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Eastside Weekend: Gentrification, the comedy show, plays Highland Park; City Terrace tree planting; Chinatown in Echo Park

Eastside Weekend: Gentrification, the comedy show, plays Highland Park; City Terrace tree planting; Chinatown  in Echo Park
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This weekend’s events include Gentrification, a comedy show, in Highland Park; a tree planting and native plant care workshop in City Terrace and an outdoor screening of Chinatown at Echo Park Lake. Submit An Event Submit An Event Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Lincoln Heights coffee lover roasts his own beans for more flavor, less money

Lincoln Heights coffee lover roasts his own beans for more flavor, less money

Vlad Gallegos roasts his own beans | Brenda Rees By BRENDA REES LINCOLN HEIGHTS — “If you can make a pie, you can roast coffee,” announced Vlad Gallegos to a group of caffeine-lovers at the recent “Roast Your Own Coffee Beans” workshop, held outdoors under a shady tree in the Church of Epiphany’s Lincoln Heights […]

Boyle Heights tortillerías face growing competition; City Council postpones vote on 2024 Olympics proposal

Boyle Heights tortillerías face growing competition; City Council postpones vote on 2024 Olympics proposal

Boyle Heights tortillerías are adapting to growing competition and more health-conscious consumers. Boyle Heights Beat The City Council postponed a vote on whether the city should bid on hosting the 2024 Olympic, with members saying they have not had enough time to review the proposal. L.A. Now Lost in Echo Park: Grey & White Male […]

Dodger Stadium may serve as Olympics venue; City Council weighs short-term rental restrictions

Dodger Stadium may serve as Olympics venue;  City Council weighs short-term rental restrictions

Silver Lake | Dan Gershon The city’s proposal to host the 2024 Olympics would use Dodger Stadium as the site for baseball and softball games if the sports return to the Olympics. L.A Times The City Council is considering restrictions on AirBnb-type rentals. L.A. Now Lost in Highland Park: Fluffy Orange cat Highland Park California […]

The pastor of an Atwater Village spiritual start-up seeks to bring the “de-churched” back into the fold

The pastor of an Atwater Village spiritual start-up seeks to bring the “de-churched” back into the fold

Pastor Nick Warren | Northland Village Church By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL ATWATER VILLAGE —  At a time when churches across the United States are shuttering, one humble contender has emerged – Northland Village Church in Atwater Village. Headed by pastor Nick Warnes, NVC spreads its message of reconciliation to the de-churched, or people who no longer […]

Think Outside The Box: Interior design ideas for new Eastside homes

Think Outside The Box: Interior design ideas for new Eastside homes

Courtesy Matters of Space By BRENDA REES Multi-unit housing complexes are popping up all over the Eastside, with smaller, vertical spaces signaling a radical departure from the conventional floor plans found in the typical Craftsman bungalows, Spanish Colonial cottages or Mid Century Modern homes found across the area. Some of the new homes that have […]

One killed in Boyle Heights freeway crash; the story of a 1920s Angeleno Heights murder

One killed in Boyle Heights freeway crash; the story of a 1920s Angeleno Heights murder

Echo Park | Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr One woman was killed and six others injured during after vehicles crashed on the westbound 60 Freeway at Lorena Street. L.A. Now A restored Angeleno Heights apartment house was the site of Los Angeles’ most notorious murders during the 1920s. KCET Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for a […]

Eastside Weekend: Coffee roasting workshop; string-band jam & Sunday night comedy

Eastside Weekend: Coffee roasting workshop; string-band jam & Sunday night comedy

This weekend’s events include a roast-your-own coffee bean workshop in Lincoln Heights; a string-band jam in Debs Park and comedian Melinda Hill’s Sunday night show in Silver Lake. Submit An Event Submit An Event Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

A New Magnet School in Town

A New Magnet School in Town

What’s New at Your School This Fall? Submitted by Clifford Math and Technology Magnet K-6 Clifford Math and Technology Magnet is in its first year as a specialized school for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Clifford joins only 210 magnet schools out of the 1,235 schools in the district. The LAUSD School Board approved […]

L.A. River before-and-after photos; lucha libre lives on in East L.A.

L.A. River before-and-after photos; lucha libre lives on in East L.A.

East Los Angeles | Robin Blackman/Instagram Pre-1938 photos show what the L.A. River was like before it was encased in a concrete channel. Curbed L.A. A former Mexican wrestler known as El Kiss is  hosting twice-a-month lucha libre matches in an East L.A. youth center. Boyle Heights Beat Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo […]