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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Storefront Report: Backside backs out of Echo Park

Backside, a street wear and accessories store, is closing its Echo Park location only a little more than a year after it opened the Sunset Boulevard storefront.  In addition to selling merchandise aimed at young men and women, Backside, which shares the block with The Echo ... Read More »

News & Notes From Echo Park, Eagle Rock & Silver Lake

Submerged in Fog, Montecito Heights | Photo by Martha Benedict City Council takes up four proposed tax hikes to avoid layoffs and cuts to services. L.A. Times Court date set for suspect in Echo Park killing and police chase. Patch Brush fire breaks out next to ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Eagle Rock wine bar moves on to a new home

By Cynthia Greenburg-Dunlop At some point, “the math just doesn’t work,” said Jennifer Morgan, co-owner of Colorado Wine Company, as she explained the reason for moving the Eagle Rock wine bar and shop just three blocks down Colorado Boulevard. Tired of dealing with raised rents – ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Boo!

Luis Lopez Automotive wishes the Eastside a happy and safe Halloween! Established in 1968 Luis Lopez Automotive is family owned and operated auto repair shop in Los Angeles community of Atwater Village. Their shop is a place where motorists can get reliable and competitive priced auto ... Read More »

News & Notes From Glassell Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

  Stump TV, Highland Park | Photo by Christopher Kostrzak Volunteers revive a Highland Park bungalow.  Patch School district unveils new science labs at Glassell Park campus. KPCC Silver Lake all-natural, rat catcher. Corralitas Red Car Happening Today: Prop. 32 forum, Echo Park.  Save the Date ... Read More »

News & Notes From Atwater, Northeast L.A. & Silver Lake

Totally Awesome Fabric Softener Display, Boyle Heights | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Silver Lake residents takes steps to preserve former Red Car trolley route as open space.  L.A. Times & Previously on The Eastsider Atwater Village trick-or-treaters gets a jump start on Halloween. Franklin Avenue Driver ... Read More »

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Highland Park & Mt. Washington

Reservoir & Chain Link View, Silver Lake | Photo by Kenneth A. Wilson/Flickr Judge denies bail to Highland Park gang member described by police as a “major shot caller.”  Patch The billboard company behind Councilman Reyes’ motion to protect digital billboard business. L.A. Times Boyle Heights ... Read More »

A yurt of your own now renting in Silver Lake

For those who can’t afford to live in a million-dollar mid century home in Silver Lake, there is this yurt-like option now renting for $1,500 a month.   Real estate agent Brock Harris  came across the Craigslist ad for a “500 Sq feet circular tent type structure ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Eastside Property: Garvanza flip fails to break the $500,000 barrier. Home & History Silver Lake elementary holds Great Pumpkin Festival and fundraiser. Save The Date Lost: Silver Lake cat named Happy Feet. Lost & Found Read More »

East Los Angeles College library begins a new chapter

The campus library at East Los Angeles College was built only about 30 years ago. But the campus, which is located in Monterey Park but serves East L.A. and surrounding communities, and technology have changed dramatically since the library opened in 1979.  On Thursday, school officials ... Read More »

Sunset Boulevard in a new light

  City crews will soon finish retrofitting Sunset Boulevard street lights  through much of Echo Park and Silver Lake with new, energy-efficient LED lights.  The classic fluted lampposts are also getting a new coat of “Spring Street Green” (pictured above) as the new lights are installed. ... Read More »

Lost: Silver Lake cat named Happy Feet

Submitted by A. Goodman Our cat wandered off the night of Wednesday, October 17 from our home on Fernwood Avenue, just north of Griffith Park Blvd., in Silver Lake. He is a black and white “tuxedo”, about 5 years old and ~14 lbs.  He is wearing ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East L.A., Glassell Park & Silver Lake

Fancy Fence, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Councilman Huizar passes sobriety following Boyle Heights traffic accident. L.A. Now City Council candidate and Glassell Park resident recounts his past as cruise ship performer. KCET Departures Training begins early for Boyle Heights-East L.A. football rivalry.  Boyle Heights ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Fall fundraiser to benefit Elysian Valley school music program. School Yard Read More »

Fall fundraiser to benefit Elysian Valley school music program

Dorris Place Elementary will hold a Fall Festival Fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 26 to help fund an instrumental music program at the Elysian Valley school.  The festival includes a haunted house, petting zoo, face painting food and other activities. The Partners of Dorris, a school support ... Read More »

What’s New With Our Sponsors

Nestled in the middle of a 10,825 sq ft hilltop lot, this 4 bedroom 2 bath home in Mt. Washington presents a blank palette full of original details-floating staircase, extraordinary high ceilings and oversized windows in the massive living room. Open Sunday, Oct. 28. Come see ... Read More »

News & Notes From Cypress Park, Eagle Rock & Echo Park

Pink Alley, Echo Park | Photo by Ryan Schude/Flickr Echo Park man sues LAPD over excessive use of force in Oct. 2011 incident. KTLA Six injured in Wednesday night Cypress Park traffic collision. ASNC Move that car! City fire department issues Red Flag warning. The Eastsider ... Read More »

Lights out in Silver Lake

About 1,600 homes and businesses in Silver Lake lost power tonight and it might take up to 10 hours to have service restored, according to the  Department of Water Power. One  resident who was driving through the area said it appeared that the blackout was centered ... Read More »