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Morning Report: Macy’s to pay $950k over Lincoln Heights employee decapitation; free Wi-Fi coming to Echo Park Lake

Morning Report: Macy’s to pay $950k over Lincoln Heights employee decapitation; free Wi-Fi coming to Echo Park Lake
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Boyle Heights | John Sequeria/Eastsider Flickr Pool News & Notes Macy’s has agreed to pay $950,000 over the 2009 death of an employee whose body was crushed and decapitated by machinery at the company’s Lincoln Heights distribution center, reports the L.A. County District Attorney.  Roy Polanco was killed after he fell into an unguarded part […]

Drone On: Sky-high views of Mariachi Plaza & Hollenbeck Park

Drone On: Sky-high views of Mariachi Plaza & Hollenbeck Park

BOYLE HEIGHTS –  Eventually these drone videos will become passé but for now we will keep posting some of these dramatic and often dizzying images. Today’s pair of drone videos uploaded by YouTube user Erick Molinar features two Boyle Heights landmarks: Mariachi Plaza and Hollenbeck Park. The drone buzzing over Mariachi Plaza gets a close […]

Film festival brings movie magic to Highland Park

Film festival brings movie magic to Highland Park

By Nathan Solis HIGHLAND PARK — Organizers of the Highland Park Independent Film Festival want to unite a community with movie magic. It’s no simple task, what with the neighborhood being so diverse. Some prefer action, romance, some like comedies and others want to see their stories told on the screen. Festival hosted screenings have […]

Found in Griffith Park: Cat near Roosevelt Golf Course

Found in Griffith Park: Cat near Roosevelt Golf Course

Found cat in Griffith Park hiking trails near Roosevelt Golf Course on August 4th. I couldn’t leave her considering there were many coyotes. She has a collar and must belong to someone! Please help! Contact: 2132547605 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Eastsider Ads Read the Full Story […]

Shopper & Diner: North African tacos for Boyle Heights; beer and wine options at Eagle Rock sandwich shop; & makeover for Silver Lake restaurant

Shopper & Diner: North African tacos for Boyle Heights; beer and wine options at Eagle Rock sandwich shop; & makeover for Silver Lake restaurant

Revolutionario North African Tacos | Gabriel Chabran/Instagram By Marni Epstein Tacos have long been a staple of Eastside cuisine. With the food truck movement of the last few years, chefs and culinary experimenters around L.A. have had the opportunity to get a bit more adventurous with their fillings. The latest in that long line of revolutionary chefs […]

5 Questions for Echo Park talent buyer Liz Garo

5 Questions for Echo Park talent buyer Liz Garo

Liz Garo, talent buy for The Echo, sets the tone for Echo Park | Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis ECHO PARK — Talent Buyer Liz Garo says to go ahead and take her picture, but she’s going to look down at her phone. She says this is the most honest portrait of her at work. […]

SL70 Is Now Open—New Modern Homes in Silver Lake

SL70 Is Now Open—New Modern Homes in Silver Lake

Sponsored Post Make way for SL70. A unique new home community has hit the Silver Lake scene, and it waits for no one. Unchained by inhibition and fueled by originality, this enclave of modern new homes is a statement in its own right. Visit today to tour the new model homes and live as you […]

Morning Report: Artists rally to support Lincoln Heights Chicano landmark; police pursuit ends in front of Highland Park motel; City Council approves lower Echo Park building height

Morning Report: Artists rally to support Lincoln Heights Chicano landmark; police pursuit ends in front of Highland Park motel;  City Council approves lower Echo Park building height

Morning Sun, Elysian Park | Scott Fajack/Instagram News & Notes: A group of artist are holding an auction to support the renovation of the Church of the Epiphany, the 128-year-old Lincoln Heights church that played an important role in Chicano rights movement, reports the L.A. Times. Two suspected burglars were arrested after a police pursuit […]

Highland Park Googie-style market gets a Craftsman makeover

Highland Park Googie-style market gets a Craftsman makeover

Googie-style facade was replaced by faux-Craftsman style HIGHLAND PARK –  The Superior Grocers store in Highland Park now welcomes customers with a Craftsman-inspired facade after the building’s former Mid-Century design was demolished over the objections of preservationists. The new exterior of the 34,000-square-foot building features faux stones, wood columns, rafters and a pointed roof.  The […]

A sky-high view of the Figueroa-Riverside Bridge demolition

A sky-high view of the Figueroa-Riverside Bridge demolition

The old bridge (bottom) is being dismantled as traffic travels on replacement bridge | TopViewPix The Figueroa-Riverside Bridge appears to be getting more attention in its final days than it had in the previous decades as its demolition is chronicled  from different angles. These aerial shots came from TopViewPix, an aerial real estate photography firm […]