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Blue Moon At Dawn

Blue Moon At Dawn

Photo by Martha Benedict Martha Benedict  was out early this morning to capture  an image of the Blue Moon as it appeared over Elysian Park.  The photo was taken at 6:45 a.m. looking south from Montecito Heights. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Bulletin Board: 1 year old female pit puppy needs a new home

Bulletin Board: 1 year old female pit puppy needs a new home

Submitted by S. Alarcon Scooby Doo needs to go home with you. Her owner’s new living situation does not permit them to take her with them AND NOW THE ECHO Park PUP’S HOMELESS. She’s sweet and good with kids. Help us keep her out of the pound, take this little Suzzie Q home with you! […]

Storefront Report: Horchata latte? Coffee with a Latin twist coming to Echo Park

Storefront Report: Horchata latte? Coffee with a Latin twist coming to Echo Park

Photo courtesy Christina Byun What do you get when you combine horchata–the sweet, rice-based drink popular in Mexico, and a shot of espresso? Echo Park will soon find out when Taza of Echo Park opens in October. The take-out cafe will be shoe-horned into a tiny cube of a storefront on Sunset Boulevard, next to […]

Is that a dentil or a spindle? Decoding the parts of a Garvanza Victorian home

Is that a dentil or a spindle? Decoding the parts of a Garvanza Victorian home

Photo from Redfin Fans of Victorian-style architecture will find much to like in this 101-year-old Garvanza home near Highland Park that went up for sale earlier this month. But the sales listing describing some of the home’s historic features might seem confusing to those unfamiliar with architectural and building terms, especially those dealing with all […]

Found: Black pregnant dog with pink collar in Echo Park

Found: Black pregnant dog with pink collar in Echo Park

Submitted by J. Rainey Tonight my friend and I found a small black pregnant dog wandering between Elsinore and Reservoir Saturday evening at 10pm near Taix. She has no collar or tags but had a pink leash.  She’s small, black, and pregnant. Around 15-20lbs.  Please call 323.540.0750 Lost & Found is part of The Eastsider […]

Found: A “cutie” of a dog near Boyle Heights’ Mariachi Plaza

Found: A “cutie” of a dog near Boyle Heights’ Mariachi Plaza

Submitted by J. Melendez This cutie was found on Friday night at the Mariachi Plaza. He has no collar and we don’t know if he is microchipped. If he is yours, please contact me, Jenny @ (310) 420-1338. Lost & Found is part of The Eastsider Forums, where Eastsider readers can post announcements or start […]

Echo Park Rising fills the void Sunset Junction left behind

Echo Park Rising fills the void Sunset Junction left behind

The streets, stores and parking lots of Echo Park were filled with music and youthful music lovers who descended on the neighborhood for Echo Park Rising,  the music festival that sprung up last year after the Sunset Junction street fair was abruptly cancelled after the city refused to issue the required permits. The parking lot […]

Ghost Bike pays tribute to Mt. Washington cyclist who died in crash

Ghost Bike pays tribute to Mt. Washington cyclist who died in crash

Photo by Mt. Washington resident Mt. Washington residents have been stopping and staring at an old bike that has been painted white–including its tires, seat, and pedals–and chained to a post near the corner of Avenue 45 and Canon Crest. So-called Ghost Bikes are created to honor cyclists who have been killed while riding but […]

Council District 1 gets more money to wipe out graffiti-at least through the summer

Council District 1 gets more money to wipe out graffiti-at least through the summer

A few weeks after Highland Park residents complained about the amount of time it takes to clean out tagging and graffiti, the City Council today approved a proposal by Councilman Ed Reyes that would provide more money for graffiti clean up in his district through the end of the summer.  The  $18,0000 in additional funds, […]

Scoops of Banana Oreo and Brown Bread ice cream now serving in Highland Park

Scoops of Banana Oreo and Brown Bread ice cream now serving in Highland Park

Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva Here’s the scoop: Scoops is now open in Highland Park. You’d hardly know it, but the L.A. ice cream shop has opened a new location on York Boulevard. Currently incognito—there’s no signage—the small storefront is right next door to Italiano’s and not much more than white walls and […]