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Storefront Report: Silver Lake beauty specialists set up shop in Frogtown

Storefront Report: Silver Lake beauty specialists set up shop in Frogtown
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Photo courtesy Tamara Perry Photo courtesy Tamara Perry There is no shortage of places to get your hair cut and colored in Silver Lake, where stylist Tamara Perry and color specialist Vanessa McGrath worked in a high-end salon. So when it came time to open their business, they settled in Elysian Valley, aka Frogtown, where […]

L.A.Marathon runners hitting the streets of Echo Park and Silver Lake

L.A.Marathon runners hitting the streets of Echo Park and Silver Lake

Runners pour down Elysian Park Avenue from Dodger Stadium| Scott Fajack An estimated 25,000 L.A. Marathon. runners are making their way through Echo Park and Silver Lake this morning on their 26.2-mile course to Santa Monica. More photos coming soon. Update: Gebo Burka of Ethiopia was the first male runner to cross the finish line with […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park And Silver Lake

Community Garden Color, El Sereno | Dore Burry/Flickr The friendship between an Echo Park man and a goose continues. Detour Ahead: L.A. Marathon street closures in Echo Park and Silver Lake. Lawyers advise city to pay $185,000 to settle lawsuit over Councilman Jose Huizar’s Boyle Heights car crash. The Eastsider  thanks  a Highland Park resident […]

Shopper & Diner: Los Feliz’s flavorful cocktails; egg-cellent locally sourced food in Eagle Rock; & folk art sprouts in Elysian Valley gallery

Shopper & Diner: Los Feliz’s flavorful cocktails; egg-cellent locally sourced food in Eagle Rock; & folk art sprouts in Elysian Valley gallery

Mixing it up at MessHall | Photo by Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein Los Feliz’s gastro tavern, MessHall, is mixing up a surprising drinks says the Los Feliz Ledger. This eatery with an eponymous homage to army camps and Sloppy Joes is building unique flavor combinations courtesy of new cocktail maestro Ben Scott. The menu […]

For Sale: Echo Park Lake View Condo

For Sale: Echo Park Lake View Condo

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 1701 Clinton St. #325  |  $439,000 |  Property Website Curving along a bluff overlooking the recently renovated Echo Park Lake sits this unique resort like complex. Lago Vista, Allyn E. Morris Architect c.1973. Not your typical condo here. You have open air stair wells and curving hallways on multiple levels […]

Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour? What it could mean for Echo Park businesses and workers

Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour? What it could mean for Echo Park businesses and workers

By Hayley Fox Echo Park coffee house worker | Lucy Guanua Some civic and big business leaders are talking about raising the minimum wage for all workers across the city, with some proposing hiking the hourly minimum to $15 an hour — nearly double California’s current minimum. If city leaders eventually decide to hike the […]

Sponsored Post: The Contemporary Homes of Park 9 are Now Selling in Highland Park

Sponsored Post: The Contemporary Homes of Park 9 are Now Selling in Highland Park

It’s a new Highland Park neighborhood that can’t escape notice. And once you notice it, you can’t help but react to it. The developer, Williams Homes, has heard all kinds of comments from locals and visitors alike, making Park 9 one of the most talked about new home choices in the area. Park 9, situated […]

A veggie stack that satisfies now serving in Cypress Park

A veggie stack that satisfies now serving in Cypress Park

The veggie sandwich at Antigua Coffee House | Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva Cypress Park’s Antigua Coffee House, with its friendly, familiar vibe, vibrant decor and strong brew, is an easy place to love. Owner Yancey Quiñones treats every customer like he’s known them forever, setting a communal tone for the daily crowd of laptop-pounding […]

Did the LADWP call and threaten to cut off power in 45 minutes? Sounds like a scam

Did the LADWP call and threaten to cut off power in 45 minutes? Sounds like a scam

Photo by Esparta/Flickr The manager of Sunset Beer Co. in Echo Park got a call last week from the L.A. Department of Water and Power to warn him that power would be shut off to the store in 45 minutes if overdue bills were not paid. The manager passed along the caller’s number and extension […]

Eagle Rock gets soaked

Eagle Rock gets soaked

Rain. Lighting. Thunder. Hail. It has rained heavily across the Eastside for most of the afternoon, but it appears that Eagle Rock got hit with more than it’s fair share of wild weather judging by the photos and tweets spreading across social media. Here’s a sample: [View the story “A stormy Saturday ” on Storify] […]

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