Daily Archives: April 12, 2012

Storefront Report: New Silver Lake coffeehouse prepares to open

The signs outside a Silver Lake strip mall still say Box & Ship and Silverlake Cleaners but inside a new  coffeehouse and restaurant is in the works. Modern Eats plans to open in a few weeks in a building on Glendale Boulevard near Fletcher Drive that houses a Subway sandwich shop and a laundry (Anyone know if this building was ... Read More »

Echo Park fatal traffic accident case referred to District Attorney*

Police markings at scene of fatal Echo Park accident. The motorist who fatally struck an elderly man crossing Echo Park Avenue on Wednesday morning appears to be at fault, and the case  will be presented to the District Attorney for review, said LAPD Dect. Felix Padilla with the Central Traffic Bureau. “I am going to present the case to the ... Read More »

Echo Park traffic signs don’t have much to say

It has been more than two years since a pair of large electronic message signs were installed on Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park and  Victor Heights to flash messages about traffic conditions and warnings.  But, on Tuesday, as traffic on Sunset Boulevard was jammed during the season opener at Dodger Stadium, the signs remained dark.  With the exception of the ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Highland Park

Stormy Skies, Silver Lake | Photo by Diane Edwardson/Corralitas Red Car Echo Park seniors get organized. Patch Boyle Heights restaurant serves up a Dodger-Blue Horchata. Squid Ink Charter school group threatens legal action over alleged harassment against sharing of Highland Park campus. Patch Happening Today: Aldama Day Fundraiser, Highland Park. Save the Date Read More »

Silver Lake resident alerted to men casing her home

A Silver Lake woman who lives on Benton Way near Berkeley Avenue was running errands this afternoon when a neighbor called her to warn her that two men appeared to be casing her home in a prelude to a burglary. The men, described as African American males, were seen on the front porch and the backyard but were gone by ... Read More »