SILVER LAKE In 1924 a 75-foot-long tunnel was opened underneath Sunset Boulevard at Golden Gate Avenue to create a safe passage for children and other pedestrians walking to Micheltorena Elementary. It has been many years, however, since school kids have passed through the tunnel on ...
Looking for an excuse to dress up and get down? The Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center’s Spring Gala has all the best parts of a good party—think open bar, live music, DJ, dance floor, and selfie booth—with none of the boring stuff.
SILVER LAKE — It’s been more than two years since a nearly mile-long section of Rowena was put a on a “road diet” that left the street with only two traffic lanes instead of four. The reduction of lanes for cars and trucks has made congestion worse, and conditions have not improved, according to some residents. Last week, Public Works Commissioner Matt Szabo called that Rowena road diet “a bit of a disaster.”
David Ryu will become Los Angeles’ first Korean-American City Council member after he defeated Carolyn Ramsay in the race to represent Council District 4, which sprawls from Los Feliz and Silver Lake to Sherman Oaks. Ryu will replace Tom LaBonge, a Silver Lake resident who is termed out after 14 years in office.
The Public Works Commission unanimously voted this morning to add bike lanes but remove a sidewalk on the Glendale-Hyperion bridge as part of a $50 million improvement project. The commissioners rejected calls by cycling and pedestrian activists to eliminate one traffic lane in order keep sidewalks ...
SILVER LAKE -- It's been more than a year since the dance floor went dark and the Go-Go Boys stopped gyrating after MJ's, one of Silver Lake's last gay bars, closed up early last year. Since then, the owners have remained quiet about what's planned for the Hyperion Avenue venue while construction has been on and off during the past year However, construction has resumed, and it looks like MJ's is getting a major makeover.
City engineers recommend more room for bikes but eliminating sidewalk on Glendale-Hyperion bridge [update]
The Bureau of Engineering has come out in favor of adding bike lanes but removing one of two existing sidewalks across the Glendale-Hyperion bridge as part of a $50 million renovation of the historic L.A. River span.
SILVER LAKE -- Chef Michael “Mick” Schepers opened Haché LA on Sunset Boulevard last fall with a menu featuring 100% Angus Sirloin burgers, made-from-scratch, triple-cooked fries, homemade drinks and select beer and wine. The menu is similar to his restaurant in Irvine, Mick’s Karma Bar. But Silver Lake is a far cry from Irvine, Schepers found out. Read More »
SILVER LAKE -- Nina Sorkin was walking across Sunset Boulevard at Lucile Avenue when she found herself in the midst of traffic. The signal had turned red before Sorkin, who walks with a cane, could finish crossing the busy boulevard. “Since cars continue to go through the yellow and even the red light ... a pedestrian loses some of the precious time allocated to cross," she said. But Sorkin and other Silver Lake pedestrians might soon be getting a little bit more time to cross the road.
SILVER LAKE -- During a tense meeting that some compared to a “public flogging,” the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council on Wednesday voted in favor of censuring a council member for posting what many viewed as racist and offensive comments on Facebook.