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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
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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 […]

Shopper & Diner: New restaurant preps in Elysian Valley; Craft coffee makes Highland Park’s Good Girl better; and Pilates party in Echo Park

Shopper & Diner: New restaurant preps in Elysian Valley; Craft coffee makes Highland Park’s Good Girl better; and Pilates party in Echo Park

New Elysian interior/Courtesy David Thorne By Marni Epstein Desert is served/Courtesy David Thorne ELYSIAN VALLEY — Private event space Elysian is looking to give their business a jolt  by becoming a full-fledged restaurant early this summer, writes Eater LA. The indoor/outdoor space in Elysian Valley looks to have a menu that emphasizes seasonal and locally-sourced […]

Frame Monster

Frame Monster

Custom Art & Picture Framing Design Studio serving LA’s “Eastside & NELA” Neighborhoods. (323) 982-5955 |  email | website This Services Directory listing is a paid advertisement The businesses and services in the directory have not been reviewed nor are they endorsed by The Eastsider. Users are responsible for taking care to investigate any offers, […]

Broken pipeline floods Atwater with 10,000 gallons of crude oil

Broken pipeline floods Atwater with 10,000 gallons of crude oil

ATWATER VILLAGE — An early morning pipeline rupture has spilled more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil in an industrial section of north Atwater Village.  L.A. Now reports the oil is about knee-high in some spots near the 5100 block of San Fernando Road near a strip club.  The spill, which began at about 1 […]

The Great Wall of Echo Park to rise next to 2 Freeway

The Great Wall of Echo Park to rise next to 2 Freeway

Rendering of sound wall presented at 2013 community meeting. ECHO PARK — After about two decades in the making, the $12 million project to improve to improve conditions at the southern section of the 2 Freeway will kick into  high gear this winter with the construction about 2,000 feet of sound walls along Allesandro Street […]

Storefront Report: Silver Lake burger stand reborn as pizzeria*

Storefront Report: Silver Lake burger stand reborn as pizzeria*

Photo courtesy Wood Handcrafted Pizza The former Tom’s Burgers. SILVER LAKE — It’s been nearly a year since Tom’s Burgers served up its last charbroiled burger and burrito from the bright green, tiled building it had occupied for nearly 40 years. Now, after a change in tenants and a major makeover, the burger stand has […]

Lost in Echo Park: Friendly grey/black stripe tabby

Lost in Echo Park: Friendly grey/black stripe tabby

last seen may 9th around 11pm. Lilac Terrace (near douglas and sunset on elysian side) was wearing blue collar. should respond to name. thank you Contact: 3106999639 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here to fill out a form with the necessary information and photo. Read the Full Story at […]

In praise of moms, superheroes and an East L.A. security guard named Catalina Rojas

In praise of moms, superheroes and an East L.A. security guard named Catalina Rojas

Our hero, Catalina Rojas | C.J. Salgado By C.J. Salgado EAST LOS ANGELES — Superman. Thor. Spider-Man. X-Men. It seems that nowadays there is no shortage of superheroes, typically men saving those who can’t help themselves. But we don’t have to look to the skies or go a movie to find a true hero. Often, […]

Cars collide in pre-Dodger game traffic

Cars collide in pre-Dodger game traffic

Photo by Jennifer Deines ECHO PARK — We have pictures but not many details about what caused a trio of vehicles to crash early tonight on Sunset Boulevard as Dodger fans were headed to tonight’s game. Jennifer Deines, who snapped post-crash photos, said that it appeared that no one suffered any major injuries; no one […]