Open Studios

Eastsider LA


Billie Jean King swings into action at Cal State L.A.; a tree falls in Eagle Rock

Billie Jean King swings into action at Cal State L.A.; a tree falls in Eagle Rock
TumblrEmailOther Share Options

Hillside Homes, Highland Park | Paul Lacques/Instagram Billie Jean King offered some advice about tennis and life at a tennis clinic for youths at Cal State L.A. in El Sereno, where she attended college in the early 1960s.  L.A. Times A large tree knocked down a power line when it collapsed on Saxon Drive in […]

Skateboarders can’t resist The Baxter Ledge

Skateboarders can’t resist The Baxter Ledge

ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — There is perhaps nothing more ordinary than the short section of concrete retaining wall where Baxter Street bends to meet Avon Street in the Elysian Heights section of Echo Park. But among skateboarders, this wall is an irresistible challenge,  with skateboarders sliding sideways across the top before leaping into the air and […]

Eastside Saturday: NELA gallery night; After-NOISE! party & fundraiser; & more

Eastside Saturday: NELA gallery night; After-NOISE! party & fundraiser; & more

Saturday night will find Northeast L.A. busy with gallery openings and events, including a benefit for the Arroyo Arts Collective and Teatro Arroyo as well as the Highland Park Independent Film Festival. x Eastside Events Submit an Event | Buy A Calendar Sponsorship or Featured Event Listing The Eastside Events calendar is intended primarily for […]

Eastside Weekend: CODA opening; Highland Park film fest; focus on human rights; Bridge to Health Fair

Eastside Weekend: CODA opening; Highland Park film fest; focus on human rights; Bridge to Health Fair

CODA features the work of Kerry Hyatt CODA, the first solo show from Kerry Hyatt, opens this weekend at Highland Park’s Gold Haus Gallery. Hyatt creates a marvelous overlap in her art, where traditional America (think Cold War) meets street art saturation and typeface. Opening reception is Saturday, October 11. NELA Art Gallery Night is […]

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.  […]

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 […]