Daily Archives: December 16, 2011

Shopper & Diner Report

Kellygreen Home in Echo Park will be hosting a Stowellen jewelry trunk show tonight as Benjamin Stowell Kendall  carves and creates  jewelry pieces made from natural materials. 10% off everything this weekend at Tavin boutique (mention the email blast)  in Echo Park. King Torta of El Sereno reigns supreme with its  al pastor tortas and guacamole fries, says Squid Ink. Read More »

Fire damages historic East L.A. handball court site

A small fire broke out on Thursday afternoon on the site of a nearly 90-year-old East Los Angeles handball court that has been nominated as a state historic monument. The fire at Maravilla Handball Court – the oldest surviving handball court in East L.A. – caused relatively minor damage to a vacant store connected to the brick court and will ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Los Feliz bar owner branching out to Silver Lake

It’s been only about three months since Domenico’s Italian restaurant on Silver Lake Boulevard closed its doors but a renovation of the space (pictured) by new occupants is already underway. What will replace Domenico’s in the small storefront across from La Mill? That’s not clear but Dustin Lancaster, owner of Bar Covell in Los Feliz, has applied to take over ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Former firefighter David Del Toro received a 15-years-to-life sentence for a 2006 Eagle Rock murder. Patch & L.A. Now Read More »

Hats and faces finish off Elysian Park snowmen

Recreation and Park workers and Echo Park area volunteers gathered this morning in Elysian Park to finish decorating the tumbleweeds used to create the park’s snowmen decorations.  After a hat made from a plastic bucket was placed on its head, the snowman pictured at top then got a pair of eyes, mouth and an orange nose – cut from the ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Exquisite Silver Lake Mediterranean home open by appointment only

Tracy Do Real Estate invites you to privately view her newest listing, located in prime Silver Lake. This flawless 1929 Mediterranean home featuring two-bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms is listed at $899,900. Exquisitely restored and remodeled with widened and repositioned arches, modern kitchen leading to an elegant dining room which opens to the large living room with fireplace, accommodates festive entertaining ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Glassell Park

Liquors & Drugs, Silver Lake | Photo by Toby Hancock/Flickr Glassell Park resident Mitch O’Farrell, a senior adviser to Councilman Eric Garcetti, now running to replace Garcetti as Council District 13 representative. AV News Former fire fighter scheduled to be sentenced today in Eagle Rock murder trial. Contra Costa Times LAPD released details of officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights. LAPD ... Read More »