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Cafe Birdie takes off in Highland Park

Cafe Birdie takes off in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK — Cafe Birdie is the sort of “trendy, New American, cocktail-heavy restaurant” that one normally associates with Hollywood or downtown, according to LA Weekly Except it’s in Highland Park — the latest trendy restaurant to pop up in a neighborhood that was once given over mainly to Mexican food. Run by Friends & […]

Price cuts on Echo Park triplex; El Sereno 2-bedroom; 3-on-a-lot in Lincoln Heights

Price cuts on Echo Park triplex; El Sereno 2-bedroom; 3-on-a-lot in Lincoln Heights

Prices on more than 30 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Echo Park/Silver Lake: Price drops $140,000 for three units on a lot – six bedrooms total. $785,000. El Sereno: Price reduced by more than $50,000 for a 2-bedroom, […]

Collaboration & Coffee: Cal State L.A. library adapts to a new generation of students

Collaboration & Coffee: Cal State L.A. library adapts to a new generation of students

A more collaborative first floor | Pamela Avila BY PAMELA AVILA EL SERENO — The main library at Cal State L.A., which was built around books and individual study, is undergoing changes to make it more welcoming and relevant to a new generation of students. The first floor of the John F. Kennedy Library now […]

Collaboration & Coffee: Cal State L.A. library adapts to a new generation of students

Collaboration & Coffee: Cal State L.A. library adapts to a new generation of students

A more collaborative first floor | Pamela Avila BY PAMELA AVILA EL SERENO — The main library at Cal State L.A., which was built around books and individual study, is undergoing changes to make it more welcoming and relevant to a new generation of students. The first floor of the John F. Kennedy Library now […]

Eastside Review: A Latino tribute to Morrissey; how to scare coyotes; Gold Line headed for Montclair

Eastside Review: A Latino tribute to Morrissey; how to scare coyotes; Gold Line headed for Montclair

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Why are many Mexicans fascinated with Morrissey? Casa 101 theater in Boyle Heights explores the love affair with the English singer and songwriter in a festival named Teatro Moz. L.A. Times DASH buses could receive […]

Scenes and Sightings from Cypress Park

Scenes and Sightings from Cypress Park

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Cypress Park. #tracks to the #future. #train #sunset #hdr #metro @metrolosangeles #YesOnM #losangeles A photo posted by Allen (@astramateria) on Sep 28, 2016 at 11:46pm PDT ❓❔#cypresspark #losangeles ❔❓ A photo posted by Fart Department (@susannannanna) on Sep 25, 2016 at 10:49am PDT splash pad! ☀️ #riodelosangelesstatepark #riodelosangeles […]

For Sale: 4 Individual Cottages in El Sereno

For Sale: 4 Individual Cottages in El Sereno

Sponsored Post 3216-3222 Warwick Ave. | $699,000 | Property Website A wonderful multi-unit property in El Sereno, 4 individual cottages with detached garage spaces, separately metered for gas & electric, conveniently located within blocks of public transportation, a short commute to DTLA & neighboring cities of South Pasadena & Pasadena. For more property information Text: […]

City opens escrow on L.A. River property; Boyle Heights school honored

City opens escrow on L.A. River property; Boyle Heights school honored

View from Mt. Washington | Mary-Austin Klein The effort to turn approximately 42-acres of railroad property along the L.A. River into parkland moved forward after a City Council committee voted to open escrow on the parcel on the border of Cypress Park and Glassell Park, said the Friends of the L.A. River.  The city has allocated […]

City opens escrow on L.A. River property; Boyle Heights school honored

City opens escrow on L.A. River property; Boyle Heights school honored

View from Mt. Washington | Mary-Austin Klein The effort to turn approximately 42-acres of railroad property along the L.A. River into parkland moved forward after a City Council committee voted to open escrow on the parcel on the border of Cypress Park and Glassell Park, said the Friends of the L.A. River.  The city has allocated […]

Silver Lake residents learn how to put the fear of humans back into coyotes

Silver Lake residents learn how to put the fear of humans back into coyotes

Courtesy National Park Service By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ SILVER LAKE — Lori Ramirez knows first-hand the problems that arise when coyotes get too comfortable around humans. “I’m a hostage in my house because they’ve been in my backyard for the last 5 months,” she said of a female coyote and her young.  That’s why Ramirez  joined other Silver […]