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Found: Sweet black cat in Atwater

Found: Sweet black cat in Atwater
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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 […]

Don’t lose track of time on Sunday

Don’t lose track of time on Sunday

Photo by Sandy Driscoll You probably don’t have to mess with your mobile phone but those with analog time pieces, including the mid-century-inspired clock (pictured above) at Modern Eats in Silver Lake,  will have remember to spring ahead one hour on Sunday. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Unmoderated: A Reading of Eastsider Comments

Unmoderated: A Reading of Eastsider Comments

Saturday, March 9 @ 2 pm Taix Lounge, 1911 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park Free but a contribution is requested (Bloggers can’t live on comments alone!) Directed by Rory Mitchell Cast: Noel Arthur (Bad Lieutentant: Port of Call New Orleans) Brian Beacock, Alison Cardoso (PLUR, Cartel), Jennifer DeFilippo, Jeff Galfer (The River, Buried Treasure), Kimberly Irion […]

Storefront Report: Garage Pizza owner expands into the Silver Lake bar scene

Storefront Report: Garage Pizza owner expands into the Silver Lake bar scene

Photo courtesy Adi Kancharla Before opening Garage Pizza in Silver Lake and downtown, Jay Batten was a long-time bartender, working the bars at 4100 and Edendale Grill. On Valentine’s Day, Batten fullfilled the dream of many bartenders by opening his own place, Jay’s Bar in Silver Lake. The bar and gastropbub, featuring polished cement floors […]