Monday, October 24, 2016


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Cafe Birdie takes off in Highland Park


HIGHLAND PARK — Cafe Birdie is the sort of “trendy, New American, cocktail-heavy restaurant” that one normally associates with Hollywood or downtown, according to LA Weekly. Except it’s in Highland Park — the latest trendy restaurant to pop up in a neighborhood that was once given ... Read More »

Echo Park Village: What will it be?


ECHO PARK — What’s happening to the buildings that once housed the punk venue Pehrspace and  TiGeorge’s Haitian restaurant? One of the buildings in the 300 block of Glendale Boulevard  has a broker sign on a wall saying “Echo Park Village” is coming soon. The new ... Read More »

Boyle Heights and Puebla stay connected via a one-man delivery service

Aniceto Cortes | Boyle Heights Beat

BOYLE HEIGHTS -- Aniceto Cortes distinctly remembers his days as a young boy, working on his grandfather’s fields in the small village of San Felipe Xochiltepec, Puebla. Whenever an airplane crossed the sky, he recalls, he would run towards a tree, hold on to it and stare at the sky in awe. He wondered what the metallic bird flying through the sky was and dreamed of someday being able to be up high with it. Read More »

Fresh & Easy chain preparing to shut down

GLASSELL PARK— The struggling Fresh & Easy grocery store chain, which opened one of its first outlets in Glassell Park, is closing down operations as it runs out of cash and has failed to find a buyer for the company, the L.A. Times reports. The looming ... Read More »