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For Sale: Garvanza Craftsman with Bonsai Garden

6301 Meridian | $759,000 | Property Website 2 BEDS 1 BATH BONUS SPACE 1220 sqft/ 4,500+ lot (does not include bonus) As you drive through Garvanza, and step through the privacy hedges, you’ll want to give yourself a moment here. Take in the whole picture. One ... Read More »

7-Eleven makes another run at York Boulevard

HIGHLAND PARK — It was about three years when  7-Eleven tried to open a 24-hour store that sold booze at the northwest corner of York Boulevard and Tonawanda Avenue. That store, however, never opened in the face of stiff opposition from neighborhood council officials as well ... Read More »

Highland Park gets a Romanian inspired cafe

HIGHLAND PARK -- A Romanian-inspired cafe called Parsnip quietly opened last week on York Boulevard. Anca Caliman, partner in Lemon Poppy Kitchen in Glassell Park, and Aracelly Flores, longtime Lemon Poppy Kitchen cook, have partnered to open a casual, counter-service cafe in the former Antojitos Guerrero space. Read More »

New “cycling-inspired” cafe rolling into Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK — A “caffeine fueled, cycling-inspired” cafe is preparing to join the other new restaurants, bars and shops along York Boulevard. The owners of à Bloc, which is taking shape inside  an approximately 1,300-square-foot storefront at 5025 York,  will not only serve coffee, pastries and snacks ... Read More »

Highland Park mural needs a $20,000 touch-up

HIGHLAND PARK — One of the biggest murals in the neighborhood help, according to LA Weekly. Mexico Tenochtitlan: A Sequence of Time and Culture at the corner of Avenue 61 and North Figueroa Street — the 100-foot by 20-foot saga of Chicano history — has been ... Read More »

Highland Park’s historic Lummis Home left in limbo

HIGHLAND PARK — It has been nearly 2-1/2 years since the city began negotiating with Occidental College about managing and restoring the Lummis Home, a city and state historic landmark built out of arroyo stones.  However, the city and college have yet to reach an agreement, ... Read More »

For Sale: The Beauty on the Knoll…

915 N. Avenue 63 | $855,000 | Property Website By the time you move in, spring will have sprung. The resident caterpillars, hosted on the asclepias curassavica, will now be monarchs fluttering about your garden getting ready for their journey to Mexico…and you?You’re sliding barefoot with ... Read More »

DIY binoculars help young Highland Park bird watchers focus on nature

HIGHLAND PARK -- “Let’s go to the Secret Forest!” pleaded members of the Nature Club at San Pascual STEAM Magnet Elementary. They pointed to a cropping of trees on the western side of the Highland Park campus, where tall oaks, pines and eucalyptus present a shady spot for students during recess – and a perfect place for various birds to perch. Read More »