Wearing your heart on your sleeve is so 2013. Now you can wear your neighborhood on you chest. Eagle Rock’s boutique MediaNoche has just introduced a line of EASTSIDE t-shirts from L.A.-based map makers, Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography. Whether you want to keep your neighborhood close to your heart, or just ensure that you never get lost again, the shop is offering NELA, Echo Park, Silver Lake, and other neighborhood tees for $30.
In other Shopper & Diner news:
- Lost or not, should you find yourself in Boyle Heights or Echo Park it’s good idea to stop in at Guisados, says CNN. They’ve given the beloved taco shop the nod for best tacos in Los Angeles.
- Sumi’s, the handmade gift boutique is now officially open in Los Feliz, reports Racked LA. The onetime Sunset Boulevard shop vacated its Silver Lake digs for a spot nearby Skylight Books on Vermont Avenue. The space is bigger than their former storefront and allows owner Sumi Siegel to showcase a wider array of goods.
- Racked LA also notes that Goodwill‘s massive Los Angeles Flagship location is open for business as of today on the border of Glassell Park and Atwater Village. The 135,000-square-foot store will also have a cafe and feature both Goodwill’s Community Enrichment Center and its Career Resource Center. Today’s festivities at the store include opportunities for shoppers to enjoy drawings for prizes as well.
- Good Eggs in Elysian Valley is kicking off their grand opening in style. The locally-sourced produce delivery service will be hosting a celebration at its Food Hub on Saturday April 12. Swing by between 2 pm – 6 pm to enjoy local food from their farmers and foodmakers and sip local beers. Tickets are $5.
Marni Epstein Epstein is an entertainment, music, and lifestyle Journalist and resident of Echo Park. She has previously worked in the film and digital media industries with FOX and Sony Pictures Entertainment. She is currently also pursuing a Masters in Historic Preservation.