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Friday, October 31, 2014

Scenes and Sightings

Happy Halloween from Silver Lake!

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SILVER LAKE — The Vidal family’s Halloween sculpture is once again attracting attention. Guy Vidal said that this year’s Vidal Pumpkin Sculpture resembles a sea monster/octopus, with its tentacles reaching out across the lawn in the direction of the Silver Lake Reservoir. A frightful but fun ... Read More »

A DIY Echo Park bus bench

Echo Park DIY bus bench 10-30-2014 1-40-44 AM

ECHO PARK —  DASH bus riders who wait for the bus at the northwest corner of Echo Park and Scott avenues now have a place to sit while their ride finally arrives. Unlike most L.A. bus benches that double as billboards, this simple wood bench, secured ... Read More »

Weekend Photo Gallery

Trail & View, Elysian Park | daveedkapoor/Instagram

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Gallery features some of the photos from contributors that appeared in The Eastsider’s  Morning Report and other sections during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo ... Read More »

Weekend Photo Gallery

Hillside Homes, Highland Park | Paul Lacques/Instagram

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Gallery features some of the  photos from contributors that appeared in The Eastsider’s  Morning Report and other sections during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo ... Read More »

Weekend Photo Gallery

Eye On Echandia, Boyle Heights | Katrina Alexy

The Eastsider thanks the many talented photographers who have shared their images with fellow readers. Weekend Gallery features some of the  photos from contributors that appeared in The Eastsider’s  Morning Report and other sections during the previous week. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo ... Read More »

Signs of change in Silver Lake [updated]

Tom's Burgers sign awaits replacement | Photo by Marc Caswell

SILVER LAKE — It’s was no where as iconic as the roof-top Sunset Junction sign or as whimsical as the rotating Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign. But the worn out Tom’s Burgers sign – framed with often burned out light bulbs and missing a letter or two ... Read More »

Thunderheads brewing on the horizon

Massive thunderheads viewed from Silver Lake | Diane Edwardson

SILVER LAKE — Diane Edwardson of Silver Lake captured images of the huge clouds towering over the mountains on this hot afternoon, with many areas seeing temperatures in the triple digits. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Riverside and other inland areas, ... Read More »

Sunday Sunset

Sunset view from Silver Lake | Dan Gershon

You can thank what’s left of tropical storm Norbert for pumping warm, moist and unstable air into Southern California, creating some heavy downpours in the Inland Empire but leaving Eastsiders to enjoy some interesting cloud formations and a colorful sunset. Read More »