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Don’t Miss These 6 Holiday Shopping Markets: From a Native American arts marketplace to a book fair in East L.A.

Don’t Miss These 6 Holiday Shopping Markets: From a Native American arts marketplace to a book fair in East L.A.

By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ It’s a great time to start your holiday shopping before lines get too crazy. There are several markets popping up all around the Eastside. Many have one-of-a-kind pieces created by very talented locals; you’re sure to find something for everyone on your gift list. American Indian Arts Marketplace at the Autry This […]

Highland Park show captures Olympic Auditorium boxing nights in terra cotta

Highland Park show captures Olympic Auditorium boxing nights in terra cotta

Fight Night #3 by Steve Rogers | Photo courtesy the artist By REBECCA SCHIFFMAN Highland Park  — “Spectator Sport,” an exhibition of terra cotta tableaux by artist Steve Rogers depicting 1980s boxing matches in downtown LA, is closing this weekend  at AWHRHWAR Gallery. Rogers created the works on display during the 1980s. The boxing tableaux are based […]

Silver Lake Pool & Inn to make its Sunset Junction debut next spring

Silver Lake Pool & Inn to make its Sunset Junction debut next spring

Model hotel room | Courtesy Silver Lake Pool & Inn Silver Lake — The people behind a new Sunset Junction boutique hotel have released more details about the project, including an opening date — spring of next year — and a name: the Silver Lake Pool & Inn. Timberlane Partners has been developing the 54-room hotel out […]

Auto shop owner offers to buy and restore former Silver Lake Texaco station

Auto shop owner offers to buy and restore former Silver Lake Texaco station

Silver Lake   –  There’s a new wrinkle in the fray to turn a former Texaco service station into a historical monument. Koko Bakchajian, who runs High Tech Automotive on Fountain Avenue, has contacted city officials, expressing interest in buying and restoring the Streamline Moderne-style former service station at 1650 North Silver Lake Boulevard. In a letter to Councilman […]

Silver Lake’s midterm influencer | Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union’s Boyle Heights music video | Where to vote

Silver Lake’s midterm influencer | Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union’s Boyle Heights music video |  Where to vote

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info A Silver Lake millennial’s all-female production crew is about to get tested on Tuesday’s Election Day. Will their ads win votes?  Watch a light-hearted dance video at Mariachi Plaza featuring Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union. Plus, help if you need to find your polling place. Happy Monday, Eastsiders. […]

Beautiful Homes in Silver Lake, Mt. Washington and Eagle Rock, Presented by Tracy Do

Beautiful Homes in Silver Lake, Mt. Washington and Eagle Rock, Presented by Tracy Do

Sponsored Post 1630 N. Benton Way | Silver Lake This charming hillside home with a beach bungalow vibe enjoys a great location with lovely views. Features include beautiful wood flooring and a dining room that feels like a vintage sun porch, showered in natural light. Multiple sets of French doors provide seamless outdoor access, with […]

5 Historic Sites to Discover: From a prohibition era bowling alley to organic architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright

5 Historic Sites to Discover:  From a prohibition era bowling alley to organic architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright

By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ There are many historic places to scope out in the Eastside. Victorian-era neighborhoods. Remnants of silent film studios.  And significant sites for immigrants from all corners of the world.   Below are a few interesting spots to discover and learn more about L.A.’s rich past. Learn the development of Southern California at the […]

5 Historic Sites to Discover: From a prohibition era bowling alley to organic architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright

5 Historic Sites to Discover:  From a prohibition era bowling alley to organic architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright

By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ There are many historic places to scope out in the Eastside. Victorian-era neighborhoods. Remnants of silent film studios.  And significant sites for immigrants from all corners of the world.   Below are a few interesting spots to discover and learn more about L.A.’s rich past. Learn the development of Southern California at the […]

Hey Hey in Echo Park makes a splash with crafted boba drinks

Hey Hey in Echo Park makes a splash with crafted boba drinks

Christopher Kwok, owner of Hey Hey | Courtesy Christopher Kwok Echo Park  – Four years ago, Christopher Kwok quit his consultant job at a Big Four consulting firm to start making drinks. Not alcoholic drinks, but combinations of coffees, teas, boba – drinks. Now the boba cafe he opened last winter – Hey Hey, on […]

USC clinic in Boyle Heights named in honor of Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin

USC clinic in Boyle Heights named in honor of Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin

Boyle Heights  —  A USC cystic fibrosis clinic at Keck Hospital  in Boyle Heights was named after the late Star Trek star Anton Viktorovich Yelchin, who died two years ago at the age of 27. Yelchin’s foundation, which is run by his parents, donated $1 million to the clinic  that treated him for a decade. The […]