MORNING REPORT: Fans of El Tepeyac in Boyle Heights say a New York restaurant has improperly copied many of the features – including menu descriptions – of the original Mexican restaurant ... A 110-year-old Craftsman bungalow in Highland Park has been restored to serve as a family resource center ... Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a daily dose of scenes, sightings and stories
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LINCOLN HEIGHTS – Stocked with 300 bottles of craft beer and wine, The Heights Deli & Bottle Shop held a “soft opening” today. Owner Vanessa Baek, a Lincoln Heights resident who also operates Xlixe pizzeria in Little Tokyo, said she hopes her new store will bring ... Read More »
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Dorris Place Elementary held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to show off its computer lab that was refurbished with new equipment after a third-grade student submitted a winning essay in an IT makeover contest for schools.
For more than 20 years the city has used the former Naval & Marine Corps Reserve Center near Dodger Stadium as a training facility for firefighters. The approximately 133,000-square-foot, Art Deco-style building – completed just before the nation entered World War II – sits on nearly ... Read More »
ECHO PARK — For the last the last nine months, I’ve spent mornings with my friends Audie Cornish, David Green, and Renee Montagne. Each morning we chat about the day’s news and banter about insightful social commentary. Me, the sunrise, a warm cup of coffee … and NPR in my mint green Fiat. See, every morning, the even cadence of NPR accompanies me on my commute from Echo Park to my job as editor at a real estate startup, Agent Ace, in Santa Monica
Public to meet over Metrolink health risk study; Lincoln Heights food industry incubator opens; Eagle Rock woman shines as Oxy hammer thrower
MORNING REPORT: The public will be able to comment on a report about the health risks posed by the Metrolink maintenance facility in Cypress Park during a community meeting on Thursday, April 9 ... A former Lincoln Heights warehouse has reopened as a food industry incubator with 54 commercial kitchens under one roof ... An Eagle Rock native has emerged as one of Occidental College's best, all-time best female hammer throwers
HIGHLAND PARK — Police are investigating a shooting that left two persons wounded near Avenue 59 and Terrace Drive this afternoon. LAPD spokeswoman Rosario Herrera had no further details but said that police had requested a rescue ambulance following a shooting that was reported at about ... Read More »
EAGLE ROCK -- An old-fashioned bell rings as you cross the threshold, breathing in leather, oil and time. It’s not surprising to learn that a cobbler has worked out of this space on Eagle Rock Boulevard for over 70 years. Harut Torossian easily remembers the day he bought the store. “May 8, 1980, my daughter’s third birthday, that’s why I never forget.”
VICTOR HEIGHTS — A pioneer of small-lot developments is working to build 14 townhomes at the top of Victor Heights, the densely packed neighborhood between Echo Park and Chinatown.
After operating online for the past year, The MiA Project, which showcases U.S. designers and manufacturers, has opened its first store on the west end of York Boulevard. Located in the former home of Gimme Gimme Records, The Mia (Made in America) Project shop will feature everything from homewares and art to lingerie and apothecary.
MORNING REPORT: A man who had barricaded himself in an Atwater Village home on Monday night surrendered after the SWAT team used tear gas to end the stand off in the 4100 block of Willimet Street ... Dodger fans say crackdown on tailgate parties was heavy handed ... A tale of two Boyle Heights bars - one Mexican, one "Chipster," - symbolize a changing neighborhood
The response at RiverPark — LA Urban’s newest community — has been overwhelmingly positive, with Phase One already 50% sold! Consumers note how spacious, airy and livable these single-family and paired homes feel. Consumers also prize the contemporary design, easy entertainment flow and high-caliber finishes throughout
The new parking restrictions imposed in time for today's Dodger season opener did not deter this hardy group of Dodger fans, who rolled their grill-on-wheels down Stadium Way in the direction of Elysian Park shortly after 7 a.m.
Dodger fans to face additional security screening; 80-year-old man goes missing from Highland Park street
MORNING REPORT: New security measures will require all fans entering Dodger Stadium to go through metal detectors before entering the ballpark ... The Dodger Stadium Express shuttle begins service today at 10:10 a.m. ... Why Dodger neighbors dread opening day ... An 80-year-old man has gone missing after being last seen on the 800 block of Cooper Avenue in Highland Park ... No one was injured after a car flipped over Sunday night near Monte Vista Street and Avenue 52 in Highland Park
ECHO PARK -- Police said they have arrested a man after a Metro bus came under fire this afternoon as it traveled along the border of Echo Park and Silver Lake, leaving the driver injured.
Temporary No Parking and 2-Hour Parking signs have been installed around Dodger Stadium in time for Monday's season opener. The parking restrictions, which apply to residents as well as visiting Dodger fans, are the city's most recent effort to keep pre-game tailgating parties and public drinking from getting out of control