Daily Archives: November 21, 2011

Body found hanging from a tree near Dodger Stadium*

Police have been called in to investigate a possible suicide in Echo Park this afternoon after the body of a man was found hanging from a tree near Stadium Way and Boylston Street, a block away from the Dodger Stadium Sunset Gate. Firefighters were called at 4:12 p.m. after a passerby spotted the body hanging from a branch amid a ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Nightclub owner expands Silver Lake presence

The Sunset Boulevard building that housed the former La Parrilla Mexican restaurant in Silver Lake has been purchased by nightclub owner Steve Edelson.  The purchase leaves Edelson, who also operates El Cid and Los Globos, with potentially three Sunset Boulevard clubs and restaurants within a mile of each other. An associate of Edelson confirmed that his group has purchased the building ... Read More »

Rain did not dampen enthusiasm for Northeast L.A.’s arts tour

[portfolio_slideshow] Photos by Martha Benedict Despite a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon, an estimated 650 people attended this year’s Arroyo Arts Collective Discovery Tour, according to the L.A. Times.  Arts and crafts were displayed at about 60 locations, ranging from the Audubon Center at Debs Park to private homes and artist’s studios.  Martha Benedict was there to captures images of ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Echo Park house flip seeks a $500,000 mark up

The Echo Park residents who live on Parmer Avenue have watched as a simple three-bedroom house that fell  into foreclosure last year has been remade into a highly-refined Spanish-style house.  Outside, the old stucco was peeled away and  a new skin, of silky smooth stucco was applied.  The interior of the three-bedroom home has been finished with such high-end touches ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Northeast L.A.

L.A. River Storm Drains. Atwater Village | Photo by JT/Flickr Boyle Heights school does double duty as community health and fitness center. L.A. Times Pet owner offers $3,000 reward for two dogs that went missing in Eagle Rock. Patch Rain did not dampen enthusiasm for Northeast L.A.’s arts tour. L.A. Times Echo Park cooks up a Thanksgiving meal for neighborhood ... Read More »