Archive for ‘August, 2017’


Glendale’s Vanishing Heritage

Glendale’s Vanishing Heritage

Craftsman architecture is all around us, but not as much as it once was. In Glendale, the local historical society tells us, “due to lack of proper development oversight and lax zoning codes” many examples of Craftsman architecture has been demolished. On September 24, in order to celebrate these local remnants of the Arts & […]

Clothes Heaven

Clothes Heaven

We thank our friend Peggy Sue Davis as she was the impetus behind our featuring of Clothes Heaven this week, a 30-year-old staple of Old Pasadena and the source for timeless high fashion and haute couture. We were heading back to our car after strolling Old Pasadena’s various alleyways, encountering the silly, fun, colorful, thoughtful, intriguing art […]

Poetry Circus 2017

Poetry Circus 2017

Celebrating the 97th anniversary of the 19th amendment—prohibiting the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex— The Poetry Circus presents “Ladies Night” on August 26. Griffith Park’s lovely merry-go-round is the venue for Poetry Circus. Not only are free merry-go-round rides on the menu, […]

Night Ladder by Lois P. Jones

Night Ladder by Lois P. Jones

Lois P. Jones is a woman we’ve been honored to get to know (a wee little bit) during this last year. On the other hand, Jones is well known by many thanks to her work hosting KPFK’s Poets Café for the past ten years and co-hosting Moonday Poetry in La Cañada. She’s also Poetry Editor for the Kyoto Journal […]

Cellular Repair Figs with Walnuts & Honey

Cellular Repair Figs with Walnuts & Honey

Cellular Repair Figs with Walnuts & Honey from The Young Skin. Ingredients: ½ tbsp. unrefined coconut oil 10 fresh figs, halved lengthwise ½ tsp. palm sugar ¼ cup walnut pieces, unsalted Honey Directions: Preheat oven to 400℉ and line a baking sheet with foil. “Butter” cut side of figs with coconut oil and sprinkle with […]

Festival takes over Echo Park; summer black-outs; back-to-school

Festival takes over Echo Park; summer black-outs; back-to-school

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. L.A. Unified students returned to class, and, for the first time in 36 years, all campuses began the school year on the same day. L.A. Schools Report Plans to improve pedestrian and traffic safety along […]

Rosemont Preserve Tour

Rosemont Preserve Tour

Cassey Aoyagi is eager to show off the Rosemont Preserve. On August 26, don your hiking boots, slap your hat on, and head up to La Crescenta/Montrose for a free tour. Aoyagi is the president of FormLA Landscaping and she leads the way, including sharing with attendees a “space recently reclaimed from invasive plant species in an effort to prevent fire […]

Echo Park Rising music fest beats downsizing trend; El Sereno house fire; please don’t look at the eclipse – while driving

Echo Park Rising music fest beats downsizing trend; El Sereno house fire; please don’t look at the eclipse – while driving

Eastside Scene: Sunset View, Echo Park | Martin Cox News & Notes From Across The Eastside Echo Park Rising has continued to grow even as other local, free music festivals have scaled back or shut down. L.A. Times Firefighters knocked down a house fire in the 3800 block of Tampico Street in El Sereno. There […]

Power out in Los Feliz and Silver Lake

Power out in Los Feliz and Silver Lake

About 3,500 LADWP customers are without power this afternoon in Los Feliz and Silver Lake, according to the agency’s outage map. Twitter users report heavy congestion after some traffic signals went out as the evening commute began. Eastsider readers said that power appears to be out north and south of Los Feliz Boulevard and along Rowena […]

T-minus 3 days: Total solar eclipse

T-minus 3 days: Total solar eclipse

Proper eye protection is a must for anyone looking up at a solar eclipse; eclipse glasses are far darker than regular sunglasses.; Credit: Joseph Okpako/Getty Images AirTalk® Over the next seventy-two hours, Angelenos will travel all over the country to cities and states in the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse’s path of totality.  We’ll speak with them […]

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