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Eastside Property: What does $700k buy in Eagle Rock?

Eastside Property: What does $700k buy in Eagle Rock?
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By Marni Epstein EAGLE ROCK –  L.A. was just ranked the second least-affordable housing market in the U.S. for middle class buyers, behind only San Francisco. New York has even tipped its hat at us and muttered “Good Luck” under its breath to prospective L.A. buyers. So with that news in mind, we wondered what […]

Silver Lake sheep shot

Silver Lake sheep shot

Afternoon on the farm. SILVER LAKE — Forget about chickens and bees. Apparently sheep are the  hot, new backyard farm animal in Silver Lake.  Silver Lake resident Rosanna first saw and heard  a small herd of  sheep about a week ago wandering on  a hillside barnyard near Glendale and Silver Lake Boulevards. Said Rosanna: I […]

A new generation of palms trees take root in Elysian Park

A new generation of palms trees take root in Elysian Park

The new generation of trees at the Avenue of the Palms. Elysian Park has been planted with a grove of more than 100 knee-high palm trees that will one day replace the majestic Canary Island Date Palms that are slowly dying from a fatal tree fungus. The new trees –  Chilean Wine Palms, Jubaea chilensis […]

‘Gold’ stars for a few Eastside eateries

‘Gold’ stars for a few Eastside eateries

Photo Credit: T. Tseng (left & middle) | The Eastsider (right) By Marni Epstein L.A. Times restaurant critic and the man single-handedly responsible for making and breaking many restaurateurs in this city, Jonathan Gold, has released his latest list of the city’s 101 Best Restaurants. You need an L.A. Times subscription to get full access […]

Will you marry me? Perhaps you should pop the question under Silver Lake’s Chandelier Tree to get the right response

Will you marry me? Perhaps you should pop the question under Silver Lake’s Chandelier Tree to get the right response

Chandelier Tree from Colin Kennedy on Vimeo. SILVER LAKE  —  The  “Chandelier Tree,” which is illuminated with all manner of lamps that dangle from its branches, apparently has become a popular engagement spot.  On The Chandelier Tree’s Facebook page, Adam Tenenbaum, who began accessorizing  the tree outside his home with vintage and castoff lamps about […]

Morning Report: Another L.A. River fire; fatal East L.A. shooting; weekend events

Morning Report: Another L.A. River fire; fatal East L.A. shooting; weekend events

Lincoln Heights | Patstewmart/Eastsider Flickr Pool News & Notes A water-dropping helicopter was deployed to help put out a 1/2-acre vegetation fire that broke out Friday night on a small island in the the L.A. River channel in Elysian Valley near Denby Ave., reports LAFD.  It was the most recent of at least fires reported […]

Shopper & Diner: New restaurant preps in Elysian Valley; Craft coffee makes Highland Park’s Good Girl better; and Pilates party in Echo Park

Shopper & Diner: New restaurant preps in Elysian Valley; Craft coffee makes Highland Park’s Good Girl better; and Pilates party in Echo Park

New Elysian interior/Courtesy David Thorne By Marni Epstein Desert is served/Courtesy David Thorne ELYSIAN VALLEY — Private event space Elysian is looking to give their business a jolt  by becoming a full-fledged restaurant early this summer, writes Eater LA. The indoor/outdoor space in Elysian Valley looks to have a menu that emphasizes seasonal and locally-sourced […]

Frame Monster

Frame Monster

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Broken pipeline floods Atwater with 10,000 gallons of crude oil

Broken pipeline floods Atwater with 10,000 gallons of crude oil

ATWATER VILLAGE — An early morning pipeline rupture has spilled more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil in an industrial section of north Atwater Village.  L.A. Now reports the oil is about knee-high in some spots near the 5100 block of San Fernando Road near a strip club.  The spill, which began at about 1 […]

The Great Wall of Echo Park to rise next to 2 Freeway

The Great Wall of Echo Park to rise next to 2 Freeway

Rendering of sound wall presented at 2013 community meeting. ECHO PARK — After about two decades in the making, the $12 million project to improve to improve conditions at the southern section of the 2 Freeway will kick into  high gear this winter with the construction about 2,000 feet of sound walls along Allesandro Street […]