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New Echo Park bar and cafe coming to Glendale Boulevard [updated]

New Echo Park bar and cafe coming to Glendale Boulevard [updated]
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ECHO PARK — Exposed brick and dark wood dominate the interior of The Semi-Tropic, a new bar and cafe taking shape on Glendale Boulevard, a strip lined with  fast-food restaurants (a KFC is right next door) but no place to sip a craft beer or order an organic bean salad. Sunset Boulevard is where most of […]

New Echo Park bar and cafe coming to Glendale Boulevard [updated]

New Echo Park bar and cafe coming to Glendale Boulevard [updated]

ECHO PARK — Exposed brick and dark wood dominate the interior of The Semi-Tropic, a new bar and cafe taking shape on Glendale Boulevard, a strip lined with  fast-food restaurants (a KFC is right next door) but no place to sip a craft beer or order an organic bean salad. Sunset Boulevard is where most of […]

For Sale: South Echo Park Development Opportunity

For Sale: South Echo Park Development Opportunity

Sponsored Post 1363-1365 Colton Street | $2,649,000 | Property Website Booming South Echo Park development deal. Specific Plan Approval, expected in early December, calls for a 40-unit multifamily building consisting of 6 stories of residential living, and 2 levels of daylight subterranean parking.  There is a demand for new housing around L.A. and even more […]

Fire heavily damages Highland Park home [updated]

Fire heavily damages Highland Park home [updated]

HIGHLAND PARK — Firefighters took about 30 minutes to put out a blaze that broke out tonight in a vacant home in the 700 block of N. Avenue 56, according to the L.A. Fire Department. The blaze began at about 9:30 p.m., with the one-story home being “well involved” in fire at one point, the […]

Eastside Weekend: Echo Park Haunted House; Dance of the Druids in Eagle Rock; Día de los Muertos vigil at Calvary Cemetery

Eastside Weekend: Echo Park Haunted House; Dance of the Druids in Eagle Rock; Día de los Muertos vigil at Calvary Cemetery

Halloween and Día de los Muertos events overlap this weekend, with a kid-friendly haunted house in Echo Park, a Dance of the Druids Halloween costume party and fundraiser in Eagle Rock and Day of the Dead celebrations and vigils on Figueroa Street and Calvary Cemetery in East L.A. Submit An Event Submit An Event Read […]

Coroner identifies one of the Debs Park victims; homicide investigation continues

Coroner identifies one of the Debs Park victims; homicide investigation continues

EL SERENO — The county coroner this afternoon identified one of the two women found dead in the southern edge of Debs Park as 19-year-old Gabriela Calzada. The cause of death has yet to be determined, and police have continued to restrict the public release of information on the second victim, said R. Hays with the Los […]

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Elysian Heights | Mary-Austin Klein/Instagram Police are asking the public to help find William Armando Portales, who is suspected of driving the vehicle that struck and killed Irma Espinoza-Lugo as she walked across Figueroa Street on Sept. 18. Daily News  Power outages were reported overnight in East Hollywood, where a transformer blew, and in Silver […]

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Elysian Heights | Mary-Austin Klein/Instagram Police are asking the public to help find William Armando Portales, who is suspected of driving the vehicle that struck and killed Irma Espinoza-Lugo as she walked across Figueroa Street on Sept. 18. Daily News  Power outages were reported overnight in East Hollywood, where a transformer blew, and in Silver […]

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Police identify suspect in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run; power outage in Silver Lake

Elysian Heights | Mary-Austin Klein/Instagram Police are asking the public to help find William Armando Portales, who is suspected of driving the vehicle that struck and killed Irma Espinoza-Lugo as she walked across Figueroa Street on Sept. 18. Daily News  Power outages were reported overnight in East Hollywood, where a transformer blew, and in Silver […]

Echo Park home prices jump in September; hot pink Silver Lake Spanish sells for $1.9 million

Echo Park home prices jump in September; hot pink Silver Lake Spanish sells for $1.9 million

By JEFFERY MARINO Home prices increased just 3.8% in the city of L.A. this September – the lowest price appreciation  since June 2012, according to a recent report from real estate brokerage, Redfin. But the Eastside was an exception as it contains some of the most competitive markets in all of L.A.  Many Eastside neighborhoods […]