Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Shopper and Diner

Highland Park’s cheap eats and pool hall makeover; sleek menswear boutique struts into Silver Lake; farmers’ market incentives for low-income shoppers

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The days of Highland Park Pool & Billiards are apparently numbered with the coming of the tentatively named concept, Hi-Hat, Eater LA reports. Behind the change are Dustin Lancaster, Ross Stephenson and Michael Blackman, the same folks who brought The Hermosillo and Highland Park Brewery to the neighborhood (Lancaster is also behind L&E Oyster Bar in Silver Lake) Read More »

Music wares, wearables, and what-have-yous in East Hollywood


Located on Fountain Avenue in East Hollywood (close to Los Feliz and Silver Lake), is Beat Bop Boom: a little shop filled with new and vintage music t-shirts, posters, kooky housewares, accessories, and memorabilia. "Unique." "Punk rock." "A little gem." "Very underground." "Like 1980s St. Marks Square in New York City." "Cool stuff!" Those are just some examples of how others have described this fun and unusual shop. Read More »