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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Eastsider on the Go

Music wares, wearables, and what-have-yous in East Hollywood

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Located on Fountain Avenue in East Hollywood (close to Los Feliz and Silver Lake), is Beat Bop Boom: a little shop filled with new and vintage music t-shirts, posters, kooky housewares, accessories, and memorabilia. "Unique." "Punk rock." "A little gem." "Very underground." "Like 1980s St. Marks Square in New York City." "Cool stuff!" Those are just some examples of how others have described this fun and unusual shop. Read More »

High-end tote bag shop coming to Echo Park

ECHO PARK — The maker of canvas tote bags that sell for as much as $100 each will be opening its very first store in the former home of a Sunset Boulevard locksmith. Pacific Tote Company, which makes its bags in limited batches of unique colors ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: The pork shank at Alimento

Pork shank for two...maybe 3? |Sandy Driscoll

SILVER LAKE — While Alimento’s water policy might have stirred up controversy, the  menu of the Italian restaurant has won has over many customers, including Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake.  Her favorite item? The very meaty pork shank: That pork shank was like an Italian version ... Read More »

Los Feliz shop to cater to the urban homesteader

Photo courtesy The King's Roost

LOS FELIZ — After running around the city shopping for supplies, urban farmer and Do-It-Yourselfer Roe Sie said he thought it would be convenient to have a one-stop place near his Franklin Hills home where you could stock up on everything you need  to make your ... Read More »