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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Echo Park stories, photos and more

Vegan cinnamon roll shop coming to Echo Park

ECHO PARK — Vegans will never go hungry in Echo Park. Neighborhood shops sell bags of vegan teriyaki jerky and boxes of vegan mac & cheese balls. Restaurants serve up slabs of “cauliflower steak” and vegan banh mi sandwiches. Now, those who crave freshly baked vegan ... Read More »

Brewery-bike shop proposed for Echo Park

ECHO PARK — If Highland Park can have a combination restaurant-barbershop, why can’t Echo Park have a brewery-bike shop combo? That’s what is being proposed for a commercial building on a stretch of Sunset Boulevard that has been attracting new shops, cafes, housing and nightlife. Jens ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Town Hall to Focus on Homeless Issues

Submitted the Echo Park Improvement Association Homeless issues can be wide-ranging for residents, business owners, the city and individuals facing or experiencing homelessness. We want to help the community understand what it takes to work with issues around homelessness, including how problems are dealt with, who ... Read More »

Purple bus and other live-in vehicles face eviction from Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK -- Two and a half years ago, B.J. Dini and Simon Johnson first parked their bus by Echo Park Lake and set up shop for meditation, tarot readings and birth charts. The bus has since been painted purple, spawning a Facebook presence called The Purple Party, which welcomes people from across the political spectrum. But the purple bus might soon have to find a new place to park. Read More »

Do you have wills or trusts on your “To Do List?”

Do you have wills or trusts on your “To Do List?” Contact your neighborhood lawyer, Thomas DeBoe. He is an Echo Park attorney with practice areas that include wills, trusts, business contracts, joint financial ventures, consumer transactions, family law, tenancies and homeownership Read More »

Laundry Love: We do laundry for free!

WE DO LAUNDRY FOR FREE! Bring your laundry or volunteer to help. Tues Jan 17, 5:30-8 pm AND the third Tuesday of every month at Aroma Laundry, 1448 N. Alvarado St. (Corner of Scott and Alvarado) in Echo Park. Info or to volunteer 818-626-0952 (text or ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting turns out to be a movie shoot

ECHO PARK — If you were one of the Echo Park residents who wondered what all that shooting was about on Saturday night, this video clip may explain it. Wendy A. took this video on Lake Shore Avenue, which had been closed off south of Scott ... Read More »