Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Silver Lake stories, photos and more

Pay Up Or Move Out: Echo Park and Silver Lake business owners have few options as rents jump


From corner groceries in Echo Park to hair salons in Silver Lake, many small business owners have either moved out, closed down or paid up as rents have spiked. Since the city’s rent control laws don’t apply to commercial space, business tenants without a lease are at the mercy of landlords, who can raise the rent as much as they want to take advantage of gentrifying shopping and commercial strips. Read More »

Mid-Century Feel And Fantastic Floor Plan In The Heart Of Silver Lake


Welcome to 846 Silver Lake Boulevard, a magnificent 1947 mid-century in the heart of Silver Lake! Elevated off of the main street, this gated property boasts a covered deck, perfect for sipping your morning coffee, atop a street-level 2-car garage. The architectural mid-century lines of the home continue inside to the open concept living space, including a sun-filled living room with fireplace leading to the eat-in dining area. Read More »

Vote Now In The Best Of Silver Lake Awards


The Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce voting has opened for The 2014 Best of Silver Lake Awards. Vote for your favorite local business through the month of September. The Awards are open to the public and will take placeThursday October 16th, 630pm at Mac Sennett Studios. Read More »

Silver Lake Reservoir is going down, down, down

SILVER LAKE -- What looks like a giant bath tub ring has formed around the Silver Lake and Ivanhoe reservoirs as the water level has been slowing dropping. Has the L.A. Department of Water & Power already begun to drain the reservoirs as part of a pipeline construction project? No,the agency said it has not begun draining the pair of reservoirs. But it also has not been refilling them either. Read More »