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Daily Archives: July 8, 2011

Band takes a dip in the Echo Park Deep Pool for new video

It’s hard enough directing a cast, crew and musicians to make an eye-catching music video. But how about trying to do all that at the bottom of Echo Park’s Deep Pool? That’s what director Ted Newsome did for the new video by Warpaint. Newsome, whose production company is located in Echo Park about a mile north of the public indoor ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner Report

Atwater Village: Bon Vivant Market may open as soon as this fall with paninis, a cheese station as well as a beer and wine and other prepared and pre-packaged foods. Bon Vivant will open only a block away from another planned market, the Atwater Village Farm. More details in Atwater Village Now. Boyle Heights: Guisados, where handmade tortillas filled with ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Open Forum: Will East L.A. be left united or divided after redistricting? The Eastsider Forums Read More »

Save the Date: Safety, art & the sliding glass door

By Christopher Yee If you grew up in a Los Angeles home built during the 1960s and 1970s, it probably included a sliding glass door that opened up on to a patio or backyard. They were fashionable and convenient but they could also prove a safety hazard as anyone who bumped into one could tell you.  In response, artist Robert ... Read More »

Eastside Mix: Ian Moore moves on from a blues-heavy sound

By Alfred Montez The Bootleg Theater in Historic Filipinotown tonight presents Austin, Texas native Ian Moore, who will be performing in honor of his new CD’s release.  “El Sonido Nuevo”  – Moore’s 9th album –  is as equally impressive as the roster of musicians Moore has shared the stage with. Moore most recently played guitar for Jason Mraz on tour and ... Read More »

Marines to go on maneuvers over Echo Park *

Just as Echo Park recovers from the barrage of Fourth of July fireworks, residents have been advised to prepare themselves for another noisy assault, this one courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps.  The office of Congressman Xavier Becerra sent out an email notifying residents that a helicopter landing area near the LAPD Academy in Elysian Park will be used for ... Read More »

City planners focus on river-side design

Earlier this year the Community Redevelopment Agency halted work on a proposed Northeast Los Angeles River redevelopment zone that would stretch from Atwater Village and Glassell Park to Cypress Park and Elysian Valley. While that fate of that far-reaching redevelopment project remains up in the air, the city’s  Planning Department has continued to refine a much more modest set of ... Read More »

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

Window display, Echo Park | Photo by Jose Wolff/Flickr Car crashes into East L.A. Subway sandwich shop. KTLA Jackson Browne joins Silver Lake music scene for a one-night stand. Pop & Hiss Echo Park has changed but not Pizza Buona. Patch Roosevelt High Roughriders no longer have the campus to themselves. EGP News Atwater wine shop books band in the ... Read More »