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Transient rapes victim at East Hollywood Metro Red Line station

Transient rapes victim at East Hollywood Metro Red Line station

East Hollywood rape suspect | Courtesy LAPD East Hollywood — Police released a photo and drawing of a man suspected of a rape  last week at the Metro Red Line station at Sunset Boulevard and Vermont Avenue. The suspect, who police said is a transient who frequents Metro station, lured the victim into a secluded, emergency […]

Eagle Rock’s speakeasy shutters; plant-based German fare in Highland Park; new Echo Park wine bar & shop

Eagle Rock’s speakeasy shutters; plant-based German fare in Highland Park; new Echo Park wine bar & shop

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Here’s your weekly rundown of Eastside dining and shopping news. The lights at Eagle Rock’s Room 31 have gone dark after three years in operation, Eater LA reports. The 100-square-foot space was the neighborhood’s first craft cocktail bar. Owned by Marcos Menendez and Stephanie Macewciz, Room 31 was tucked behind a sliding […]

Eastside Weekend: Mr. Sparkle art show; Cypress Park historic walking tour & Ariana Pop Dance Party

Eastside Weekend: Mr. Sparkle art show; Cypress Park historic walking tour & Ariana Pop Dance Party

By LUCY GUANUNA Springtime is here and the weather is oh-so-sweet. So opt for some outdoor activities, like a walking tour through Cypress Park or hang out under the big pepper tree at Debs Park to watch a performance by the Old Time String Jam Band. Read on for our weekend picks. FRIDAY, March 22 […]

Nearly $50 million in 710 Freeway funds to be diverted to El Sereno & Boyle Heights projects

Nearly $50 million in 710 Freeway funds to be diverted to El Sereno & Boyle Heights projects

Boyle Heights roundabout will receive $8 million | City of L.A. New traffic signals in El Sereno and a roundabout in Boyle Heights. These will be some of the local traffic improvements projects that will be funded with nearly $50 million from monies diverted from the now abandoned effort to extend the 710 Freeway. But […]

$300,000 reduction for Echo Park bungalow on 3/4 acre | $100,000 of Highland Park duplex | $66,000 chop on Mt. Washington 3-bed

$300,000 reduction for Echo Park bungalow on 3/4 acre | $100,000 of Highland Park duplex | $66,000 chop on Mt. Washington 3-bed

Prices on around four dozen condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Echo Park: Price chopped $300,000 on a 2-bedroom hilltop bungalow on .73 of an acre. Needs updating to meet codes. $1,250,000. Highland Park: $100,000 reduction on an upgraded duplex […]

$300,000 reduction for Echo Park bungalow on 3/4 acre | $100,000 of Highland Park duplex | $66,000 chop on Mt. Washington 3-bed

$300,000 reduction for Echo Park bungalow on 3/4 acre | $100,000 of Highland Park duplex | $66,000 chop on Mt. Washington 3-bed

Prices on around four dozen condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Echo Park: Price chopped $300,000 on a 2-bedroom hilltop bungalow on .73 of an acre. Needs updating to meet codes. $1,250,000. Highland Park: $100,000 reduction on an upgraded duplex […]

Cal State L.A. breaks ground on 1,500-bed student housing | Chinatown tower exempt from environmental review | Plans for Echo Park senior housing

Cal State L.A. breaks ground on 1,500-bed student housing | Chinatown tower exempt from environmental review | Plans for Echo Park senior housing

Eastside Real Estate & Development News Cal State L.A. is expanding its dorm housing, with a 1,500-bed complex. A 27-story tower Chinatown has been made exempt from environmental review. And plans are in the early stages for 64 units of permanent supportive housing for seniors in Echo Park. Read on for the details Real Estate […]

Echo Park charter school debate | Fake Angelino Heights parking signs | Los Feliz power outage

Echo Park charter school debate | Fake Angelino Heights parking signs | Los Feliz power outage

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. “Yo, please maximize parking. Park 2-3 feet from other vehicles. Park close to the end of curbs,” read some pretty official looking parking signs (well, except for the “Yo” part) on West Kensington Road and Laveta Terrace […]

Spanish with Views in the Moreno Highlands Presented by Tracy Do

Spanish with Views in the Moreno Highlands Presented by Tracy Do

Sponsored Post 2312 Moreno Dr | Silver Lake Tucked away from the city, this Spanish-style home in Silver Lake’s coveted Moreno Highlands enjoys a magical, tranquil setting with winsome Reservoir views. Enter through a walled-off patio and garden to find a bright living space with high ceilings, arched pass-throughs and easy flow to a sunroom […]

Burger diner debuts in Highland Park | Filipino food gang’s NELA crawl | Does a vegan eatery signify gentrification?

Burger diner debuts in Highland Park | Filipino food gang’s NELA crawl | Does a vegan eatery signify gentrification?

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Here’s your weekly rundown of Eastside dining and shopping news. Burgerlords goes diner-style in Highland Park, Eater LA reports. Located in the former Good Girl Dinette space, the company’s second location is an ode to the diners of yesteryear, equipped with throwback booths and vintage signs. The Highland Park concept certainly sets […]