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Daily Archives: August 6, 2010

Echo Park: Still living the Vida Loca

Police squad cars and a helicopter responded to reports of shots fired in the northern part of Echo Park  and Elysian Heights tonight but found no evidence of a shooting, according to an officer with the Northeast Division. A few Echo Park residents with Twitter accounts ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog. Reports of shots fired in Echo Park-Elysian Heights. Eastside 911 Is a $215,000 one-bedroom affordable hipster housing? Home & History Read More »

You are now in El Sereno – the sign says so

Councilman José Huizar and residents will gather this evening at Huntington Drive and Maycrest Avenue for the dedication of a  a new El Sereno gateway monument sign near the city boundary with Alhambra.  The marker is part of $700,000 worth of civic improvements along Huntington Drive. What ... Read More »

Is a $215,000 one-bedroom affordable hipster housing?

How much house can an Echo Park hipster afford? How about $215,000? That’s the price of the one-bedroom unit pictured above that is part of a cluster of homes being sold separately or part of a package on a lot at Preston Avenue and Ewing Street.  ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The Echo Park Film Center Filmmobile will screen Mi Vida Loca, the Allison Anders film about  “girls, gangs … and guns”  in Echo Park tonight (remember those high-rise chola pompadours?). The free screening will take place near Echo Park and Delta avenues, one of the neighborhood ... Read More »

Resident has no appetite for a new Del Taco

Some Echo Park residents were let down earlier this year when the shuttered Pioneer Chicken – the first outlet of a once fast growing  restaurant chain – was transformed into a Little Caesars Pizza. Now,  just beyond the western fringe of  Silver Lake, another former Pioneer ... Read More »

Boyle Heights residents crash rave party

EGP News reports that a small but determined group of Boyle Heights residents have shut down a popular weekly rave party in a  Clarence Street warehouse that flooded the neighborhood with noise and scantily-clad party goers. One woman told EGP: “They don’t dress like this where ... Read More »

Questions raised about police sweep of Echo Park Lake vendors

The Thursday night meeting of the Echo Park Improvement Assn. began with some residents praising the LAPD for sweeping out swap meet vendors from Echo Park Lake, with peddlers being warned and ticketed for soliciting on public property.  But there was at least one person who ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Highland Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

Elysian Park | Photo by Eric Richardson/Flickr Man dies from apparent heart attack at Dodger Stadium. LAist Ground breaking ceremony set for Elysian Park expansion. Echo Park Now Gays to protest at Eagle Rock Target store today. Uptown Gay & Lesbian Alliance Weezer joins Silver Lake’s ... Read More »