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Echo Park plays a supporting role in puppet productions

Echo Park plays a supporting role in puppet productions
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Puppeteer Bob Baker brought his puppet-making skills and his marionette theater to the southern edge of Echo Park more than fifty years ago. Now, a new generation of puppeteers are calling Echo Park home, making puppets for live performances as well as part of animated productions. The firm Screen Novelties, for example, moved its offices and studio […]

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock Brewery unveils new brew; new paleo-vegan options in Highland Park; discounted, award-winning Boyle Heights theater

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock Brewery unveils new brew; new paleo-vegan options in Highland Park; discounted, award-winning Boyle Heights theater

By Marni Epstein Courtesy ERB Eagle Rock Brewery is turning four years old. It’s doing what not many four year-olds can to celebrate the occasion – drink. The brewery has unveiled a special new White Rabbit Imperial witbier, per Los Angeles Magazine. The brew has a predominant citrus profile with hints of chamomile and coriander. In other […]

Highland Park soda shop lets customers get creative with custom-made pop

Highland Park soda shop lets customers get creative with custom-made pop

Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva Galco’s Old World Grocery is one of York Boulevard’s oldest businesses, and its staying power isn’t a mystery. The Highland Park shop sell a million different types of soda—okay actually about 500—from all over the world, old-timey candies and even a nice selection of beer. Plus, a soundtrack of […]

Toddler dies after being hit by grandfather’s van in Highland Park

Toddler dies after being hit by grandfather’s van in Highland Park

View Larger Map An 18-month-old girl was killed Saturday afternoon after being struck by her grandfather’s van as he backed the vehicle down his driveway. CBS2 reports that the girl suffered major trauma after being struck by the van at about 1:50 p.m. in the  3500 block of Marmion Way.  The girl died from her […]

Sponsored Post: ReInhabit Presents a 60′s era Modern Home in Silver Lake

Sponsored Post: ReInhabit Presents a 60′s era Modern Home in Silver Lake

< Open House: Sunday, Jan 26 from 1 PM – 5 PM ReInhabit is pleased to present their latest work of art that you can live in, a beautifully realized 60’s-era Modern in Silver Lake. Many months of design, planning and careful execution have resulted in a gracious hillside home that provides an ideal floor […]

It’s showtime for a Highland Park church

It’s showtime for a Highland Park church

Sean O’Connor, Beth Stelling, Brent Sullivan and Julian McCullough perform at The Church on York | Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis Sean O’Connor tells jokes for living. He also happened to film a music video at The Church on York, and something about the Highland Park venue must have struck his fancy  because now he’s […]

Nothing says East L.A. like Silver Lake

Nothing says East L.A. like Silver Lake

2014 East L.A. Calendar/Photo by Angeleno Heights resident If some people get irate when Silver Lake is called “the Eastside,” imagine what they will think when they spot the “2014 East L.A. Calendar” with a drawing of Silver Lake on the cover?  One reader snapped a photo of the East L.A. Calendar, which is now […]

New Atwater piano school seeks to strike the right chord with mothers-to-be

New Atwater piano school seeks to strike the right chord with mothers-to-be

Rendering of new Atwater home of Riko piano school | Courtesy Riko Method School of Piano The owner of the soon-to-open Riko Method School of Piano  in Atwater Village believes you are never to young to start appreciating music. In fact, school founder Riko,  who prefers to use only one name,   offers a class for expectant […]

Save The Date: Mexican superhero visits Boyle Heights libraries

Save The Date: Mexican superhero visits Boyle Heights libraries

Anthony Aguilar as El Verde | Magdalena Guillen, 2009 By James Schneeweiss East LA Rep in partnership with Center Theatre Group  will present a series of free play readings this week of “El Verde” in public libraries in Boyle Heights. Written by Boyle Heights native Anthony Aguilar, this is part of the Center Theatre Group’s […]

News & Notes From Highland Park And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Highland Park And Silver Lake

Water Landing, Elysian Valley | Anthony Gregg/Eastsider Flickr Pool Why parking enforcement officer Espinoza is not a popular man along York Boulevard. Watch Where You Step: Itty-bitty snake in Silver Lake. The Eastsider thanks Cottage in Silver Lake for purchasing a Reader Sponsorship. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA