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Daily Archives: June 17, 2011

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

“The Reach of Resonance“, an award-winning documentary on experimental musicians by Echo Park filmmaker Steve Elkins, is currently being screened on an international tour. But Elkins wanted to also show the film in his own neighborhood. The Echo Park Film Center and Origami Vinyl have teamed up to make that happen, with the film center screening the “The Reach of ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog: Planning Lady: Silver Lake property owner wants to carve up Larissa Drive lot for development. Home & History Read More »

The Planning Lady

By Christine Peters aka The Planning Lady Here’s the latest batch of notable city planning filings and notices: What’s on the Rise? Silver Lake 3425 Larissa Drive: Yet another small lot -subdivision for this narrow hillside street.  This application is just a block away from 3310 Larissa (ZA-2011-1102-ZV), another vacant lot proposed to be carved up into small building lots.Residents ... Read More »

Victorian charm – and 5-1/2 bathrooms – draws attention to this million dollar Angeleno Heights home

Many first-time visitors to Angeleno Heights head directly to the 1300 block of Carroll Avenue, where a row of ornate Victorian-era homes painted in bright hues have attracted swarms of architecture and history buffs, film crews and recognition as a national historic monument.  But there are other grand, Victorian homes to be found across Angeleno Heights, including a giant, 4,080-square ... Read More »

Silver Lake map maker draws attention

The maps created by Eric Brightwell lack the precision of the Thomas Guide, and they don’t switch to a Google Maps-like Street View at the click of a mouse. Instead, he uses Sharpies and colored pencils to hand draw maps of Los Angeles area neighborhoods  and cities on colored sheets of paper.  The Silver Lake resident has drawn more than ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights, East L.A. Echo Park, Highland Park, Mt. Washington & Silver Lake

Where’s the Almond Joy? Atwater Village pot shop installs marijuana vending machine. AV News Save your appetite: Echo Park’s Mohawk Bend postpones opening. Quarry Girl Ground broken for new Garfield High auditorium. EGP News Found: Crate-trained kitty in Silver Lake. Eastsider Forums Boyle Heights public housing resident recruited by Boston Red Sox. EGP News Highland Park and Mount Washington pet ... Read More »