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Daily Archives: February 18, 2010

Update: TiGeorges’ fire

It might take six to eight weeks before TiGeorges’ Chicken, the Haitian restaurant that was damaged in a fire last night, to reopen, according to a contractor hired to repair the Echo Park eatery. Meanwhile, owner George LaGuerre, whose restaurant became a hub of Haitian quake ... Read More »

Eastside Cinema

Welcome to The Eastsider’s semi-regular installment of online videos featuring Eastside neighborhoods and people. Angeleno Heights resident and filmmaker Alex Jablonski, whose piece on the young and unemployed in Echo Park was featured on The Eastsider back in December, is back with another mini-documentary on legendary ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner

Mishka LA opens in Echo Park this Saturday with mens’ street wear (pictured above), accessories and an octopus chandelier. A new cook takes over the kitchen at Silver Lake’s Barbarella Bar. Could a hipster ask for anymore? Free beer and giveaways tonight at Origami Vinyl in ... Read More »

Woman loses her Love Bug on a Highland Park street

Rachel was serving with the Army in Iraq when she fell in love online. The object of her affection: a 1962, two-toned Volkswagen Beetle with white wall tires and a roof rack. After returning to Texas where she is stationed at Fort Hood, Rachel and her ... Read More »

Fire damages TiGeorges’ Chicken in Echo Park

The Haitian restaurant that served as a hub for quake relief efforts was hit by a fire tonight that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage, primarily to the attic and roof above the Glendale Boulevard restaurant. No one suffered any injuries in the blaze that was ... Read More »