News & Notes: Ride over for Lincoln Heights carousel, ugly Echo Park kitchen stars in TV show, Silver Lake home builder gets desperate

A former mountain climber recalls his adventures with the Mt. Whitney Club of the Echo Park United Methodist Church. Wall Street Journal

Low ridership kills off Lincoln Park carousel. Lincoln Heights LA via LA Eastsider

Home & Garden TV host Angelo Surmelis remodels his “hideous” Echo Park kitchen. LA Times

Random Rumor: Thrift store chain Out of the Closet is looking into opening an Echo Park outlet in the former Fiesta Discount store on Sunset Boulevard.

Silver Lake home builder turns unsold unit next to the freeway into an unofficial billboard. LA Curbed

“Just because you can build a house somewhere doesn’t mean you should.”

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