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Silver Lake just added another hipster to the neighborhood in the form of an old, bearded, yelling guy. No, it's not our run of the mill homeless dude from underneath the viaduct at the Echoplex, but a new JR portrait on the side of the building at 1755 Glendale Blvd.
Imagine your most-oft heard crazy rant wafting through the air as you pass underneath him. And shout back.
If you happen to be in Venice, notice the new “eye” on the corner of Abbot Kinney and Milwood, otherwise known as Gjelina restaurant. This definitely raises the profile of the usually clandestine restaurant, but employees are excited it's a part of the project. 1429 Abbot Kinney Blvd.