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Frogtown Artwalk: Elysian Valley prepares for arts takeover along the L.A. River

Frogtown Artwalk: Elysian Valley prepares for arts takeover along the L.A. River

The 2018 Frogtown Artwalk will be held on Sept. 22 By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ Elysian Valley — The Frogtown Artwalk returns this Saturday, Sept. 22, to this booming neighborhood along the L.A. River. Visitors can explore pop-up galleries, view light and art installations and listen to musical and spoken-word performances and much more. The arrival of a pack of […]

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

The parking lot behind the Edendale Branch Library By DORESA BANNING Echo Park  –The parking lot of the Edendale branch library on Sunset Boulevard is being considered as a place where qualifying homeless people living in a vehicle may park overnight. Were the site deemed viable and approved, it would become the first so-called “safe […]

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

Echo Park library branch lot could become “safe parking” site for the homeless

The parking lot behind the Edendale Branch Library By DORESA BANNING Echo Park  –The parking lot of the Edendale branch library on Sunset Boulevard is being considered as a place where qualifying homeless people living in a vehicle may park overnight. Were the site deemed viable and approved, it would become the first so-called “safe […]

Love blooms at Echo Park hospital | East L.A. yoga studio expands | More gentrification tension in Boyle Heights

Love blooms at Echo Park hospital | East L.A. yoga studio expands |  More gentrification tension in Boyle Heights

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info Will the pop star Katy Perry versus nun saga finally end? Where’s the new People’s Yoga studio? And what is up with a so-called rent strike in Boyle Heights? Eastsiders, your News & Notes has arrived. Is the bizarre Katy Perry versus the nuns saga finally over? Los […]

Rent control coming to East L.A. | Body shows up in El Sereno backyard | Hit-and-run victim dies

Rent control coming to East L.A. | Body shows up in El Sereno backyard | Hit-and-run victim dies

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Temporary rent control has been approved for unincorporated sections of the entire county, including East L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said the policy is meant to curb private equity firms from gobbling up apartments and jacking […]

Buzzed in East L.A.

Buzzed in East L.A.

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera East Los Angeles —  What bee can resist such a beautiful bloom? Thanks to Aurelio-Jose Barrera for the photo. Find stories by neighborhood What’s going on? Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here The Eastsider’s Daily email digest includes all new content published on The Eastsider […]

On the Market: El Sereno Spanish; Highland Park 3-bed with studio; Silver Lake condo

On the Market: El Sereno Spanish; Highland Park 3-bed with studio; Silver Lake condo

On The Market New Eastside Listings Nearly 120 single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: El Sereno: Remodeled 2-bedroom Spanish-style home near South Pasadena and Alhambra. $660,000. Highland Park: 3-bedroom home with an extra studio unit. 7,509-square-foot […]

Stumptown Coffee setting up shop on York Boulevard

Stumptown Coffee setting up shop on York Boulevard

Stumptown Coffee Roasters will be opening an outlet on the border of Highland Park and Eagle Rock in a former auto-repair shop now being converted into a restaurant and retail center, according to a broker who negotiated the deal. Stumptown, which is based in Portland and operates a small nationwide chain of coffee shops, has […]

“Radical Ceramics” — Echo Park pottery studio offers a comfortable and creative space for POC & LGBTQ artists

“Radical Ceramics” — Echo Park pottery studio offers a comfortable and creative space for POC & LGBTQ artists

Taking shape | Courtesy POT LA By LUCY GUANUNA Echo Park  — Mandy Kolahi got hooked on pottery in high school. Throughout a ten-year college stint and numerous office jobs, Kolahi would always gravitate back to pottery. However, despite joining different pottery studios, she was never able to find a studio she felt comfortable in […]

Silver Lake’s Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic celebrates its half-century mark

Silver Lake’s Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic celebrates its half-century mark

By BARRY LANK Silver Lake – It’s been a long strange trip for the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic. Half a century ago when it first opened, it had a heavy caseload of patients with venereal diseases.  Eventually those cases declined. But now … well, actually, STDs are making a comeback. “They were up. Then they were […]