Saturday, October 10, 2015

Eastsider on the Go

Highland Park festival showcases local and global filmmakers

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HIGHLAND PARK — The second annual Highland Park Independent Film Festival arrives this week, showcasing work by local filmmakers as well as entries from Brazil and South Africa. The festival, which starts off with a Thursday night gala, features 35 films, documentaries and shorts that cover ... Read More »

Time Out says Sqirl’s the spot for breakfast; Silver Lake tattoo shops named LA’s best; Why is Alfred Coffee on Sunset closed?

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Time Out New York announced that Sqirl in East Hollwood is one of the best breakfast restaurants in America. The magazine praised the Jessica Koslow operation for its prized jams made on-site, sorrel pesto and radishes and sheep’s-milk and feta cheeses. With all of the positive press, it’s no surprise that Koslow trademarked her emerging enterprise, Sqirl, particularly since the jams are now available online, and with the coming of Koslow's second space, Sqirl Away. Read More »

Echo Park Mexican restaurant seeks a bigger bar crowd

Rodeo Grill plans to expand bar operations

ECHO PARK — Rodeo Grill has been serving beer and other alcoholic drinks for several years. But now the Mexican restaurant wants to expand its bar operations as the Echo Park section of Sunset Boulevard attracts more bar hoppers and nightlife. A public hearing has been ... Read More »