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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Echo Park & Silver Lake get a gang injunction

A Los Angeles judge on Tuesday approved a preliminary gang injunction against the Temple Street gang, which claims the southern edge of Silver Lake and Echo Park. Nearly 40 gang injunctions, which restrict the activities of gang members, have been used to in other parts of ... Read More »

Neighborhood left out of Barlow Hospital story

Earlier this month an administrator from Barlow Respiratory Hospital near Elysian Park expressed concern that the Los Angeles Times was preparing a story about the hospital’s plan to redevelop its campus. It turns out that the executives of the 106-year medical facility had nothing to worry ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Echo Park & Eagle Rock

Coldstone Creamery in Atwater Village to close but a new sweets shop is on the way. Atwater Village Newbie Just so there’s no confusion: Echo Park’s new Thai restaurant is called “It’s Thai.” Daily Dish Rock Row under development in Eagle Rock. Curbed LA Dov Charney, ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Silver Lake

What are people thinking? A puppy complete with carrier dumped in Elysian Heights. Echo Elysian Forum$67 leather key rings and more at Echo Park’s new Mohawk General Store. LA Times Silver Lake’s Malo goes downtown. Daily Dish Meet the Occidental College professor who is at the ... Read More »

Trail blazers in Silver Lake

A new pathway on the eastern edge of the Silver Lake Reservoir opened up this weekend that is easier on the knees and shields walkers and runners from passing cars. Ribbon cutting photos, complete with neighborhood councilmen wielding big scissors, on Curbed LA. Read More »

All they want for Christmas are shoppers

Eagle Rock store owner Kelly Witmer didn’t wish anyone a “Happy Holiday” or offer a cheery “Seasons Greetings” in her December email to customers. Instead, Witmer’s message was blunt and bleak: “Going out of business sale!!!!….Looks like we are going to be another casualty of the ... Read More »

Another day, another $2.6 million for Dov Charney

Christmas came early for American Apparel founder and Silver Lake resident Dov Charney. On Friday, the shares of American Apparel rose after the company said it’s lenders had extended its credit line, according to the LA Business Journal. How much did the stock rise? Seven cents ... Read More »