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Anyone up for chicken, beef and chorizo kabobs? X’tiosu Kitchen is serving up a blend of Oaxacan and Lebanese cuisine

Anyone up for chicken, beef and chorizo kabobs? X’tiosu Kitchen is serving up a blend of Oaxacan and Lebanese cuisine

X’tiosu Kitchen | Courtesy Boyle Heights Beat By ARMANDO MAGALLANES, BOYLE HEIGHTS BEAT Boyle Heights — Situated on the tiny corner of Forest and Wabash avenues near the Northern edge of Boyle Heights, X’tiosu Kitchen, with its bright baby blue signage, is a unique restaurant that offers a culinary blend of Oaxacan and Lebanese food. […]

For Echo Park’s homeless, a welcome pit stop

For Echo Park’s homeless, a welcome pit stop

Echo Park  —  A pair of plastic portable toilets, a handwashing station and a container to throw away used needles and syringes. Welcome to the Echo Park Pit Stop — the city’s latest effort to deal with its chronic homeless problem. The Pit Stop, which sit on an empty lot next to the northbound Hollywood […]

Historic district residents upset over new construction in old neighborhoods

Historic district residents upset over new construction in old neighborhoods

Unwelcome new neighbor By BARRY LANK If you live in one of the city’s historic districts, change can be difficult. Even exterior paint colors can be subject to approval by a district board and city staff. But some residents of historic districts in Angelino Heights and Highland Park have discovered that their neighborhoods remain vulnerable […]

Church apartments in Mt. Washington | Modern home in old electric station | Condos near Dodger Stadium

Church apartments in Mt. Washington | Modern home in old electric station | Condos near Dodger Stadium

– Eastside Real Estate & Development News Welcome to a digest of Eastside real estate news, development and people. In this week’s issue: The Holy Virgin Mary Church in Mt. Washington is facing renewed opposition to a new apartment building. Inside a 1920s electric station in Lincoln Heights is a modern three-bedroom home that’s up […]

Councilman Huizar faces harassment charge; 3 firefighters injured in Boyle Heights fire; Chandelier Tree unplugged

Councilman Huizar faces harassment charge; 3 firefighters injured in Boyle Heights fire; Chandelier Tree unplugged

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. A well-known off-road motorcycle racer shot himself to death in front of the LAPD Rampart police station. Retired racer Tyler “One Punch” Evans had followed his girlfriend to the station, and was outside while she […]

Councilman Huizar faces harassment charge; 3 firefighters injured in Boyle Heights fire; Chandelier Tree unplugged

Councilman Huizar faces harassment charge; 3 firefighters injured in Boyle Heights fire; Chandelier Tree unplugged

EDITED by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. A well-known off-road motorcycle racer shot himself to death in front of the LAPD Rampart police station. Retired racer Tyler “One Punch” Evans had followed his girlfriend to the station, and was outside while she […]

Eagle Rock refugee group gets boost | Chronicler of L.A.’s dark history dies in Echo Park | Huizar faces harassment allegations

Eagle Rock refugee group gets boost | Chronicler of L.A.’s dark history dies in Echo Park | Huizar faces harassment allegations

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info Eastsiders, it’s the last day of summer. While the season has gone, there’s still a lot of news to talk about. So here’s the latest, including another  allegation of sexual harassment against termed-out Eastside councilman Jose Huizar. An Eagle Rock group that helps newly arrived refugees is getting a helping […]

Mexico City exiting Los Feliz | Elysian Valley coffee roaster ready for its debut; Sugarbloom Bakery going retail in Glassell Park

Mexico City exiting Los Feliz | Elysian Valley coffee roaster ready for its debut; Sugarbloom Bakery going retail in Glassell Park

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Mexico City is saying farewell to Los Feliz after a 25-year-run. Meanwhile, a new bakery is in the works for Glassell Park while a new coffee roaster is getting off the ground in Elysian Valley. And what to expect from a restaurant called The Cloudy Garlic? Read on for more Eastside dining […]

Eastside Weekend: Head to the river for the Frogtown Artwalk | S’mores and stories under moonlight | Tales from the single scene

Eastside Weekend: Head to the river for the Frogtown Artwalk | S’mores and stories under moonlight | Tales from the single scene

By LUCY GUANUNA Elysian Valley will be abuzz this weekend with the 11th Frogtown Artwalk as art lovers young and old descend on the L.A. River to see the work of more than 50 artists at pop-up galleries, art installations and artist studios. A block party with musical performances will keep things fun, as will […]

Eastside Weekend: Head to the river for the Frogtown Artwalk | S’mores and stories under moonlight | Tales from the single scene

Eastside Weekend: Head to the river for the Frogtown Artwalk | S’mores and stories under moonlight | Tales from the single scene

By LUCY GUANUNA Elysian Valley will be abuzz this weekend with the 11th Frogtown Artwalk as art lovers young and old descend on the L.A. River to see the work of more than 50 artists at pop-up galleries, art installations and artist studios. A block party with musical performances will keep things fun, as will […]