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Storefront Report: New Sunset Boulevard restaurant underway in Echo Park

Storefront Report: New Sunset Boulevard restaurant underway in Echo Park
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New restaurant preparing to open in Echo Park storefront The former Sunset Boulevard home of Nuvia’s Restaurant & Pupuseria had sat empty for a few years, with tables and counters gathering dust inside the Echo Park storefront. But recently, the interior of the building at 1525 Sunset has been gutted as new owners prepare to […]

Electrical vault explodes in Highland Park

Electrical vault explodes in Highland Park

York Blvd closed at Figueroa due to manhole explosion. #90042 pic.twitter.com/AAyzIUByjp — Highland Park (@HLP90042) January 8, 2014 An explosion in an underground utility vault in Highland Park tonight   prompted the closure of York Boulevard and may have also triggered a temporary power outage in the area. The LAPD Northeast Division on its Twitter feed […]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Lincoln Heights And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Lincoln Heights And Silver Lake

Lucy’s Laundromat, Lincoln Heights | Steve5150/Instagram Five violent crimes in a week puts Echo Park on Crime Alert. City plans to offer reward in the killing of Silver Lake resident Joseph Gatto. Carmen Zapata, actress and co-founder of Lincoln Heights-based Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, dies at age 86. The “Madonna Inn of Eagle Rock” […]

Shopper & Diner: Artisan cheese shop headed for Eagle Rock; Highland Park forecasts ‘Snow’; Atwater tavern now serving BBQ tacos

Shopper & Diner: Artisan cheese shop headed for Eagle Rock; Highland Park forecasts ‘Snow’; Atwater tavern now serving BBQ tacos

Post by MilkfarmLA. By Marni Epstein A manager of The Cheese Store of Silver Lake will be opening Milkfarm,  an artisan cheese store in Eagle Rock that is taking over a former office space in the 2100 block of Colorado Boulevard. Leah Park Fierro said her store, which she plans to open by late February or early […]

Man killed by Gold Line train

Man killed by Gold Line train

View Larger Map Gold Line rail service between  Highland Park and South Pasadena was disrupted early this evening after a man was struck and killed by a train as he stood on the tracks near Monterey Road and Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena. The  train operator sounded his horn but the victim did not move […]

Cyclist wounded during drive-by shooting in Historic Filipinotown

Cyclist wounded during drive-by shooting in Historic Filipinotown

View Larger Map A cyclist was shot in the knee this morning in Historic Filipinotown after bullets were fired from a passing vehicle, police said. The male cyclist, who was riding his bike on Beverly Boulevard near Alvarado Street when he was shot at about 7:50 a.m., was taken to a hospital for treatment, said […]

One man injured in Echo Park drive-by shooting

One man injured in Echo Park drive-by shooting

View Larger Map Police are looking for suspects who shot one man multiple times during a drive-by shooting this afternoon in the southern edge of Echo Park. The victim was transported to a hospital after being shot at about 4 p.m. near Temple and Firmin streets, said LAPD spokeswoman Sara Faden. No further details were […]

2013 ends on a colorful note

2013 ends on a colorful note

Photo by Sandy Driscoll The last sunset of the year featured wispy pink and orange clouds floating across the sky.  Sandy Driscoll snapped the image of the skies and clouds above her Silver Lake  home.  Looking forward  to many more colorful sunsets and sunrises in 2014. Happy New Year to all our readers and supporters! […]

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock goes ‘Native’; Highland Park gets a taste of Brooklyn; Holiday discounts at Silver Lake’s Moon Juice; and Atwater Grill’s flame goes out

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock goes ‘Native’; Highland Park gets a taste of Brooklyn; Holiday discounts at Silver Lake’s Moon Juice; and Atwater Grill’s flame goes out

Native’s new Eagle Rock storefront/Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein Eagle Rock Native/Marni Epstein Los Feliz-based women’s clothing and accessories boutique Native has put its mark on another Eastside neighborhood. Racked L.A. reports the store has opened its second location in Eagle Rock on Colorado Boulevard. The boho boutique’s owner  Michelle Helseth has been eyeing an […]

Echo Park wildlife drama

Echo Park wildlife drama

Hawk and snake on Scott Avenue/David. A. It’s hard to say what a hawk was doing tangled up with a snake in the middle of Scott Avenue in Echo Park on Friday afternoon. But David A., who snapped the photo above, and a few other people watched and waited as the serpent and bird of […]

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