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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog: * Fire burns a Glassell Park garage. Eastside 911* Got a garden but not a green thumb? Home & History Read More »

A summer sunset over Silver Lake

Taken Monday night from Corralitas Drive. Photo by Diane Edwardson Read More »

Southwest and Autry museum supporters head for an afternoon showdown *

The battle over the future of the Southwest Museum on Mt. Washington has been going on almost since the first day it was taken over in 2003 by the Autry National Center in Griffith Park. Many residents and organizations from Northeast Los Angeles have worried from ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park, El Sereno & Montecito Heights

Echo Park vegans don’t like meat but love to party. Echo Elysian Forum Three-peat: Eric Garcetti swearing-in ceremony at 6 pm at LA City College Theater. Council District 13 Campus cafe owner fights to stay at Cal State LA. Cool State LA A new blog in ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog: * A Silver Lake beekeeper serves up home grown honey in Atwater. Eastsider on the Go* Crime on a cul de sac has a resident worried. Eastside 911* A Chinatown Victorian makes a move (finally) to Highland ... Read More »

Old homies pay tribute to handball, history and a woman named Michi

On Saturday morning, over steaming bowls of menudo served in Styrofoam bowls, the members of the Southern California Old Timers gathered within the brick walls of the Maravilla Handball Court in East Los Angeles. This group of mostly older, former prisoners and veteranos from barrios across ... Read More »

Someone needs to tell Sunset magazine about the Echo Park Lake lotuses

They are dead, having fallen victim to some mysterious ailment, and perhaps some city neglect, after blooming in Echo Park Lake for more than 70 years. But that news apparently never reached the editors of Sunset. In the July issue, the magazine recommends that readers take ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Glassell Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

Five children and two adults injured in Lincoln Heights fire. LAFD From Echo Park pig to Los Feliz pork roast. Eating LA Hope is up and crime is down on Drew Street one year after a Glassell Park gang raid. LA Times Don’t expect those pot ... Read More »

Dear Eastsider: Where is that music coming from?

If you ever wondered why the neighborhood is called Echo Park, then you should talk to Martin, who writes in about a dance party heard far and wide this weekend: “Do you know the location of the booming vibrating dance music that has echoed around the ... Read More »

A Saturday afternoon trapped in Echo Park between biker and baseball fans

Perhaps the last thing you want to hear on a Saturday afternoon is that about 1,000 members of a motorcycle club are headed in your direction to picnic and party. But that’s the news LAPD Northeast Division Capt. Bill Murphy received today after the Rare Breed ... Read More »