My dog Zak is missing, he was last seen June 11th in the Boyle Heights/City Terrace area. He’s an 11 year old black shepherd mix with a white blaze (chest) and brindle on his legs. He is blind in his right eye and it’s very noticeable ... Read More »
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BOYLE HEIGHTS — The Simon Francois Gless Farmhouse on Boyle Avenue was built in 1886 as Boyle Heights was beginning to take shape as one Los Angeles’ first suburbs. The Queen Anne Style home was declared a city historic landmark a few years ago with the support of actress Sharon Gless and other Gless family members. Now, the property that was purchased last December for $525,000 is back on the market at $879,000.
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- There are plenty of dogs but no off-leash dog parks in Boyle Heights. That could change, however, under a proposal now before the Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council that calls for turning empty lots into neighborhood dog parks.
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- With the exception of tiny Art's Coffee Shop and a few other spots, there is little in the way of restaurants within walking distance of the thousands of workers, students and visitors at County USC-Medical Center and the adjacent USC Health Sciences Campus. Now it looks like Art's is going to get some competition. The developers of a 200-room Hyatt House hotel and conference center on the campus property are seeking a sit-down restaurant.
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- The two-story brick building at the southwest corner of Soto Street and Cesar Chavez Avenue has loomed over the busy Boyle Heights crossroads for more than a century. Now, after being painted, the building that is home to a Payless shoe store and a notable murals is up for sale.
BOYLE HEIGHTS - Resurrection Catholic School has won a $500,000 grant to introduce new technology and small-group instruction to the small school as part of a nationwide program to revitalize urban Catholic schools.
We are looking for a home for this adorable little rescue cat. We found her outside where I work in Boyle Height and she is staying at our apartment in Mt. Washington now. Her name is Studio, but we mostly call her QT. She is less ... Read More »
We found a puppy on E. 11th Street in Boyle Heights. Update: The owner has been found! Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- The spongy path that circles that Evergreen Cemetery attracts plenty of walkers and joggers. But can it attract a fitness center to Boyle Heights?
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- The murals of Boyle Heights wrap around the facades of storefronts and public housing projects and pop up in alleyways and churches. But while there has been much effort in preserving and repairing existing murals, there has been little in the way of major new work, prompting Boyle Heights Beat to say a revival in murals has skipped over Boyle Heights.