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Silver Lake nightclub owner cashes in on property

Silver Lake nightclub owner cashes in on property

View Larger Map Nightclub owner Steve Edelson had made  a fortune off the Eastside nightlife scene. Now apparently he is preparing to cash in on Eastside real estate. Edelson is in the process of selling some of his local real estate holdings, including the land beneath two popular nightspots: El Cid in Silver Lake and [...]

Lost: Searching for Henry in Silver Lake

Lost: Searching for Henry in Silver Lake

Submitted by M. McGuinness This is Henry, a friendly and adventurous orange and white male cat. He was last seen at Reservoir & Benton streets in Silver Lake. He is microchipped, but can’t keep a collar on to save his life so I worry someone won’t know he has a family if found. It’s my [...]

House hunting in Eagle Rock, Glassell Park or Highland Park? It’s not going to get any easier

House hunting in Eagle Rock, Glassell Park or Highland Park? It’s not going to get any easier

Photo from Redfin.com Whether it’s investors looking for a bungalow to flip or young couples searching for low-priced alternatives to Echo Park and Silver Lake,  buyers know house hunting is tough in Northeast L.A. And  it looks like the competition will only get more fierce this year, according to Redfin. The online broker predicts  that [...]

Lady of the Lake returns to her original Echo Park home

Lady of the Lake returns to her original Echo Park home

Lady of the Lake pictured in 2010/The Eastsider Lady of the Lake, wrapped in blue, hoisted back into her original home./Photo by Stephen Roullier Wrapped up in a blue tarp,  the Lady of the Lake, a 1930s era Art-Deco style statue and an icon of Echo Park Lake,  was carted back to its original location early [...]

Bulletin Board: 2013 Arroyo Seco Workshop seeking applicants

Bulletin Board: 2013 Arroyo Seco Workshop seeking applicants

Christopher Nyerges Submitted by Carmela Gomes Scheduled for two Saturdays, February 9 and 23, 2013, The River Runs Through It: Charles Lummis and the Culture of the Arroyo Seco registration is open.  This hands on interactive workshop includes the participation of Wilderness Way Magazine, the Arroyo Seco Foundation, the Audubon Center at Debs Park, the [...]

News & Notes From Atwater and Eagle Rock

News & Notes From Atwater and Eagle Rock

Olive Motel in Black & White, Silver Lake | Photo by Irene Mason/Flickr Council District 13 candidates raise $1 million in contributions. KPCC What’s all that squawking?  Wild parrots return to Eagle Rock.  Patch More Birds: L.A. River bird watching in Atwater Village. Corralitas Red Car DWP to buy excess solar power from residential and [...]

A chilly day ends with a warm glow

A chilly day ends with a warm glow

Photo by Martha Benedict Today was probably colder than many Eastsiders would have liked but clear skies made for some great vistas, including at dusk when Martha Benedict of Montecito Heights aimed her new telephoto lens and captured the image above of a golden sky over the hills of Elysian Park.  “I got a new [...]

Five injured after pick up truck tumbles off Echo Park freeway

Five injured after pick up truck tumbles off Echo Park freeway

A pick up truck traveling on the northbound 2 Freeway veered off the highway this afternoon and tumbled across an Echo Park street, injuring five passengers, including three children. The white, Nissan Tundra landed upright on Allesandro Street near Whitmore Avenue after crashing through some brush and plunging more than 100 feet from the onramp, [...]

New Silver Lake principal will be closely watched by parents and property owners

New Silver Lake principal will be closely watched by parents and property owners

Lynda Rescia/Photo from Ivanhoe Elementary website A new principal has taken charge of Ivanhoe Elementary, the high-achieving Silver Lake school whose lofty test scores are the pride of the neighborhood and a selling point for real estate agents.  The appointment of Lynda Rescia, who was formerly the school’s academic supervisor,  as the new principal was [...]

Bulletin Board: Free Community Emergency Response Team Training in Silver Lake

Bulletin Board: Free Community Emergency Response Team Training in Silver Lake

Please join us for a Free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT ) Training in Silver Lake WHEN: 7 consecutive Thursdays – Jan 10, 17, 24, 21 and Feb 7, 14, 21 from 6:30 – 9:30pm WHERE: Micheltorena Elementary School, 1511 Micheltorena St, LA, CA PRESENTED BY: The Los Angeles Fire Department SPONSORED BY: The Silver [...]