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Water agency to remove “No Trespassing” signs from Eagle Rock trail

Water agency to remove “No Trespassing” signs from Eagle Rock trail

EAGLE ROCK —  The Metropolitan Water Agency said today it will remove controversial “No Trespassing” signs along a section of the Eagle Rock Canyon trail following a meeting with a community group and council office. “The signs are coming down,” said spokesman Bob Muir. The signs should be removed by the end of today or early […]

A new look on Temple Street

A new look on Temple Street

HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN — Many new large apartment buildings are often derided as “stucco boxes.” Well, you can’t say that about Cactus, one of the new apartment buildings that been built along Temple Street. Tenants have begun to move into the four-story, 47-unit apartment complex that stretches across the entire block between Coronado and Carondelet streets. […]

Can’t get enough of that Silver Lake milkweed nectar

Can’t get enough of that Silver Lake milkweed nectar

Photo by Sandy Driscoll SILVER LAKE ––   Thanks to Sandy Driscoll for sending in the photo of the Monarch butterfly that she helped nurture last month as part of efforts to restore butterfly habitats. The butterfly pictured above was once one of three large caterpillars Driscoll found a little more than a month ago on […]

Echo Park Lake lotus bed prepares for its annual summer show

Echo Park Lake lotus bed prepares for its annual summer show

Lotus Bed Cleaning | Robin Constable ECHO PARK — The Echo Park Lake lotus bed was getting some TLC this week as workers were seen in the northwest corner of the lake. The Lotus Festival is a few weeks away on July 15 & 16 but it looks like some of the blooms can’t wait […]

Celebrating the cultures and traditions of NELA at Lummis Day Festival

Celebrating the cultures and traditions of NELA at Lummis Day Festival

Courtesy Lummis Day Film screenings. Art exhibits. Outdoor music. And a parade. All these and other events will mark this weekend’s 12th annual Lummis Day Festival, which showcases the cultures and traditions of Northeast L.A. The free festival continues its multi-cultural focus with musical performances ranging from the 30-voice Selah Gospel Choir to the indie […]

Celebrating the cultures and traditions of NELA at Lummis Day Festival

Celebrating the cultures and traditions of NELA at Lummis Day Festival

Courtesy Lummis Day Film screenings. Art exhibits. Outdoor music. And a parade. All these and other events will mark this weekend’s 12th annual Lummis Day Festival, which showcases the cultures and traditions of Northeast L.A. The free festival continues its multi-cultural focus with musical performances ranging from the 30-voice Selah Gospel Choir to the indie […]

Single-Story Mid-Century in the Heart of Los Feliz

Single-Story Mid-Century in the Heart of Los Feliz

Sponsored Post 2218 Wayne Avenue Live in the heart of Los Feliz in this great mid-century north of the boulevard. This spacious single story ’50s home has been lovingly cared for. Over 2,800-square-feet of space with large bedrooms and bathrooms and a huge living room with period stone fireplace and sliders leading directly out to […]

Echo Park’s southern gateway the site of more big development

Echo Park’s southern gateway the site of more big development

55-unit apartment building planned for lot at Glendale and Beverly boulevards ECHO PARK —  Developers have pulled permits to build nearly 100 apartments, a cafe and a gym in three new and existing buildings on Glendale Boulevard near the First Street-Beverly Boulevard bridge.  It’s one of several projects that if completed would dramatically change the […]

“Keep Calm and We Will Return” — Brooklyn Bagel postpones bakery reopening for another three months

“Keep Calm and We Will Return” —  Brooklyn Bagel postpones bakery reopening for another three months

HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN  — Back in February the owner of Brooklyn Bagel, which had been closed since May 2015 after the building was declared unsafe, would be back in business by Memorial Day.  That obviously proved overly optimistic because the bakery remains closed, with a sign reading “Keep Calm and We Will Return” hanging on the […]

Price cuts for Echo Park hilltop home; house and triplex in El Sereno; 3-bed condo in Silver Lake

Price cuts for Echo Park hilltop home; house and triplex in El Sereno; 3-bed condo in Silver Lake

Sponsored by Silver Lake Bungalow Prices on more than two dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: Echo Park: Price drops $30,000 for hilltop 3-bedroom near Dodger Stadium. $1,349,000. El Sereno: More than $50,000 cut for four units on […]