Monday, August 29, 2016

Silver Lake stories, photos and more

Echo Park & Silver Lake pizza shakeup

Former Silver Lake PIzza Hut

Many pizza fans across Echo Park and Silver Lake are asking “Where did my pizza place go?” following the recent closure of a trio of pizza outlets. In Echo Park, residents still trying to get over the closure of Pizza Buona at the end of last ... Read More »

From Behind the Wheel of a Lincoln Town Car: A volunteer’s view of the 1984 L.A. Olympics

Sandy Driscoll at L.A. Coliseum | Courtesy Sandry Driscoll

On Friday, July 13, 1984, my journal entry reads: “In DTLA for the Big Picture - 18,000 people gathered for an Olympic welcoming photo. How thrilling! I just LOVE this city!!!” As the Olympic torch made its way through LA, anticipation for the games grew. Some were later sorry they had opted to leave town citing ‘too much smog and traffic’, but we who stayed were rewarded with an unforgettable Olympics. Read More »

What is with those noisy choppers over Echo Park and Silver Lake?

Around and Around They Go: two noisy helicopters have been circling the skies over Echo Park and Silver Lake tonight.  They don’t sound like your typical LAPD or TV news helicopters. The L.A Helicopter Noise Initiative website indicates that the choppers originated from Los Alamitos Army Airfield ... Read More »

For Rent: Modern Silver Lake 2/1 + BONUS ROOM


4022 3/4 Monroe St. | $3295/month | Property Website Monroe is a modern and intimate living community in the vibrant and trendy Silver Lake neighborhood that combines modern aesthetics with classic 19th Century Mission Revival charm found throughout Los Angeles. This recently renovated residential community offers 8 ... Read More »

Lost in Silver Lake: Golden Retriever


My 2 year old male golden retriever apparently escaped from my yard on the evening of August 13. He has a black leather .collar but no tag. He is a very recent rescue, so he doesn’t quite know his name yet. He’ll answer to a whistle, ... Read More »

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman


1664 Maltman Ave | $1,275,000 | Property Website The August House, 1913, Historic-Cultural Monument #699. A unique opportunity to own a piece of LA history. Who hasn’t driven by this iconic Asian-style Craftsman on the corner of Effie in Silver Lake at some time. With its ... Read More »

Lost in Silver Lake: Orange and White Cat


Matt is an 11yo neutered male domestic short hair cat who escaped from our house today near Landa St at Edgecliffe Drive. He is an indoor-only cat and is microchipped but doesn’t have a collar. Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? ... Read More »

Final day arrives for Silver Lake’s Circus of Books

SILVER LAKE — After more than 30 years of serving as one of the neighborhood’s chief purveyors of gay porn, as well as running its largest newsstand, Circus of Books will permanently close its Sunset Junction store after today. “Thank you to the many, many loyal and good ... Read More »

Silver Lake crash victim identified

silver lake crash memorial

SILVER LAKE — The motorcyclist who was killed Saturday in a collision on Sunset Boulevard was identified as 28-year-old Richard Dodds of Los Angeles, according to Kelli Blanchard, an investigator with the county coroner. Dodds and a passenger were riding westbound on Sunset at about noon when ... Read More »

Lost in Echo Park: Terrier mix pup


Small friendly Terrier mix pup Contact: [email protected] Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

JUST LISTED FOR RENT: Silver Lake Designer Home with Luxury Finishes


Ever find yourself getting lost in a stack of design magazines, wondering when and where you can find your dream home? Our new luxury listing, nestled in prime Silver Lake, has been masterfully remodeled and re-imagined by designer Kathryn McCullough. Your new home is sitting pretty and just begging to be Dwell's next cover story! Read More »

Reduced Price on Unique Silver Lake Contemporary


Nestled above a serene, woodsy street in prime hillside Silver Lake, this beautifully updated home is light, bright, with great outdoor living spaces and a garden. Hillside and canyon views from almost every room of this 2-story contemporary Read More »

For Rent: Modern Silver Lake Split Level with Views


1856 Silverwood Terrace | $4,300/month | Property Website No matter which way you slice it, this split level will reign supreme. Newly renovated with modern finishes this is the Silver Lake home you’ve been waiting for! As you enter into the living room, complete with a fireplace ... Read More »

Phase 2 Released at Van Daele Homes’ 29 Twenty in Silver Lake


Van Daele’s 29 Twenty community in Silver Lake has released the second and final phase to meet the demand for these stunning modern townhomes. With just 33 homes conveniently located off Rowena Avenue, interested homebuyers are encouraged to visit soon for best selection of floorplans and homesites offered in this new release. Read More »