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Daily Archives: October 31, 2011

Silver Lake gay nightclub to throw one last party

One of the last of Silver Lake’s gay bars, Le Barcito, is scheduled to close its doors tonight with a Halloween bash, according to its Facebook page. The Sunset Junction bar has long been a magnet for gay Latinos with Spanish-language drag shows and other events. ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

There are plenty of Silver Lake boutiques and shops catering primarily to women. But Eric Brightwell had the urban male in mind when last month he opened Brightwell, a store for featuring  “luxury and craft objects for the discerning cosmopolitan gentleman” at the corner of Rowena ... Read More »

A carpenter’s tribute to Elysian Park

A New York Times story last week chronicled the life of former Echo Park resident Larry Haun, described as the “carpenter’s carpenter” who earned a nationwide reputation for constructing and writing about handcrafted homes. In Echo Park, however, Haun was not only known as a skilled ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock & El Sereno

River Rock Garage, Mt. Angelus-Highland Park | Photo by Martha Benedict 19-year-old El Sereno man dies after suspected gang shooting in Alhambra. L.A. Now & Star News Boyle Heights worker crushed to death by falling forklift. Daily News Work begins on memorial garden to honor Eagle ... Read More »