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Daily Archives: December 13, 2011

New state architect left his mid-century mark on Echo Park

Chester A. Widom, who was recently appointed State Architect of California, is best known for designing large commercial and institutional buildings, including the Autry Museum in Griffith Park. But early in his career, Widom, now 71, designed an Echo Park duplex that dangles off a hillside ... Read More »

New Atwater gastropub gets tangled in city red tape

Earlier this year Andy Hasroun leased the storefront next to his Atwater Village wine shop with plans to transform the former H&R Block office into the Atwater Tap House, a gastropub serving craft beers and sausages. Hasroun envisioned that his new customers would be sipping beers ... Read More »

The frosty view from Silver Lake*

Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake awoke this morning to a view of the snow-capped San Garbriels from her bedroom window. Many other Eastside residents are enjoying the same scenes today following Monday’s rains and – at the higher elevations – snow. * Update:  This morning’s mountain ... Read More »