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Silver Lake Jubilee unveils final music line up

Silver Lake Jubilee unveils final music line up
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 Family of the Year to play at Silver Lake Jubilee The Silver Lake Jubilee today announced a final line up of more than 70 musical acts and artist that will perform on six stages during the Memorial Day weekend. With the Sunset Junction Street Fair collapsing into bankruptcy court, the Silver Lake Jubilee has been […]

The candidates at the Forum

The candidates at the Forum

There is something in the lighting of the Crawford Family Forum at KPCC that just doesn’t balance the great sound that exists in that auditorium.  They were each very focused on what they were about to say and were animated when they shared their thoughts.   That having been said, here are the candidates for […]

May graduates

May graduates

The first week of May was filled with events that had to do with Cinco de mayo.  In part because of recent work by Dr. David Hayes-Bautista.  His work, El Cinco de Mayo, An American Tradition, recently published by University of California Press, adresses a question that often comes up every year.  Why is Cinco […]

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Highland Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Artist suffers fatal stroke as he prepares for final exhibit at Highland Park gallery.  L.A. Times Occidental College elects its first Native American student body president.  Oxy News Renovation of Boyle Height’s “haunted hospital to begin next month. L.A. Times & Previously on The Eastsider An $800-a-month Silver Lake rental any kid would love.  Curbed […]

Mother’s Day Brunch 2012

Mother’s Day Brunch 2012

At a certain point Mother’s Day changes meaning.  Well, perhaps not for everyone, but it has at the Martinez/Grimes household. Sharing our time with Leia and her favorite past time is a great way to spend a laid back morning.  Yogurt is good for the coat and tasty, too.  Then there is time for portraits […]

Soon-to-open Silver Lake restaurant up for grabs at $8,000 a month

Soon-to-open Silver Lake restaurant up for grabs at $8,000 a month

Westerly Coffee Shop interior/LoopNet The Westerly Coffee Shop, now taking shape inside the former La Parrilla restaurant in Silver Lake, is still weeks away from opening but the Sunset Boulevard restaurant space is already up for rent at $8,000 a month in addition to $200,000 in key money.   Steve Edelson and Sonny Roul, who have […]

Adios Gaby

Adios Gaby

Last night was the series end for Desperate Housewives.  I became a viewer when it was well into its run.  I wouldn’t say I couldn’t wait for Sunday at 9, but I enjoyed the show most Sundays, with a glass of wine. The husbands and wives of Wisteria Lane had complex marriages; in some ways […]

Lock up your cars, Silver Lake

Lock up your cars, Silver Lake

Photo from Flickr So far this year criminals have driven away with more than 60 cars and trucks from across Silver Lake while more than 100 other vehicles have been broken into.   The volume of vehicle-related crime has prompted the detectives of the Rampart Division, which patrols the area south of Sunset Boulevard, to warn […]

Pioneering Chicano artist shows new work in Highland Park

Pioneering Chicano artist shows new work in Highland Park

Photos by Martha Benedict Frank Romero, whose murals and public art can be found across Los Angeles, is still busy creating new work after a career that spans more than 40 years. Some of Romero’s  new work is on display at Avenue 50 Studio, the Highland Park gallery that hosted an opening reception Saturday night […]

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park, El Sereno & Silver Lake

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park, El Sereno & Silver Lake

This Way, East L.A. | Photo by catheadsix/Flickr Police looking for El Sereno robber shown on video. Eastside 911 City manager whose department oversees neighborhood councils now running for Council District 13. KPCC Nashville blog takes aim at the Tennessee singer who goes on the hunt for Echo Park and Silver Lake hipsters in music […]

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