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New Elysian Valley residential project proposed for parking lot

New Elysian Valley residential project proposed for parking lot
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ELYSIAN VALLEY ––  An investment group is seeking to build 49 residential units and commercial space on what is now a primarily a parking lot, the most recent development proposed for property adjacent to the L.A. River. The investors have hired Los Angeles architect Lorcan O’Herlihy to design the development at 1901 Blake Avenue. The […]

Exploring the world with Sacred Destinies

Exploring the world with Sacred Destinies

Charlyne Yi and Jet Elfman | Grant White By NATHAN SOLIS The last impressions of a dream are not the vague images that dot our memory, but the weakness in our muscles that reminds us our body was vulnerable just a few minutes before. Vulnerability plays a large role in Sacred Destinies, the folk outfit featuring […]

It’s been a great afternoon for cloud watching

It’s been a great afternoon for cloud watching

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Eastside Open House: Million-dollar Silver Lake bungalow; Lincoln Heights cottage with Downtown view & more

Eastside Open House: Million-dollar Silver Lake bungalow; Lincoln Heights cottage with Downtown view & more

A million-dollar Silver Lake bungalow, a Lincoln Heights cottage with views of downtown and a 101-year-old Highland Park home with original redwood siding are some of the properties that will be open this weekend. Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go for a look. Here’s […]

Power out in parts of Echo Park and Silver Lake

Power out in parts of Echo Park and Silver Lake

@TheEastsiderLA #silverlakepowerout on Sunset Blvd two blks all directions from Silver Lake Blvd to Coronado pic.twitter.com/P9skTrdByG — DuctTape & Bubblegum (@TapeBubble) January 30, 2015 More than 4,000 L.A. DWP customers lost power tonight across Silver Lake and Echo Park, darkening a stretch of Sunset Boulevard, according ABC 7. The agency was investigating the cause of […]

PETA turns crash into Echo Park’s newest mural

PETA turns crash into Echo Park’s newest mural

New mural at PETA offices | Neel Parekh/PETA ECHO PARK — PETA never misses an opportunity to promote its animal rights efforts – not even when a car crashed into its Sunset Boulevard offices. An anti-SeaWorld mural by the street artist known as Cache now covers the large gap that was created when an SUV […]

Echo Park’s DIY bus bench gets a touch-up

Echo Park’s DIY bus bench gets a touch-up

Astrid Agustin Conder giving her bench a new coat of paint | Courtesy Ramsey Conder ECHO PARK —  The simple wood bench that popped up last October at the northwest corner of Echo Park and Scott avenues  has proven popular with passengers waiting at the DASH bus stop. It recently got a new coat of […]

Model Grand Opening January 31 at Morton Village in Echo Park

Model Grand Opening January 31 at Morton Village in Echo Park

Sponsored Post The model grand opening for Morton Village will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31. Excitement surrounds the new community of Morton Village in Echo Park as the highly anticipated Model Grand Opening has been announced for this Saturday, January 31. This unique, gated community of 15 contemporary single family residences with rooftop decks […]

On the Agenda: Boyle Heights Metro projects; Echo Park development update; homeless outreach in Eagle Rock

On the Agenda: Boyle Heights Metro projects; Echo Park development update; homeless outreach in Eagle Rock

This week’s agenda items include a review of  Metro projects proposed for Boyle Heights, an update on a plans to build 214 residential units on 2.6 acres of land in Echo Park and a homeless outreach program in Eagle Rock. It’s a good idea to check with organizations to find out if meeting items and […]

East L.A. food cycle

East L.A. food cycle

Food delivery on Whittier Boulevard | Aurelio Jose Barrera EAST LOS ANGELES — Photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera distributes food to the homeless in East Los Angeles once or twice a week. But instead of making his deliveries in a car or van,  Barrera loads the food, which includes oranges, lemons and grapefruit he picks from neighborhood […]