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Restaurant in the works for former Silver Lake doughnut shop

Restaurant in the works for former Silver Lake doughnut shop

SILVER LAKE —  The patio at Tang’s Donuts once hosted lively chess and backgammon games and served as the weekly starting point for the nighttime bike rides of the Wolfpack Hustle.  But the outdoor tables have been empty and the patio deserted for nearly three years since Tang’s closed, leaving a void at the busy […]

Lost in Elysian Heights: 7 month old kitten

Lost in Elysian Heights: 7 month old kitten

Very friendly, fluffy black kitten missing since Friday. She has a blue collar with little yellow fish and is microchipped, but no tag. Alessando/Loma Vista Place area. She is hard to keep indoors, and likes to visit neighbors/will go in and flop down almost anywhere. Hoping she is safe. We miss her. Have you seen […]

Praying mantis finds a fan in Silver Lake

Praying mantis finds a fan in Silver Lake

Silver Lake praying mantis | Bern French SILVER LAKE — A few weeks back we posted a photo of a Monarch butterfly that was raised by Sandy Driscoll in her Silver Lake backyard.  Turns out Sandy is not the only Silver Lake resident who likes to nurture insects.  Bern French (who shared the photo above) is […]

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Shopper & Diner: Intelligentsia returns; Moby sings Silver Lake restaurant blues; hi to Honey Hi in Echo Park

Shopper & Diner: Intelligentsia returns; Moby sings Silver Lake restaurant blues; hi to Honey Hi in Echo Park

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Intelligentsia is back in business after shutting down for a few weeks due to a remodel, Eater LA reports. The space itself almost looks the same, with the exception of a less cluttered look – with brighter tile, an uplifted sheen and other subtleties. Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea is located in the […]

Bomb scare shuts down Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park [updated]

Bomb scare shuts down Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park [updated]

ECHO PARK — A stretch of Sunset Boulevard near Dodger Stadium has been shut down as members of the LAPD bomb squad investigate a suspicious package. Sunset is blocked at Douglas Street on the west and just east of Vin Scully Avenue. Several police vehicles are parked near a shopping center containing a Domino’s pizza […]

Bike ban proposed on L.A. River path after elderly pedestrian injured in Elysian Valley crash

Bike ban proposed on L.A. River path after elderly pedestrian injured in Elysian Valley crash

Crash took place near Riverdale Avenue ELYSIAN VALLEY — An elderly woman remains in intensive care after being struck by a speeding cyclist while on her daily walk on the L.A. River bike path in Elysian Valley. In response, some residents are calling on the narrow path to be closed to cyclists until safety improvements […]

Mr. Holmes brings the Cruffin to Highland Park

Mr. Holmes brings the Cruffin to Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK —  Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, the San Francisco-based creator of the Cruffin pastry, recently opened in Highland Park, Eater LA reports. Long-lines of customers curious about croissant-muffin hybrid have been spotted outside the new bakery, located off of Figueroa Street. The space comes with a somewhat open prep-and-bake area in the back, a lengthy cement bar, […]

Double Double, Toil and Trouble … Rentals So Hot They’ll Make Your Caldron Bubble!

Double Double, Toil and Trouble … Rentals So Hot They’ll Make Your Caldron Bubble!

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For Sale: New Modern Homes in Silver Lake

For Sale: New Modern Homes in Silver Lake

Sponsored Post 722 – 728 Lucile Avenue | Starting at $1,029,000 | Property Website Lucile 7 is a 7 new single family home development. Model A features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and an open floor plan. Model B features 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a spacious 2 car garage. Each home features sleekly designed open […]