Sunday, November 29, 2015

Eastsider on the Go

Chicken chipotle pizza now serving in El Sereno

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EL SERENO — When Hugo Izquierdo craved a pizza, he often had to leave the neighborhood,  heading west and “over the hill” to Highland Park or traveling east to Alhambra to enjoy a satisfying piece of pie. Now, he just walks three blocks from his home ... Read More »

What will replace a York Boulevard sandwich shop? [updated]


HIGHLAND PARK — The owners of Schodorf’s Luncheonette have announced the permanent closure of the sandwich shop, which opened nearly five years ago as the York Boulevard restaurant and bar scene was taking off. Matt and Anya Schodorf, who also own Cafe de Leche Café down the block, ... Read More »

What’s in store for the Echo Park Rite Aid and Walgreens?

Echo Park Rite Aid after remodel 6-7-2014 5-17-14 PM

ECHO PARK — The $9.4 billion acquisition that will bring the Walgreens and Rite Aid drug stores under one corporate roof has raised a lot of questions, including whether the deal will mean eventual store closures and layoffs.  In Echo Park, the Walgreens at Sunset Boulevard and ... Read More »

Goodbye Red Hill, Hello The Whisperer

Red Hill's new look

ECHO PARK — A new sign – “The Whisperer” – has been painted on the exterior of the former Red Hill restaurant, which has been closed since last December. Reader Amy Schmalz snapped a shot of the newly painted sign on the now black building at ... Read More »