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Bagels on a bike in Echo Park and Silver Lake; Eastside’s top female chefs; tofu dishes and breakfast restaurants

Bagels on a bike in Echo Park and Silver Lake; Eastside’s top female chefs; tofu dishes and breakfast restaurants

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Bagels sold from a red beach cruiser? Only on the Eastside. On select days, Ari Skye sells her homemade Montreal-style bagels near the Silver Lake and Echo Park farmers’ markets and anywhere else her red beach cruiser may roam, Eater LA reports. Skye’s bagels-on-a-bike operation is called Courage Bagels. In other Shopper […]

Bagels on a bike in Echo Park and Silver Lake; Eastside’s top female chefs; tofu dishes and breakfast restaurants

Bagels on a bike in Echo Park and Silver Lake; Eastside’s top female chefs; tofu dishes and breakfast restaurants

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Bagels sold from a red beach cruiser? Only on the Eastside. On select days, Ari Skye sells her homemade Montreal-style bagels near the Silver Lake and Echo Park farmers’ markets and anywhere else her red beach cruiser may roam, Eater LA reports. Skye’s bagels-on-a-bike operation is called Courage Bagels. In other Shopper […]

Woman wounded by gunfire in Echo Park

Woman wounded by gunfire in Echo Park

Woman wounded in 1300 block of Allesandro Street By BARRY LANK ECHO PARK — A woman was struck by gunfire Friday night along the 1300 block of Allesandro Street. Her injuries are considered non-life threatening. The victim told police she was was outside walking when she heard gunfire and was struck at about 9 pm, […]

Laundry Love, Third Tues of Every Month

Laundry Love, Third Tues of Every Month

Sponsored Post WE DO LAUNDRY FOR FREE! Bring your laundry or volunteer to help us the third Tuesday of every month 5:30-9 pm at Aroma Laundry, 1448 N. Alvarado St. (Corner of Scott and Alvarado) in Echo Park. 818-626-0952 (text or call). Sponsored by St Athanasius Episcopal Church 840 Echo Park Ave 90026. Help us […]

Laundry Love, Third Tues of Every Month

Laundry Love, Third Tues of Every Month

Sponsored Post WE DO LAUNDRY FOR FREE! Bring your laundry or volunteer to help us the third Tuesday of every month 5:30-9 pm at Aroma Laundry, 1448 N. Alvarado St. (Corner of Scott and Alvarado) in Echo Park. 818-626-0952 (text or call). Sponsored by St Athanasius Episcopal Church 840 Echo Park Ave 90026. Help us […]

Bulletin Board: L.A. Kitchen is looking for Volunteers

Bulletin Board: L.A. Kitchen is looking for Volunteers

Fruits & Veggies Chopping Submitted by L.A. Kitchen Located in Lincoln Heights, L.A. Kitchen is looking for local volunteers to come in chop, slice and dice fruits and vegetables. NO experience necessary. Monday – Friday 9:00am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 – 4:00 pm. L.A. Kitchen is a nonprofit that reclaims healthy, local food that would […]

Nail-biting time for Cedillo reelection campaign; looking back at Elliott Smith’s Either/Or 20 years later

Nail-biting time for Cedillo reelection campaign; looking back at Elliott Smith’s Either/Or 20 years later

Eastside Scene: Sad Teddy, Echo Park | Pat Saperstein Most of the City Council candidates seeking reelection on Tuesday won by comfortably wide margins – except for 1st District Councilman Gil Cedillo, who barely avoided a runoff with 50.98% of the vote, according to preliminary results. But voting expert Paul Mitchell told the L.A. Times […]

Market Snapshot: What are houses selling for in Boyle Heights?

Market Snapshot: What are houses selling for in Boyle Heights?

During the last three months, the average sales price of all homes sold in Boyle Heights was $376,535, according to Redfin.com. The average home that was sold had 2.8 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and 1,253-square-feet of space. The average home lasted 38 days on the market before it was sold. Want more numbers? Here you go: […]

Price cuts on updated El Sereno Traditional; Lincoln Heights 2-on-a-lot; Silver Lake bungalow

Price cuts on updated El Sereno Traditional; Lincoln Heights 2-on-a-lot; Silver Lake bungalow

Prices on about two dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: El Sereno: Price drops nearly $20,000 for a 2-bedroom house with a separate studio and bath. $599,900. Lincoln Heights: More than $50,000 cut for a 3-bedroom.  Sold as […]