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Daily Archives: May 11, 2011

Man found dead near Silver Lake onramp died of drug overdose

The man whose body was found near a freeway offramp in Silver Lake last month most likely died of an accidental drug overdose, according to authorities.  The body of Karabed Garo Hoogasian, 32, of Glendale  was discovered  on the morning of April 23 near the southbound ... Read More »

Expect more bark at the Silver Lake Dog Park

Tree bark, that is. This morning, a crew of city workers planted 10 new trees in the Silver Lake Dog Park in hopes of greening up the sun-baked and often dusty piece of ground. Jen Byrne of the Silver Lake Dog Park Association describes the morning ... Read More »

Echo Park restaurant owner now seeking to become Atwater brewmaster*

Businessman and beer aficionado Tony Yanow has not even opened up his giant new Echo Park restaurant, Mohawk Bend, but is already involved in the start up of an even more ambitious project in North Atwater Village:  a 100,000-barrel a year brewery and 150 seat restaurant. ... Read More »

What’s more annoying? Echo Park church bells or the horn blower by the lake?

Noise is a constant companion to anyone who lives in Echo Park, whether it’s the barking dog down the hill, the police helicopter overhead or the teenager beating drums next door. Down by Echo Park Lake, however, some sounds that many would welcome -  solemn church ... Read More »

News & Notes from East L.A., Echo Park, Highland Park & Mt. Washington

Joe Sanchez, founder of East L.A.’s  La Quebredita stores and L.A.’s first Latino Fire Commissioner, dies. EGP News “Cadillac of pizza ovens” gets ready to fire up in a new Echo Park restaurant. Daily Dish School board approves plan to require faculty at Highland Park middle ... Read More »