This weekend's offerings include an exhibit devoted to black-light art in Highland Park, an Elysian Valley group show that's for the birds and a record release performance by The Silver Lake Chorus.
Eagle Rock’s Newest Bottle Shop; deKor resettles in Silver Lake; Jeni’s ice cream in Los Feliz closed again
Craft Beer Cellar is coming to Eagle Rock. Run by husband-and-wife team and Eagle Rock locals Gabe Paredes and Corissa Hernandez, the bottle shop and tasting room is under construction with plans to launch in late summer, Eater LA reports. Many Eagle Rock beer drinkers have ... Read More »
ECHO PARK -- It's been hard to keep up with the store closings and openings on Sunset Boulevard. But the pace of change appears to be only picking up speed. The new landlord of the two-story medical office building at the northeast corner of Sunset and Echo Park Avenue - the structure covered with the mural featuring an earth-mother figure - is leasing out the ground floor for $12,500 a month, according to LoopNet. But wait, there's more.
SILVER LAKE - When a recording artist and DJ plans to open a restaurant, you would expect the place to be loud. But that's not going to be the case with the vegan cafe that Moby plans to open on Rowena Avenue. Moby, in a community meeting on Wednesday night, told neighbors that he was not expecting to attract a noisy or rowdy crowd. If people are looking for a crazy night out, said Moby, "they are not going to a vegan restaurant."
SILVER LAKE -- Construction to turn the former Ralphs market on Glendale Boulevard into a Whole Foods Market is expected to begin this summer. And when the store opens about a year later, customers will not only be able to shop for groceries but they will be able to dine in a restaurant and, if permits are granted, sip their favorite beers and wines as well.
EAGLE ROCK — New bars and restaurants on Colorado Boulevard will now be able to stay open later at night and open earlier in the morning after the City Council amended an ordinance today that had restricted operating hours. Many new businesses were limited to hours ... Read More »
ECHO PARK -- Crown Shoes owner Yong Kim has seen many of his customers leave the neighborhood as they have been priced out by rising rents. Now, Kim is joining them. After 35 years in Echo Park, Kim has closed the doors to his Sunset Boulevard shop after a new landlord proposed a substantial rent increase. "Things have changed," Kim said. "I'm done."
FRANKLIN HILLS — Long-time resident Norman Harriton saw potential for some weed-filled lots near the Lycee School. In 2000, the lots became a community garden under Harriton’s leadership. Harriton died in 2004 but the garden he founded lives on. Last Saturday, the Franklin Hills Norm Harriton ... Read More »
EAGLE ROCK — Members of the family that own the San Antonio Winery in Lincoln Heights are in the process of turning a former Colorado Boulevard auto parts store into a restaurant.
Think of Isaac Rother and The Phantoms as that warm sounding tune emanating from a juke box in a Tiki bar catching fire on the Fourth of July. The sound is knee-buckling simple. Take some 1950’s roadhouse blues and let it yellow in the sun for a few decades, soaking up the years on the windowsill like sun tea.