Daily Archives: March 25, 2010

Echo Park in lights

“Echo Park” floats in the night sky above Sunset Boulevard atop one the city’s newly installed $240,000 message signs near Portia Street. Read More »

Echo Park art in the making

When artist Augustine Kofie painted a new mural on a roll up door on Echo Park Avenue last month, he recorded himself and neighbors as they walked by. The result is a time-elapsed video of an artist at work and a diverse group of residents on parade. “There is no hidden message nor word play in this piece, just a ... Read More »

Did crime come knocking on the door of a Silver Lake councilman? *

Silver Lake residents living in the hills west of the reservoir have been circulating an email warning of a young man who has been knocking on front doors and chatting about the neighborhood, his parents, dogs and college. The man, who is described as a white male in his early 20s, might be connected to some recent “confidence” or “distraction” ... Read More »

Do Echo Park home buyers prefer Craftsman-style or loft living?

The developers of the Sunset Five condos have had a difficult time selling the loft-like units in the newly built Sunset Boulevard project despite price price cuts and cutting-edge design. But perhaps the sellers of a $499,000 home five lots away will have better luck with buyers seeking classic Craftsman style in Echo Park and Angeleno Heights. Like the Sunset ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, City Terrace, Glassell Park, Lincoln Heights, Mt. Washington & Silver Lake

Silver Lake reservoir black balls make National Geographic. MetblogsLA Deputy shoots possibly suicidal man in City Terrace. Daily News Lincoln Heights is back on time. LA Eastside Fire damages vacant Mt. Washington house on Cross Ave. Daily News Forever21 teams up with Silver Lake designer Brian Lichtenberg. WWD Glassell Park Neighborhood Council looking for candidates. NELA List Boyle Heights’ White ... Read More »