This weekend’s events range from the Lotus Festival at Echo Park Lake to the Second Saturday Gallery Night across Northeast L.A. Meanwhile, Mount Washington residents will be celebrating the 21st anniversary of Elyria Canyon Park and Self-Help Graphics will host a free puppet and mask making ... Read More »
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Mystery solved on Silver Lake’s Secret Chinese Delivery; Boyle Heights’ supreme tortas; LA Weekly names ten best Silver Lake eateries
Secret Chinese Delivery is less of a secret nowadays. For about a year, the covert operation has delivered Americanized Chinese fare to the doorsteps of folks living in Los Feliz, Silver Lake and Echo Park. But the mystery of where the food was prepared was unknown until now Read More »
ECHO PARK — The owners of the neighborhood’s oldest pizza parlor, Pizza Buona, are looking for a new home in the face of a steep rent increase. The family-owned pizzeria would not say how much of an increase they were facing but the corner space is ... Read More »
ECHO PARK — The 35th Annual Echo Park Lotus Festival will be held this weekend at Echo Park Lake. But the showy lotus have already been in bloom for the past few weeks, mesmerizing park visitors with their pink and cream-colored blooms. The festival, which is ... Read More »
LINCOLN HEIGHTS — It has been a while since any coffee has been poured at Cafe in the Heights, which appeared to be the neighborhood’s only coffeehouse. But the narrow and vacant North Broadway storefront across from Lincoln High is now up for lease, giving someone ... Read More »
ECHO PARK — Pizza Buona, which has served up pizza from the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street for more than 50 years, is searching for a new location that will probably take it out of the neighborhood. Israel Palacios, whose family owns the pizzeria, ... Read More »
SILVER LAKE – After sitting dormant and vandalized for several months, the former home of Silverlake furniture at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Benton Way has seen a lot of activity in recent weeks. Workers have been replacing the roof of the brick building while ... Read More »
Eastside Weekend: Painting Chicano in Highland Park; fireworks & bike rides; Elysian Park horror campout
This weekend's events include art shows in Highland Park, fireworks displays in Lincoln Heights and El Sereno and an Eagle Rock performance by the Santa Barbara band Gardens & Villa.
Boyle Heights youth leaders whip up a healthy cookbook; Silver Lake says bonjour to A.P.C., Shout & About is going all out in Echo Park
Sixteen youth leaders from Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles share their effortless yet nutritious recipes that even their high school peers could make in the recently released collaborative, “Mi Vida, Mi Salud Cookbook,” Boyle Heights Beat reports.
ECHO PARK -- Skateboarders. Grandmothers. Musicians. They have all stopped by as artist Katrina Alexy has spent the past five months transforming a 40-foot long cinderblock wall next to a public parking lot into whimsical mosaic artwork. She could have completed the bulk of the work more quickly in her Highland Park studio – but what fun is that compared to the countless encounters she had with the people from all corners of Echo Park?