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Morning Report: Highland Park photographer focuses on curbside couches; How hot did it get on Mt. Washington?

Morning Report: Highland Park  photographer focuses on curbside couches; How hot did it get on Mt. Washington?
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Arroyo Seco At York, Hermon |Martha Benedict/Eastsider Flickr Pool News & Notes: Andrew Ward of Highland Park is the most recent photographer to become fixated on the abandoned sofas of Los Angeles. L.A. Times & L.A. Register The automated weather station on Mount Washington reported a high of 107 degrees on Sunday. ASNC Alert Get […]

Eastside Weekend: Frogtown Artwalk; Spirit Animal opens in Echo Park; What is Highland Park? film screening

Eastside Weekend: Frogtown Artwalk;  Spirit Animal opens in Echo Park; What is Highland Park? film screening

FROGTOWN ARTWALK: An eclectic neighborhood transforms into an art dream with “pop-up” galleries, studios and impromptu art venues featuring the work of local artists/artisans. Live art/dance/written word performances, six stages of musical acts, night insect viewing, balloon mapping, pedestrian cabs, hula hooping contest, chalk wall and more. Saturday, Sept 14. Free. Weekend Sample Horses: The […]

Eastside Property: How much would you pay for a burned down, boarded up Silver Lake shack?

Eastside Property: How much would you pay for a burned down, boarded up Silver Lake shack?

How about $399,999?  That’s what the boarded up remains of this 101-year-old Silver Lake home on Waterloo Street are going for, according to theMLS.com.  An open house is planned for Saturday but potential buyers should not expect to find any bamboo flooring, Nest thermostats or recessed lighting in this place. Instead,  expect a crowd of […]

Video: How noisy are Echo Park’s wild parrots?

Video: How noisy are Echo Park’s wild parrots?

ECHO PARK –Just play and listen to Jim Earle’s video of the flock of feral parrots flying and squawking over Echo Park and Scott avenues earlier this month. A flock of about 100 of the birds have been circling over Echo Park and Silver Lake. Eastsider Ads Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Found in Highland Park: Friendly black kitten white paws

Found in Highland Park: Friendly black kitten white paws

This kitten is quite skinny but it has an orangeish collar. Contact: cornercorner@gmail.com Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Eastsider Ads Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Five Questions for Elysian Valley Artist Michael Todd on the eve of the Frogtown Art Walk

Five Questions for Elysian Valley Artist Michael Todd on the eve of the Frogtown Art Walk

Michael Todd | Photo by Matthew Fried By BRENDA REES ELYSIAN VALLEY — You could call Michael Todd one of the unofficial founding fathers of the Frogtown art scene; Todd moved into his studio off Ripple Avenue near the Los Angeles River more than 30 years ago and has seen this working-class area morph from […]

New hillside home development planned for El Sereno

New hillside home development planned for El Sereno

View Larger Map EL SERENO —  A large hillside lot above Huntington Drive would be carved up to build 36 new homes if the city grants the necessary approvals and zoning change.  Applications have been filed with the city’s Planning Department to subdivide the parcel at 2730 N. Onyx Street under the city’s small-lot ordinance, […]

$500,000 townhomes proposed for Highland Park

$500,000 townhomes proposed for Highland Park

Proposed design for twenty-four town home units in Highland Park. | Image provided by developer Williams Homes By NATHAN SOLIS HIGHLAND PARK — A proposed townhome project was presented to the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council last week, with mention of the homes’ estimated $500,000 price tags triggering audible gasps heard from the audience. Santa […]

Sunday Sunset

Sunday Sunset

Sunset view from Silver Lake | Dan Gershon The afternoon sky over Highland Park | Katrina Alexy You can thank what’s left of tropical storm Norbert for pumping warm, moist and unstable air into Southern California, creating some heavy downpours in the Inland Empire but leaving Eastsiders to enjoy some interesting cloud formations and a […]

Morning Report: One dead in El Sereno shooting; Gloria Molina to challenge Jose Huizar in Council District 14 race; Silver Lake motorcyclists to ride in the coast-to-coast Cannonball Run

Morning Report:  One dead in El Sereno shooting; Gloria Molina to challenge Jose Huizar in Council District 14 race; Silver Lake motorcyclists to ride in the coast-to-coast Cannonball Run

Balloon Man, Echo Park | Robert Curreri/Instagram News & Notes: One man was killed early this morning in El Sereno during a drive-by shooting on Valley Boulevard.  KNX1070 Termed out county supervisor Gloria Molina on Friday said that she will seek to replace Jose Huizar as representative of the 14th Council District in next year’s […]