Posts Tagged ‘Silver Lake’

One Way To Power Your City with 100% Renewable Energy

April 22, 2014 at 5:45 am

There’s strength in numbers, but what if that axiom was key to empowering entire cities to shift to renewables? It may sound like a weird trick, but bundling together power demand from thousands of utility customers into one large pool – aggregation – is doing just that in cities across the US. Continue reading: The […]

Silver Lake’s Polka Dot Plaza gets a spring cleaning

April 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm

Two years after it was created, Sunset Triangle Plaza – aka Polka Dot Plaza – is getting cleaned up and apparently repainted.   Patrick Pascal of Los Feliz snapped photos on Thursday after workers had closed off the area and were prepping and patching the pavement of the pedestrian plaza, which has become … Continue […]

Pine & Crane: Silver Lake’s First Good Chinese Restaurant, Like, Ever

April 12, 2014 at 5:10 pm

Let us thank the restaurant gods that the space on Griffith Park Blvd. formerly occupied by Cru has been taken over by Pine & Crane, a restaurant that believes in actually applying heat to their food. Whenever the raw restaurant Cru was mentioned, the conversation always went like this: "I tried Cru. It’s really not […]

Peer Into Wood, A Cheeky Pizza Joint in Silver Lake

April 11, 2014 at 9:50 pm

It’s probable that no one will think of pizza alone when they walk into Wood Handcrafted Pizza in Silver Lake, which soft opened last Monday in the old… Continue reading: Eater LA

Julie Brown’s Homecoming Queen Rules at Silver Lake’s Cavern Club

April 8, 2014 at 7:20 pm

It was always hard to define Miss Julie Brown, the hilarious red head who was really an underrated visionary, taking a pop culture generation by storm in the 1980s with a smiling, knowing wink. Brown’s career blurred the lines between MTV music video artist and comedy/parody/satirist leaving a brilliant trail of novelty hits in her […]

City of Los Angeles hopes to establish citywide Internet access

April 7, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Thirty percent of L.A. residents can’t access the Internet via a high-speed connection and one city councilman wants to change that — but doing so will take years and cost billions of dollars.  Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield announced Monday the city will spend the next month seeking input from vendors and industry experts […]

Artist Creating Miniature Version Of Silver Lake’s Music Box Steps

April 6, 2014 at 7:43 pm

Artist Gregory Kelly re-creates iconic landmarks in miniature form with his art. His next subject is Silver Lake’s Music Box Steps. [ more › ]      Continue reading: LAist

Night + Market Song Spices Up Silver Lake

April 6, 2014 at 7:43 pm

beaded curtains and flowered tablecloths at Night + Market Song Night + Market Song is the second outpost (Song means two) from chef/owner Kris Yembamroong, who about five years ago started adding spicier and more authentic northern and Isaan Thai street food dishes, first at his parents’ Talesai on the Sunset Strip and then at […]

Man killed in February hit-and-run in Silver Lake still not identified

April 4, 2014 at 6:34 pm

Nearly two months after he was struck and killed by two cars in a Silver Lake neighborhood, Los Angeles police and coroner investigators are still trying to piece together a man’s identity. Continue reading: L.A. Now –

A Survey for City-Wide Wi-Fi

April 4, 2014 at 5:43 pm

Do you want internet access wherever you go? Los Angeles City wants to hear from you. Take this survey to give your input on how much you access the internet, what you use it for, and how much you think faster and slower internet access should cost (if at all) Angelenos. It takes about 2 […]

5 Questions for Silver Lake librarian Lisa Palombi

March 26, 2014 at 11:24 pm

Lisa Palombi is the Senior Librarian of the Silver Lake branch Library . Since 1983 she has worked in virtually every library capacity possible – elementary schools, special collections at Planned Parenthood, and of course, branch libraries. She takes pride in Silver Lake’s community-driven programs and particularly their family-based orientation. In fact, Lisa’s biggest sources  […]

Fire reported at Silver Lake auto body shop

March 25, 2014 at 5:52 pm

SILVER LAKE  –  Residents reported that a fire broke out early this morning at an auto body shop on Sunset Boulevard. The Eastsider is seeking more information from the L.A. Fire Department but a photo posted on Twitter by @JoselynHughes at 4:12 a.m. shows fire trucks and smoke rising from a building in what appears […]