Brendan Farrell and his wife were apartment hunting in Los Angeles a year ago. Although it was relatively easy to research crime and walkability statistics for L.A. neighborhoods, Farrell realized there was no way to determine just how noisy a neighborhood could be. So Brendan, an applied mathematician and former instructor at CalTech who lives in Silver Lake, applied his skills and expertise to the development of HowLoud.
Lauren Ogle and Courtney Ariel Bowden embarked on a journey of music and friendship when they began leading worship for the children’s program within their church. They spent the next two years becoming friends, writing songs and eating French fries together. Over time they found that ... Read More »
SILVER LAKE -- A few years after becoming a pharmacist, Dean Ng became the owner of Sun Lake Drugs store at Sunset Boulevard and Parkman Avenue. "I would never work for a chain," said Ng, who joined the ranks of the countless pharmacists who dispensed pills, cough medicine and advice from corner drug stores around the country. But when Ng's customers call to refill prescriptions later this week, they will be directed to the Rite-Aid in Echo Park. After nearly 40 years in business, Ng is closing up shop.
SILVER LAKE — Construction crews are preparing the site for 33 new condos that will occupy the site of the former Coffee Table restaurant on Rowena Avenue.
This warm and welcoming single-level residence has vintage good looks and an abundance of living space. Originally built in 1912 it has been updated and is well maintained, providing considerable value in a central location near Silver Lake, Echo Park and Downtown LA.
SILVER LAKE -- The drone of helicopters filled the sky this afternoon above the Silver Lake Reservoir as water-dropping choppers pumped up water to drop on a brush fire in nearby Glendale. But where will those thirsty fire department choppers go after the reservoir is drained this summer for at least a year?
SILVER LAKE -- City officials and family members are scheduled on Friday morning to unveil a plaque naming the intersection of West Silver Lake Drive and Rowena Avenue in honor of Joseph Anthony Gatto, a long-time resident and arts instructor who was shot dead in his Silver Lake home in November 2013.
The LAPD Rampart Division is advising vehicle owners across the southern section of Silver Lake and East Hollywood to watch out for catalytic converter thieves. A posting on the division’s Facebook page says: In the areas south of Sunset Blvd between Vermont Ave and Rampart Blvd, ... Read More »
SILVER LAKE — The developers seeking to turn an approximately one-acre chunk of Silver Lake into the site of 136 apartments and 12,000-square-feet of retail space are scheduled to appear tonight before a community meeting. A representative for CIM Group, one of Hollywood’s largest and most politically connected developers, said that 15% of the units would be set aside for very low income tenants.
SILVER LAKE — LADWP crews have closed Del Mar Avenue at Myra Avenue this morning in what appears to be today’s most recent water main break. At least three other water mains have burst in East Hollywood, Eagle Rock and Los Feliz since about midnight. The Eastsider has ...