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A light tour of Echo Park’s dark past

Fun fact: If you go to a little parklet by Riverside Drive, you can see where The Hillside Stranglers dumped some of their victims. That, in fact, is one of the first stops on the Echo Park Book of the Dead Tour, which is rolling through Echo Park on Saturday, April 23rd. Read More »

Echo Park residents are facing loads of inconvenience

ECHO PARK -- Ana Moreno has been going to Lucy’s LaundryMart for the past seven years. But later this month, Moreno and the other customers at Lucy’s will have to find another place to wash, fluff and fold after one of the neighborhood’s largest coin-laundries shuts its doors “This one is very close, but what can you do?” said Moreno. “ Read More »

Del Mor Lofts – Creative Living in Echo Park

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 »