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Daily Archives: August 9, 2012

Echo Park street art with a soft touch

By Samuel Temblador Late last month, artist Rachel McCollum taped up a street mural made of felt on the wall of an Echo Park public stairway that leads down from Sunset Boulevard to Glendale Boulevard. The mural, a series of felt shapes entitled “Urban Intervention: Shapes ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Silver Lake comic book store to open Highland Park outlet

Silver Lake’s Secret Headquarters has been described as a “boutique” comic  book shop, with its dark wood shelves filled with popular and hard-to-find comics and graphic novels. Now, seven years after Secret Headquarters opened up its Sunset Boulevard location, the owners of the shop are opening ... Read More »

Water wheel may once again spin over L.A. River

Artist and Annenberg heiress Lauren Bon tonight will present her plans to build a 60-foot high water wheel that would scoop up water from the Los Angeles River across from Lincoln Heights. The water wheel, named “La Noria,” would serve as a functional piece of art ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park, East L.A. & Glassell Park

House At The End, Eagle Rock | Photo by Susan C. Weber/Flickr Part-time actor sentenced to probation for taking photos of three-year-old boy in Dodger Stadium restroom. L.A. Now Will 14 lanes be wide enough? Residents react to widening the 710 Freeway. CBS2 Helicopters keep Boyle ... Read More »