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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Submitted by R. Keszek I found the sweetest dog this evening hiding in a corner behind the house of a dog I was visiting for a walk. He doesn’t have a chip or collar and he doesn’t look like he was well taken care of so ... Read More »

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide to House Hunting

So many open houses, so little time.  This weekend’s selection of Eastside open houses includes a trio of million dollar homes in Silver Lake; a $299,900 two-bedroom condo in Monterey Hills and a $499,000 Highland Park Spanish Colonial with exposed wood ceiling beams.  Always check to ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park & Lincoln Heights

Power Lines & Moon, Cypress Park | Photo by Christian Aeschliman/Flickr Highland Park resident prepares for another city council district move. L.A. Times Police seeking “person of interest” in fatal Boyle Heights, car-to-car shooting. NBC Shepard Fairey’s Echo Park agency now working on museum marketing and ... Read More »

Lost: Echo Park dog named Tula

Submitted by L. Mavropoulos Lost dog she got out of the yard. Greyish Black with white chest, paws, white tip on tail . Last seen 3 pm. A Latino male wearing a black Acapulco work shirt tried to turn her over  to the dog store on ... Read More »

Tofu Chilaquiles & Walnut Sausage Florentine: Vegan brunch now serving in Echo Park

By Valentina Silva I’m glad I live in a city where the mention of “vegan brunch” actually brings to mind more than a few delicious possibilities. Echo Park and Silver Lake, alone, have more full-on vegan restaurants (that are actually good) than most states in this ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Feeding frenzy for an Echo Park apartment building

The 16-unit apartment building at 1314  Sutherland Street needs some work. But apparently that didn’t matter to buyers after the building went on sale in early May after being family owned since 1949.  The unusually low asking price of $679,796  attracted a flood of interest, prompting ... Read More »

Watch where you step in Elysian Park

And we are not talking about doggy droppings. Matt Erman came upon the approximately three-foot long snake pictured above this morning on a trial on the west side of Elysian Park near Park Drive and Academy Road. “The snake was actually chillin’ right before a fork ... Read More »

Will city departments give up Atwater property for parkland?

Earlier this year city officials and Atwater Village residents celebrated the restoration of North Atwater Creek and the expansion of North Atwater Park near the Los Angeles River. But there might be more room for additional parkland  in the northern tip of Atwater Village, according to ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights & Highland Park

Porch Gargoyle, Angeleno Heights | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Boyle Heights man killed in an apparent car-to-car shooting. KTLA City reveals first draft of proposed new mural ordinance. Curbed L.A. Charcuterie and savory martinis await at new Atwater Village cafe and market. AV Now Flipper Mark ... Read More »

Fire damages Silver Lake duplex

A fire that is believed to have started in a bathroom wall heater caused minor damage to a duplex near the Silver Lake reservoir early this evening.  Fire crews quickly put out the blaze that broke out at the corner of W. Silver Lake Drive and ... Read More »