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Neighborhood Renovation: Makeover opens up a 1960s Eagle Rock Ranch

Neighborhood Renovation: Makeover opens up a 1960s Eagle Rock Ranch
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Kitchen and dining area were opened up | Courtesy Meredith Pominville By Marni Epstein Before: The kitchen before was closed off from the dining and living area Interior designer Meredith Pominville has been decorating homes since 2006 but she recently undertook a challenge of a more personal nature: Breathing new life into her own Eagle […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, East L.A. And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, East L.A. And Silver Lake

Goddess of Mercy & Compassion, Echo Park | Veroomac/Instgram Boyle Heights soils tests show high levels of lead  near Exide battery plant. Illegal pot shops still opening up in Eagle Rock. East L.A. bank robbery trial begins for former manager and her ex-boyfriend. Silver Lake home designed by National Park Service architect hits the market […]

Storefront Report: Proposed Echo Park wine bar seeks city permission to start pouring

Storefront Report: Proposed Echo Park wine bar seeks city permission to start pouring

The former Echo Park wine bar known as City Sip will serve as the new home of a new wine bar called Bar Bandini, which will include indoor and outdoor seating for about 80 customers as well as live entertainment.  Well, at least that’s the plan by the owners, an entity known, JP Lippstein 2150 GP […]

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

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

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 […]