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Friday, April 29, 2016

Echo Park stories, photos and more

Goslings take a walk and waddle at Echo Park Lake

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ECHO PARK —  Pedestrians stopped in their tracks and camera phones were pulled out of pockets as a gaggle of goslings took a Friday afternoon walk at Echo Park Lake. Their chaperones guided and nudged the slower goslings along and were ready to scare off any ... Read More »

TiGeorges serving up last meal on Sunday

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ECHO PARK —  Chef TiGeorges Laguerre is serving up his last rotisserie chicken and other Haitian favorites on Sunday when his TiGeorges’ Chicken restaurant on Glendale Boulevard closes. A person at the restaurant confirmed the Sunday closure over the phone. Jeremy Rosenberg, who co-authored a book with Laguerre, also announced ... Read More »

Echo Park shop owners prepare to close up and move out

Scott Wells of Wells Tile & Antiques

The shelves and display cases at Wells Tile & Antiques are filled with vintage tile and pottery that have attracted celebrity customers like Diane Keaton and Brad Pitt. Next door, Hit Bargain caters to working class shoppers with chip clips, sink stoppers and other 99-cent items. ... Read More »

Del Mor Lofts – Creative Living in Echo Park

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Situated in the heart of Echo Park, the Del Mor Lofts have been a partner to the community for over 80 years. The four-story brick building was initially built in 1928 and continues to stay true to the cultural heritage of Echo Park. Read More »

Anybody want to buy an Echo Park coffee house?

Chango Coffee

ECHO PARK —  Chango Coffee, one of the neighborhood’s first coffee houses, is up for sale. The asking price for the approximately 1,000-square-foot cafe was not disclosed but a buyer would assume the remaining lease with an option to extend, according to the listing on LoopNet.com. ... Read More »

Man stabbed in Elysian Park [updated]

elysian park stabbing

Police have closed off a section of Stadium Way near the Dodger ballpark this afternoon after a male transient was tasered and stabbed by another transient following an argument in Elysian Park. The victim, described as a Latino in his 50s was taken to a hospital ... Read More »