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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Eastsider on the Go

Where’s The Local Flavor? The Habit Burger to join Starbucks and Chipotle at Echo Park shopping center

ECHO PARK -- The final touches are being made, and in a few weeks the construction fence will be removed to fully reveal the retail and restaurant center known as Mohawk Collective. The tenants include major chains -- Chipotle, Starbucks and The Habit Burger Grill -- and outposts of a Santa Monica yoga studio, a Pasadena ice cream store and a vegan cinnamon roll franchise. But what's missing from the tenant roster so far are local independent businesses. Read More »

A colorful addition to Atwater Village

  ATWATER VILLAGE — Crux hasn’t held a grand opening yet but the new clothing store is already drawing a lot of attention – not for the merchandise inside but for the colors outside. Drivers have been slowing down to take photos. Others have been taking ... Read More »

The oldies never went out of style at Sounds of Music in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES -- On a recent afternoon Could It Be I am Falling in Love by the Spinners played at the Sounds of Music on Whittier Boulevard. The 1973 hit was released only a couple of years after Carlos Reyes bought the record store. I remember that back then the store was filled with vinyl records. Now, most of the music sold is on CDs but he still has a great selection of original and re-issued vinyl LPs and many boxes of loosely organized 45s. Read More »