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Little Beast, a pop up restaurant serving “progressive American comfort food,” is going to open a permanent Eagle Rock location in the former Larkin’s restaurant. Eagle Rock Patch Another Pop Up Goes Permanent: Twenty-four-year-old chef Miles Thompson returns to Echo Park with the Thursday grand opening of Allummette in the former Alston Yacht Club.  Thompson operated a pop up restaurant ... Read More »

Guisados: Boyle Heights taqueria opens Echo Park restaurant

Customers line up at opening night at Guisados. Photo by Dakota Smith Mariachis performed in the parking lot as diners packed into the spare, white dining room of Guisados’ new Echo Park restaurant, which had a soft opening on Wednesday night.  The Echo Park outlet marks the initial expansion of the Boyle Heights taqueria, which landed a coveted spot on ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Saturday’s Echo Park Community Parade coincides with the Echo Park Shop Hop, which features discounts other goodies from more than two dozen neighborhood shop, restaurants and other businesses. Bar Method Silver Lake is hosting a One Stop Holiday Shop on Saturday, Dec. 8 that makes it easy to take a fitness class and then squeeze in some holiday shopping for ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Before You Get Malled: The Atwater Village Chamber of Commerce wants to remind those post-Thanksgiving shoppers that are several blocks of neighborhood stores ready to serve them between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. More details about Shop Atwater First New Cafe Brewing: Golden Road Brewery in the process of adding a new and more restaurant at the Atwater Village facility, ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Holy Grounds Coffee & Tea has created an oasis of coffee of and culture on the eastern edge of El Sereno, reports Alhambra Source. Not only is there coffee, but there are also yoga and art classes as well as a patio (pictured above) and outdoor fireplace. I Will Trade You A Zombie Mask for A Vampire Cape:  This Saturday’s ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Diablo, the new Silver Lake taco and Mexican restaurant, is in the process of adding new side dishes and some lower-priced tacos, said managing partner Summer Stearns. While those new items are in the works, Diablo will serve up complementary “Michelada Pop” for L.A. Beer Week on Sept. 20-30 as part of its Happy Hour promotion. Atwater Village awaits the ... Read More »

Going Out: Silver Lake’s Satellite launches Monday night happy hour

Monday mights are already busy at The Satellite, with the Silver Lake nightclub hosting  free performances by a resident local band. Beginning this month, the club will try and attract more business with a Monday night happy hour. A club spokeswoman provides the details: On every Monday, doors will open 30 minutes earlier (8pm instead of 8:30pm) and we’ll have $2 ... Read More »

East L.A. Civic Center welcomes summer with Artsfest

Belvedere Park Lake is surrounded by a several county government buildings – library, court house, sheriff station and health center – that make up what is known as the East Los Angeles Civic Center. During the summer months, the park and civic center  hosts a two-month long series of concerts, outdoor movies, art shows and other events known as ArtsFest. ... Read More »

Eagle Rock hosts a night of electronic and hip hop music

Asura (show above performing with Matthewdavid, returns to the Future line up on Friday. The Eagle Rock Center for the Arts on Friday night (May 11) hosts Futura, a showcase of electronic, ambient music and hip hop artists.  The Friday night performance features Knxwledge, MNDSGN and Ahnu.  Here’s a bit of background about the artists and the line up: Knxwledge’s beat ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

Don’t have time to explore the Eastside food and drink scene?  Then stop by this Sunday’s Taste of the Eastside at Barnsdall Art Park to sample the food and drink from more than 30 restaurants, wine stores, breweries and food shops. Highland Park’s newest bookshop is open for browsing. Co-owner Sarah Balcomb spent months soliciting book donations and searching through ... Read More »

Sneak peak at Highland Park bar makeover

The owners of La Cuevita, the Highland Park bar former known as the Little Cave, are putting the final touches on the Figueroa Street bar before it makes its official debut on May 4.  The 1933 Group, which also operates the Thirsty Crow in Silver Lake and Big  Foot Lodge in Atwater Village,  remade the Highland Park into what it ... Read More »