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Eric Garcetti to leave Silver Lake behind

Eric Garcetti to leave Silver Lake behind

Mayor Eric Garcetti with wife Amy Wakeland/Facebook Mayor Eric Garcetti and his family have decided to move out of their their million-dollar, contemporary-style home in the hills of Silver Lake for the  92-year-old,  Tudor-style mansion in Hancock Park that serves as the city’s official mayoral home, the Daily News reports today. Why did Garcetti, who [...]

Slain Silver Lake man depicted in new Kent Twitchell mural

Slain Silver Lake man depicted in new Kent Twitchell mural

Joe Gatto, dressed in a black jacket, show in a Kent Twitchell mural | L.A. County Arts Commission/Facebook The recent dedication of the renovated Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles included the public debut of new murals painted by Kent Twitchell. One of the murals, ”Free Assembly,” includes the image of former school teacher and [...]

For Rent: 1920′s Craftsman Remodeled Home in Atwater

For Rent: 1920′s Craftsman Remodeled Home in Atwater

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings Revere Avenue and Los Feliz Blvd. | Map 2399.00 | Property Website From The Rental Girl: Located on a tree lined street in Atwater Village, north of Glendale Blvd and just south of all the shops and cafes on Los Feliz Blvd. Looking for a home with charm that is [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Historic Filipinotown

News & Notes From Boyle Heights And Historic Filipinotown

Citrus & Sky, Silver Lake | Sandy Driscoll/Eastsider Photo Pool Proposed management change spreads concern at Boyle Heights housing project. Historic Filipinotown is No. 3 on L.A.Weekly list of L.A Neighborhoods That Confuse The Hell Out of Everyone. A photo tour of First Street’s new artistic utility boxes. Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider [...]

Storefront Report: Figueroa scores a crêpe connection

Storefront Report: Figueroa scores a crêpe connection

Chez Antoine | Photos by Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis From the kitchen of Chez Antoine wafts the aroma of a ham and cheese crêpe. It sounds simple enough. But when chef Guillaume Sabbadin presents a sunny side up egg nestled in the fold of a crepe that encompasses the entire plate, it’s clear that [...]

News & Notes From Cypress Park and Eagle Rock

News & Notes From Cypress Park and Eagle Rock

Bikes & Gold Line, Highland Park | Martha Benedict It’s not looking good for  proposal to save and reuse Figueroa-Riverside bridge. Eagle Rock resident warns the owners of small pets to beware after a coyote was spotted on Saturday on Hazelwood Boulevard near the Occidental College. What’s closed for Veterans Day. The Eastsider welcomes The [...]

Police investigate reports of shots fired in Echo Park

Police investigate reports of shots fired in Echo Park

Police received reports of shots fired in Echo Park tonight but no victims or evidence of a shooting could be found.  Sgt. Teresa Anderson with the Northeast Division said that residents called in saying they had seen and heard shots fired near Echo Park Avenue and Avalon Street at about 8:30 p.m. but officers found [...]

Eastside Property: The Highland Park home of Mr. T’s Bowl up for sale

Eastside Property: The Highland Park home of Mr. T’s Bowl up for sale

The home of Mr.T’s Bowl/LoopNet The Figueroa Street building that houses Mr. T’s Bowl & Nightclub, a former Highland Park bowling alley turned nightspot,  has been put up for sale as nearby blocks attract new restaurants and shops. The owners of the two-story building near the Highland Theater are asking $3.125 million for the 14,000-square-foot [...]

SUV plows into East L.A. pedestrians

SUV plows into East L.A. pedestrians

Chevy Tahoe sits on sidewalk after crash/C.J. Salgado Two pedestrians were injured late this afternoon at a busy East Los Angeles intersection after an SUV jumped the curb and skidded down a sidewalk, pinning one of the victims and destroying a bus shelter. Sheriff deputies closed off the intersection of Whittier and Atlantic boulevards following [...]

Councilman Cedillo opposes landmark nomination for Highland Park market

Councilman Cedillo opposes landmark nomination for Highland Park market

By Nathan Solis & Jesus Sanchez Saying he was “unencumbered by the past,” Councilman Gil Cedillo today came out against declaring Highland Park’s Superior Market, considered a prime example of mid-century “Googie” style architecture, a city historic landmark. City staff, the Cultural Heritage Commission as well as two neighborhood councils had supported declaring the Figueroa [...]