Clint Lohr's Blog (11)

SILVER LAKE'S HOMELESS

More than 60 people gathered Thursday evening, December 17th at the Holy Virgin Mary Russian Church at 650 Micheltorena St. as a panel of 10 L.A. City officials answered…
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Added by Clint Lohr on December 19, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

New Keller Williams Los Feliz Office Expansion

Our local Keller Williams Realtors are making history by expanding to two buildings on real estate avenue, AKA Hillhurst.

The office building at 2150 Hillhurst Avenue in Los Feliz has seen a lot of history since it was built in 1946. Through the years, the 3686 square foot building has housed Hoover Realty, next a branch of the Jon Douglas Company, then Coldwell Banker -- before the location down the street at 1917…

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Added by Clint Lohr on February 18, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Other Side piano bar and the Flying Leap Cafe: The History Behind Hyperion Public in Silver Lake.

  The building at 2538 Hyperion Avenue in Silver Lake has a very colorful history. According to tax assessor records, it was built in 1963,and is 4452 approximate square feet.

  Formerly The Other Side piano bar upstairs, and the Flying Leap Café downstairs until June 2013, the businesses closed after 40 years. Longtime patrons told stories of police raids in the 60s ad 70s, and lamented that it was one of the few…

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Added by Clint Lohr on January 21, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

SRO at LA River Study Meeting with Army Corps of Engineers as many in community backs $1 billion plan

 The atrium area at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens was packed, standing room only , Thursday evening on October 17th.

Representatives of the Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers met with city leaders and area residents for a 20-minute slide presentation which detailed an improvement study proposal for an…

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Added by Clint Lohr on October 19, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Piano Sundays ends at MJ's Bar

editor's note: see sidebar about Lori Donato keeping the live music alive at MJ's on Sunday afternoons (skip 8/4/13, back on 8/11/13).

Sunday, July 7th was the one year anniversary of Piano Sundays at MJs, when Lori Donato and other entertainers would play the piano while various participants would sing old time classical show tunes. It's been a…

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Added by Clint Lohr on July 9, 2013 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Los Angeles City Council Districts 1 and 13 Candidates Forum

February 7th was a very interesting evening at Williams Hall on the historic Barlow Hospital campus in Echo Park. Los Angeles City Council Districts 1 and 13 fall within Echo Park's borders, and the 10 candidates sat at the front of the room in anticipation of the upcoming March 5, 2013 election, taking turns telling the audience of at least 80 what they will do for the community, if elected.

Echo Park area residents had submitted questions to the candidates. Among the issues…

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Added by Clint Lohr on February 17, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Internet Marketing Presentation at Taix

On January 10 at Los Angeles' historic TAIX restaurant at 1911 West Sunset Boulevard, Betsy Hall of Marketing Directions and Eddie North-Hager of Enhager Media put on a community presentation where they discussed Internet marketing in 2013.

With a slide projector and screen set up in the restaurant's round Wine Room with Greek- style pillars along the walls, the…

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Added by Clint Lohr on January 30, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

Silver Lake's Cultural Heritage : The Music Box Steps and Everybody's California.

California and Origin  This December 7th event was held at the Micheltorena Street Elementary School just north of Sunset Boulevard, where teachers, parents and students came together to learn about California's history and its Chicano heritage. This was a project put on by UCLA Chicano Studies Department professor Dr. Octavio Pescador and some of his students from his Paulo Freire Course. Freire was an Argentine educator.

The event began at 9:45 a.m. that day when 5th Grade Teacher Mark. L.…

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Added by Clint Lohr on December 19, 2012 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

An example of architect R.M. Schindler's work.

2422 Silver Ridge Ave., 90039

The James Eads How House, built in 1925, is an example of architect Rudolph Michael Schindler's work right here in Silver Lake .Richard Neutra designed the garden behind the house, which was completely updated and remodeled for the 21st Century. The house has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and has 2426 square feet of living…

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Added by Clint Lohr on November 27, 2012 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Back To Oz at MJ's in Silver Lake, Sunday October 28th.

    Anyone old enough to remember the life and career of Judy Garland and the 1939 film classic "The Wizard of Oz" would have enjoyed this show at Silver Lake's MJ'S Bar, which was decorated for Halloween.

     Cotton cobwebs were hung around the bartender's area, and plastic skeleton-framed sunglasses laid on the…

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Added by Clint Lohr on November 1, 2012 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Silver Lake's Gallery at 3517 West Sunset Blvd. in Sunset Junction

By Clint Lohr

The Gallery At 3517 West Sunset Blvd. in Silverlake's Sunset Junction is an eclectic array of artwork which includes etchings, serigraphs, ink on vintage paper,collage, mixed media,and oil or acrylic paint on canvas.

Located between Maltman and Golden Gate Avenues, one must walk…

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Added by Clint Lohr on October 28, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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