Daily Archives: August 16, 2012

Bulletin Board: Frogtown Art Walk seeks artist submissions for juried POD project

Submitted by Elysian Valley Arts Collective The Elysian Valley Arts Collective is sponsoring a series of temporary exhibits in storage units (PODS) to be located along Blake Ave during the 2012 Frogtown Artwalk. POD exhibits to be selected by a jury from submitted proposals. This is an excellent opportunity for local artists who do not have studios along the artwalk ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

Stories and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: In defense of bathroom carpeting.  Home & History Frogtown Art Walk seeks artist submissions for juried POD project. Bulletin Board Read More »

In defense of bathroom carpeting

A midcentury Elysian Heights home that recently went on the market for $499,000 is, according to the Redfin listing, “Ready for makeover.” The to do list might include repainting pink walls and replacing what looks like fake wood paneling. But the first thing that might have to go is in the bathroom. “Wall to wall carpet even in the restrooms. ... Read More »

Put on your hard hat−it’s time to visit Echo Park Lake

More than 100 people had signed up to take a tour today of the construction zone that is Echo Park Lake.  The members of the public−as well as bloggers–escorted by city employees walked down to where the lake had been to get a closer look at vast expanse of dirt ringed by a towering wall of concrete and newly constructed ... Read More »

A trickle of history runs unnoticed through El Sereno

The Arroyo Rosa de Castilla once coursed its way through the hills and canyons on what is now the eastern edge of El Sereno. Before Spanish and Mexican colonists arrived, the stream helped sustained a Tongva indian village. Under Mexican rule, the sprawling Rancho Rosa de Castilla adopted the name of the stream, which later provided essential water to a ... Read More »

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, East L.A, Highland Park & Silver Lake

I’m Home!, Silver Lake | Photo by Alex Wichman/Flickr Highland Park’s summer crime wave cools off.  Patch Pot shops ordered to close by Sept. 6. KPCC Occidental College is a hit with Hollywood filmmakers. L.A. Times French artists takes up residence in Silver Lake Neutra home.  Curbed L.A. New high school opens up in former East L.A. hospital. EGP News ... Read More »