night, when you book online. Mon, Tues & Thurs nights only! Zyanya Aromatherapy:  One hour Aromatherapy Massage Special: $65 in-office, $100 house call. ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Hermon & Highland Park

Industrial Rooftops, Lincoln Heights | Photo by So Cal Metro/Flickr City moves forward with plan to legalize driveway apron parking. Daily News Highland Park’s mural heritage. KCET & Patch Echo Park resident wants the beeping to stop. Echo Elysian Forum Hermon residents consider replacing community tennis court with basketball court. ASNC Forum Happening Today: Full Moon Night: The Lighter Side ... Read More »