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Fútbol and identity play out in ¡Ser!

Fútbol and identity play out in ¡Ser!

Karen Anzoategui in ¡Ser! /Ed Krieger By Nathan Solis Photo by Ed Krieger Identity is two cities for Karen Anzoategui in her solo show ¡Ser!  The Highland Park resident examines her life growing up in both Buenos Aires  and Los Angeles as a queer Latina. Similar to fútbol, Anzoategui examines her life in two homes [...]

For Sale: 7 Units in Highland Park Near Figueroa

For Sale: 7 Units in Highland Park Near Figueroa

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Angeleno Heights remembers “Fast and Furious” star

Angeleno Heights remembers “Fast and Furious” star

Less than a day after “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker died on Saturday in a fiery car crash in Santa Clarita,  a small shrine of glowing candles appeared on the sidewalk in front of  the Angeleno Heights home that appeared in the first movie of the series.  On Sunday  morning, a small group of [...]

December Dawn

December Dawn

Photo by Martha Benedict Photo by Martha Benedict Photo by Martha Benedict The first day of December began with a brilliant sunrise, captured in the images above from Martha Benedict of Montecito Heights. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

News & Notes From Echo Park, Glassell Park, Highland Park And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Echo Park, Glassell Park, Highland Park And Silver Lake

Anxious Dogs, Northeast L.A. | Martha Benedict/Eastsider Flickr Pool Glassell Park shooting victim identified as 42-year-old James Marcus Howe. L.A. Times’ take on the Echo Park writer in the roundabout.  (Previously on The Eastsider) Highland Park bakery caters to a new York Boulevard (Previously on The Eastsider) Grandmother and granddaughter stabbed during family argument in [...]

Fatal shooting reported in Glassell Park

Fatal shooting reported in Glassell Park

LAPD officers at shooting scene/Matt Hartman One man was killed and a woman left in critical condition  in what police say may have been a possibly gang-related shooting that took place this morning in the 2900 block of Sagamore Way, according to a preliminary report from the LAPD Northeast Division. The shooting was reported at [...]

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 [...]