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Police pursuit ends in Echo Park [updated]

Police pursuit ends in Echo Park [updated]

ECHO PARK — Police apprehended two suspects following a pursuit that ended near Sunset and Glendale boulevards, according to preliminary information provided by the LAPD. Residents reported seeing a large number of squad cars descend on the area near Taix restaurant as a police helicopter hovered overhead. Check back later for more details. Update @7:06 […]

Highland Park’s El Arco Iris plans to close after 50 years in business

Highland Park’s El Arco Iris plans to close after 50 years in business

HIGHLAND PARK —  More than 50 years ago Gustavo and Irene Montes opened a small Mexican restaurant in the 5600 block of York Boulevard. The restaurant moved to larger storefronts on the same block as it expanded and became a neighborhood institution serving up classic Mexican-American cuisine and Margaritas in a dark interior. But now, […]

Highland Park’s El Arco Iris plans to close after 50 years in business

Highland Park’s El Arco Iris plans to close after 50 years in business

HIGHLAND PARK —  More than 50 years ago Gustavo and Irene Montes opened a small Mexican restaurant in the 5600 block of York Boulevard. The restaurant moved to larger storefronts on the same block as it expanded and became a neighborhood institution serving up classic Mexican-American cuisine and Margaritas in a dark interior. But now, […]

“It’s the music of my people” — Students learn about music and tradition at Boyle Heights Mariachi Conservatory

“It’s the music of my people” — Students learn about music and tradition at Boyle Heights Mariachi Conservatory

Courtesy Boyle Heights Beat By JOSHUA SOLIS BOYLE HEIGHTS — A full voice can be heard singing La Cucaracha, while little hands strum decorated guitars. The simple and cheerful melody played by 7-16-year-olds fills the room. Parents watch as director Richard Mata leads their children. There is a productive feeling in the air as the […]

“It’s the music of my people” — Students learn about music and tradition at Boyle Heights Mariachi Conservatory

“It’s the music of my people” — Students learn about music and tradition at Boyle Heights Mariachi Conservatory

Courtesy Boyle Heights Beat By JOSHUA SOLIS BOYLE HEIGHTS — A full voice can be heard singing La Cucaracha, while little hands strum decorated guitars. The simple and cheerful melody played by 7-16-year-olds fills the room. Parents watch as director Richard Mata leads their children. There is a productive feeling in the air as the […]

“It’s the music of my people” — Students learn about music and tradition at Boyle Heights Mariachi Conservatory

“It’s the music of my people” — Students learn about music and tradition at Boyle Heights Mariachi Conservatory

Courtesy Boyle Heights Beat By JOSHUA SOLIS BOYLE HEIGHTS — A full voice can be heard singing La Cucaracha, while little hands strum decorated guitars. The simple and cheerful melody played by 7-16-year-olds fills the room. Parents watch as director Richard Mata leads their children. There is a productive feeling in the air as the […]

Brooklyn Bagel clears hurdle to reopen Beverly Boulevard bakery

Brooklyn Bagel clears hurdle to reopen Beverly Boulevard bakery

HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN — Brooklyn Bagel has taken a big step toward reopening its Beverly Boulevard bakery but expect some changes when it gets back in business, according to Eater LA. The bakery closed its bakery and store in Filipinotown in May 2015 after an exterior wall collapsed and the building was declared unsafe by city inspectors. […]

Lincoln Heights coffee scene perks up

Lincoln Heights coffee scene perks up

Courtesy B Twentyfour LINCOLN HEIGHTS —  The neighborhood’s coffee scene has been pretty low key. Cafe in the Heights closed about two years ago, and Cafe Zeta did not last very long. But now the team behind The Heights Deli and Bottle Shop has stepped in to fill the neighborhood’s coffee house gap with a […]

Lincoln Heights coffee scene perks up

Lincoln Heights coffee scene perks up

Courtesy B Twentyfour LINCOLN HEIGHTS —  The neighborhood’s coffee scene has been pretty low key. Cafe in the Heights closed about two years ago, and Cafe Zeta did not last very long. But now the team behind The Heights Deli and Bottle Shop has stepped in to fill the neighborhood’s coffee house gap with a […]

Scenes and Sightings from Highland Park

Scenes and Sightings from Highland Park

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Highland Park. #mountwilson #arroyoseco #socal #cloudy A photo posted by Nick. 32. City of Angels. (@jrztola) on Dec 15, 2016 at 12:56pm PST “Highland Park”, CA”, 2016 from the series “Vernacular Los Angeles”. #contemporaryphotography #architecture #suburbs #streetphotography #photography #contemporaryart #losangeles #newtopographics #urbanlandscape #architectural #urban #builtenvironment A photo posted […]