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Shopper & Diner: Bowling and bagels in Highland Park; best breakfast burritos

Shopper & Diner: Bowling and bagels in Highland Park; best breakfast burritos
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BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Highland Park Bowl was named Eater LA’s Most Beautiful Restaurant of the Year. The “Stunning Masterwork of Preservation” was restored to its old bowling glory and opened last spring. Highland Park Bowl is located in the 5000 block of N. Figueroa in Highland Park. In other Shopper & Diner News: Want to […]

On the Market: Cypress Park 2-on-a-lot; York Boulevard single-family home; top-floor Monterey Hills condo

On the Market: Cypress Park 2-on-a-lot; York Boulevard single-family home; top-floor Monterey Hills condo

Around 40 single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Cypress Park: Two houses on a lot – a 3-bedroom and a 1-bedroom – each with its own parking. $889,900. Highland Park: 4-bedroom Craftsman on York Blvd. […]

Elysian Valley couple missing after heading for desert camping trip

Elysian Valley couple missing after heading for desert camping trip

By BARRY LANK ELYSIAN VALLEY — Police say a man and a woman from Elysian Valley have been reported missing after not returning from a weekend desert camping trip. Mariya Mitkova, 27, and Aaron Morganstein, 33, were last seen leaving their home in the 2200 block of Shoredale Avenue, apparently headed to Joshua Tree National […]

One dead in Victor Heights fire; Silver Lake’s Trois Familia wants to pour beer and wine

One dead in Victor Heights fire; Silver Lake’s Trois Familia wants to pour beer and wine

Today’s Photo: Sunrise through the trees, Eagle Rock | Lorin Hart A body was found after firefighters put out a blaze in a Victor Heights apartment building west of Echo Park on Monday. A tenant said the victim was an elderly woman who lived by herself in the first-floor unit. The cause of the fire […]

House-baked biscotti anyone? What’s on the menu at Echo Park’s new Italian restaurant

House-baked biscotti anyone? What’s on the menu at Echo Park’s new Italian restaurant

Future home of Etti ECHO PARK — Get over your fear of carbs. A new Italian restaurant on Echo Park Avenue plans to dish up pizza, pasta and house-baked bread and biscotti. It’s been nearly a year since work began on gutting a brick building in the 1500 block of Echo Park Avenue and transforming […]

A symbol of safety and support in Echo Park and Silver Lake

A symbol of safety and support in Echo Park and Silver Lake

Photo courtesy Melissa Newman ECHO PARK — Melissa Newman and partner Salvador Avila spent Sunday walking through Echo Park and Silver Lake, handing out the new symbol of solidarity – safety pins – popular among those concerned about the election of Donald Trump as president. After Newman and Avila purchased more than 300 safety pins and […]

Scenes and Sightings from Elysian Heights

Scenes and Sightings from Elysian Heights

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Elysian Heights. Oh the memories. ✌️Cerro Gordo A photo posted by Corbin McCarthy (@corbinmccarthy) on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:58am PDT I’m making a film about this incredible city. Stay tuned. Or not. I’ll let you know when it’ll come out anyways. #losangeles #LA #california #sunset #elysianpark #filmphotography […]

Bomb scare shuts down Echo Park streets

Bomb scare shuts down Echo Park streets

ECHO PARK — Sunset Boulevard has been blocked tonight as police investigate a box that was left at a bus stop near Sunset Boulevard and Echo Park Avenue. Police were called to the scene at about 8:30 pm, said Officer Wendy Reyes. The bomb squad was investigating the matter but she had no further details. […]

Lost in Silver Lake: White + Tan Friendly Chihuahua

Lost in Silver Lake: White + Tan Friendly Chihuahua

Wesley went missing around 11am on Friday November 11th. He’s a 5lb, 13 year old, neutered white chihuahua with tan spots. He’s microchipped and food motivated. Extremely friendly with people and children, but can be territorial with large dogs (but doesn’t bite – just barks). Missing most of his teeth. Last seen around Bates and […]

On the Market: New Atwater Village construction; 4-on-lot in El Sereno; Silver Lake bungalow

On the Market: New Atwater Village construction; 4-on-lot in El Sereno; Silver Lake bungalow

Nearly four dozen single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Atwater Village: Newly constructed 3-bedroom homes – four homes remaining from a construction project of six. $899,000. El Sereno: Four units on a lot, one bedroom […]