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Now that was a sunset

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Glassell Park view of the sunset | Matt Hartman A dramatic sunset  ended the day across L.A.  as sun beams poked through layers of clouds. Matt Hartman  caught some great images from Glassell Park while Dan Gershon sent in a photo from Silver Lake. The images were take a few hours before a light rain […]

Shopper & Diner: Silver Lake restaurant welcomes wine; Mediterranean fare making waves in Atwater; & a blue ribbon burrito in Boyle Heights

Shopper & Diner: Silver Lake restaurant welcomes wine; Mediterranean fare making waves in Atwater; & a blue ribbon burrito in Boyle Heights

By Marni Epstein Wine and Beer lovers rejoice! Libations have arrived at Silver Lake’s Night + Market Song. The Thai restaurant’s recently acquired beer and wine license has them starting slow, offering Singha and Beerlao beer as well as a mixture of whites and reds, writes LA Magazine. The restaurant will eventually add other  items, […]

Found in Silver Lake: Friendly Alaskan Husky

Found in Silver Lake: Friendly Alaskan Husky

Alaskan husky found on Silver Ridge Avenue in Silver Lake (near the border of Echo Park). Very friendly, but was not wearing a collar and no microchip could be located. Dog was dropped off at LA Animal Services on 3201 Lacy Street (312.485.5767) on Thursday, July 31st. Animal ID# is A1497370. I’m not sure if […]

Morning Report: Water line breaks in Eagle Rock; Echo Park cafe calls it quits; affordable housing developer agrees to $7.5 million settlement

Morning Report: Water line breaks in Eagle Rock; Echo Park cafe calls it quits; affordable housing developer agrees to $7.5 million settlement

Ficus & Old Dodger Ticket Office | Ryan Schude/Instagram News & Notes: Another One: Traffic was diverted on Colorado Boulevard in Eagle Rock after a 42-inch water main burst early this morning near Loleta Avenue, reports CBS2. An affordable housing developer with projects in Echo Park,  Historic Filipinotown and Lincoln Heights agreed to pay the […]

Storefront Report: Silver Lake salon offers a modern take on the classic barbershop

Storefront Report:  Silver Lake salon offers a modern take on the classic barbershop

Photo courtesy Southpaw SILVER LAKE — After seeing more male customers walk through their doors, Howie Goldklang and Carly Flynn of Silver Lake’s The Establishment salon have opened a new shop specializing in men’s haircuts. Southpaw on Hyperion Avenue opened this month in the former of the Videoactive video store with the idea of merging […]

Echo Park woman warns neighbors of mail theft

Echo Park woman warns neighbors of mail theft

ECHO PARK — A woman who lives in the 2100 block of Lemoyne Street said there have been several recent instances of mail theft and some other crimes that neighbors should be aware about: In the last week a bicycle was stolen from my backyard and my mail was also stolen from the mailbox. The […]

Eastside Property: What does $1 million buy in Silver Lake?

Eastside Property: What does $1 million buy in Silver Lake?

By Marni Epstein SILVER LAKE — Silver Lake has been the lips of every trend-setter and real estate speculator for a while now. Its main streets are already littered with restaurants and boutiques, and soon enough, it may even welcome its first boutique hotel  and a Whole Foods. All of that is a long way […]

The aftermath of a York Boulevard crash

The aftermath of a York Boulevard crash

Photo by Glassell Park resident GLASSELL PARK –  The photos of a Ford Bronco taken by a Glassell Park resident show the results of a crash that took place at about 3.am. Saturday morning in the 3800 block of York Boulevard  near Verdugo Road.  A sedan hit the Bronco, which was parked on the street […]

Lost in Highland Park: My Dog Wookie

Lost in Highland Park: My Dog Wookie

My dog’s name is Wookie. he is 5years old and he is a Yorkie. My dog was lost on July 26 around 1pm off Branch and York in highland park. He is really good dog. Please help me find him before my son returns from visiting his dad. Wookie and my son are very close […]

Shopper & Diner: Atwater libations that will ‘bowl’ you over; Boyle Heights taco shop testing breakfast; and Gold at Los Feliz bookstore

Shopper & Diner: Atwater libations that will ‘bowl’ you over; Boyle Heights taco shop testing breakfast; and Gold at Los Feliz bookstore

Tam O’Shanter: Home of the punch bowl brunch/ Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein ATWATER VILLAGE – Neighborhood fixture Tam O’Shanter is shaking up summer. With a bet that hot L.A. summer days equals thirsty customers, the venerable joint is now offering punch bowls with their Sunday brunch, notes NBC Los Angeles. An entire bowl of […]