SILVER LAKE – After sitting dormant and vandalized for several months, the former home of Silverlake furniture at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Benton Way has seen a lot of activity in recent weeks. Workers have been replacing the roof of the brick building while ... Read More »
Eastsider on the Go
Eastside Weekend: Painting Chicano in Highland Park; fireworks & bike rides; Elysian Park horror campout
This weekend's events include art shows in Highland Park, fireworks displays in Lincoln Heights and El Sereno and an Eagle Rock performance by the Santa Barbara band Gardens & Villa.
Boyle Heights youth leaders whip up a healthy cookbook; Silver Lake says bonjour to A.P.C., Shout & About is going all out in Echo Park
Sixteen youth leaders from Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles share their effortless yet nutritious recipes that even their high school peers could make in the recently released collaborative, “Mi Vida, Mi Salud Cookbook,” Boyle Heights Beat reports.
ECHO PARK -- Skateboarders. Grandmothers. Musicians. They have all stopped by as artist Katrina Alexy has spent the past five months transforming a 40-foot long cinderblock wall next to a public parking lot into whimsical mosaic artwork. She could have completed the bulk of the work more quickly in her Highland Park studio – but what fun is that compared to the countless encounters she had with the people from all corners of Echo Park?
Off The Saw is a collective wood shop in Downtown Los Angeles that offers classes in woodworking and furniture making. This summer we are offering an introductory class for both teens and adults.
ECHO PARK -- With only about 2,000 Mongolians living in the Los Angeles area and no notable institutions to speak of, getting familiar with Mongolian culture is a challenge. And, despite what you may think, that platter of Mongolian BBQ you once ate is not authentic or even Mongolian (it was created in Taiwan). But next month, Angelenos will be able to learn more about the landlocked Asian nation as the 35th annual Echo Park Lotus Festival will highlight the culture of Mongolia during weekend-long event.
Eastside Weekend: The art of the video game in Echo Park; Glassell Park makes music; Dirty Laundry for Father’s Day
If your dad likes video games, music, conceptual art and burgers, then he will have several ways to celebrate Father's Day all weekend long.
Zero-waste brewery barrels into Boyle Heights; in Silver Lake, gone is a grilled cheese shop & LACAUSA’s Cali style launches
Dave Hodgins’ Dry River Brewing Company is raising the bar of craft brewery when it opens its doors for business this fall in Boyle Heights. The Los Angeles Times reports that the 34-year-old is determined to create the greenest brewery in Los Angeles by eventually producing zero-waste beer. How?
EAGLE ROCK -- After about 25 years in Eagle Rock, Super A Foods market is closing and will be replaced by the fast-growing Sprouts Farmers Market chain, according a store manager.
ECHO PARK -- The interior of Bar Bandini remains literally under wraps, with a large tarp covering the windows and doors of the Sunset Boulevard storefront. But the owners of Bar Bandini, located in the former City Sip space, recently have been posting photos of the interior, which has been stripped down for that rustic-industrial look.