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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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A weekend of music, art and tragedy in Echo Park

Dante Elephante winding things down on Sunday | Nathan Solis

ECHO PARK -- Neighborhood festivals come in all shapes and sizes and this past weekend's Echo Park Rising was no different. The music festival fit over the community like a circus tent. It brought out the best in the community, it brought out the worst. I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that someone was stabbed to death on Friday night, the murder scene and yellow police tape just a few yards from the crowd gathered outside one of the festival venues. Read More »

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing death [updated]

A skateboard taped to a lampost was part of a sidewalk memorial taking shape on Sunset boulevard

ECHO PARK — The man who was stabbed  during a Friday night argument with  three suspects on Sunset Boulevard has died from his wounds, police said today. Police this morning were looking for surveillance videos and conducting probation checks on the homes of known gang members ... Read More »

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing; victim dies [updated]

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ECHO PARK -- Police are searching for three suspects tonight in connection with the stabbing of a man on Sunset Boulevard as the street was busy with crowds attending the Echo Park Rising music festival. Read More »

Best bets at this weekend’s Echo Park Rising festival

Scenes from 2013 Echo Park Rising | Nathan Solis

_ ECHO PARK – This weekend Echo Park will welcome the fourth annual Echo Park Rising festival to the neighborhood. The three-day music and arts event is free, and aims to celebrate the creativity and diversity of the Eastside enclave. This year’s schedule is again loaded ... Read More »

Is This A Peak Price? Echo Park hilltop compound sells for $1.755 million

ECHO PARK — This Craftsman-style home with a pool and  guest cottage generated a lot of attention when it went on the market in July at an asking price of $1.395 million. But that lofty asking price was not high enough. This week, only a little ... Read More »

Storefront Report: Echo Park bar owners take over restaurant

The Holloway is opening in the former home of Allummette

ECHO PARK — The folks who renovated and reopened Little Joy, the one-time Sunset Boulevard dive bar, two years ago are now in the process of opening a new bar and restaurant on Echo Park Avenue in the former home of Allumette. The Holloway, which shares ... Read More »

Found in Echo Park: Terrier mix Near Beaudry Avenue

Friendly small male terrier mix Contact: La animal services 213-485-8855 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Eastsider Ads Read More »

Found in Echo Park: Friendly Cocker Spaniel mix

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Sweet, friendly small female Cocker Spaniel Mi . found on Cove and Allesandro. Collar but no tags. She wants to come home. Seems pretty young. In good shape, Seems well fed. Contact: alisonplesset@yahoo.com 323-791-3295 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. ... Read More »

Echo Park Bungalow With Detached Bonus Studio And Views Open Sunday 1 pm – 4 pm

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A charming Echo Park bungalow with an expansive yard and detached bonus space. Nearly a century old, this character-rich hillside home has been updated with modern design elements and systems. Period details include hardwood flooring, narrow-plank ceilings and walls, penny round tiles and a clawfoot bathtub. Read More »

5 Questions for Echo Park talent buyer Liz Garo

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ECHO PARK — Talent Buyer Liz Garo says to go ahead and take her picture, but she’s going to look down at her phone. She says this is the most honest portrait of her at work. With Spaceland Productions, Garo is responsible for all bookings at ... Read More »