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“Meet Me at Brooklyn and Soto” Documentary

A film celebrating the Jewish history of Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles

In 1996 director Ellie Kahn premiered a wonderful documentary called “Meet Me at Brooklyn and Soto… 846 more words

Los Angeles

LA Native

This lady is my 86 year old grandmother! Her name is Eva and she has been a native “Angelino” since birth. She got her start in Boyle Heights, a neighborhood in Downtown LA. 272 more words


the politics of amplification

what i’ve noticed about living between places/modalities (texan, angelena) is that people have very, very twisted views of the other. i want to flip over a table every time i hear the new york times extolling… 724 more words

Same LAPD Officer Involved in Two East L.A.-Area Shootings Within 2 Weeks of Each Other

The Los Angeles Police Department acknowledged last month that one officer was involved in two fatal shootings in the department’s Hollenbeck division less than two weeks apart earlier this year. 309 more words

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Sounds of the Jewish High Holy Days in Classic Boyle Heights

Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt once sang at the Breed Street Shul for the High Holy Days

Just imagine the sounds of the Breed Street Shul of Boyle Heights during her heights of glory in the 1920s. 1,297 more words

Los Angeles

Dry River Brewing Company: Boyle Heights 'Slow Beer' Gem Awakens Revolution

By Andrea Machuca | Photography: Jessica Rice McNew – http://www.beerandbaking.com

Located close-by the L.A. River in a predominantly industrial area and a stone’s throw from the hip Arts District, lies Dry River Brewing. 1,181 more words