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Storefront Report: Mid-City Pilates studio to open in Echo Park

Storefront Report: Mid-City Pilates studio to open in Echo Park

The future home of Whole Body Method East ECHO PARK –Whole Body Method, which operates a classical Pilates and wellness studio in the Mid-City area, is preparing to open a second studio next month in a former Echo Park antique store. Nigel Sampson and Daria DiBenedetto, owners of Whole Body Method on Pico Boulevard, said [...]

Storefront Report: Mid-City Pilates studio to open in Echo Park

Storefront Report: Mid-City Pilates studio to open in Echo Park

The future home of Whole Body Method East ECHO PARK –Whole Body Method, which operates a classical Pilates and wellness studio in the Mid-City area, is preparing to open a second studio next month in a former Echo Park antique store. Nigel Sampson and Daria DiBenedetto, owners of Whole Body Method on Pico Boulevard, said [...]

Viewpoints: An Earth Day lesson for cleaning up East L.A.

Viewpoints: An Earth Day lesson for cleaning up East L.A.

Photo by C.J. Salgado By C.J. Salgado Earth Day is said to be a global environmental event involving a billion people. Years ago I participated in this annual event while in Washington D.C. on a fellowship. I remember the National Mall being packed with visitors, booths, and numerous activities honoring Mother Earth. Amidst the crowds, [...]

Viewpoints: An Earth Day lesson for cleaning up East L.A.

Viewpoints: An Earth Day lesson for cleaning up East L.A.

Photo by C.J. Salgado By C.J. Salgado Earth Day is said to be a global environmental event involving a billion people. Years ago I participated in this annual event while in Washington D.C. on a fellowship. I remember the National Mall being packed with visitors, booths, and numerous activities honoring Mother Earth. Amidst the crowds, [...]

Storefront Report: New vegetarian Indian restaurant underway in Silver Lake*

Storefront Report: New vegetarian Indian restaurant underway in Silver Lake*

Samosa House in Silver Lake SILVER LAKE — The exterior of the former Dusty’s Bistro has received a colorful new paint job and a new sign reading ‘Samosa House Sunset” has been installed. Inside, a new interior is under construction. Nearby tenants say the new Sunset Boulevard restaurant will be serving Indian-style, vegetarian cuisine. Could [...]

Scenes & Sightings: Easter Bunny hops into Highland Park

Scenes & Sightings: Easter Bunny hops into Highland Park

Photo by Martha Benedict Photos by Martha Benedict The Easter Bunny had to compete for the kids’ attention during Saturday’s “Spring Eggstravaganza” at the Ramona Community Center next to Sycamore Park.  Kids splashed in soap bubble pools, jumped around in a   bouncer house, ate sandwiches, drank sodas and dipped marshmallow peeps into a  chocolate [...]

Scenes & Sightings: Easter Bunny hops into Highland Park

Scenes & Sightings: Easter Bunny hops into Highland Park

Photo by Martha Benedict Photos by Martha Benedict The Easter Bunny had to compete for the kids’ attention during Saturday’s “Spring Eggstravaganza” at the Ramona Community Center next to Sycamore Park.  Kids splashed in soap bubble pools, jumped around in a   bouncer house, ate sandwiches, drank sodas and dipped marshmallow peeps into a  chocolate [...]

Scenes & Sightings: Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

Scenes & Sightings: Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

Photo by Patrick Pascal A pristine Polka Dot Plaza in February 2012.. SILVER LAKE –  Two years after it was created, Sunset Triangle Plaza – aka Polka Dot Plaza – is getting cleaned up and apparently repainted.  Patrick Pascal of Los Feliz snapped photos on Thursday after workers had closed off the area and were [...]

Scenes & Sightings: Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

Scenes & Sightings: Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

Photo by Patrick Pascal A pristine Polka Dot Plaza in February 2012.. SILVER LAKE –  Two years after it was created, Sunset Triangle Plaza – aka Polka Dot Plaza – is getting cleaned up and apparently repainted.  Patrick Pascal of Los Feliz snapped photos on Thursday after workers had closed off the area and were [...]

Scenes & Sightings: Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

Scenes & Sightings: Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

Photo by Patrick Pascal A pristine Polka Dot Plaza in February 2012.. SILVER LAKE –  Two years after it was created, Sunset Triangle Plaza – aka Polka Dot Plaza – is getting cleaned up and apparently repainted.  Patrick Pascal of Los Feliz snapped photos on Thursday after workers had closed off the area and were [...]