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Daily Archives: August 2, 2012

Storefront Report: Beers and sausages await at new Atwater gastropub

After being mired in city red tape for several months,  Atwater Village businessman Andy Hasroun was finally able to open the doors of Link-n-Hops, a gastropub located next door to his 55 Degree Wine shop. Today, Links-n-Hops  holds a grand opening starting at noon inside a former H&R Block office that now features a giant wall photo of the nearby ... Read More »

Reward proposed to help solve Montecito Heights murder

Councilman Ed Reyes has proposed offering a $50,000 reward to help solve the fatal stabbing of 28-year-old Edward Melgar last March in Montecito Heights. Melgar was walking home from a neighborhood market when he was stabbed. He was able to make it to his Griffin Avenue home  but was not able to provide any information about the attack before he ... Read More »

If Echo Park gets a Taix Square, will Brite Spot Plaza be far behind?

This year marks the 85th anniversary of Taix French Restaurant, and Councilman Eric Garcetti wants to honor the Echo Park dining institution  by naming the intersection  in front of the restaurant Taix Square. The signs that would be installed at Sunset Boulevard and Park Avenue are  ceremonial in nature ad are similar to the Fletcher Square signs that recently appeared ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Pickup Truck & Tree, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Ryan Schude/Flickr Police looking for “Chucky” in connection with Echo Park killing.  Patch & KPCC Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Silver Lake make guest appearances in new Andy Samberg -Rashida Jones film. Movies Now Eagle Rock man’s distress call to 911 put on hold for nine minutes. Patch Silver Lake apartment ... Read More »