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Monthly Archives: November 2010

What triggered Saturday night gunfire in Silver Lake?

Residents living near Silver Lake Boulevard and Marathon Street reported hearing a volley of gunshots Saturday at about midnight prompting LAPD squad cars to flood into the area as a police helicopter flew overhead.  One resident who lives on La Fayette Park Place said she called ... Read More »

Will Michelle Obama put Echo Park statue on her to-do list?

The New York Times this weekend published letters written to First Lady Michelle Obama from students involved with  826, a reading and literacy program with an office in Echo Park.  One of the letter writers, an 11-year-old boy named Andres, made the following requests: Dear Michelle ... Read More »

News & Notes from Highland Park & Silver Lake

Echo Park Lake | Photo by Boss Tweed/Flickr Woman killed after cars crashes into Troy’s Burgers in Highland Park. CBS2 & L.A.Now Gone fishin': Trout coming to Eastside lakes this week. Outposts L.A. Unified plans an earlier start for the school year. L.A. Times & Daily ... Read More »

One man killed in Boyle Heights shooting *

Police said a man in the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue was shot dead this morning in what is believed to be a gang related, drive-by killing. The suspect, who was between 25 to 30 years old, died at the scene after being shot multiple times ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The Eastsider’s weekend calendar is heavy on after-Thanksgiving shopping sales and events, including a holiday sale at Feeding Birds Boutique (pictured) in Echo Park an art fair and fundraiser at the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts. If you are already shopped out, consider a life ... Read More »

Storefront Report: New Echo Park shop thinks small *

Echo Park newest – and perhaps temporary – boutique opened its doors shortly before Thanksgiving in a Sunset Boulevard storefront the size of a living room. Blood is the New Black Market, featuring an assortment of clothing, gifts and accessories, in the 1800 block of Sunset ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner

The Echo Park Independent CO-OP /Photo by Luke Storey, School of Style By Beth Zeigler Big box stores and shopping mall are not the only places where you can find post-Thanksgiving shopping deals. Many independent Eastside shops will be holding sales and promotions to catch your ... Read More »