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Monthly Archives: November 2010

News & Notes from Echo Park, Elysian Valley, Highland Park, Montecito Heights & Silver Lake

Fall colors, Atwater Village A progress report on This Old House, Silver Lake. KPCC What’s new in Echo Park vintage stores. Echo Park Now Where’s the bus? MTA prepares to cut service Dec. 12.  CBS2 Investigators still looking to find out why 19-year-old driver plowed into ... Read More »

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 »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, El Sereno & Glassell Park

Holiday decorating ideas, Glassell Park | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Highland Park parolee crashes El Sereno family’s Thanksgiving. South Pasadena Patch Delilah Bakery in Echo Park makes Huffington Post’s Best Cakes in L.A. list. Huffington Post L.A. Unified teams up with developer to build Glassell Park ... 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 »

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

Tired bunny, Lincoln Heights | Photo by Sahra Sulaiman The man who helped make Boyle Heights a dining destination. L.A. Times The history of Eagle Rock High. Eagle Rock Patch Boyle Heights celebrates Santa Cecilia feast day. YouTube Gobble Gobble Give attracts a crowd of helpers ... 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 »