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Echo Park Lake boathouse gets whitewashed

Echo Park Lake boathouse gets whitewashed

Painters covering the the boathouse’s bronze paint with white primer A crew of city painters today began the job of repainting the Echo Park Lake Boathouse into what’s considered a more historically-appropriate color: Navajo White.  The new color-scheme comes only about two years after the landmark boathouse, built in 1933, was painted a bold shade of [...]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, East L.A. And Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, East L.A. And Highland Park

Lina’s Nails, Lincoln Heights | Steve5150/Instagram Boyle Heights Sears property sells for $29 million. $10,000 reward offered to help catch Highland Park post office burglars. Boyle Heights handyman charged with kidnapping and molesting three-year-old girl. 50,000-pound grease-hauling truck takes a spill on East L.A. freeway. The Eastsider welcomes NELA Homes as a new advertising sponsor. [...]

For Sale: Architectural Condo in Prime Silver Lake

For Sale: Architectural Condo in Prime Silver Lake

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 2330 Duane St. | Map $699,000 | Property Website This highly desired complex above the reservoir offers unique living in one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods. The unit was designed around the stunning lake and mountain views as the central focal point. With an open flow and soaring ceilings, the [...]

For Rent: Echo Park Quiet Duplex

For Rent: Echo Park Quiet Duplex

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 1851 Lobdell Place | Map $2,400/month | Property Website 3BR/2B IN ECHO PARK – Available Now Great 3BR/2B on quiet street (with no through traffic) in the heart of Echo Park. The unit is the bottom floor of a duplex with three parking spots for the unit: 1400 square feet. [...]

Motorcyclist killed in Los Feliz crash

Motorcyclist killed in Los Feliz crash

A motorcyclist died this morning after he collided with a car pulling out of a driveway in the 4600 block of Los Feliz Boulevard. The motorcyclist was traveling westbound on his 2009 Kawasaki ZX6R motorcycle when the driver of a 2012 BMW 328i drove out of her driveway “directly in front of the path of [...]

Police investigating possible connection between Silver Lake murder and earlier crime

Police investigating possible connection between Silver Lake murder and earlier crime

Assemblyman Mike Gatto, center, with his father, Joseph, during swearing in ceremony in June 2010/43rd Assembly District Only one day before Joseph Gatto was found shot dead in his Silver Lake home, neighbors a few blocks away confronted a man who pointed a gun at one woman before fleeing down a public stairway. Could there [...]

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 [...]