Eagle Rock residents bond at adobo cooking competition

Adobo Fest, a community-led event organized by Eagle Rock residents Mike Juloya and Miry Whitehill in Carmel Levitan and Josh Fisher’s house Nov. 3, gave a competitive twist to cooking adobo, according to Fisher. Adobo is a traditional Filipino dish consisting of…

Eagle Rock residents weigh their options for new rapid transit bus line

Eagle Rock residents may soon find it easier to take a bus to Pasadena, Hollywood and the Burbank airport — or they may get passed by — depending on the route LA Metro decides for a new bus rapid-transit line (BRT) between Pasadena…

The Bucket brings nostalgia back to Eagle Rock

The Bucket, a local burger restaurant that had previously closed down in 2013, reopened Oct. 29 on Eagle Rock Boulevard. The burger joint originally closed because of a lease dispute between the owner of the building and the previous owner of The Bucket,…

New Irish import store offers sweet memories to locals with Irish and U.K. connections

Kitty O’Shea’s Irish Imports Store opened Wednesday, Oct. 17 on Eagle Rock Boulevard. The market offers a variety of imported Irish and U.K. products and is owned by local resident Sam Rovnova. She decided to open Kitty O’Shea’s after the…

Cloudy with a strong chance of garlic: new Eagle Rock restaurant blends Asian and American cuisine

The Cloudy Garlic Restaurant opened in Eagle Rock Oct. 6 and has been developing and perfecting a variety of Asian fusion dishes in its first month. Owner Danny Yoo said he opened the restaurant the day after he finished 10…

Men’s rights activist brews up a lawsuit over women-only beer forum

Steve Frye, an Orange County resident, filed a discrimination claim with the Department of Fair and Equal Housing against Eagle Rock Brewery for hosting monthly women-only beer forums. Frye, a member of the National Coalition for Men (NCFM), claimed that he had been discriminated against under the Unruh Civil…

Glendale hospitals give over $400,000 to update city’s medical emergency equipment

In a coordinated effort with local hospitals Adventist Health Glendale, Glendale Memorial Hospital and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, the Glendale Fire Department has outfitted its 9 fire engines and 3 fire trucks with specialized ZOLL-brand defibrillators that double as vital signs monitors, according to…

Residents call for more local bands at Eagle Rock festival

Eagle Rock Music Festival‘s website claims that it is an event by locals, for locals — but community members have raised questions about the festival’s inclusion of bands specifically from Eagle Rock. According to Matthew Himes, festival director, Eagle Rock…

The pet that lasts: Eagle Rock residents find companionship in tortoises

What’s the difference between a tortoise and a turtle? To many, the distinction between these hard-shelled creatures isn’t relevant — their similarities outweigh their differences. But to some residents of Eagle Rock, including Angela Barton and Tammy Sprankle-DiMola, tortoises are meaningful companions…

Stumptown Coffee to open York Boulevard location

Stumptown Coffee Roasters, a Portland-based coffee chain, will tentatively open in a 1,700 square-foot space on York Boulevard and Munson Avenue in this summer. According to the firm responsible for the development, Industry Partners, the storefront will be adjacent to a former auto repair and body shop that…

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