Friday, October 28, 2016

Storefront Report

New Eagle Rock cafe coming to Colorado Boulevard


EAGLE ROCK —  Behind paper-covered windows, work is underway to convert a former flower shop at 2040 Colorado Boulevard into a “cafe/gelato shop,”  according to the Department of Building & Safety. It’s not known what the new cafe will be serving or when it expects to ... Read More »

Mole fries, anyone?

Mole fries, anyone? | Boyle Heights Beat

BOYLE HEIGHTS -- Mole fries? Mole quesadillas? Mole nachos? These dishes may sound like the food of fiction, but they’re actually offered at a restaurant here in Boyle Heights. Read More »

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona is back in business


ECHO PARK — Israel Palacios was getting close to giving up finding a new home for his family’s pizzeria, Pizza Buona, which closed last December after being priced out of its old location. But while he was getting his hair cut, Palacios heard that another Echo Park ... Read More »

Echo Park’s Pizza Buona gets a new lease on life


ECHO PARK — After being forced to close late last year in the wake of a steep rent increase, Pizza Buona has found a new location not far from its previous home of more than 50 years. The neighborhood pizzeria plans to reopen on Thursday, Sept. ... Read More »

Musician-turned-baker to open a bakery in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — A few weeks back we reported about Echo Park Village, the new name for a row of buildings in the 300 block Glendale Boulevard that were being emptied of tenants and renovated in preparation for new businesses. Now, Eater L.A. reports that one of the new ... Read More »

Starbucks in the works for Hyperion Avenue


LOS FELIZ — Apparently there can’t be too many Starbucks.  The city has issued building permits for a new Starbucks in the Gelson’s shopping center at Hyperion Avenue and Griffith Park Boulevard. The Starbucks would be located in a former Chinese restaurant on the ground floor ... Read More »

Echo Park & Silver Lake pizza shakeup

Former Silver Lake PIzza Hut

Many pizza fans across Echo Park and Silver Lake are asking “Where did my pizza place go?” following the recent closure of a trio of pizza outlets. In Echo Park, residents still trying to get over the closure of Pizza Buona at the end of last ... Read More »