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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Eastsider on the Go

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 »

Echo Park Chinese restaurant serves up a makeover

ECHO PARK — Much has changed in Echo Park since Wichhica Nhim's parents, who fled to the United States from Cambodia in the 1970s, opened Chinatown Express in an Echo Park Avenue minimall 15 years ago. The pace of gentrification took off, rents and real estate prices have spiked and new restaurants, bars and shops have opened. Now, Nhim's family restaurant has changed, too. Read More »

Homeowner Bootcamp- DIY Repair Class

Gotta get handy real quick? Come learn the basics of repairs that you’ll need to know when you’re owning a house (or needing to make repairs on a rental). We’ll go through the the minimum tool arsenal every one should own, their use, and then use ... Read More »

New Shepard Fairey mural looms large over Echo Park

ECHO PARK –– Thanks to Kelly Erickson for these photos of the  new, nearly three-story high mural artist Shepard Fairey recently painted on the side of an apartment building on Sunset Boulevard near Portia Street. It’s the same spot where a French street artist had installed a ... Read More »

New Silver Lake hotspot, Taste of the Eastside in Cypress Park, bridal shop for sale in Echo Park

Mh zH is the new hotspot in Silver Lake. Serving casual Mediterranean dinner on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Maltman Avenue, the restaurant bears no sign, just large windows with a continuous flow of folks coming in and out the door. According to LA Weekly, a chef from the now defunct but highly acclaimed Alma restaurant is at the helm. Mh zH is located in the 3500 block of Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake. Read More »

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

EL SERENO —  Replicas of parrots, winged lizards and Sponge Bob took flight into the bright blue skies above Ascot Hills Park on Sunday for the 7th Annual Kite Fest. Event organizers provider free kites but many of the people who lined the dirt trails of ... Read More »