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Morning Report: An Eagle Rock home for cocktail fans; vigil held for victim of fatal Silver Lake area shooting

Morning Report: An Eagle Rock home for cocktail fans; vigil held for victim of  fatal Silver Lake area shooting

Cross & Palm, Glassell Park | Ryan Schude/Instagram News & Notes: Cocktail fans Chuck Taggart and Wesley Moore have turned their Eagle Rock home into a “virtual cocktail museum,” complete with bar and homemade concoctions, says L.A. Magazine. A vigil for Christian Hernandez, who was fatally shot outside a Silver Lake area Del Taco, included […]

The uncrowded trails of El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

The uncrowded trails of El Sereno’s Ascot Hills Park

Ascot Hills Park in El Sereno offers breathtaking views, rolling hills and relatively uncrowded trails.  A 2.2 mile hike described on Every Trail  takes visitors up into hills on the western side of the park to enjoy city, mountain and valley views.Says the Every Trail guide: “I have never seen the trails full of people. […]

Eastside Property: A barbecue space for Dad

Eastside Property: A barbecue space for Dad

By Marni Epstein In honor of Dad, that Baron of Barbecue, that Master of Mesquite, we’re in search of the perfect deck or patio for his grill and a Father’s Day celebration. Find out what it costs to gift dad the ideal grilling spot this year with this sample of properties in Echo Park, El […]

Morning Report: Sheriff’s training academy returns to East L.A.; police looking for City Terrace suspect; Echo Park construction watch

Morning Report: Sheriff’s training academy returns to East L.A.; police looking for City Terrace suspect; Echo Park construction watch

News & Notes: The L.A. County Sheriff has reopened its training academy in East Los Angeles after a $22 million renovation, reports the Daily News. The hilltop Biscailuz Center had been closed for 30 years after the department moved the academy to Whittier. Police are looking for a man who took photos of a boy […]

Construction Watch: New home going up on Sargent Court in Echo Park

Construction Watch:  New home going up on Sargent Court in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Sargent Court is a circular, narrow lane that wraps around a hilltop.  The hill has seen little in the way of new construction in recent years but now a large, nearly 3,000-square foot home is rising on a  small,  empty lot at the corner of Sargent Court and Sargent Place. The two-story […]

Beyond Cheese: Eagle Rock’s Milkfarm stocks up on sandwiches, bread & gourmet goodies

Beyond Cheese: Eagle Rock’s Milkfarm stocks up on sandwiches, bread & gourmet goodies

Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva EAGLE ROCK –– If there’s one food thing Northeast L.A. needed, it was cheese. While Auntie Em’s on Eagle Rock Boulevard does have a small selection of great cheeses, up until a few weeks ago, the true cheese shop experience required a trip to Pasadena or Silver Lake. […]

Demo Watch: Morton Avenue house in Echo Park gets torn apart

Demo Watch: Morton Avenue house in Echo Park gets torn apart

ECHO PARK — An 111-year-old house on Morton Avenue looks like it is being demolished. But, at least as far as the city is concerned, this is major remodel – not a demolition. Building permits for the house at 1708 Morton Avenue describe this project as a “ground floor addition and major remodel to single-family […]

Morning Report: Silver Lake area shooting victim identified; fire out in Atwater Village; Boyle Heights shul hosts first art show

Morning Report: Silver Lake area shooting victim identified; fire out in Atwater Village; Boyle Heights shul hosts first art show

Palm & Sunset, Echo Park | Andriana Baker/Instagram News & Notes: The victim who was fatally shot outside a Silver Lake area Del Taco on Thursday was identified as 19-year-old Christopher Hernandez.  L.A. Now reports that Hernandez  had gotten into an argument with another man after attending his brother’s graduation ceremony at nearby Thomas Star […]

L.A. Council members make a big splash on the L.A. River

L.A. Council members make a big splash on the L.A. River

Echo Park’s Lotus Festival used to be the scene of an annual canoe race between employees or rival council districts.  But maybe now it’s time to move that competition to the L.A. River.  That’s where council members Mitch O’Farrell and Nury Martinez raced in kayaks in a not-so-serious competition for the first-ever Golden Paddle,  an […]

For Sale: The Acresite Apartments

For Sale: The Acresite Apartments

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 2910 Acresite St. | $1.068 million | Property Website Are you aware of the millions of dollars to be invested in revamping the Los Angeles River? Here’s your chance to take advantage of an incredible opportunity to own adjacent to the LA River in Atwater Village! The Coronado Real Estate […]