SILVER LAKE -- Construction to turn the former Ralphs market on Glendale Boulevard into a Whole Foods Market is expected to begin this summer. And when the store opens about a year later, customers will not only be able to shop for groceries but they will be able to dine in a restaurant and, if permits are granted, sip their favorite beers and wines as well.
EAGLE ROCK — New bars and restaurants on Colorado Boulevard will now be able to stay open later at night and open earlier in the morning after the City Council amended an ordinance today that had restricted operating hours. Many new businesses were limited to hours ... Read More »
ECHO PARK -- Crown Shoes owner Yong Kim has seen many of his customers leave the neighborhood as they have been priced out by rising rents. Now, Kim is joining them. After 35 years in Echo Park, Kim has closed the doors to his Sunset Boulevard shop after a new landlord proposed a substantial rent increase. "Things have changed," Kim said. "I'm done."
Silver Lake’s Pine & Crane stirs the pot; Clare V. hosts sample sale in Atwater; savor Boyle Heights birria mini-tacos
Silver Lake’s Pine & Crane owner Vivian Ku was recently featured in the L.A. Times as a mover and shaker in the Asian food scene. The article reported that the young chef is continuously experimenting with dishes at her Taiwanese restaurant. One example: “trotters” or pigs ... Read More »
ECHO PARK — The once sleepy stretch of Sunset Boulevard on the east end of Echo Park has become more lively in recent years. Large opening night crowds gather at Shepard Fairey’s Subliminal Projects gallery. Taco lovers seemed perpetually lined up outside Guisados. Indie music fans are descending on Club Bahia across the street from the sleek Elysian apartment tower. Now, joining this mix is Esqueleto, an Oakland-based jewelry shop and gallery.
Update on Los Feliz’s Tiki Ti: The legendary bar recently stated on its Facebook page that it is “proud to announce its return to normalcy starting Friday, May 22, we are back to our regularly scheduled shenanigans.”
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 ...
Tiki-Ti bar closes for now; stationery shop to debut in Echo Park; Boyle Heights cafe features vegetarian items; will Silver Lake vegans go for Moby’s cauliflower steak?
Chants of “ooga booga” and “toro, toro, toro” at the legendary Polynesian-styled Tiki-Ti bar in Los Feliz have unexpectedly ceased, at least for now.
Atwater’s treehaus plants its roots into bigger digs; cantimpalitos find a permanent spot on a Silver Lake menu; French bakery’s bonjour in Boyle Heights
Treehaus is staying true to its Atwater roots with its recent relocation from 3229 Glendale Boulevard to a bigger storefront just a few shops down at 3153 Glendale Boulevard, where it will share space with SewLA.
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?