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Monday, February 20, 2017

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Silver Lake eyewear boutique headed for Echo Park

ECHO PARK —  Gogosha Optique, which has been selling high-end eyewear in Silver Lake since 2008, closed its Sunset Boulevard boutique at the end of last month as it prepares to move east into a former discount store in Echo Park. Its opening will help fill ... Read More »

The once-great Eagle Rock Plaza fades over the decades

EAGLE ROCK — The enthusiastic rise and gradual decline of Eagle Rock Plaza gets an overview in the L.A. Times. Eric Warren, president of Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society, told the Times that Eagle Rock Plaza has become outdated – with a two-level parking garage that ... Read More »

Vandalism hits Eagle Rock brewery; Tiki Ti named one of SoCal’s best; Silver Lake’s banh mi; Highland Park’s sushi croissant

Eagle Rock Public House is not very happy with the culprit who carved a swastika with Trump written beneath it on an interior wall, Eater LA reports. The Eagle Rock Public House team responded with a scathing Instagram post that stated, "I feel sad for you ... and I want to throat punch you." Eagle Rock Public House is located in the 1600 block of Sunset Boulevard. Read More »

Pizza Bandit brings pastrami pie to East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES – There’s another pizza joint in town, Eater LA reports: Pizza Bandit. Apparently, the pies are Yasiel Puig-approved, since the Dodgers’ right-fielder appears on Pizza Bandit’s Yelp page. The restaurant in a Whittier Boulevard strip mall also boasts of a pastrami pizza with ... Read More »

Legalize street vendors? Some businesses are carefully open to the idea

The effort to legalize street vendors is moving forward at City Hall. The proposal has proven controversial in the past, with many residents as well as brick-and-mortar business owners opposed to the idea. But most of the business owners and managers who were interviewed by The Eastsider were open to but cautious about the measure. Read More »