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Monday, May 2, 2016

Eastsider on the Go

Echo Park residents are facing loads of inconvenience

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ECHO PARK -- Ana Moreno has been going to Lucy’s LaundryMart for the past seven years. But later this month, Moreno and the other customers at Lucy’s will have to find another place to wash, fluff and fold after one of the neighborhood’s largest coin-laundries shuts its doors “This one is very close, but what can you do?” said Moreno. “ Read More »

WaBa Grill coming to Highland Park

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HIGHLAND PARK — A former  coin-laundry is being converted into an outlet for the fast growing WaBa Grill chain of teriyaki chicken-bowl restaurants. Building permits have been issued to construct a WaBa Grill at 6316 N. Figueroa Street, which is a former coin laundry in the ... Read More »

Echo Park’s new player in vintage vinyl prepares to open

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ECHO PARK — Blue Bag Records shut its doors last month, but the Sunset Boulevard storefront will soon be filled with another record shop: Cosmic Vinyl. In addition to records, Cosmic Vinyl will also sell 8-tracks and vintage audio equipment and also host live Americana music, ... Read More »

7-Eleven seeking to open new Boyle Heights store

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BOYLE HEIGHTS –– A new 7-Eleven convenience store is in the works for the corner of Marengo and State streets across from L.A. County-USC Medical Center, according to a Planning Department summary. The store is planned for a vacant, 2,472-square-foot space at 1902 E. Marengo Street. ... Read More »

Trouble for potato taco lovers in Cypress Park

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CYPRESS PARK –– Taco fans are wondering when they will once again be able to satisfy their hunger for potato tacos at El Atacor #11. A handwritten sign on the front door of  the Figueroa Street restaurant reads “Closed for Remodeling.”  But, according to a Yelper, ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Silver Lake gets Burmese eats; Highland Park chef TV showdown with young girl; Icy Rush debuts in Echo Park

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Silver Lake will be one of the few places in the Los Angeles area with a Burmese restaurant, reports Eater LA. Daw Yee Myanmar Corner is making its way from the San Gabriel Valley, and with it comes menu items such as classic tea leaf salads, noodle salads, mohinga (rice noodle and fish soup), oh no khao swe (coconut chicken noodles) and maybe dan pauk (Burmese biriyani with braised chicken), a secret family recipe of restaurateur Dellun Chow. Read More »

TiGeorges serving up last meal on Sunday

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ECHO PARK —  Chef TiGeorges Laguerre is serving up his last rotisserie chicken and other Haitian favorites on Sunday when his TiGeorges’ Chicken restaurant on Glendale Boulevard closes. A person at the restaurant confirmed the Sunday closure over the phone. Jeremy Rosenberg, who co-authored a book with Laguerre, also announced ... Read More »

Everyday is a sample sale at The Runway Outlet!

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The Runway Outlet is a wonderfully curated boutique that offers a diverse collection of one-of-a-kind samples and current season overstock from independent Los Angeles based designers! You can find a complete outfit here for almost any occasion, we are a “one stop shop” stocked with everything ... Read More »