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Sponsored Post: Glassell Park hillside bungalow blends vintage and modern style

Sponsored Post: Glassell Park hillside bungalow blends vintage and modern style
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Do not miss seeing this beautifully renovated bungalow in the hills of Glassell Park at 3136 Carlyle Street.  The Geoffrey & Lee Real Estate team will be hosting an open house this Sunday, June 3, with food and refreshments from 2 p.m. –  6 p.m. Dossier Capital has completed another amazing home with their signature style […]

Doors, doors, doors

Doors, doors, doors

Over the past ten days I have gone past all sorts of doors.  Some more photogenic than others.   This first door led to the Scholar’s Retreat at Berkeley.  A couple of treasure filled days – surrounded by all sorts of academic wonders.  Gloves necessary, information flowing from primary sources, pencil only places.   Letters […]

Car vs Echo Park fire hydrant

Car vs Echo Park fire hydrant

Photo by Robin Nixon It is hard to tell which suffered more damage: The fire hydrant at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and Bellevue Avenue next to Echo Park Lake or the  car that hit the hydrant this morning?  Robin Nixon of Echo Park  snapped the photo above as water was still gushing at the […]

Giant home builder makes its Eagle Rock debut

Giant home builder makes its Eagle Rock debut

The “Grand Opening” signs are up and the banners are waving outside of Mosaic, an 18-home Eagle Rock development being constructed by national home building giant Pulte Homes. Most of the new homes that have been built in Eagle Rock – and across much of the Eastside – are often the work of smaller, independent […]

“Made In L.A.” becomes a showcase of Eastside artists

“Made In L.A.” becomes a showcase of Eastside artists

Alex Olson. Archivist, 2011. Oil on linen. 51 x 36 in. Courtesy the artist; Lisa Cooley, New York; Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, and Laura Bartlett Gallery, London. Photo by Lee Thompson. The upcoming “Made in L.A.,” a biennial exhibit featuring young and under-recognized Los Angeles artists, will help prove the point that the Eastside has […]

Echo Park traffic takes a holiday

Echo Park traffic takes a holiday

Photo courtesy Beth Zeigler Memorial Day found Sunset Boulevard virtually free of traffic this morning. Beth Zeigler sent in the above photo taken through a windshield at the normally traffic-clogged intersection of Sunset and Echo Park Avenue. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Car slams into Echo Park gas station

Car slams into Echo Park gas station

Car crashed into metal enclosure next to Echo Park gas station Police today are trying to find out how a car jumped a curb and flipped over its side at an Echo Park gas station early this morning.  Residents came rushing out of their homes and apartments at about 1:30 a.m. after hearing large booms […]

Police looking for assault suspect in Echo Park

Police looking for assault suspect in Echo Park

Police are looking for a suspect with a gun following an assault near Allesandro and Reservoir streets in Echo Park.  There are few details available about the incident but no one has been shot, said Lt. Terry Gutierrez with the Northeast Division. The search began about 4 a.m, with officers on the ground assisted by […]

Eastside Property: It’s not all about hillside living in Montecito Heights

Eastside Property: It’s not all about hillside living in Montecito Heights

Photo from Redfin/TheMLS Montecito Heights – as its name suggests – is best known for its steep hillsides, winding streets and cantilevered homes with breathtaking views. But the neighborhood also spills down the hills to the west and into the flats next to the Arroyo Seco Parkway, where the historic character of nearly century-old cottages […]

A room of my own

A room of my own

I’ll be leaving this Scholar’s Retreat tomorrow early in the morning. It’s been a rewarding time.  Funny how much work one can do when truly not interrupted. Heartening to reconnect with my place in academia. And fun to look at the charming, if compressed view.

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