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Eastside Property: Highland Park church awaits a real estate conversion*

Eastside Property: Highland Park church awaits a real estate conversion*

Former Church of Christ on York./Martha Benedict It’s been quite a while since the Church of Christ in Highland Park has hosted a religious service. The century-old building in the 4900 block of York Boulevard is fenced off; the exterior is water stained and the dated green carpet covers the floor of the main sanctuary. [...]

For Sale: 3-bedroom Glassell Park home

For Sale: 3-bedroom Glassell Park home

3183 Weldon Avenue $659,000 | 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings Ultimate seclusion, versatility & charm nestled in a 21,000 sq ft oasis. This private compound blends crisp updated bath, granite appointed kitchen & warm wood floors with magical hidden gardens, patios and great indoor/outdoor flow. The unique floor plan lends itself [...]

Lost In Elysian Heights: Tuxedo kitty named Francis

Lost In Elysian Heights: Tuxedo kitty named Francis

Tuxedo male kitty named Francis (Frannie), last seen 7/2 on Park Drive. He is not wearing a collar, needs a special diet for a medical condition. We miss him very much! Please call if you’ve found him. Call 213-359-6266. Thank you. Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here to fill [...]

Atwater post office customers in a jam

Atwater post office customers in a jam

Cars line up and wait for a space to open in front of Atwater post office. Crowded conditions in the parking lot. By Veronica Reynolds An empty parking lot surrounded by a six-foot-tall chain link fence taunts the patrons of the adjacent Atwater Village post office as customers drop off and pick up their mail. [...]

The humble hot dog goes gourmet in Eagle Rock

The humble hot dog goes gourmet in Eagle Rock

Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva With gourmet burgers having reached the point of utter ubiquity in L.A., the humble hot dog is now set to be exploited. Thank goodness. Meea’s in Eagle Rock is one of the first wiener meccas to hit Northeast L.A., and it’s a nice start. You’ll miss the tiny [...]

Ponies in the park

Ponies in the park

Photo by Robin Blackman Some lucky kids were treated to pony rides in Elysian Park on Saturday. Robin Blackman snapped the photo above as the ponies made their way through the park near Stadium Way and Academy Road. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

News & Notes from East L.A., Echo Park And Glassell Park

News & Notes from East L.A., Echo Park And Glassell Park

Sidewalk Composition, Boyle Heights | Veronica/Instagram Fourth of July shooting leaves one dead in East L.A. Saturday at the lake with the Echo Park Yacht Club. Former Glassell Park KMART to become a Goodwill store and warehouse. The Eastsider welcomes architect Roger Bennett as a new Advertising Sponsor. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Water main break shuts down traffic lanes on Glendale-Hyperion bridge

Water main break shuts down traffic lanes on Glendale-Hyperion bridge

Traffic cones block westbound lanes across Glendale-Hyperion bridge./Veronica Reynolds. Traffic across the Glendale-Hyperion bridge linking Atwater Village and Silver Lake was disrupted for much of today as DWP crews repaired a broken water main. A 16-inch water main burst at about 2 a.m.  in the 3000 block of Hyperion Avenue   near the west end of [...]

News & Notes From Cypress Park And East L.A.

News & Notes From Cypress Park And East L.A.

Patriotic Caddy, Eagle Rock | Martha Benedict Councilman Ed Reyes of Cypress Park reflects on his 12-year term. Renovated East L.A. pool reopens in time for heat wave. Happy Fourth of July! Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Pop, Pop, Pop: Were those fire crackers or gunshots?

Pop, Pop, Pop: Were those fire crackers or gunshots?

Photos by LaBellaVida/Flickr and Photo by jkyms72/Flickr The following post was originally published in July 2011.  Many Eastsiders have been asking this question as the Fourth of July holiday promises to deliver the annual barrage of fireworks with the occasional burst of gunfire or at least what sounds like gunfire. Police instruct residents to call [...]