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Home of the Day: Stacking the deck in Silver Lake

An expansive redwood deck spans the front of this hillside home in Silver Lake, offering up a view of city lights and the Los Angeles skyline. Inside, well-proportioned rooms feature hardwood floors, crisp interiors, classic molding and cabinetry. For creative types looking for an address — and...

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  • Jonathan Gold review: Trois Familia, where the Trois Mec chef makes Mexican brunch

    Jonathan Gold review: Trois Familia, where the Trois Mec chef makes Mexican brunch

    So a French chef walks into a Mexican restaurant. Maybe he has a bowl of cocido, maybe he doesn't. It is a good bowl of cocido; he may as well. So a French chef opens a Mexican restaurant. It is on the site of what used to be Alegria, an artists' hangout beloved for its mole. The former owner is...

  • Three of Jonathan Gold's favorite soup dumplings in the L.A. area

    Three of Jonathan Gold's favorite soup dumplings in the L.A. area

    What? There are soup dumplings outside the Republic of Georgia? I could scarcely believe it myself. Xiao long bao Wang Xing Ji is the first American branch of the most popular dumpling house in Wuxi, a lakeside city about 45 minutes outside of Shanghai. The dishes are famous for their sweetness...

  • 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...

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  • Home of the Day: Fresh, modernist inspiration in Silver Lake

    Home of the Day: Fresh, modernist inspiration in Silver Lake

    This new home in the artistic enclave of Silver Lake was inspired by modernist architecture and features walls of glass, clean, minimalist lines and creative use of color. Designed to take advantage of the Southern California climate, the open-concept floor plan blends indoor-outdoor living via...

  • Man stabbed to death in Silver Lake area in possible road rage incident

    Man stabbed to death in Silver Lake area in possible road rage incident

    Police are searching for a suspect who stabbed two men, one fatally, Saturday night near a busy intersection in the Silver Lake area in what may have been a road rage incident, authorities said. The attack occurred about 7 p.m. near Sunset Boulevard and Hoover Street, said Sgt. Frank Gonzalez of...

  • Silver Lake billboard defaced in protest over illegal tree trimming by sign company

    Silver Lake billboard defaced in protest over illegal tree trimming by sign company

      Someone appears to have struck back at the billboard company at the center of a controversy over illegally trimmed trees in Silver Lake. Last month, residents denounced the advertising firm Outfront Media for cutting back several street trees that had blocked views of its billboard. The pruning...

  • Tattoo parlor alongside groceries? Whole Foods floats ideas for its new 365 stores

    Tattoo parlor alongside groceries? Whole Foods floats ideas for its new 365 stores

    Will Whole Foods shoppers want to get a tattoo to go after picking up a head of their favorite organic lettuce? The company hopes the concept would at least pique their interest. As the Austin, Texas-based grocery chain prepares to launch its new, smaller-format 365 by Whole Foods Market stores,...

  • Moby's L.A. restaurant is giving 100% of its profits to charity

    Moby's L.A. restaurant is giving 100% of its profits to charity

    After being open for just two months, Little Pine, music mogul Moby's Silver Lake vegan restaurant, has pledged to donate 100% of its profits to charity.  "Little Pine is an extension of my beliefs, so I have decided to donate 100% of the restaurant's profits to animal welfare organizations," Moby...

  • Repeal Day is coming. Where to get $1 cocktails

    Repeal Day is coming. Where to get $1 cocktails

    Saturday is Repeal Day. Why should you care about something that happened almost a century ago? Well, it's the celebration of the end of Prohibition. It’s also the reason behind $1 cocktails at seven bars around Los Angeles. That’s right, seven bars (all from the 1933 Group) are serving $1 cocktails,...

  • 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...

  • Moby dishes on Little Pine, his new vegan restaurant in Silver Lake
    Moby dishes on Little Pine, his new vegan restaurant in Silver Lake

    Moby, the music-mogul-turned-restaurateur, is opening a vegan restaurant in Silver Lake called Little Pine on Nov. 19. It will be 100% organic, and in Moby's words "effortless vegan." 

    "I really like the idea of presenting this sort of like, hopefully well-designed vegan environment in a way that...

  • Natural beauty purveyor CAP is popping up at Jenni Kayne in Brentwood
    Natural beauty purveyor CAP is popping up at Jenni Kayne in Brentwood

    New York natural beauty and skincare purveyor CAP Beauty is popping up at Jenni Kayne's Brentwood boutique from Friday through Nov. 12.

    The pop-up will introduce customers to the retailer before CAP (the acronym stands for clean and pure) opens its first L.A.-area location in 2016.

    Jenni Kayne...

  • At Trois Familia, Ludo Lefebvre will make you and your kids eggs for breakfast
    At Trois Familia, Ludo Lefebvre will make you and your kids eggs for breakfast

    The number of Pinterest and Instagram feeds that exist only to document brunch is evidence enough, if you needed it, of the popularity of breakfast in the Age of Avocado Toast. Now the three guys of Trois Mec and Petit Trois — Ludo Lefebvre, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo — are about to open a brunch...

  • A Midcentury Modern 'treehouse' in Silver Lake
    A Midcentury Modern 'treehouse' in Silver Lake

    This Midcentury Modern "treehouse" in Silver Lake is sited to capture 180-degree views from the mountains to the ocean. Made of redwood, maple, concrete and steel, the multistory Modernist home opens to expansive deck space for indoor-outdoor living.

    Location: 1977 Lucile Ave., Los Angeles 90039

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  • Home of the Day: A Midcentury Modern duplex in Silver Lake
    Home of the Day: A Midcentury Modern duplex in Silver Lake

    Built in 1961, this renovated Midcentury Modern-style duplex features upper and lower units with open-plan living areas, beamed ceilings and floor-to-ceiling walls of glass. Wide terrace patios centering on sweeping city and mountain views extend off both levels of the home.

    Address: 2486 Silver...

  • Home of the Day: A Midcentury Modern duplex in Silver Lake
    Home of the Day: A Midcentury Modern duplex in Silver Lake

    This 1960s Midcentury Modern-style duplex has upper and lower units with private decks, open-area floor plans and floor-to-ceiling walls of glass.

  • 4 spots to howl at the moon during Sunday's lunar eclipse
    4 spots to howl at the moon during Sunday's lunar eclipse

    To get a good look at the supermoon and total lunar eclipse Sunday evening, find a dark place to watch.

    If you don't know where to go, the Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority can lead the way. The agency is hosting free night hikes Sunday in Malibu, Beverly Hills,  West Hills and even...

  • Home of the Day: Reimagined contemporary shines in Silver Lake
    Home of the Day: Reimagined contemporary shines in Silver Lake

    Originally a nondescript single-story home, this sleek contemporary in Silver Lake was reimagined by Venice-based architect Glen Bell of DEX Studios, who reoriented the home to maximize south-facing views while adding a second level. Part of the 2011 Dwell on Design home tour, the house is distinguished...

  • Home of the Day: Reimagined contemporary shines in Silver Lake
    Home of the Day: Reimagined contemporary shines in Silver Lake

    Detailed screens, steelwork and wood ceilings and floors highlight this Dwell-worthy home in Silver Lake, listed for sale at $1.895 million.

  • 7 cool spots for retail therapy and noshing in Silver Lake
    7 cool spots for retail therapy and noshing in Silver Lake

    One of the perks of living in Los Angeles is exploring the varying personalities of pockets like Los Feliz, Echo Park or Century City. And with those personalities come unique shopping experiences. In Silver Lake, the place to explore is Sunset Boulevard.

    As the area continually battles expectations...

  • More caffeine for you: Where to get a coffee flight
    More caffeine for you: Where to get a coffee flight

    If you tend to linger at coffee shops long enough to order at least two drinks, or if you like the idea of comparing coffees from different countries side by side, then you'll likely enjoy a coffee flight.

    Similar to a beer or wine flight, a coffee flight consists of two or more drinks assembled...

  • 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...

  • Another all-male indie band? Not at Anna Bulbrook's #GIRLSCHOOL in Silver Lake
    Another all-male indie band? Not at Anna Bulbrook's #GIRLSCHOOL in Silver Lake

    Lunchtime at the Rock n' Roll Camp for Girls Los Angeles is when campers get the chance to watch guest artists perform for inspiration.

    Anna Bulbrook, multi-instrumentalist of the L.A. indie group the Bulls, visited the camp with her new band to play and answer questions. But it was Bulbrook who...

  • Been saving up for Providence? Go now. Plus, an Eastside food festival
    Been saving up for Providence? Go now. Plus, an Eastside food festival

    The following are two food events you need to know about. One is super fancy; the other is not. And both deserve a spot on your calendar. 

    Michael Cimarusti is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Providence, his Melrose Avenue restaurant, which has been No. 1 on Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants...

  • Kik raises $50 million from China's Tencent to battle Facebook, hire in L.A.
    Kik raises $50 million from China's Tencent to battle Facebook, hire in L.A.

    Kik, a chat app that claims 40% of U.S. teenagers as users, announced a $50-million investment Tuesday from Chinese tech company Tencent that values the start-up at $1 billion.

    Canada-based Kik plans to use the money to double its workforce to 200 employees over the next year, including substantial...

  • Silver Lake street serves as test run for L.A. traffic overhaul
    Silver Lake street serves as test run for L.A. traffic overhaul

    Three years ago, Silver Lake residents were horrified by a traffic collision that claimed the life of a 24-year-old woman celebrating her birthday with her dad.

    Ashley Sandau had emerged from a restaurant late one night and was crossing Rowena Avenue toward her father, who was waiting on the other...

  • Home of the Day: English cottage style in Silver Lake for $950,000
    Home of the Day: English cottage style in Silver Lake for $950,000

    Set behind tall hedges and fencing, this updated English cottage-style home in Silver Lake invites outdoor entertaining with a large, tree-topped deck space and various patios. One floor of living retains its period charm with coved ceilings, double-hung windows and living room with a fireplace.

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  • Home of the Day: English cottage style in Silver Lake for $950,000
    Home of the Day: English cottage style in Silver Lake for $950,000

    Listed for $950,000, this updated English cottage-style home in Silver Lake features coved ceilings, wood floors and hedged yard.

  • Showdown between Whole Foods and Trader Joe's coming to L.A.
    Showdown between Whole Foods and Trader Joe's coming to L.A.

    The first test for Whole Foods Market Inc.'s new value-oriented stores will be in one of the nation's most competitive grocery landscapes.

    The Austin, Texas-based chain said the first of its new 365 by Whole Foods Market stores will open next year in Silver Lake, setting up a potential showdown...

  • 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...

  • Nuns assail Archbishop Gomez in sale of convent to Katy Perry
    Nuns assail Archbishop Gomez in sale of convent to Katy Perry

    Nuns locked in a dispute with the Los Angeles Archdiocese over the proposed sale of their convent to singer Katy Perry filed legal papers Friday accusing the archbishop of acting "as if he were above the rules and immune from the obligations of civil law."

    The dispute centers on who has legal authority...

  • Home of the Day: Versatile spaces in Silver Lake
    Home of the Day: Versatile spaces in Silver Lake

    Clean lines and corrugated steel lend an industrial look to this modern residence, designed by architect John Southern of Urban Operations for his personal use as a live-work space. Interconnecting rooms, raised ceilings and freestyle living spaces highlight the versatile floor plan of 2,407 square...

  • Home of the Day: Versatile spaces in Silver Lake
    Home of the Day: Versatile spaces in Silver Lake

    The modern-style home by John Southern features an industrial vibe and flexibile living spaces.

  • Chef Vartan Abgaryan to leave Cliff's Edge, open a new restaurant
    Chef Vartan Abgaryan to leave Cliff's Edge, open a new restaurant

    More and more these days, it seems that just when you get used to a chef and he's settling in at a restaurant, someone lures him away with the offer to head up, and often partner in, a hot new restaurant.

    Which is what recently happened at Silver Lake’s Cliff’s Edge, when chef Vartan Abgaryan got...

  • Thousands in Silver Lake, Westlake lose power after vault explodes
    Thousands in Silver Lake, Westlake lose power after vault explodes

    Nearly 9,000 DWP customers in Silver Lake and Westlake remained without power late Tuesday evening, and officials say electricity will not be restored until about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

    The power outage was caused by a vault explosion in the 600 block of North Hoover Street, said Los Angeles Department...

  • L.A. lawmakers vote to reinstate ban on park and beach vending
    L.A. lawmakers vote to reinstate ban on park and beach vending

    In recent years, people who hawked ice cream or hot dogs, taught yoga or shilled other goods and services in Los Angeles parks were effectively in the clear.Selling their wares on city sidewalks was banned. But the city had suspended similar rules prohibiting vending in parks and beaches when the...

  • L.A. OKs bridge plan opposed by bicyclists and pedestrian activists
    L.A. OKs bridge plan opposed by bicyclists and pedestrian activists

    Los Angeles lawmakers backed a hotly debated plan Tuesday to remake a historic bridge between Silver Lake and Atwater Village, overriding the objections of bicyclists, pedestrian activists and neighborhood groups pushing for sidewalks on both sides of the span.

    The decision pitted those activists...

  • L.A. City Council approves Glendale-Hyperion bridge plans decried by bicyclists, pedestrian activists
    L.A. City Council approves Glendale-Hyperion bridge plans decried by bicyclists, pedestrian activists

    Los Angeles lawmakers backed a hotly debated plan Tuesday to remake a historic bridge between Silver Lake and Atwater Village, overriding the objections of bicyclists, pedestrian activists and neighborhood groups pushing for sidewalks on both sides of the span.

    The decision pitted those activists...

  • What Alimento's Zack Pollack is drinking: A sparkling wine from Slovenia
    What Alimento's Zack Pollack is drinking: A sparkling wine from Slovenia

    Zach Pollack, chef-owner of Alimento in Silver Lake and founding partner in Sotto, has been drinking wine since he was a kid and was allowed to taste from his father’s glass. But he said he really didn’t appreciate or understand wine until he moved to Italy in 2006 to pursue his interest in cooking...

  • Former Neverland ranch for sale at $100 million
    Former Neverland ranch for sale at $100 million

    The onetime Neverland ranch of the late superstar Michael Jackson outside of Santa Barbara is for sale at $100 million.

    Now dubbed Sycamore Valley Ranch, the 2,700-acre spread retains the floral clock, railroad tracks and train station that were installed during Jackson's ownership. Gone are the...

  • Silver Lake neighborhood rep resigns over Facebook rants
    Silver Lake neighborhood rep resigns over Facebook rants

    A neighborhood council in Silver Lake is looking to replace a member who was forced to resign last week amid public backlash for several Facebook screeds that some said were racist.

    In the posts, since deleted from Facebook, then-Silver Lake Neighborhood Council member Karen Speitel said that she’s...

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