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Monday, June 27, 2016

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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 »

Silver Lake checks out the new 365 by Whole Foods store

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SILVER LAKE -- They lined up at the coffee bar and took photos of the teaBOT. They shopped for sushi and heirloom tomatoes while listening to a DJ play classic Jackson 5. Welcome to Whole Food's first new 365 market, which opened its doors this morning in Silver Lake with promises of low prices, high-tech convenience and a hip, warehouse-store ambiance designed to appeal to a new generation of kale and Kombucha-loving customers. Read More »

“Artisan marketplace” planned for York Boulevard

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HIGHLAND PARK — The owners of a York Boulevard commercial building plan to transform the property into an “artisan marketplace” with space for vendors, restaurants and live entertainment, according to the Planning Department. The York Market, as the project is described in an online summary, is ... Read More »

Silver Lake Gift shop heads to Echo Park

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ECHO PARK — Gift shop Hemingway & Pickett has landed in Echo Park after spending five years in Silver Lake, reports Racked LA. The shop, which hosted a reopening party earlier this month, at the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Duane Street replaced Otherwild, which itself ... Read More »

Nails need a touch up? Find the right expert in the Eastside Guide

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The Eastside Guide’s Business & Services Directory is designed to help Eastsiders find the services they need while supporting small businesses and neighborhood entrepreneurs. The businesses and services in the directory have not been reviewed nor are they endorsed by The Eastsider. Users are responsible for ... Read More »

Echo Park residents are facing loads of inconvenience

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ECHO PARK -- Ana Moreno has been going to Lucy’s LaundryMart for the past seven years. But later this month, Moreno and the other customers at Lucy’s will have to find another place to wash, fluff and fold after one of the neighborhood’s largest coin-laundries shuts its doors “This one is very close, but what can you do?” said Moreno. “ Read More »

Echo Park’s new player in vintage vinyl prepares to open

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ECHO PARK — Blue Bag Records shut its doors last month, but the Sunset Boulevard storefront will soon be filled with another record shop: Cosmic Vinyl. In addition to records, Cosmic Vinyl will also sell 8-tracks and vintage audio equipment and also host live Americana music, ... Read More »