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Daily Archives: July 11, 2012

Silver Lake street goes Hollywood

Photos by Christian Siguenza Movie fans spread out chairs and blankets across a polka-dot painted street in Silver Lake tonight to watch the first in a series of outdoor movies at the new Sunset Triangle Plaza. As traffic rushed by on Sunset Boulevard,   “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”  flickered on a large screen set on a section of Griffith Park Boulevard ... Read More »

13 candidates for Council District 13

One of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s top advisors, Matt Szabo, today became the 13th candidate to announce his intention to replace termed-out Eric Garcetti as councilman of the 13th District, reports L.A. Now. Szabo, 36, said he will resign his position as of Friday to run in next year’s election to represent Council District 13, which includes portion of Hollywood and ... Read More »

4th of July was a blast in Highland Park–here is the video to prove it

Were you out of town last week and missed the endless rounds of skyrockets, firecrackers and M-80s bursting across the Eastside on the 4th of July?  Well, the time-lapse video above shows what the sky over Highland Park looked like on the 4th of July. If you want more fireworks, click on the link below to watch the “The Neighbors ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Flipper bait awaits in Atwater and Echo Park

Echo Park cottage (left) and Atwater Village Spanish Colonial. Photos from Redfin.com Some home flippers are probably salivating over two old homes that recently came on the market in Atwater Village and Echo Park. One property is a 1930 Spanish Colonial style home (top right photo) with “urine soaked” floors and “questionable” plumbing and heating systems. The 864-square-foot Silver Lake ... Read More »

Storefront Report: New Echo Park audio center makes money from music making

In recent years several Echo Park business have opened to satisfy the needs of a large community of musicians and music lovers. Bedrock L.A. rents recording studios and offers instrument repair, The Fretted Frog sells a wide selection of acoustic guitars and Rewind specializes in vintage audio equipment. Now, on the far eastern edge of Echo Park and Angeleno Heights, ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Montecito Heights & Silver Lake

Old County USC Medical Center At Dusk, Boyle Heights | Photo by Christopher Lance/Flickr Where to shop for oddities in Boyle Heights. Racked L.A. Three violent crimes in a week puts Montecito Heights on Crime Alert. L.A. Now Gently wandering the stairways of Echo Park & Silver Lake. The Gentle Art of Wandering Get The Eastsider on Facebook, Twitter, Daily ... Read More »