Archive for ‘March, 2013’


Gabriella in the Dog Haus

Gabriella in the Dog Haus

“Although I love Dog Haus,” wrote 11-year-old Gabriella Pontrelli, “I feel the menu is not complete. I think there should be one more cheeseburger…named after me!” As thus it was born: The Gabster Perhaps it should be named “The Holy Gabster” as it was a writing assignment in Gabriella’s language arts class at Holy Family […]

Home Tours & Lectures from Pasadena Heritage

Home Tours & Lectures from Pasadena Heritage

You see it almost everywhere you turn—remarkable, jaw-dropping, impressive, quaint, and quirky architecture. This Saturday, Pasadena Heritage invites you to “peek into the past,” looking at the very early development of Pasadena and the first residential homes built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Before the Bungalow is an illustrated lecture by historian […]

Penang Malaysian Cuisine

Penang Malaysian Cuisine

WHY For hard-to-find Malaysian classics, from satays and curries to coconut rice and icekacang, a red-bean shaved-ice dessert that’s more delicious than you might think. WHAT This plaza café turns out Indian griddle breads (roti canal) and scalding Indo-Malayrendangs, long-simmered chicken, lamb or beef cooked in a thick coconut cream infused with massive quantities of […]

Hopes & Dreams

Hopes & Dreams

With a few new stores to support and enhance an eclectic, fun, quaint, and whimsical base, and though we’ve recently said goodbye to some favorites, South Pas exemplifies a creative soul…who’s just turned 125. On it’s birthday, South Pas decided upon an “interactive art installation” at the corner of Fremont and Mission where a chain […]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock & Highland Park

News & Notes From Eagle Rock & Highland Park

Air Suspension, Echo Park |Photo by Gerald Gonzales/Flickr The life and final days of  artist and former Highland Park resident Mike Kelley.  WSJ Another day, another burglary in Eagle Rock. Patch Echo Park’s former Magic Gas station to become a Chevron, say new owners Get The Eastsider on Facebook, Twitter, Daily Email Digest & RSS […]

Boxes by Linda Dove

Boxes by Linda Dove

A minnow found in the stomach of a pickerel had a pickerel in its stomach that had in its stomach a minnow. —John McPhee We think we’re off the hook— contained in containers of multitudes. When the goldfish dies, we dissect the pet-store tank for its match. No one worries like we do. We keepsake […]

Hahamongna Detail Week, 2

Hahamongna Detail Week, 2

Boz doesn’t always look up when we’re at Hahamongna. He’s got his nose on the ground, where the smells are. But if he did look up, he’d see hawks, owls, herons, and many other birds, including the endangered Least Bell’s Vireo.This week, Boz is giving you a tour of Hahamongna Watershed Park to show you […]

Found dog, Reever/Glenrose

Found dog, Reever/Glenrose

Neighbors found a dog today: Our neighbor Sharon found this dog wandering around Reever Way and Glenrose Ave. She walked to some others neighbors, but no one knows who the dog might belong to. Sharon can hold the dog until later this evening (3/19) before having it sent to a humane society. Her phone number […]

California Poet Laureate to visit PCC tonight at 7 p.m.

California Poet Laureate to visit PCC tonight at 7 p.m.

Imagine you did something so well, that folks came to listen or see you do that skill.  Imagine that you were so good at the art or skill that you were paid to share that talent.  Now imagine that your work expressed the sentiments of a large enough pool of people that you were noticed […]

One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting

One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting

A Lincoln Heights man was fatally wounded Tuesday night after being shot multiple times while sitting outside his home, police said.  The shooting on Smith Street near Pasadena Avenue involved two unknown suspects who opened fire on the victim at about 7:30 p.m., said Hollenbeck Homicide Detective Douglas Kirkland.  No further information was immediately available. […]

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