Friday, October 21, 2016

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Sixth Street Bridge arch to be salvaged for park


Nearly 2,000 feet of the Sixth Street Bridge linking Boyle Heights and Downtown has been torn down since the demolition began earlier this year, according to a recent update on the project’s Facebook page.  Photographer Kevin Break took a photo last week showing how the demo ... Read More »

York Boulevard park in progress

HIGHLAND PARK —  The arrival of heavy-duty construction equipment this week signaled that work had begun on building an approximately $3 million park at the corner of York Boulevard and Avenue 50. York Park, the result of several years of workshops and a public vote on ... Read More »

Church seeks to cash in on Silver Lake real estate

SILVER LAKE  –  The Hallelujah Prayer Center in Silver Lake is perhaps best known around the neighborhood for the giant mural of a Jesus-like figure and a flock of sheep, with the pastoral painting wrapping around the  facade of the church and retaining walls. But Jesus’ ... Read More »

5 Questions for Echo Park talent buyer Liz Garo


ECHO PARK — Talent Buyer Liz Garo says to go ahead and take her picture, but she’s going to look down at her phone. She says this is the most honest portrait of her at work. With Spaceland Productions, Garo is responsible for all bookings at ... Read More »

Highland Park Googie-style market gets a Craftsman makeover

Craftsman style Superior Grocers in Highland Park 8-4-2014 2-37-34 AM

HIGHLAND PARK —  The Superior Grocers store in Highland Park now welcomes customers with a Craftsman-inspired facade after the building’s former Mid-Century design was demolished over the objections of preservationists. The new exterior of the 34,000-square-foot building features faux stones, wood columns, rafters and a pointed ... Read More »

Don’t worry, Silver Lake – Whole Foods is still coming

SILVER LAKE — Every few weeks The Eastsider gets asked  if  Whole Foods is still planning to open up in Silver Lake.  The high-end supermarket chain announced in May 2013 that it would be moving into the Glendale Boulevard shopping center now occupied by Ralphs, with officials initially ... Read More »

Dog owners warn of Elysian Park coyote attacks

Rhea Harding and her 100-pound Mastiff Boxer were in Elysian Park for an early morning walk when a coyote came up from behind them, biting her dog and leading him off the trail in a chase. She ran after her dog, named Diesel, whom she found ... Read More »