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For Sale: Highland Park Home South of York with Views

For Sale: Highland Park Home South of York with Views

Sponsored Post 4855 Buchanan St | $899,900 | Property Website This property won’t last! Welcome to the perfect location for Highland Park living. Within a cul-de-sac just two blocks from trendy York Blvd lies this amazing opportunity. Upon entering this newly rebuilt 3 bedrooms, 3 full bath two-story home with 6 inch solid Italian hardwood […]

Beer now brewing in Echo Park

Beer now brewing in Echo Park

Owner Mollie Engelhart with daughter and restaurant manager ECHO PARK — Beer fans rejoice: Echo Park now has its very own brewery. Sage Vegan Bistro has opened its brewpub in the historic Jensen’s Recreation Center. The micro-brewery and full bar, connected to the restaurant next door, will be making and serving specialty beers — such […]

Market Watch: What are homes selling for in Highland Park?

Market Watch: What are homes selling for in Highland Park?

HIGHLAND PARK — During the last three months, the average sales price of all  homes and condos sold was $702,401,  according to Redfin.com. The average home that sold had 2.7 bedrooms, 1.7 baths and 1,321-square-feet of space. The average price per square foot was $565. Want more numbers from the past three months? Here you go: […]

Need a prayer candle at this Cypress Park church? Try the vending machine

Need a prayer candle at this Cypress Park church? Try the vending machine

Former soda machine now dispenses candles | Aurelio Jose Barrera By BARRY LANK CYPRESS PARK — There’s nothing wrong with making spirituality more convenient. So if you need a $3 prayer candle at Divine Saviour Roman Catholic Church, just get one out of a vending machine. The church has had this arrangement for two years, […]

Neighborhood Fixture: Silver Lake’s South Dam helped protect city against “water famine”

Neighborhood Fixture:  Silver Lake’s South Dam helped protect city against “water famine”

SILVER LAKE  —  An open house on Saturday put the spotlight on one of the neighborhood’s most important but often overlooked public works: the South Dam of the Silver Lake Reservoir. The dam, which was originally built more than a century ago, prevents more than 700 million of gallons of water from flowing down Silver […]

Neighborhood Fixture: Silver Lake’s South Dam helped protect city against “water famine”

Neighborhood Fixture:  Silver Lake’s South Dam helped protect city against “water famine”

SILVER LAKE  —  An open house on Saturday put the spotlight on one of the neighborhood’s most important but often overlooked public works: the South Dam of the Silver Lake Reservoir. The dam, which was originally built more than a century ago, prevents more than 700 million of gallons of water from flowing down Silver […]

Sunday’s Cat: Rudy on duty in Virgil Village

Sunday’s Cat: Rudy on duty in Virgil Village

Rudy, the watch cat | Glen Phillips VIRGIL VILLAGE  —  Susan Suhar Phillips describes Rudy is as  our “watch cat” who keeps an eye on things.  “He roams the perimeter of our yard and sits on guard by our fence. He’s roaring in this pic – or might be yawning.” Got a cute cat photo […]

All Star Saturday in Echo Park: Pharrell, Billy Joel & Kid Cudi

All Star Saturday in Echo Park: Pharrell, Billy Joel & Kid Cudi

Pharrell running through Echo Park | Chad Christopher ECHO PARK — A trio of stars — Pharrell, Billy Joel & Kid Cudi — attracted attention across Echo Park late this afternoon and tonight. Many Echo Park streets were gridlocked early this evening as tens of thousands of fans headed to Dodger Stadium to attend a […]

Casita Del Campo turns 55; vinyl and haircut, anyone?; recognition for Oinkster owner

Casita Del Campo turns 55; vinyl and haircut, anyone?; recognition for Oinkster owner

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Next week, Casita Del Campo in Silver Lake begins its celebration of serving and entertaining the public for the past 55 years. The event also commemorates the memory of restaurant founder Rudy Martin Del Campo – a former actor and dancer who appeared in “West Side Story” as one of the Sharks. […]

A Modern Paradise on Over Half an Acre in Echo Park

A Modern Paradise on Over Half an Acre in Echo Park

Sponsored Post 1942 Lemoyne Street Hidden from the street behind an iconic fence is a unique paradise few could imagine existing in the middle of Echo Park. In 2004 the owners acquired this massive property – 3 parcels and over half an acre of land – and hired architect Rachel Allen to design their modernist […]