Posts Tagged ‘Silver Lake’


LADWP video promotes water conservation with humor

March 22, 2015 at 5:25 pm
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California’s historic drought is showing no signs of easing up. The city of Los Angeles is drafting a new plan to use more local water sources by capturing stormwater throughout the L.A. basin. And Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday proposed legislation to accelerate more than $1 billion in drought-relief bond spending as we cope with a […]

LAPD searching for armed robber involved in Silver Lake shooting

March 11, 2015 at 1:10 pm

A search is underway for a male suspect who allegedly shot a person in the leg during a robbery at a smoke shop in Silver Lake Tuesday. The suspect led police on a pursuit and bailed out of the vehicle on foot. Continue reading: abc7.com

Ralphs Silver Lake Hosts Huge Closing Sale to Make Way for Whole Foods

March 10, 2015 at 10:02 am
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 After two years of anticipation, Silver Lake’s first Whole Foods is set to arrive in just a few months.  Currently occupying the upscale grocery store’s space at 2520 Glendale Boulevard is Ralphs, who is officially getting the boot this Sunday, March 15th.  To mark its impending doom, the supermarket is hosting a closeout sale that’s offering up […]

Try Not to Be Jealous of The Blonde Salad’s Bonkers Silver Lake Home

March 9, 2015 at 1:34 pm

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Silver Lake enjoying a “Butterfly Bonanza”

February 27, 2015 at 12:06 am

Diane Edwardson says that she and her Corralitas Drive neighbors have noticed the early arrival of butterflies this year. Some brightly colored and rarely seen species, like the Red Admiral and Fritillary Camouflage, have been spotted this year among the regulars that float across the lush green grass and flowers in bloom. “Neighbors have been […]

LA Homeowners Ditch Lawns To Conserve Water Amid State’s Mega-Drought

February 26, 2015 at 8:55 pm
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 A local landscaping company is taking advantage of a government rebate and transforming people’s lawns to a water-efficient alternative. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Big Mixed-User Headed to Non-Hip Stretch of South Silver Lake

February 24, 2015 at 10:31 pm

One of the sleepier sections of Silver Lake Boulevard could be getting a big new residential mixed-user if an unnamed developer gets its way.  The plan is to put 135 units over 12,000 square feet of retail space on… Continue reading: Curbed LA

Ride Into the Sunset Junction: Giant Sunset Junction Saddle is Finally Happening This Year

February 20, 2015 at 6:34 pm
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Don’t fret, hipster cowboys, because the Sunset Junction Saddle—the $125,000 art installation set to permanently adorn the Jiffy-Lube-adjacent traffic triangle where Sunset and Santa Monica Boulevards meet—is on its way to Sunset Junction soon, according to a statement released… Continue reading: Curbed LA

A modern take on Kansas City BBQ opens in Silver Lake

February 15, 2015 at 3:13 pm

SILVER LAKE – A new barbecue spot, Charcoal, on Hyperion Avenue is seeking to be the pitmaster of Silver Lake, reports EaterLA. It replaces the old Lago D’argento Pizzeria and opened this week. Charcoal touts itself as a modern Kansas City style of barbecue, with chef Jeremy Zimmerman in charge of a 1,700-pounds smoker. Continue […]

LADWP Pipeline Project in Silver Lake Beginning Soon

February 14, 2015 at 3:06 pm

The LADWP will be holding an important informational meeting for the community on Wednesday, February 25 at 6:30 pm at Micheltorena Elementary School Auditorium (1511 Micheltorena St). Construction on this portion of the Silver Lake Reservoirs Replacement Project will begin in Spring/Summer 2015. Ivanhoe Reservoir will be drained, the black balls removed and refilled soon […]

Silver Lake Homeless Getting Map Of Public Restrooms, Mostly In Echo Park

February 9, 2015 at 5:55 pm

The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council plans on handing out maps to local homeless people showing them where the public restrooms are, but there’s a glaring problem. Continue reading: LAist

Food+Lab in Silver Lake Swivels Overnight Into Picnic Sandwich Shop

February 2, 2015 at 10:26 am

Continue reading: Eater LA – All