Daily Archives: May 1, 2017

Echo Park Chinese restaurant serves up a makeover

ECHO PARK — Much has changed in Echo Park since Wichhica Nhim's parents, who fled to the United States from Cambodia in the 1970s, opened Chinatown Express in an Echo Park Avenue minimall 15 years ago. The pace of gentrification took off, rents and real estate prices have spiked and new restaurants, bars and shops have opened. Now, Nhim's family restaurant has changed, too. Read More »

The first steps are being taken to make Avenue 26 more pedestrian friendly

LINCOLN HEIGHTS -- Los Angeles, as many walkers will tell you, is not the most pedestrian-friendly city. The streets near Cypress Park-Lincoln Heights Gold Line station is a typical representation of the problems pedestrians face: narrow sidewalks, speeding cars, freeway on/off ramps and poor lighting. Some improvements, however, are in the works. Read More »

Lasagna Cupcakes now starring in former Cypress Park movie house

CYPRESS PARK — The people behind the Heirloom LA, the catering company known for its Lasagna Cupcakes, have opened a new restaurant, Yolk & Flour, in the former Fox Arroyo Theatre on Figueroa. But neighborhood foodies will have to plan their visits carefully — York & Flour is open only on Fridays for now as a popup restaurant. Heirloom posted ... Read More »

New Silver Lake fountain – one night only

SILVER LAKE — Looks like a fire hydrant at the corner of Silver Lake Boulevard and Effie Street was knocked over early this morning. Thanks to Peter Killeen for the photo. Silver Lake Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here Read More »

Homeowner Bootcamp- DIY Repair Class

Gotta get handy real quick? Come learn the basics of repairs that you’ll need to know when you’re owning a house (or needing to make repairs on a rental). We’ll go through the the minimum tool arsenal every one should own, their use, and then use that tool kit to make our repairs. Class 1: Hand Tools, What’s in Your ... Read More »