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Storefront Report: New vegetarian Indian restaurant underway in Silver Lake*

Storefront Report: New vegetarian Indian restaurant underway in Silver Lake*
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Samosa House in Silver Lake SILVER LAKE — The exterior of the former Dusty’s Bistro has received a colorful new paint job and a new sign reading ‘Samosa House Sunset” has been installed. Inside, a new interior is under construction. Nearby tenants say the new Sunset Boulevard restaurant will be serving Indian-style, vegetarian cuisine. Could […]

Scenes & Sightings: Easter Bunny hops into Highland Park

Scenes & Sightings: Easter Bunny hops into Highland Park

Photo by Martha Benedict Photos by Martha Benedict The Easter Bunny had to compete for the kids’ attention during Saturday’s “Spring Eggstravaganza” at the Ramona Community Center next to Sycamore Park.  Kids splashed in soap bubble pools, jumped around in a   bouncer house, ate sandwiches, drank sodas and dipped marshmallow peeps into a  chocolate […]

Scenes & Sightings: Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

Scenes & Sightings: Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

Photo by Patrick Pascal A pristine Polka Dot Plaza in February 2012.. SILVER LAKE –  Two years after it was created, Sunset Triangle Plaza – aka Polka Dot Plaza – is getting cleaned up and apparently repainted.  Patrick Pascal of Los Feliz snapped photos on Thursday after workers had closed off the area and were […]

Captain America, where are you? Superheroes needed to recover stolen Eagle Rock comic books collection

Captain America, where are you? Superheroes needed to recover stolen Eagle Rock comic books collection

EAGLE ROCK — Writer and teacher Adam Rose has been collecting comic books for 30 years, amassing 8,000 books that were stored in 14 white boxes in the garage of his Eagle Rock home. But earlier this month, as his family had gathered to celebrate his 40th birthday, Rose was up at 6 a.m. to walk his […]

News & Notes: El Sereno, Highland Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes: El Sereno, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Pretty Plumage, Echo Park | Carlin Davis/Instargram The El Sereno man behind the Eastside bike club. The life and legacy of artist Mike Kelley, whose studio was located in Highland Park, now on exhibit at MOCA.  Silver Lake estate up for sale at $3.75 million. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Storefront Report: Starbucks brewing up its first free-standing Boyle Heights store

Storefront Report: Starbucks brewing up its first free-standing Boyle Heights store

BOYLE HEIGHTS — The plans to remake the Sears store at Olympic Boulevard and Soto Street into an upscale residential and commercial center is perhaps the most dramatic example of the changes in store for the neighborhood. But just across the street from the Art Deco landmark is a smaller but more immediate example of […]

Eastside Property: Silver Lake office building site for sale

Eastside Property:  Silver Lake office building site for sale

Rendering from LoopNet.com SILVER LAKE — There have not been many new commercial structures built on the north end of Silver Lake in recent years- unless you count the car wash at Glendale Boulevard and Fletcher Drive.  Work did begin last year on a  three-story office building at the corner of  Glendale Boulevard and Rowena […]

Eastside Property: What does a million-dollar Highland Park house look like? Come take a peek

Eastside Property: What does a million-dollar Highland Park house look like? Come take a peek

Photo by Martha Benedict HIGHLAND PARK –  One of the first members of Highland Park’s million-dollar home club is this three-bedroom, two-bath home  that officially changed hands last week for $1 million, according to Redfin.   Located on the northern edge of Highland Park near Eagle Rock, the home on Coringa Drive received six offers and […]

For Sale: Condo in Silver Lake

For Sale: Condo in Silver Lake

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 1738 Silver Lake Blvd.  |  $475,000  |  Property Website 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in the heart of Silver Lake. Walking distance to the meadow, dog park, recreation center, Satellite, LA Mill & L&E Oyster. Condo in building with 9 units and 2 enclosed parking spaces. Condo comes with stackable […]

Eastside Weekend: Northeast L.A. gallery hopping; Indian electronica & Forró

Eastside Weekend: Northeast L.A. gallery hopping; Indian electronica & Forró

This weekend’s agenda includes art and people watching across Northeast L.A. during Second Saturday Gallery Night; a classical Indian fusion and electronic concert in El Sereno; and a Forró dance party in Echo Park. What’s Forrró?  Go to Eastside Events to find out. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA