This sprawling private sanctuary at the top of an Echo Park canyon places you in a magical setting, above the city but still close to it. The grand, beautifully updated Craftsman-style home sits on expansive grounds covering four contiguous parcels, with lush greenery and wandering brick pathways Read More »
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Here’s a remarkable opportunity to own one of Echo Park’s jewels, a gorgeous fourplex on a ridge overlooking Downtown L.A. There are two lower units, one upper unit and a detached bungalow, all of them meticulously restored with beautifully updated interiors. Read More »
With the opening of Highland Park Bowl last month, there’s a renewed interest in the art of knocking down pins in an alley both as sport and recreation. After all, bowling is socially ecumenical: it’s a great place for kids birthday parties, fun for families, the perfect second date for teens, social outlet for seniors, college bonding, Father’s Day Fun, the list goes on, Read More »
The first-ever Pop-Up Indigenous Fine Art Market is taking place at the Lummis Home and Gardens during Museums of the Arroyo Day on Sunday May 15, 2016 from noon to 5 pm Read More »
Here’s a great opportunity to get into Montecito Heights, a coveted neighborhood where few homes come to market. This single-level residence sits on a hillside cul-de-sac and has been tastefully renovated with pride and skill. Read More »
Submitted by PUC Schools A new Spanish and Mandarin Dual Immersion K-8 School in the Northeast Los Angeles area is set to open in the Fall of 2016! It will open with two Kindergarten classes operating within a 90/10 model: one Spanish Immersion and one Mandarin ... Read More »
MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Lummis Day Festival celebrates features numerous artists as it celebrates the arts and culture of Northeast L.A. But on Saturday, the festival focused its attention on honoring the legacy of one artist, print maker Richard Duardo, who died last year at age 62. Read More »
Lummis Day- The Festival of Northeast Los Angeles - marks its 10th anniversary with an expansion to a three-day event at five Northeast L.A. sites on June 5, 6 and 7, featuring music, poetry, dance, art, theater and opera representing a rainbow of cultural traditions. Admission to all events is free.
While the L.A. River is poised for a billion-dollar restoration, the nearby Arroyo Seco seems almost forgotten as it runs down a narrow slit along the 110 Freeway through Northeast L.A. But a feasibility study now underway may eventually lead to a restoration of the Arroyo Seco as well.
HIGHLAND PARK -- At Ramona Hall, eighth graders from Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet School were practicing their lines and testing their delivering. After all, show time was only days away. While costumes and props were in place, some adrenal jitters needed to be worked out during this rehearsal. The upcoming show, however, was not a theatrical performance, but rather a shared educational experience.
The LADWP today encouraged residents of Eagle Rock and Echo Park to watch their water use in the coming months as two reservoirs that serve the two communities will be taken offline for construction projects.
A group of residents have started a campaign that would reserve the right lanes of the Arroyo Seco Parkway only for exiting and entering the freeway in an effort reduce collisions and improve safety at the highway's notoriously short onramps and offramps. Read More »
Fecal bacteria were present in samples of drinking water taken last month in Northeast L.A. but later testing showed no further signs of contamination, according to the L.A. Department of Water and Power. The fecal bacteria posed no danger to public health because there were adequate ... Read More »
A chair made from cow horns, a child-size fainting coach and the handmade commode of early L.A. civic leader Charles Fletcher Lummis. These are just some of the rarely seen “Out of the Vault” items that will be on display at the six museums participating in ... Read More »
HIGHLAND PARK — There are few things more exciting than finding an unaccompanied sketchpad on the street and feeling the temptation to crack it open. It’s an entirely different beast when the sketchpad has instructions inviting passing stranger to draw on its pages. A year ago ... Read More »