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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Echo Park stories, photos and more

Can historic designation save an Echo Park bungalow court?

ECHO PARK - Are a set of bungalows from the 1920s historically significant? As developers try to replace the Spanish-Revival style dwellings at 1456 Echo Park Avenue with as many as a dozen new three-story homes, one tenant has nominated the 94-year-old cluster of residences as a historic cultural monument. Read More »

Christmas Eve Concert and Candlelight Service 4:30 pm

Join your neighbors to enjoy some music and celebrate the rebirth of God in history as we reflect on “Ecstasy Amidst Terror,” connecting stories of shepherds and exiled parents to today’s threats. Stay for the bilingual posada at 6:00. Spanish Service at 7:00, followed by dinner, ... Read More »

One Down Dog yoga stretches into Echo Park

ECHO PARK – One Down Dog, which operates yoga studios in Eagle Rock and Silver Lake, will open a third location early next year in the Echo Park Village complex now taking shape on Glendale Boulevard south of Temple Street. Owner Jessica Rosen said the new ... Read More »

Legalize street vendors? Some businesses are carefully open to the idea

The effort to legalize street vendors is moving forward at City Hall. The proposal has proven controversial in the past, with many residents as well as brick-and-mortar business owners opposed to the idea. But most of the business owners and managers who were interviewed by The Eastsider were open to but cautious about the measure. Read More »

Man dies outside Echo Park church

ECHO PARK — A homeless man died tonight outside a church after his companions tried but failed to keep him alive, police said. “His buddies tried CPR,” said Sgt. Teresa Anderson with the LAPD Northeast Division. But the man was declared dead at the scene by ... Read More »

Ruins of an RV fire at Echo Park Lake [updated]

ECHO PARK — Visitors to Echo Park Lake on Friday were met with the burned out shell of an RV parked on Echo Park Avenue. It’s not the first time an RV or camper, often occupied by homeless persons, has caught fire while parked around the lake. ... Read More »

Posadas at Saint A’s Episcopal Church, Echo Park

Join us for Las Posadas, a Latin American tradition, on the nine nights before Christmas. It’s a pilgrimage that goes door to door asking for shelter, with Mary and Joseph leading the way. Dec. 16 through Dec. 23, each night at 7 pm. Walk with us, ... Read More »

Celebrate Christmas with Saint A’s Episcopal Church

The story of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus. Wonderful people, music, and food! Join us for the Holiday Season. St. Athanasius Episcopal Church, 840 Echo Park Ave, across from the boathouse at Echo Park. For more information, go to www.sainta.la  ... Read More »

For Rent: Contemporary Condo Overlooking Echo Park Lake

1701 Clinton St. #322 | $3,100/month | Property Website This contemporary escape sits hilltop on a gated property where you’ll walk by the lush vines, birds of paradise, and bougainvilleas on the grounds. Two tandem parking spots, washer and dryer on site, and a gorgeous tear ... Read More »

Car flips over on Echo Park Avenue

ECHO PARK — Firefighters were at the scene of a crash this afternoon that left a car upside down in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue. Chris Reynolds sent in a photo of the scene at about 2:30 p.m. No word  on what caused the ... Read More »