Daily Archives: August 23, 2012

Scoops of Banana Oreo and Brown Bread ice cream now serving in Highland Park

By Valentina Silva Here’s the scoop: Scoops is now open in Highland Park. You’d hardly know it, but the L.A. ice cream shop has opened a new location on York Boulevard. Currently incognito—there’s no signage—the small storefront is right next door to Italiano’s and not much more than white walls and an ice cream case. There are just a few ... Read More »

Gov. Brown takes an Echo Park burrito break*

Yes, that was Gov. Jerry Brown standing in front of the Burrito King at Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street on Wednesday afternoon. The governor’s press secretary, Gil Duran, posted the above photo on his Twitter feed and noted that the Echo Park burrito stand, which was the first of what became a small chain of Burrito King restaurants, had been ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Lawn Ornament, Glassell Park | Photo by Luis Blackaller/Flickr One dead in Boyle Heights after vehicle goes over the side of a freeway. LAFD Man arrested in Highland Park after allegedly firing handgun from a Mercedes. Patch County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky decides against running for  mayor. L.A. Now Silver Lake area middle school parents and students played a part in ... Read More »