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Viewpoints: What is next in Frogtown’s future?

Viewpoints: What is next in Frogtown’s future?

Photo by Julia Meltzer By Julia Meltzer Almost 12 years ago my partner and I purchased an industrial building in a neighborhood known to locals as Frogtown but officially named Elysian Valley. A narrow strip of land between the 5 Freeway and the L.A. River, Frogtown contains  both industrial and residential properties. We chose to […]

News & Notes From Echo Park And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Echo Park And Silver Lake

February Dawns, Montecito Heights | Martha Benedict Echo Park Avenue shops basking in the neighborhood’s “golden moment.” Judge reviewing  tentative approval of Echo Park gang injunction. Tensions over Silver Lake construction site get physical. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

News & Notes From Echo Park And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Echo Park And Silver Lake

February Dawns, Montecito Heights | Martha Benedict Echo Park Avenue shops basking in the neighborhood’s “golden moment.” Judge reviewing  tentative approval of Echo Park gang injunction. Tensions over Silver Lake construction site get physical. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Shopper & Diner: Atwater & Echo Park offer Super Bowl specials; discounted Eagle Rock comfort food; and brief Millie’s closure in Silver Lake

Shopper & Diner: Atwater & Echo Park offer Super Bowl specials; discounted Eagle Rock comfort food; and brief Millie’s closure in Silver Lake

Mohawk Bend | Photo courtesy by Mohawk Bend By Marni Epstein L.A. might not have an NFL football team of their own, but that’s not stopping some city watering holes from getting in on this Sunday’s Super Bowl action. This year’s contest between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos (Go Hawks!) will be the main […]

Shopper & Diner: Atwater & Echo Park offer Super Bowl specials; discounted Eagle Rock comfort food; and brief Millie’s closure in Silver Lake

Shopper & Diner: Atwater & Echo Park offer Super Bowl specials; discounted Eagle Rock comfort food; and brief Millie’s closure in Silver Lake

Mohawk Bend | Photo courtesy by Mohawk Bend By Marni Epstein L.A. might not have an NFL football team of their own, but that’s not stopping some city watering holes from getting in on this Sunday’s Super Bowl action. This year’s contest between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos (Go Hawks!) will be the main […]

The art of punk and the dive at Cafe NELA

The art of punk and the dive at Cafe NELA

Photo by Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis Illuminated by the glow of a neon beer sign, David Travis crosses the checkered-tiled floor of Cypress Park’s Cafe NELA as a hardcore punk band plays on a modest stage. Patrons and performers come in all shapes and dress: tattered leather jackets with safety pins, women in high […]

The art of punk and the dive at Cafe NELA

The art of punk and the dive at Cafe NELA

Photo by Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis Illuminated by the glow of a neon beer sign, David Travis crosses the checkered-tiled floor of Cypress Park’s Cafe NELA as a hardcore punk band plays on a modest stage. Patrons and performers come in all shapes and dress: tattered leather jackets with safety pins, women in high […]

The art of punk and the dive at Cafe NELA

The art of punk and the dive at Cafe NELA

Photo by Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis Illuminated by the glow of a neon beer sign, David Travis crosses the checkered-tiled floor of Cypress Park’s Cafe NELA as a hardcore punk band plays on a modest stage. Patrons and performers come in all shapes and dress: tattered leather jackets with safety pins, women in high […]

The art of punk and the dive at Cafe NELA

The art of punk and the dive at Cafe NELA

Photo by Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis Illuminated by the glow of a neon beer sign, David Travis crosses the checkered-tiled floor of Cypress Park’s Cafe NELA as a hardcore punk band plays on a modest stage. Patrons and performers come in all shapes and dress: tattered leather jackets with safety pins, women in high […]

Neighborhood Fixture: Atwater’s Red Car Pylons

Neighborhood Fixture: Atwater’s Red Car Pylons

Concrete Red Car Pylons once supported a trolley-line bridge/Luis Lopez By Marni Epstein Situated next to the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge are the Red Car Pylons, support structures built in 1929 that allowed the Red Cars of the Pacific Electric Railway to shuttle busy passengers between Silver Lake and Atwater Village along its route, which extended into […]