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  • Ice cream truck alert: Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams coming to Los Feliz

    Ice cream truck alert: Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams coming to Los Feliz

    Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams out of Columbus, Ohio, has been getting raves for quirky flavors for years. Founder Jeni Britton Bauer has also written two books, “Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts” and "Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home.” And though her ice creams are stocked in a several supermarkets...

  • Where to find ponchiks, or Armenian doughnuts: Big, small, Nutella-filled

    Where to find ponchiks, or Armenian doughnuts: Big, small, Nutella-filled

    While not as fluffy as a Berliner, beignet or bombolone, the Armenian doughnut ponchik is still easy to crave. Traditionally filled with a sweet custard, ponchiks can also be found in Armenian bakeries around town, filled with dulce de leche and various jams and especially Nutella, which seems...

  • Wine guru Lou Amdur on kosher wine and what to eat and drink for Hanukkah

    Wine guru Lou Amdur on kosher wine and what to eat and drink for Hanukkah

    L.A.’s wine guru Lou Amdur, no longer Sqirl-adjacent and now operating his Lou’s Wine Shop and Tastings in Los Feliz, has thoughts about wine and Hanukkah, which begins Tuesday evening. None of the wines, however, were made according to Jewish dietary law. It’s not that Amdur doesn’t have opinions...

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  • JLo opens up and prices down in Hidden Hills

    JLo opens up and prices down in Hidden Hills

    More than a year in, Jenny From the Block's house is still on the block. Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is now asking $12.5 million for her work-live estate in Hidden Hills, down from $14.5 million. She's also offering an updated peek inside the place, which has been on and off the market since...

  • Neighborhood Spotlight: Los Feliz

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Los Feliz

    Los Feliz is — like its name implies — a happy place to be. Angelenos have been attracted to living on the ruggedly beautiful slopes below what is now known as Mt. Hollywood since at least 10,000 years ago. The arrival of the Spanish in the 1780s began a transformation when the coastal basin —...

  • A Kardashian family affair in Calabasas

    A Kardashian family affair in Calabasas

    Add another home to the Kardashian-Jenner compound. A trust that holds real estate for the love-'em-or-hate-'em reality television family bought a Calabasas home for Kylie Jenner last year. Now the same trust has purchased a house in Calabasas for Rob Kardashian for $2.285 million. Built in 2005,...

  • Home of the Day: Bright lights, big city views in Los Feliz

    Home of the Day: Bright lights, big city views in Los Feliz

    Panoramic Los Angeles views define this expansive, open-concept home located up the hill from Los Feliz Village. Updated with an eye toward sophisticated, contemporary design, the multilevel, Midcentury-inspired home features a high-end kitchen, spa-like master bath and separate guest quarters....

  • Home of the Day: Bright lights, big city views in Los Feliz

    Home of the Day: Bright lights, big city views in Los Feliz

    Situated within walking distance to Griffith Park trails, this recently remodeled home incorporates classic lines with modern amenities.

  • An Old Hollywood classic in Los Feliz

    An Old Hollywood classic in Los Feliz

    Designed by noted architect Wallace Neff, this Spanish Colonial Revival in Los Feliz retains its Old Hollywood elegance with arched doors and windows, cathedral-style ceilings and colorful tile risers. A pair of original Crane bathrooms and ironwork by Julius Dietzman are among the preserved details...

  • El Chavo reopens in Silver Lake, with a bar next door and ceviche
    El Chavo reopens in Silver Lake, with a bar next door and ceviche

    El Chavo, the Silver Lake Mexican restaurant that's been open since 1966 and is known for its margaritas and celebrity fans -- Dolly Parton used to hang here after shooting her variety show down the street -- has officially reopened after closing late last year. 

    Freddy Vargas, executive chef at...

  • 'Big Bang Theory's' Johnny Galecki ready to say goodbye to old home
    'Big Bang Theory's' Johnny Galecki ready to say goodbye to old home

    It's in with the new and out with a bang for Johnny Galecki.

    "The Big Bang Theory" star, who bought a pedigreed home from action film star Jason Statham last year, has put his old house in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $1.995 million.

    The 1950s bungalow sits on more than a third of an...

  • Judge hears arguments in battle over Katy Perry's purchase of convent
    Judge hears arguments in battle over Katy Perry's purchase of convent

    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Tuesday heard arguments ahead of a decision that could settle the fight involving pop star Katy Perry, the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese, a successful restaurateur and an order of nuns over the sale of a convent in Los Feliz.

    Judge Stephanie Bowick...

  • At Skylight Theatre, a gay couple's quest for their 'Forever House'
    At Skylight Theatre, a gay couple's quest for their 'Forever House'

    Tony Abatemarco’s “Forever House,” now in its world premiere at the Skylight Theatre in L.A., offers plenty of charm, vividly comic characters and gut-busting one-liners.

    That said, a few of the plot lines don’t quite pay off, and the play culminates in diatribe that feels heartfelt but seems more...

  • Home of the Day: A fresh look in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: A fresh look in Los Feliz

    Reimagined by the Stewart-Gulrajani Design Team, this two-story residence in Los Feliz offers a contemporary look with a floating glass staircase, rows of glazed windows and vibrant marble-lined fireplaces. A zero-edge saltwater swimming pool and spa acts as the focal point of an inner courtyard...

  • Home of the Day: A fresh look in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: A fresh look in Los Feliz

    A saltwater swimming pool, marble-lined fireplaces and a chef's kitchen highlight this new-look residence in Los Feliz.

  • Where to get an 8-cent martini
    Where to get an 8-cent martini

    Tired of racking up a bar tab? Well for one night only, you can order 8-cent martinis, and you can drink as many as you like. Little Dom's, the Los Feliz Italian restaurant, is celebrating its eighth anniversary Tuesday. And a celebration for the restaurant means ridiculously cheap drinks for you.

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  • Apartment stairwell turned into public art gallery? See the latest show for yourself
    Apartment stairwell turned into public art gallery? See the latest show for yourself

    Independent critic and curator Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer turned one of the stairwells in her Los Feliz apartment building into an art gallery four years ago. It’s not a particularly beautiful space, running as it does between the underground parking structure and the laundry room.

    But the Finley Gallery,...

  • Home of the Day: A Midcentury compound with a pond in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: A Midcentury compound with a pond in Los Feliz

    Rows of wood-paneled windows and glass doors bring cityscape and garden views into this two-story Midcentury residence in the Los Feliz area. The master suite includes built-in bookshelves, an artful wall fireplace and double doors opening to lush grounds containing a Zen-inspired pond and, farther...

  • Home of the Day: A Midcentury compound with a pond in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: A Midcentury compound with a pond in Los Feliz

    The Midcentury Modern-style home sits on about a quarter of an acre in Los Feliz with a swimming pool, a pond and exotic landscaping. 

  • Madcapra and Animal chefs to open Los Feliz restaurant in the Mother Dough space
    Madcapra and Animal chefs to open Los Feliz restaurant in the Mother Dough space

    If you've been following the path of Sara Kramer and Sarah Hymanson, the two Brooklyn chefs who last May opened the falafel stand Madcapra in Grand Central Market, the news that they're opening a new restaurant won't come as a tremendous surprise.

    In New York, they cooked at Glasserie and Blue...

  • Home of the Day: An eclectic Craftsman hybrid in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: An eclectic Craftsman hybrid in Los Feliz

    The 1920s Craftsman home in Los Feliz features an eclectic mix of style, original details and modern upgrades.

  • Home of the Day: An eclectic Craftsman hybrid in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: An eclectic Craftsman hybrid in Los Feliz

    Colorful canvas awnings cover the porch of this Los Feliz Craftsman that brings together a mix of composition, style and modern upgrades. Details including the original hardwood floors, wood built-ins and a Batchelder tile fireplace are in keeping with the vintage of the 1920s house. A remodeled...

  • Mother Dough pizzeria in Loz Feliz to close
    Mother Dough pizzeria in Loz Feliz to close

    Any devotee of Bez Compani’s meticulously handcrafted pizzas at Mother Dough, the Los Feliz pizzeria that he opened in 2011, knows it’s not a high-volume, mass-production operation.

    Six nights a week, Compani shapes the dough made early in the morning from his starter and adds a restrained combination...

  • Home of the Day: Pristine Midcentury Modern in Los Feliz asks $2.145 million
    Home of the Day: Pristine Midcentury Modern in Los Feliz asks $2.145 million

    On the market for the first time in three decades, the Stone Residence by architect Donald G. Park retains its classic midcentury characteristics. The 1960s modernist structure has floor-to-ceiling windows, walnut-paneled walls and a great room with a sunken wet bar. A grand foyer lined with gallery...

  • Home of the Day: Pristine Midcentury Modern in Los Feliz asks $2.145 million
    Home of the Day: Pristine Midcentury Modern in Los Feliz asks $2.145 million

    Designed by modernist architect Donald G. Park, the Midcentury Modern-style home known as the Stone Residence is listed for sale in Los Feliz for $2.145 million.

  • Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé: Here's where to celebrate Thursday
    Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé: Here's where to celebrate Thursday

    Every year on the third Thursday of November, millions of bottles of a fresh, fruity Gamay from Beaujolais are poured to celebrate the new vintage. Banners all over France — and the world — proclaim “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!” French restaurants, of course, get into the spirit of things...

  • There's a new Greek restaurant in Los Feliz, and it has gyro fries
    There's a new Greek restaurant in Los Feliz, and it has gyro fries

    The meat used in traditional pork gyros is similar to that used for al pastor, but dusted with oregano and served in a pita rather than a tortilla. And at Good Greek Grill in Los Feliz, the recently opened brick-and-mortar restaurant from the folks behind the Good Greek Grub food truck, they're...

  • Pair pick Los Feliz beauty for marital home
    Pair pick Los Feliz beauty for marital home

    Voice actor/TV host/comedian Chris Hardwick and actress Lydia Hearst are having a busy fall. They got engaged and bought what will be their marital home — a gated estate in Los Feliz — for $11 million.

    The Italianate-style house was designed in 1928 by architect Paul Williams. Among his signature...

  • Where to find khao soi in L.A.: 5 great places for the addictive northern Thai curry soup
    Where to find khao soi in L.A.: 5 great places for the addictive northern Thai curry soup

    When the weather finally cools down to what we might consider proper soup weather, you might want to head to Thai Town and its environs, where you can find bowls of immensely comforting khao soi. This would be the northern Thai coconut curry soup, loaded with noodles, often (but not always) a leg...

  • Model Tyra Banks to sell Beverly Hills estate where she's been living her 'FabLife'
    Model Tyra Banks to sell Beverly Hills estate where she's been living her 'FabLife'

    Model and television personality Tyra Banks has put her romantic Beverly Hills estate on the market at $7.75 million.

    She renovated the Spanish Colonial-style home, built in 1926, while maintaining key architectural elements. The "FabLife" series co-host put an estimated $2 million into work on...

  • 5 great fish tacos in L.A., and why you need to drive to La Puente
    5 great fish tacos in L.A., and why you need to drive to La Puente

    If you love fish tacos and have the misfortune to live in Los Angeles rather than San Diego or Baja, you've probably already got a folding chair with your name on it in the parking lot where Ricky Piña parks his fish taco truck in Los Feliz. In which case we've probably seen you there. But there...

  • Protesting eviction
    Protesting eviction

    Timo Saarelma and his husband, John Walton Senterfitt, received an eviction notice earlier this year from the landlord of their rent-controlled Los Feliz apartment.

    The couple and others in their building are being evicted under the Ellis Act, which permits landlords to remove tenants in order...

  • A Los Feliz classic with modern updates
    A Los Feliz classic with modern updates

    This Traditional-style house retains its 1930s roots with such touches as oak floors and crown molding while the interiors have been updated to today's standards. Among the Los Feliz home's charming features is an octagon-shaped breakfast room with city views.

    Location: 3634 Shannon Road, Los Angeles...

  • Want a personal sommelier? Here are two new wine clubs you need to know about
    Want a personal sommelier? Here are two new wine clubs you need to know about

    For anybody with little time to study wine columns or monitor erobertparker.comjancisrobinson.com or other wine guru sites, a wine club could mean salvation.

    Once a month, you get two or more interesting bottles to drink now — or stash in the closet for drinking later. If you opt for delivery,...

  • The 10 best places to drink in L.A., according to Aussies
    The 10 best places to drink in L.A., according to Aussies

    Want to take a guess which Los Angeles establishments are on the radar for Australians visiting our fair city? In the latest issue of the Australian publication Gourmet Traveller Wine, writer Matt Skinner picks his top 10 drink experiences in Los Angeles.

    No surprise that Bar Covell is at the top...

  • Home of the Day: 1930s English Tudor style with a view in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: 1930s English Tudor style with a view in Los Feliz

    Known as the Balmoral Estate, this English Tudor-style home behind gates in the hills of Los Feliz sits raised from the street with treetop and city views. Originally built in 1939, the regal three-story was renovated in the 1990s and features a marble-lined master bathroom and a temperature-controlled...

  • Home of the Day: 1930s English Tudor style with a view in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: 1930s English Tudor style with a view in Los Feliz

    Known as the Balmoral Estate, the English Tudor-style home was designed by architect Leo F. Bachman and completed in 1939.

  • 1920s house in Los Feliz sits atop a tunnel
    1920s house in Los Feliz sits atop a tunnel

    A tunnel added by the original owner is among unusual details at this 1920s Spanish-style house on a steep hillside in Los Feliz. The passageway provides access to an elevator for those not inclined to climb the steps from the garage level to the front door. An office with an umbrella-type ceiling...

  • 4 great L.A. potato tacos
    4 great L.A. potato tacos

    Most of us in L.A. spend an inordinate amount of time eating tacos, very good tacos, at our local taqueria or taco truck — or even at some of the best restaurants in town. There's the al pastor crowd, the carnitas crowd, the fish taco crowd. But there are many great other iterations of our favorite...

  • 10 great places for food lovers in Los Feliz
    10 great places for food lovers in Los Feliz

    Los Feliz, the quaint neighborhood wedged between Hollywood and Silver Lake, is a mix of glamour villas in the hills, Arts and Crafts cottages and mid-century apartment buildings. Eminently walkable, the main drags — Vermont, Hollywood Boulevard and Hillhurst — are filled with a grab bag of quirky...

  • Home of the Day: Mediterranean Revival with landmark views in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: Mediterranean Revival with landmark views in Los Feliz

    The curved roofline of Griffith Observatory and the peaks of Mt. Hollywood sit in the backdrop of this Mediterranean Revival-style home in Los Feliz. Built in the 1920s, the house retains its colorful ambiance with bright, artful tile, cathedral ceilings and rows of arched doors and windows. Outdoors,...

  • Home of the Day: Mediterranean Revival with landmark views in Los Feliz
    Home of the Day: Mediterranean Revival with landmark views in Los Feliz

    Built in the 1920s, this Mediterranean Revival-style home in Los Feliz features colorful tile, beamed ceilings and views of the Griffith Observatory.

  • Where to find $1 oysters
    Where to find $1 oysters

    If you love slurping down oysters, pay attention. This is your one-stop guide to finding $1 oysters around town.

    There's a restaurant or bar offering $1 oysters every night of the week. So if you want to indulge nightly, you can. And if you do, we like the way you roll. 

    Bar 10: $1 oysters with...

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