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Fast & Furious returns to Angeleno Heights

Fast & Furious returns to Angeleno Heights
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ANGELENO HEIGHTS –   When it comes to attention-grabbing landmarks, the grand Victorians of Carroll Avenue are competing this week with a dingy garage nearly hidden behind two homes.  The garage on East Kensington Road is a  movie set created for Fast & Furious 7, say residents. The structure was built next to the home that, […]

Echo Park market prepares to close in the face of steep rent increase

Echo Park market prepares to close in the face of steep rent increase

ECHO PARK –   For nearly 50 years, El Batey No. 2  has anchored the corner of Echo Park and Delta Avenues at the bottom of a brick apartment building. Here, a 74-year-old woman named Evelia has tended to the family business that served a primarily Latino clientele with all manner of merchandise, from soda and […]

Highland Park Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen veterans

Highland Park Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen veterans

Photo by Nathan Solis HIGHLAND PARK — The Franklin High  JROTC this morning unfurled a  large American flag at the Veterans’ Memorial at corner of  Figueroa Street and York Boulevard during one of several Eastside events planned for Memorial Day holiday. Pan dulce was served at the ceremony, which was attended by officials from the […]

perrymcgrath salon

perrymcgrath salon

Warm and fresh environment, specializing in high quality, precision haircuts and hair coloring.  We offer first time visits 30% off for haircuts and 20% off hair color and hair smoothing treatments. We also offer specials that include conditioning treatments with blow-dries. Featuring Naked Eye Beauty and Davines. (323)913-5942 | email | website This Services Directory […]

Eastside Property: What does $700k buy in Eagle Rock?

Eastside Property: What does $700k buy in Eagle Rock?

By Marni Epstein EAGLE ROCK –  L.A. was just ranked the second least-affordable housing market in the U.S. for middle class buyers, behind only San Francisco. New York has even tipped its hat at us and muttered “Good Luck” under its breath to prospective L.A. buyers. So with that news in mind, we wondered what […]

Silver Lake sheep shot

Silver Lake sheep shot

Afternoon on the farm. SILVER LAKE — Forget about chickens and bees. Apparently sheep are the  hot, new backyard farm animal in Silver Lake.  Silver Lake resident Rosanna first saw and heard  a small herd of  sheep about a week ago wandering on  a hillside barnyard near Glendale and Silver Lake Boulevards. Said Rosanna: I […]

A new generation of palms trees take root in Elysian Park

A new generation of palms trees take root in Elysian Park

The new generation of trees at the Avenue of the Palms. Elysian Park has been planted with a grove of more than 100 knee-high palm trees that will one day replace the majestic Canary Island Date Palms that are slowly dying from a fatal tree fungus. The new trees –  Chilean Wine Palms, Jubaea chilensis […]

‘Gold’ stars for a few Eastside eateries

‘Gold’ stars for a few Eastside eateries

Photo Credit: T. Tseng (left & middle) | The Eastsider (right) By Marni Epstein L.A. Times restaurant critic and the man single-handedly responsible for making and breaking many restaurateurs in this city, Jonathan Gold, has released his latest list of the city’s 101 Best Restaurants. You need an L.A. Times subscription to get full access […]

Will you marry me? Perhaps you should pop the question under Silver Lake’s Chandelier Tree to get the right response

Will you marry me? Perhaps you should pop the question under Silver Lake’s Chandelier Tree to get the right response

Chandelier Tree from Colin Kennedy on Vimeo. SILVER LAKE  —  The  “Chandelier Tree,” which is illuminated with all manner of lamps that dangle from its branches, apparently has become a popular engagement spot.  On The Chandelier Tree’s Facebook page, Adam Tenenbaum, who began accessorizing  the tree outside his home with vintage and castoff lamps about […]

Morning Report: Another L.A. River fire; fatal East L.A. shooting; weekend events

Morning Report: Another L.A. River fire; fatal East L.A. shooting; weekend events

Lincoln Heights | Patstewmart/Eastsider Flickr Pool News & Notes A water-dropping helicopter was deployed to help put out a 1/2-acre vegetation fire that broke out Friday night on a small island in the the L.A. River channel in Elysian Valley near Denby Ave., reports LAFD.  It was the most recent of at least fires reported […]