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Sunday, September 25, 2016

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Rudy’s Barbershop chain opening in Highland Park

Rudy's Barbershop is moving into a renovated storefront

HIGHLAND PARK —  The revival of the barbershop is spreading to Highland Park, where two new shops are now in the works on Figueroa Street. Last week we reported on a proposed barbershop-restaurant planned for the 5700 block of Figueroa Street. This week, we have news ... Read More »

Echo Park Village: What will it be?

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ECHO PARK — What’s happening to the buildings that once housed the punk venue Pehrspace and  TiGeorge’s Haitian restaurant? One of the buildings in the 300 block of Glendale Boulevard  has a broker sign on a wall saying “Echo Park Village” is coming soon. The new ... Read More »

Final day arrives for Silver Lake’s Circus of Books

SILVER LAKE — After more than 30 years of serving as one of the neighborhood’s chief purveyors of gay porn, as well as running its largest newsstand, Circus of Books will permanently close its Sunset Junction store after today. “Thank you to the many, many loyal and good ... Read More »

Silver Lake Ramen roams on to York; Frogtown’s Salazar launches ‘1990s’ website; immigrant-run Eastside eateries honored

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Salazar’s flashback-to-the-‘90s website “is so bad it is pure gold,” according to Los Angeles Magazine. Five web design elements are listed that justify the reasoning, including a dancing MC Hammer gif and a broken link that lead to a dead page of a misspelled URL, salazrla.com. Experience the pre-CSS site while listening to the super cheesy “What is Love?” by Haddaway. Read More »

Shopper & Diner: Good goes 33 Taps in Silver Lake; Sonoran tacos come to Frogtown; prime wedding dresses in Echo Park

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Longtime Silver Lake sports spot Good Microbrew & Grill has been taken over by another sports bar, 33 Taps, Eater LA reports. Initially, Good’s owner Ron Martinez stated in an email that the temporary closure was due to a small office fire, and that the place would be up and running. However, a few weeks later, the papered windows of the closed restaurant told a different story. Read More »