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Monday, May 22, 2017

Eastsider on the Go

Echo Park Lake to host floating performance art on Saturday

ECHO PARK —   Pedal boats and ducks will be sharing Echo Park Lake on Saturday with a floating stage for a day-long series of performances by experimental vocalist and performance artist Carmina Escobar. The Mexico City artist has been spotted this week testing the horns placed on a ... Read More »

Beer now brewing in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Beer fans rejoice: Echo Park now has its very own brewery. Sage Vegan Bistro has opened its brewpub in the historic Jensen’s Recreation Center. The micro-brewery and full bar, connected to the restaurant next door, will be making and serving specialty beers — ... Read More »

Alt comedy scene thrives on the Eastside

The Eastside comedy scene is drawing performers and patrons alike with its diverse lineups and DIY attitude. The shows break away from the run-of-the-mill stand-up comedy with a variety formats, including storytelling and chismes, making the Eastside a hotbed for alternative comedy. Here’s a sample of what to expect from shows in Boyle Heights, Highland Park & Silver Lake: Read More »

More coffee now pouring on York Boulevard

HIGHLAND PARK —   The neighborhood’s newest coffee house was serving up its first coffee drinks and waffles this morning in a tiny storefront on York Boulevard. Collage Coffee joins several other existing and planned coffee shops on York Boulevard — including Cafe De Leche and ... Read More »

Steel butterflies take flight above El Sereno

El SERENO  —  A steel sculpture features a flock of butterflies was recently installed over the newly reconfigured junction of Soto Street, Mission Road and Huntington Drive. The work is by artist Michael Amescua,  who has also created decorative gates along the Los Angeles River and ... Read More »

Starbucks to join Los Feliz’ Caffeine Alley

LOS FELIZ — The north end of Hillhurst Avenue will soon be home to seven shops — including a now-under-construction Starbucks — where you can satisfy your coffee fix, reports The Los Feliz Ledger. The newest entrant, Blue Bottle, held a grand opening last weekend for ... Read More »