Daily Archives: February 21, 2017

Boyle Heights gallery blames anti-gentrification protests for closure

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Artists Barnett Cohen and Jules Gimbrone joined the neighborhood’s burgeoning art scene last year by turning a 5,000-square-foot warehouse into a nonprofit gallery focused on underrepresented artists. PSSST, as the gallery was known, was about “artists supporting artists,” Gimbrone told the New York Times. But now, less than a year after it opened,  PSSST has closed in the ... Read More »

For Rent: Exclusive El Mirador Townhouse | Lush Garden Oasis | Old World Meets Modern | Central Los Feliz Location

1934 1/2 Rodney Dr | Property Website Say hello to the exclusive and historic El Mirador apartments! This Mediterranean style residence encompasses six spacious, two bedroom townhomes that are located on a large 1/3 acre of land in the heart of Los Feliz Village. Centered between Hillhurst and Vermont, you will love having eateries like Alcove Bakery, Little Doms, Jenis ... Read More »

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

SILVER LAKE — Walkers and runners who circle the Silver Lake reservoirs might have noticed  new trees, shrubs and grasses being planted near Tesla Avenue. What’s going on? Amanda Parsons, a spokeswoman with the L.A. Department of Water & Power, which manages the property,  said the new landscaping is part of the final stage of a water pipeline project, which ... Read More »

Price reductions on Boyle Heights fourplex; Eagle Rock 5-bedroom; Mt. Washington contemporary

Prices on about two dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Boyle Heights: Price drops $25,000 for four units on a lot – two 2-bedrooms, one 3-bedroom, one 6-bedroom. $1,225,000. Eagle Rock: $20,000 cut for a 5-bedroom home near Occidental College. $875,000. Mt. Washington: Price ... Read More »

Food trucks now serving at Occidental College; proposed Boyle Heights brewery up for review; last day to register for March 7 election

MORNING REPORT: Tired of the college cafeteria? The lunchtime options at Occidental College in Eagle Rock now include food trucks .... A public hearing is scheduled for Feb. 22 over plans to allow a proposed brewery with a 39-seat tasting room to operate in a former manufacturing building in the 600 block of Anderson Street in Boyle Heights .... Today is the last day eligible residents can register to vote in the March 7 city primary election and other races. City Read More »