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A Chicano band from Boyle Heights celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a Celtic punk performance

A Chicano band from Boyle Heights celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a Celtic punk performance

Ollin at the Satellite/ Photos by Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis The St. Patrick’s Day celebration at The Satellite in Silver Lake on Sunday had many of the classic trappings of the holiday, with the crowd breaking out into impromptu Irish jigs and people swinging on each others’ arms. But, on stage, the Boyle Heights [...]

Pope Francis shares name with Silver Lake parish church

Pope Francis shares name with Silver Lake parish church

Franciscan Father Salvadore Parisi and Lydia Emnace/Photo by Brenda Rees By Brenda Rees Parishioners at St. Francis of Assisi Church of Silver Lake have a little more reason to celebrate this weekend with a pontifical connection. The soon-to-be installed pope of the Roman Catholic Church has taken the name of St. Francis after the 12th [...]

News & Notes From Atwater, Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Atwater, Echo Park, Highland Park & Silver Lake

This Way, Silver Lake | Photo by Jennifer L. Porter /Flickr Atwater’s Tam O Shanter to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with 5,000 pints of beer and 1,000 pounds of corned beef.  L.A. Mag Riverside Cinema:  Fundraiser launched to create a bike-in movie theater on the L.A. River. Curbed L.A. Church plans 62-unit senior apartment complex [...]

Found: Sweet black cat in Atwater

Found: Sweet black cat in Atwater

Submitted by A. Weeces She’s a very sweet little black cat. Looks like maybe 6-8 month old. I found her crying, hiding and scared on the side of my house. She’s  very sweet and playful, obviously someone’s kitten. Area found is Verdant and Brunswick in Atwater Village. My number is 805-302-0333. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Ballot Box: The “Mystery Man” who wants to takeover Eric Garcetti’s job

Ballot Box: The “Mystery Man” who wants to takeover Eric Garcetti’s job

John Choi at Atwater Village candidate forum./The Eastsider A new L.A. Weekly story tries to answer the question that many have been asking across the 13th Council District: Who is Mystery Man John Choi? Before he announced his candidacy to replace termed-out Councilman Eric Garcetti, Choi, a former Board of Public Works Commissioner, was mostly [...]

Eastside Property: Welcome to Echo Park, condo people

Eastside Property: Welcome to Echo Park, condo people

There was a great deal of head shaking and eye rolling  in Echo Park last year when the first of 36 condos went up for sale at the corner of Echo Park and Delta avenues. Who would want to shell out $500,000 or more for a narrow condo with a view of the former Magic [...]

News & Notes From Mt. Washington & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Mt. Washington & Silver Lake

Shrouded Car, Echo Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Got To Have It: Silver Lake’s Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign turned into jewelry. Curbed L.A. Mt. Washington residents seeking to block new home construction. Patch Get The Eastsider on Facebook, Twitter, Daily Email Digest & RSS feed Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

New art from old glass debuts at The Judson Studios

New art from old glass debuts at The Judson Studios

Daytime view/Photo by Martha Benedict New glass sculpture in front of historic Judson Studios/Photo from United Environment Architecture By Nicole Possert A new contemporary sculptural showpiece of old, massive colored glass and new metal was recently installed in front of the historic architecture that has houses The Judson Studios, world renowned Garvanza glass studio known [...]

Silver Lake renegade retailer to close Sunset Junction shop

Silver Lake renegade retailer to close Sunset Junction shop

Sarah Dale was  a twentysomething  Silver Lake waitress and punk rock drummer in 2000  when she heard that Pull My Daisy, a the Sunset Junction dress shop, was up for sale. “I thought I could totally do it” said Dale, who took ended up taking over the Sunset Boulevard store, where she worked in the [...]

Blog comments about parking, murder & sidewalk sofas come to life

Blog comments about parking, murder & sidewalk sofas come to life

Photo by Craig Gaines The lounge at Taix restaurant in Echo Park was packed Saturday afternoon to hear a group of actors lend their voices to a sampling of Eastsider reader comments  covering everything from murder and gentrification to abandoned couches and the correct spelling of Silver Lake (two words, please).  Many thanks to all [...]