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A veggie stack that satisfies now serving in Cypress Park

A veggie stack that satisfies now serving in Cypress Park

The veggie sandwich at Antigua Coffee House | Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva Cypress Park’s Antigua Coffee House, with its friendly, familiar vibe, vibrant decor and strong brew, is an easy place to love. Owner Yancey Quiñones treats every customer like he’s known them forever, setting a communal tone for the daily crowd of laptop-pounding […]

Did the LADWP call and threaten to cut off power in 45 minutes? Sounds like a scam

Did the LADWP call and threaten to cut off power in 45 minutes? Sounds like a scam

Photo by Esparta/Flickr The manager of Sunset Beer Co. in Echo Park got a call last week from the L.A. Department of Water and Power to warn him that power would be shut off to the store in 45 minutes if overdue bills were not paid. The manager passed along the caller’s number and extension […]

Eagle Rock gets soaked

Eagle Rock gets soaked

Rain. Lighting. Thunder. Hail. It has rained heavily across the Eastside for most of the afternoon, but it appears that Eagle Rock got hit with more than it’s fair share of wild weather judging by the photos and tweets spreading across social media. Here’s a sample: [View the story “A stormy Saturday ” on Storify] […]

Shopper & Diner: New healthy eatery plants itself in Los Feliz; Filipinotown bakery whipping up tastes of home; Eagle Rock cafe finds new owner; & Echo Park’s wallet-busting pizza

Shopper & Diner: New healthy eatery plants itself in Los Feliz; Filipinotown bakery whipping up tastes of home; Eagle Rock cafe finds new owner; & Echo Park’s wallet-busting pizza

Coming Soon: Clover | Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein In the former home of Skylight Books’ Art Annex (which moved over one storefront),  Clover Cafe plans to sprout up this summer with healthy food options, reports Eater LA. The bustling Vermont Avenue strip in Los Feliz, which is already home to mainstays like Figaro Bistro […]

Shopper & Diner: New healthy eatery plants itself in Los Feliz; Filipinotown bakery whipping up tastes of home; Eagle Rock cafe finds new owner; & Echo Park’s wallet-busting pizza

Shopper & Diner: New healthy eatery plants itself in Los Feliz; Filipinotown bakery whipping up tastes of home; Eagle Rock cafe finds new owner; & Echo Park’s wallet-busting pizza

Coming Soon: Clover | Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein In the former home of Skylight Books’ Art Annex (which moved over one storefront),  Clover Cafe plans to sprout up this summer with healthy food options, reports Eater LA. The bustling Vermont Avenue strip in Los Feliz, which is already home to mainstays like Figaro Bistro […]

Former Glassell Park Kmart preparing for its debut as a Goodwill resource and retail center

Former Glassell Park Kmart preparing for its debut as a Goodwill resource and retail center

Former Glassell Park Kmart being remade into a Goodwill Community Enrichment Center | Goodwill Southern California Building pictured in July 2013 The former Kmart store in Glassell Park has seen a lot of change since Goodwill Southern California announced last year that it was going to transform the long-vacant building  into a combination job training, community […]

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Photo by Sandy Driscoll Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake says it’s been a busy morning at her hummingbird feeder. “I’ve had a nonstop stream of hummingbirds at my feeder all morning … seems they know rain is coming!” Hummingbirds seem to do fine in rain, according to a check on some bird websites. But there […]

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Photo by Sandy Driscoll Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake says it’s been a busy morning at her hummingbird feeder. “I’ve had a nonstop stream of hummingbirds at my feeder all morning … seems they know rain is coming!” Hummingbirds seem to do fine in rain, according to a check on some bird websites. But there […]

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Are Silver Lake hummingbirds on storm watch?

Photo by Sandy Driscoll Sandy Driscoll of Silver Lake says it’s been a busy morning at her hummingbird feeder. “I’ve had a nonstop stream of hummingbirds at my feeder all morning … seems they know rain is coming!” Hummingbirds seem to do fine in rain, according to a check on some bird websites. But there […]

Echo Park car fires continue with fourth blaze

Echo Park car fires continue with fourth blaze

Burned car parked off Academy Road in Elysian Park | Echo Park resident An arson investigator has been assigned to look into a series of recent car and rubbish fires in Echo Park, with the burned wreckage of a fourth vehicle reported this morning. Police were seen  inspecting what appeared to be a Toyota Tercel […]