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Price cuts for Echo Park hilltop home; house and triplex in El Sereno; 3-bed condo in Silver Lake

Price cuts for Echo Park hilltop home; house and triplex in El Sereno; 3-bed condo in Silver Lake

Sponsored by Silver Lake Bungalow Prices on more than two dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Echo Park: Price drops $30,000 for hilltop 3-bedroom near Dodger Stadium. $1,349,000. El Sereno: More than $50,000 cut for four units on […]

Police dispute shooting report; Highland Park stairway fire

Police dispute shooting report; Highland Park stairway fire

Eastside Scene: Downtown view from Ascot Hills Park | Aurelio Jose Barrera A man with a gunshot wound showed up at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena early this morning and said he had been shot on Echo Street in Highland Park,  said Sgt. Douglas Bowler with LAPD Northeast Division.  Gang officers went back to the scene […]

Boyle Heights pre-dawn shooting leaves one injured

Boyle Heights pre-dawn shooting leaves one injured

BOYLE HEIGHTS — A shooting early this morning along South Bernal Street left one person injured. Hollenbeck Division police said a male Latino was shot in the torso along the 900 block of Bernal Street at 4:45 a.m. The shooting occurred outdoors. The victim is in stable condition. Police have not released any description of […]

Lost in Echo Park: Medium sized pitbull

Lost in Echo Park: Medium sized pitbull

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Grub, bicycles and beer roll into Frogtown; the lowdown on Wolfdown in Silver Lake; pizza-by-the-slice in Boyle Heights

Grub, bicycles and beer roll into Frogtown; the lowdown on Wolfdown in Silver Lake; pizza-by-the-slice in Boyle Heights

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Bicycles, beer, wine and food – that’s how Spoke Bicycle Café is rolling these days. The quiet café has transformed from a coffee landing spot to a full-scale restaurant, LA Weekly reports. The revamped menu includes breakfast, lunch and early dinner options paired with local beers and a short wine list. Don’t […]

Metro board votes against funding 710 Freeway tunnel

Metro board votes against funding 710 Freeway tunnel

Twin, double-decker tunnels would close the 710 Freeway gap | Metro Metro’s board of directors today withdrew critical support and funding needed to build an approximately six-mile-long highway tunnel to close the 710 Freeway gap between El Sereno and Pasadena. Instead, the transit agency board voted in favor of funding a variety of street and traffic […]

Oxy politics professor who inspired Obama dies; man describes Echo Park stabbing attack; Atwater bridge moving forward

Oxy politics professor who inspired Obama dies; man describes Echo Park stabbing attack; Atwater bridge moving forward

Eastside Scene: Mural, Boyle Heights | veroooomac Roger Boesche, the Occidental College professor who stirred up Barack Obama’s interest in politics, died in his Eagle Rock home this week.  The former president, who attended the college in 1979-1981, said the politics professor was one of his favorite teachers. Boesche, who gave Obama a B grade, […]

What do you do when a car comes crashing into your Silver Lake supermarket?

What do you do when a car comes crashing into your Silver Lake supermarket?

Store windows boarded up after crash | Photo by Martha Flores Don’t panic, just grab your phone and start recording. That’s what a few shoppers (including the person who shot this Instagram video) did last week when a SUV smashed through the front windows of the Silver Lake 365 by Whole Foods store. No one […]

Brush fires hit Lincoln Heights & Elysian Park [updated]

Brush fires hit Lincoln Heights & Elysian Park [updated]

Elysian Park fire | Robin Blackman Firefighters have been busy on the Eastside this afternoon, knocking down a  brush fire in Lincoln Heights shortly before another fire began in Elysian Park near Solano Canyon. Ground and air crews were deployed to fight the Elysian Park fire, which was reported at about 2:22 pm, and had […]

Lifestyle Shift: Goodbye “Brooklyn lumberjack,” hello “Silver Lake shaman”

Lifestyle Shift:  Goodbye “Brooklyn lumberjack,” hello “Silver Lake shaman”

Quartz, the business website, reports on a shift in fashion and lifestyle that supposedly marks the decline of New York’s “Brooklyn lumberjack” and the ascendancy of the “Silver Lake shaman” among young consumers. This “easygoing wave” of culture and style that began in the hills of Silver Lake, Los Feliz, and Echo Park is “on […]