Sunday, April 13, 2014

Silver Lake stories, photos and more

5 Questions for Silver Lake librarian Lisa Palombi

Silver Lake branch senior librarian Lisa Palombi 3-25-2014 4-47-10 AM

Lisa Palombi is the Senior Librarian of the Silver Lake branch Library . Since 1983 she has worked in virtually every library capacity possible – elementary schools, special collections at Planned Parenthood, and of course, branch libraries. She takes pride in Silver Lake’s community-driven programs and ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: New Little Free Library in Silver Lake seeks book donations


Submitted by Rob Oliver’s Silver Lake Little Free Library Oliver’s Silver Lake Little Free Library # 12,336 is now officially open!  Located at 2435 Ivanhoe Dr. in Silver Lake this library was designed and built by yours truly i.e. local artist and carpenter “Wowzy” and is ... Read More »

Fire reported at Silver Lake auto body shop

SILVER LAKE  –  Residents reported that a fire broke out early this morning at an auto body shop on Sunset Boulevard. The Eastsider is seeking more information from the L.A. Fire Department but a photo posted on Twitter by @JoselynHughes at 4:12 a.m. shows fire trucks ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner: New Chinese restaurant dots Silver Lake’s main strip; Argentine eatery to tango with Los Feliz; & praise for a Boyle Heights tamale maker

Pine & Crane Noodle Co. will soon be serving up Chinese food in Silver Lake , notes  Eater LA. The open and airy locale on Polka Dot Plaza will offer a succinct Chinese and Taiwanese menu. It remains to be seen, however, if this location at ... Read More »

There will be no beating up of honor students in Silver Lake

The Silver Lake ad agency The Uprising Creative has used to the marquis on its Sunset Boulevard offices to promote its work or display random quotes from Bukowski and “Back To The Future,” said company co-founder Jeff Nicholas. “Sometimes we just like to poke fun at ... Read More »

For Rent: Summer Dream Home! | French Doors Open to Indoor/Outdoor CA Living | Silver Lake Hills | Near it all!

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Berkeley Ave & N. Benton Way | $3,300 | Property Website This is a magical home, full of life, color, and love. It’s located in the Silver Lake Hills, with Secret Steps nearby, offering you a work-out. Shortcut through Benton Way will get you to to Sunset ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Silver Lake Bungalow With Pool & Studio

This Silver Lake home is the epitome of Eastside meets Westside! Tucked away on Westerly Terrace, its hip, beach-y vibe collides beautifully with a modern aesthetic. The original bungalow, built in 1917, smartly utilizes every available inch of space resulting in an open floor plan with ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Silver Lake gay club gets ready for its last dance

The Go-Go dancers are going away at MJ’s Bar as the Silver Lake gay nightspot prepares to shut down at the end of the month.  It’s not clear what will replace MJ’s but it will become the third Silver Lake gay bar to close within the ... Read More »

Lost in Silver Lake: Chihuahua mini


Female Chihuahua mini/pin mix,light brown with white chest, lost on 3/17 around 3 pm from corner of Silverlake Blvd. & Edgewater Terrace. Dog has big ears, squiggly tail, named DELILAH , friendly. 8 lbs. l Contact: 323-829-1163 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? ... Read More »

Neighborhood Fixture: Silver Lake’s Good Ship Grace

Silver Lake, history ship

It’s pretty hard to miss a ship that’s run aground on Hyperion Avenue in Silver Lake. So each time that I pass that ship-like structure at 2432 Hyperion I wonder how the odd structure, also known as the Good Ship Grace, drifted out this way. While ... Read More »