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Motorcyclist killed in Glassell Park crash

Motorcyclist killed in Glassell Park crash

GLASSELL PARK —  A motorcyclist was fatally injured this afternoon in a collision with a car near Eagle Rock Boulevard and Avenue 42. The victim was pronounced dead at Huntington Memorial Hospital, said Sgt. Kevin Custard with the LAPD’s Central Traffic Division. Detectives are trying to determine the cause of the crash that took place [...]

Why Morrisey is so popular in East L.A.; Sixth Street Bridge update; Silver Lake flip

Why Morrisey is so popular in East L.A.; Sixth Street Bridge update; Silver Lake flip

The $319,000 price tag on a Silver Lake fixer is raising some eyebrows. Curbed L.A. The replacement for the Sixth Street Viaduct connecting Boyle Heights and Downtown is expected to be completed in early 2019.  StreetsBlogLA An East L.A. native explains the appeal of Morrissey’s “Ranchera-esque” sound among Latino Millennials. Zocalo x Eastside Events Submit [...]

More discounts and deals for Eastsider readers

More discounts and deals for Eastsider readers

Get one today! Besides staying on top of neighborhood news, real estate flips and coyote sightings, Eastsider readers can take advantage of discounts and deals from neighborhood merchants with a Reader Benefits Card.  The growing list of participating businesses that now honors the card now includes El Tres Inn and Hecho Mercado of Silver Lake.  [...]

More discounts and deals for Eastsider readers

More discounts and deals for Eastsider readers

Get one today! Besides staying on top of neighborhood news, real estate flips and coyote sightings, Eastsider readers can take advantage of discounts and deals from neighborhood merchants with a Reader Benefits Card.  The growing list of participating businesses that now honors the card now includes El Tres Inn and Hecho Mercado of Silver Lake.  [...]

More discounts and deals for Eastsider readers

More discounts and deals for Eastsider readers

Get one today! Besides staying on top of neighborhood news, real estate flips and coyote sightings, Eastsider readers can take advantage of discounts and deals from neighborhood merchants with a Reader Benefits Card.  The growing list of participating businesses that now honors the card now includes El Tres Inn and Hecho Mercado of Silver Lake.  [...]

Water main break in Silver Lake; Virgil Village benefits from the “Sqirl Effect”

Water main break in Silver Lake; Virgil Village benefits from the “Sqirl Effect”

Swing With A View, Elysian Park | daveedkapoor LADWP crews are repairing a water main break in Silver Lake this morning near Silver Lake Boulevard and Bellevue Avenue. @Ginger Chan/KTLA  The popularity of Sqirl  has attracted several new business to Virgil Avenue to take advantage of the foot traffic generated by the restaurant. Los Feliz [...]

Water main break in Silver Lake; Virgil Village benefits from the “Sqirl Effect”

Water main break in Silver Lake; Virgil Village benefits from the “Sqirl Effect”

Swing With A View, Elysian Park | daveedkapoor LADWP crews are repairing a water main break in Silver Lake this morning near Silver Lake Boulevard and Bellevue Avenue. @Ginger Chan/KTLA  The popularity of Sqirl  has attracted several new business to Virgil Avenue to take advantage of the foot traffic generated by the restaurant. Los Feliz [...]

More car washes on Figueroa? Soto Street Bridge Gateway; new Atwater housing

More car washes on Figueroa? Soto Street Bridge Gateway; new Atwater housing

This week’s agenda items include a possible third car wash for Figueroa Street in Highland Park and a six-unit housing development in Atwater Village. Over in Rose Hills/El Sereno, residents will decide what exactly will beautify the former Soto Street Bridge. Atwater Village The Atwater Village neighborhood council will consider a proposed project on 2914 [...]

Possible gang-related shooting leaves one dead in Echo Park

Possible gang-related shooting leaves one dead in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — A 21-year-old man was killed early this morning  in a barrage of gun fire that police believe may have been gang-related. The shooting took place at about 1:40 a.m. near the junction of Toluca, Douglas and First streets in the southern edge of Echo Park, according to Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the [...]

Eastside Weekend: Roberto Chavez retrospective; Eagle Rock Music Festival; CicLAvia & more

Eastside Weekend: Roberto Chavez retrospective; Eagle Rock Music Festival; CicLAvia & more

Artists Mother, The Artist As Tokyo Joe, and Portrait of Raul by Roberto Chavez Roberto Chavez and the False University: A Retrospective: Renowned Chicano artist Roberto Chavez is the subject of this retrospective, featuring more than 50 artworks from his career. On Saturday an artist’ panel will discuss the impact Chavez had as an artist and [...]