Monday, November 30, 2015

Eastsider on the Go

Yes, another coffee house brewing in Echo Park

Future home of Eightfold Coffee

ECHO PARK — There’s no shortage of places in Echo Park where you can stop, sip and savor a cup of coffee. But now the relatively under-caffeinated eastern edge of Echo Park is poised to get a coffee house of its own: Eightfold Coffee. The new ... Read More »

Echo Park storefront goes from check cashing to Pilates

A Pilates and yoga studio is moving into a former check cashing business

ECHO PARK — Apparently Echo Park can’t have too many places for Pilates and yoga.  A former check cashing store in the 1700 block of Sunset Boulevard is being transformed into a Pilates and yoga studio, joining several other boutique fitness gyms and studios in the neighborhood. ... Read More »

Footwear designers pop up in Silver Lake; more coffee flowing in Echo Park; Boyle Heights’ veggie tacos


Shinola Silver Lake, which is based in Detroit, and The MiA Project in Highland Park have teamed together to present Makers Month, a series of events devoted to all things made in America. According to Racked LA, two of the weekend events include pop-ups featuring up-and-coming Los Angeles-based footwear designers Wal & Pai and Jessica Taft Langdon arrives the following weekend. Read More »

How to be a Good Neighbor: Panel on Communities & Change

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Join us on Saturday, Nov. 14 for a conversation about communities and change. How can we create neighborhoods that reflect the best of us? How do we honor longtime residents and key cultures and also encourage economic vitality? Panel: Helen Leung | Co-Executive Director, LA-Más (moderator) ... Read More »