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News & Notes From Eagle Rock, East L.A. And Elysian Heights

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, East L.A. And Elysian Heights

Shades of Autumn, Garvanza | Martha Benedict/Eastsider Photo Pool Eagle Rock residents warned of distraction burglaries. “Moroccan wonderland” selling in Elysian Heights for $775,000. East L.A. teaches kids to be thankful year around. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Don’t want to walk 18 miles from Echo Park to Santa Monica? Then watch the 14-minute video instead

Don’t want to walk 18 miles from Echo Park to Santa Monica? Then watch the 14-minute video instead

It took more than seven hours to complete Michael Schneider’s Great LA Walk  on Saturday, an 18-mile trek from Echo Park Lake to Ocean Park in Santa Monica.  But, thanks to Silver Lake blogger Will Campbell, you can now complete the same walk in 14 minutes thanks to a time-lapse video Campbell created and uploaded to [...]

Shopper & Diner Report: Glassell Park’s holiday ceramics; Tam O’Shanters does Thanksgiving; Silver Lake gets wide-eyed and bushy-tailed; Boyle Heights’ Sears gets unexpected new shopper

Shopper & Diner Report: Glassell Park’s holiday ceramics; Tam O’Shanters does Thanksgiving; Silver Lake gets wide-eyed and bushy-tailed; Boyle Heights’ Sears gets unexpected new shopper

Handcrafted coasters from Bari Ziperstein/Photo courtesy Bari Ziperstein By Marni Epstein Holiday party season is upon us. The food and fixings abound and the drinks flow freely.  With wares from Glassell Park artist Bari Ziperstein this year, you can be the consummate holiday guest. Add a set of Ziperstein’s handcrafted ceramic coasters to the usual [...]

Garvanza welcomes the revival of a neighborhood landmark

Garvanza welcomes the revival of a neighborhood landmark

Photos by Katrina Alexy Saturday’s open house at the Dr. Smith Residence attracted a long line of people curious to see the interior of the Victorian-era home after an extensive renovation and clean up. Until renovation work began last year,  the 1886  home had been a forgotten relic hidden by a jungle of overgrown plants [...]

Echo Park being invaded?

Echo Park being invaded?

Sounds like it from the drone of some giant military helicopters sweeping across the skies today. Robin Blackman shot the video above as a trio of choppers swooped over Elysian Heights while Jeanne Wyshak snapped some photo (below) as they made a pass near Dodger Stadium. What’s going on? The choppers have apparently been flying [...]

For Rent: Make your own “Real World” of LF in this 5 bed Duplex!

For Rent: Make your own “Real World” of LF in this 5 bed Duplex!

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 4428 Prospect Ave  |   $4,495   |  Property Website From The Rental Girl: Totally rare, beautiful 5 bedroom in the heart of Los Feliz Village! Red doors bring good energy into your home, but this one also gives you a fun entrance into this spacious and roomy unit. Once [...]

Storefront Report: Makeover may have failed to save a Silver Lake restaurant

Storefront Report: Makeover may have failed to save a Silver Lake restaurant

After a weeks-long closure and renovation this summer, Dusty’s Bistro reopened in July with new decor – described by Eater L.A. as “faux rustic bistro” – and new menu items.  But the makeover generated mixed reviews from customers of  the restaurant, which anchors a corner of shops at Sunset Boulevard and Descanso Drive.  This weekend, [...]

Echo Park Lake boathouse gets whitewashed

Echo Park Lake boathouse gets whitewashed

Painters covering the the boathouse’s bronze paint with white primer A crew of city painters today began the job of repainting the Echo Park Lake Boathouse into what’s considered a more historically-appropriate color: Navajo White.  The new color-scheme comes only about two years after the landmark boathouse, built in 1933, was painted a bold shade of [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, East L.A. And Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, East L.A. And Highland Park

Lina’s Nails, Lincoln Heights | Steve5150/Instagram Boyle Heights Sears property sells for $29 million. $10,000 reward offered to help catch Highland Park post office burglars. Boyle Heights handyman charged with kidnapping and molesting three-year-old girl. 50,000-pound grease-hauling truck takes a spill on East L.A. freeway. The Eastsider welcomes NELA Homes as a new advertising sponsor. [...]

For Sale: Architectural Condo in Prime Silver Lake

For Sale: Architectural Condo in Prime Silver Lake

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 2330 Duane St. | Map $699,000 | Property Website This highly desired complex above the reservoir offers unique living in one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods. The unit was designed around the stunning lake and mountain views as the central focal point. With an open flow and soaring ceilings, the [...]