Daily Archives: January 3, 2012

Lost: Silver Lake grey parrot flies coop again

Submitted by Alexis Readinger My Lola bird flew off on Christmas Eve.  She is a grey parrot with a red tail and says “yo.”  She likes oranges.  She was last seen on Fanning and Effie where two gardeners in a cream pickup were trying to catch her.  She could possibly be with them or still roaming Silverlake.  We will offer ... Read More »

Developer plans to build more than 300 housing units near Sunset Junction

View Frost Chadwick in a larger map The developer that demolished a block of storefronts at Silver Lake’s Sunset Junction last year now wants to demolish more buildings – including  the former Sunset Pacific Motel  and the 4100 Bar – and build more than 300 units of housing  as well as retail and restaurant space within a three-block strip.   Frost/Chaddock ... Read More »

PETA sets up shop in Echo Park

The new West Coast headquarters of the  People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals opened today in Echo Park, with about 60 employees adjusting to new surrounding in what had been a former auto showroom.  The conversion of the 80-year-old building  – which will be named after TV game show host Bob Barker, who donated $2.5 million for the project ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Bright blue Highland Park flip up for sale

The new year has just begun but this newly listed Highland Park home on Hub Street looks like it has been painted with Easter in mind, with a combination of bright-blue siding, yellow window frames and gray trim (pink probably would have been a bit much).  The blue and yellow color scheme on the 1920 bungalow is a break with ... Read More »