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Daily Archives: October 1, 2009

Will the home of Billy’s Gangplank become Echo Park’s next historic landmark?

The city’s Cultural Heritage Commission voted today to consider declaring the home of art dealer Billy Shire a historic cultural monument. Shire’s hard to miss home -which he once described as having “a tiki-nautical thing going on” – is already an unofficial neighborhood landmark in the ... Read More »

Scenes from East of the River

Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park will hold a closing reception tonight forEast of the River – Images from the ‘Perdido en Califas’ Series, featuring 41 Polaroid photos by John Tapia Urquiza. More details in Eastsider on the Go. Photo: Beat 64/John Tapia Urquiza Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner

Looking for a deal – up to 40% off – on designer dresses? Hungry for a bacon scone? Want to eat and shop green on the Eastside? Find the answers and details in Eastsider on the Go. Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog: * The Highland Park house of your dreams just sold for $50,000 over asking. Home & History Read More »

Do you want a park or parking lot?

That was the question raised last night during a meeting about 18 new acres of parkland planned for the north end of Elysian Heights. A few residents were surprised to hear that the hillside park, which would stretch from Landa Street on the south to Riverside ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Glassell Park & Highland Park

Robbers make off with $100,00 from an Eagle Rock home. KNX Avenues Gang raid hits close to home for some Glassell Park residents. EGP News Less slime for Echo Park. Chicken Corner Eagle Rock residents prepares for El Nino. NELA List Fictional FBI raids Highland Park. ... Read More »