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Daily Archives: January 7, 2009

Shepard Fairey’s Obama Poster goes to Washington

The National Portrait Gallery has acquired the original collage created by Shepard Fairey, whose studio and advertising agency are located in Echo Park. The artwork that became the defining image of Obama’s presidential campaign will be on view at the museum only a few blocks from ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Eagle Rock & Highland Park

There is still a lot to love about the 110 Pasadena Freeway. York Boulevard Dying for a sale: How an Eagle Rock man is cashing in on unwanted cemetery plots. KABC New ownership takes over Atwater’s Los Feliz Cafe. Starvin’ Marvin Opponents sign up against the ... Read More »

Hey, that’s no kitty

The wildlife in Echo Park – and we are not talking about the crowds during Margarita Wednesday’s at Barragan’s – is getting wilder. At least two residents have spotted what looks like a bob cat wandering the hills and streets, according to a posting on the ... Read More »

Taggers takeover the 110 Freeway

The 110 Freeway as it passes through Elysian Park north of downtown is a favorite target for taggers. But tagging seems to always get out of control during the holidays, and this season was no different. Perhaps it’s because the taggers have some extra time on ... Read More »