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Daily Archives: February 9, 2012

Police apprehend suspect in Elysian Heights

Officers with guns drawn were seen apprehending one man on the far north edge of Elysian Heights this afternoon, according Silver Lake blogger Diane Edwardson.  A police helicopter hovered over the incident on Rosebud Avenue at Peru Street   that appeared to be the end of a ... Read More »

Nothing says Silver Lake like polka dots

The people behind the pedestrian plaza that will be created by closing a block of Griffith Park Boulevard in Silver Lake have released more details about the design  for what’s called Sunset Triangle Plaza. The most prominent feature: polka dots.  The street will be covered with ... Read More »

Is 7-Eleven a symbol of gentrification?

From Echo Park to Lincoln Heights,  new 7-Eleven  stores  have opened or are in the works for several Eastside locations. Recently the home of the Slurpee and Big Gulp  staked a claim on yet another street corner: Alvarado Street and Beverly Boulevard in Historic Filipinotown.  Representatives ... Read More »