Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Monthly Archives: May 2009

Eastside Shopper & Diner

The Echo Park Vons is converting its check cashing office into a deli, flower stand and possibly a small bakery. Relax and save money: A $5 Yoga Hour at Urth Yoga in Silver Lake (cash only). A free sample pot of Benjamin Moore paint (got to ... Read More »

More smoke over Echo Park

Los Angeles Fire Department crews put out a small-one acre brush fire that broke out at about 3 p.m. on a steep hill above Stadium Way just east of the main entrance to Dodger Stadium, according to the department’s Twitter feed. It’s the most recent small ... Read More »

Eastsider Lite

Expect minimal posting for the rest of the week as The Eastsider recovers from walking the L.A. Marathon (completed after 8 hours and 8 minutes; 72 cups of Gatorade; 5 ibuprofens; a tall Starbucks iced mocha; and one hot dog) and finally finishes off some other ... Read More »

Eastsider on Go

If The Eastsider wasn’t so busy blogging he would consider going to these upcoming events:Friday, May 22* Always & Forever, a play about a girl, her quinceañera and the spirit of a Mexican drug lord, opens at Casa 101 in Boyle Heights. * Documentary on the ... Read More »

More trouble at an Echo Park corner *

Police have focused attention on a recent increase in crime reported near the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Duane Street, which is considered the last public hang out for ExP gang. There was more trouble at Echo Park and Duane Thursday but this time it ... Read More »

At home in a Lakers style bungalow

In case you didn’t notice the year-around gold-and-purple paint on this Echo Park bungalow, the banner hanging from the front porch leaves no doubt these Alvarado Street residents are Lakers fans. Read More »

Eastsider Shopper & Diner

A random sampling of news of interest to anyone who shops, eats and drinks on the Eastside: Maybe now you can find a parking space: the Silver Lake Trader Joe’s now opens at 8 a.m. daily.Sweat and dance away to Bollywood music during a one-hour cardio ... Read More »