Daily Archives: December 20, 2011

Nothing says “Happy Hanukkah” like an Echo Park churro

Daniela Gerson of Echo Park wanted to try something different for a Hanukkah party. How about replacing traditional latkes with sugar-dusted churros, she asked L.A. Weekly food columnist Jonathan Gold.  That was a “brilliant” idea, said Gold, who suggested a few of his favorite churro outlets, including Mama’s Churros in El Sereno and Mr. Churro on Olvera Street.  But when it ... Read More »

Heritage Square declared historic landmark

The City Council earlier this month declared Heritage Square, the open-air Montecito Heights museum dotted with fanciful Victorian-era homes and buildings, a city historic cultural monument.  While many of the buildings visible from the 110 Freeway are landmarks in their own right, the City Council’s action designates the entire museum grounds, a narrow strip of land leased from the city, ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Flipper faux pas in Hermon

The owners who are trying to sell this 900-square-foot bungalow in Hermon for $379,000 have been closely following the flipper handbook: the brightly colored front door contrasts against gray siding; the interior features wood floors and open ceilings; the listing plays up the proximity to the neighborhood coffee house and park.  These are all features that have proven popular with ... Read More »

Water main break closes major Silver Lake street*

A section of  Glendale Boulevard at  Silver Lake Boulevard was closed for several hours today after an eight-inch water main burst early this morning.  Southbound Glendale Boulevard was closed at Silver Lake Boulevard fpr much of the day and only one northbound lane was open.  But all lanes had reopened before 5 p.m.  An Eastsider reader reported that large amounts ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, East L.A., El Sereno & Silver Lake

22-year-old man killed in East L.A. hit-and-run. ABC7 Police pursuit  through Atwater and Silver Lake ends with rescue of a child. L.A. Now How biking transformed the life of a former 400-pound El Sereno man. Alhambra Source Eastsider reader in Silver Lake reports that a large water main on Glendale Boulevard south of Brier Avenue had broken at about 5:30 ... Read More »