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 »
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Worship LA hits Echo Park; summer wine picks at Highland Park’s Hermosillo; Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to reopen
Music meets fashion at Worship LA – a new clothing shop on Mohawk Street near Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park. Owners and musicians Vashti Windish and Sara Villard hope to replicate the success of their first venture, Worship. Located in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, Worship ...
ECHO PARK -- Only a few weeks after going up for rent at more than $2,400 a month, the former Beatrice Valenzuela shop has apparently been leased to a new tenant. But who is it?
Shopper & Diner: Pazzo Gelato leaves Echo Park; Silver Lake coffee house adds patio dining; Eagle Rock kabobs
Pazzo Gelato has closed its Echo Park location. But former employee Reggie Sanchez has taken over the space on the ground floor of the Citibank Building and has renamed it Reggie’s Deli & Cafe. Customers of Cafecito Organico can now sit in a big garden patio in ... Read More »
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 »
Shopper & Diner: Silver Lake sandwiches to-go; community yoga in Lincoln Heights & Eagle Rock’s designer fashion on a budget
Lucky Duck, the American Bistro in Silver Lake, is making it easy to grab a sandwich on the go with a new walk-up window on Hyperion Avenue, reports Eater LA. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m and grab one of their robust offerings created by ... Read More »
Shopper & Diner: Reborn Silver Lake eatery dishes up karmically good burgers; High marks for Highland Park ceviche; and vegan clothing pop-up takes to Echo Park rooftop.
On Thursday Haché LA, a new Silver Lake burger joint, celebrated their soft opening. “Soft” might an understatement as a steady stream of DJ-driven beats poured out of the former Sunset Boulevard home of Tarascos alongside a stream of chef Michael ‘Mick’ Scheper’s minced steak burgers. For ... Read More »
Shopper & Diner: Silver Lake restaurant welcomes wine; Mediterranean fare making waves in Atwater; & a blue ribbon burrito in Boyle Heights
Wine and Beer lovers rejoice! Libations have arrived at Silver Lake’s Night + Market Song. The Thai restaurant’s recently acquired beer and wine license has them starting slow, offering Singha and Beerlao beer as well as a mixture of whites and reds, writes LA Magazine. The ... Read More »
Shopper & Diner: Pizza for a cause in Echo Park; Ales for ALS in Eagle Rock; and Elysian Valley gets nostalgic for books
This past Wednesday, a group of students from the 826LA program tossed the dough around Mohawk Bend alongside the Echo Park eatery’s executive chef to create custom pizzas as part of the “Piece of the Pie” program. The kids then voted on their favorite creation which ... Read More »
Shopper & Diner: Guisados too big to be contained by Eastside; Cannibas-centric market lights up Boyle Heights; and summer cool downs courtesy of Eagle Rock shaved ice-ery.
BOYLE HEIGHTS – The beloved taco shop Guisados has become an Eastside fixture, having added a second shop in Echo Park last year. But now the restaurant’s reputation has spread beyond its Eastside’s confines, says LA Downtown News. Downtown patrons (and wayward Eastsiders, of course) can ... Read More »