Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Echo Park stories, photos and more

Getting Around: Echo Park to Santa Monica with the help of NPR

The road to Santa Monica

ECHO PARK — For the last the last nine months, I’ve spent mornings with my friends Audie Cornish, David Green, and Renee Montagne. Each morning we chat about the day’s news and banter about insightful social commentary. Me, the sunrise, a warm cup of coffee … and NPR in my mint green Fiat. See, every morning, the even cadence of NPR accompanies me on my commute from Echo Park to my job as editor at a real estate startup, Agent Ace, in Santa Monica

Will Dodger fans play along with new parking rules?

No parking on Avenue of the Palms

Temporary No Parking and 2-Hour Parking signs have been installed around Dodger Stadium in time for Monday's season opener. The parking restrictions, which apply to residents as well as visiting Dodger fans, are the city's most recent effort to keep pre-game tailgating parties and public drinking from getting out of control

Found in Echo Park: Found black and white cat


Anyone missing a cat? She is very sweet! Black and white kitty showed up along the edge of Elysian Park between Avon Park Terrace and Cerro Gordo Street. Contact: valerielpalmer@gmail.com Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Read More »

What’s in store for Echo Park’s bar-cade?


ECHO PARK -- From Venice to Downtown L.A., architects Rebecca Rudolph and Catherine Johnson have created some memorable and award winning restaurants spaces. Now, their firm, called Design, Bitches, is working to turn a former Sunset Boulevard Shoe Warehouse store into a bar-cade, a combination bar, restaurant and vintage video arcade.