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Echo Park & Silver Lake pizza shakeup

Echo Park & Silver Lake pizza shakeup
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Former Silver Lake PIzza Hut Many pizza fans across Echo Park and Silver Lake are asking “Where did my pizza place go? following the recent closure of a trio of pizza outlets. In Echo Park,  residents still getting over the closure of Pizza Buona at the end of last year had to contend with the […]

July Real Estate Results: Sales drop significantly but median prices continue to rise

July Real Estate Results: Sales drop significantly but median prices continue to rise

Were there signs of weakness in Los Angeles’ real estate market in July or was the calendar at fault?  Redfin in its monthly Real Estate Tracker reported that monthly home sales dropped more than 9% in July compared to the same month last year. However, it appears that most of the decline was because there […]

Former Mayor Villaraigosa pays a visit to Boyle Heights

Former Mayor Villaraigosa pays a visit to Boyle Heights

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was spotted this morning with a camera crew at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. Villaraigosa, who has been reportedly interested in running for governor in 2018, said he was being interviewed on the topic of gentrification for an upcoming segment of Vista L.A. on ABC 7. What […]

Frugal shopping tips at 365; where does Chef Bezaire of L&E eat?; Eagle Rock’s freshest Filipino eatery

Frugal shopping tips at 365; where does Chef Bezaire of L&E eat?; Eagle Rock’s freshest Filipino eatery

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Here are some tips to get the biggest bang for your buck at 365 by Whole Foods Market in Silver Lake according to Los Angeles Magazine. Tip number one offers advice on how to build a loaded salad at the salad bar. Another tip focuses on the inexpensive options for booze. Finish […]

House on fire in Highland Park [updated]

House on fire in Highland Park [updated]

HIGHLAND PARK — A one-story house is on fire this afternoon near Avenue 54 and Abbott Place, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. Avenue 54 is being blocked from Figueroa to Abbott, according to LAFD. UPDATE @ 1:11 pm: The fire was extinguished in less than 20 minutes and did not spread to neighboring homes, […]

Eastside Weekend: Music and arts festivals in Eagle Rock, Echo Park and Highland Park

Eastside Weekend: Music and arts festivals in Eagle Rock, Echo Park and Highland Park

It’s the 17th year of the Eagle Rock Music Festival, with bands playing from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday In Echo Park, it’s the sixth year of Echo Park Rising, with events all weekend that include music and comedy on multiple stages. Out on the edge of Mount Washington, Councilmember Gil Cedillo hosts […]

Police activity in Highland Park area [updated]

Police activity in Highland Park area [updated]

HIGHLAND PARK — Residents are reporting a significant amount of police activity – including a large number of squad cars and a police helicopter circling overhead – tonight near York Boulevard and San Pasqual Avenue on the border of Highland Park and Garvanza.  Twitter user Simply Informed, which tracks police scanner channels,  reported  an “Officer […]

New Contemporary View Homes in Hollywood – Grand Opening This Weekend

New Contemporary View Homes in Hollywood – Grand Opening This Weekend

Sponsored Post Rooftop Terrace Grand Opening Weekend:  Saturday, Aug. 20: 2 pm – 7 pm & Sunday, Aug. 21: 2 pm to 5 pm Six, brand new architecturally-designed single-family homes are now for sale at Panorama, located in the Beachwood Canyon area of Hollywood. This is the only intimate grouping of new homes located north of […]

Battle of the Bands: Echo Park Rising takes on Guns ‘N Roses

Battle of the Bands: Echo Park Rising takes on Guns ‘N Roses

Scenes from past Echo Park Rising events | Nathan Solis ECHO PARK — Over the next few days thousands of music fans will be pouring through Echo Park. One group will be headed to Dodger Stadium for a two-night stand (Aug 18 & 19) by rock legends Guns N’ Roses. The other group will be hitting […]

Sexual predator commits more crimes after East Hollywood & Echo Park assaults

Sexual predator commits more crimes after East Hollywood & Echo Park assaults

Surveillance photo of suspect | LAPD A man who assaulted women in their apartments in East Hollywood and Echo Park earlier this month has been involved in six additional incidents since then despite widely circulated surveillance videos and heightened efforts by police to capture the suspect, who has been seen armed with a knife. Today, […]