Daily Archives: October 30, 2009

Eastside Shopper & Diner

Forgot about Halloween? Find out where to buy a costume made from recycled newspapers and magazines and how to decorate your place for less than $7 in Eastsider on the Go. Also look for non-holiday book deals and watch out for the new credit card minimum at Echo Park’s most spirited liquor store. Read More »

Save the Date

Friday, October 30*The Echo Park Film Center salutes the dummies of film.*Atwater celebrates Trick or Treat on the BOO-levard. Saturday, October 31* Costume parade and bounce house at the Halloween Festival in Highland Park.* Halloween will be chili – and tasty – in Montecito Heights.* Dogs in drag: Howl-o-Ween Costume Doggie Pageant at the Silver Lake Dog Park.* Zombies on ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Stories & items from other parts of the blog: * Will the first new Boyle Heights high school in 80 years please stand up? School Yard * Police impostor robs three victims. Eastside 911 Read More »

It’s the end of the line for Taylor Yard

The last remaining major repair shops and sheds at Taylor Yard, the once bustling freight train yard that sprawled along the Los Angeles River near Cypress Park, have been turned into piles of rusting metal scrap. In the last few months, nearby residents – and those farther away in the hills of Mt. Washington and Silver Lake, have watched crews ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, East LA, Echo Park & Elysian Valley

The new and improved bikeway undercrossing in Elysian Valley. Creak Freak Shepard Fairey teams up with Levis to sell an $118 Obey-label flannel shirt with “spray-paint drip” details. LA Times Boyle Heights and East LA residents want more Eastside Gold Line fencing. EGP News MTA slow to explain reasons for Eastside Gold Line delay. Neon Tommy Read More »