Daily Archives: September 20, 2012

Why it’s not a good idea to drink and tag

A teenage tagger last Saturday night aimed his spray paint can at an unlikely target: the LAPD Northeast Division station in Glassell Park. The tagger, who is between the age of 14 and 18, hit the San Fernando Road station in three different spots during the incident early Saturday morning, according to Lt. Stacy Spell. Officers apprehended the suspect, who ... Read More »

It’s Official: Silver Lake is America’s “Best Hipster Neighborhood”

So says a magazine not usually associated with hipsters: Forbes. In its first ever ranking of the nation’s Best Hipster Neighborhoods, the business magazine ranked Silver Lake at the top of a list of 20 neighborhoods from Los Angeles to Miami. Silver Lake topped San Francisco’s Mission District, which came in at No. 2,  and No. 3 ranked Williamsburg in ... Read More »

Brunch with a pan-Latin twist now serving at Garvanza’s

By Valentina Silva By all rights, Garvanza’s should be wildly popular, but its tucked-away location keeps it undercover. The neighborhood restaurant focuses on pan-Latin flavors with an emphasis on high quality local ingredients. The produce is fresh and seasonal, and the service is super friendly. A lot of people, including me, are rooting for it. The bulk of Garvanza’s menu ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Hop to the Frogtown Artwalk this Saturday

The artists of Los Angeles’s Elysian Valley, known affectionately as Frogtown, will host the 7th annual Frogtown Artwalk, a celebration of creativity and talent flourishing in the industrial buildings and working class neighborhood along the LA River. The event, in which artists, artisans and architects open their studio doors to the public, has become an annual destination event for thousands ... Read More »

Mulholland Fountain to go dry for the rest of the year

Photo by TkkSummers/Flickr If there is a benefit to being stuck in traffic at Los Feliz Boulevard and Riverside Drive it is catching sight of the Mulholland Memorial Fountain as it shoots water nearly 50 feet into the air. But, perhaps as early next week, the 72-year-old fountain dedicated to William Mulholland, the legendary Los Angeles engineer who built a ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Highland Park

Elliott Smith Memorial, Silver Lake | Photo by J.S. Carenza III/Flickr Battle over pot shops spills over into Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council election. NBC Barefoot motorist tries to flee Highland Park crash scene. Patch Man shares poster sale windfall with the Echo Park library group. Patch Read More »