Friday, November 27, 2015

Echo Park stories, photos and more

A new face on Echo Park Avenue

Man One Mural on Echo Park Avenue

ECHO PARK — Street artist Alexi Poli, aka Man One, recently left his colorful mark on Echo Park, painting a large mural on the side of a doughnut shop on Echo Park Avenue at Fairbanks Place. The mural is part of Poli’s Faces series, with this portrait ... Read More »

Final Opportunity To Purchase A Stylish Home At Morton Village


The final four residences are offered for sale at Morton Village, representing the ultimate opportunity to own a single-family home in this popular gated enclave with a prime Echo Park address. Among the final residences, there are three contemporary residences with roof-top decks and one historically-styled bungalow remaining. Read More »

Echo Park shooting victim identified


ECHO PARK — Police have identified the victim of Friday’s fatal Echo Park shooting as 20-year-old Alex Baires. Baires was shot at about 8:20 p.m. in front of a small market in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue.  One LAPD spokesman said Baires, a known ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting leaves one man dead [updated]

Echo park homicide scene on echo park avenue 10-28-2015 1-02-14 PM

ECHO PARK — Police this morning are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Friday night in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue. The shooting was reported at about 8:20 p.m., said Lt. Richard Parks with the LAPD Northeast Division. The shooting victim, however, had ... Read More »

ROSEY JONES comes to Echo Park – Grand Opening Sunday


In the past year, the Eastside has grown rapidly, giving way to new businesses, restaurants and retailers, all of which have left many looking for stylish-yet-affordable homes in the area. Enter Rosey Jones—a new development of tastefully-engineered homes built specifically with this emerging class in mind. Read More »

Echo Park school locked down [updated]


Mayberry Street Elementary on the border of Echo Park and Silver Lake had been locked down briefly this afternoon, according to a school employee. LAPD was searching for a burglary suspect nearby, according to preliminary information. Update @ 12:41 pm: The locked down has been lifted, said ... Read More »

Echo Park pedestrian dies after being hit by bike rider

glendle boulevard

ECHO PARK — The 77-year-old pedestrian who was struck by a cyclist last this month while crossing Glendale Boulevard has died of his injuries, police said. Levon Avetisyan died on Sunday, Nov. 1, said Felix Padilla, a detective with the LAPD Central Traffic Division.  While collisions ... Read More »