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Daily Archives: July 2, 2009

Whose Lotus Festival is this anyway?

The city was unable to save the Echo Park lotus plants from a mysterious disease or the Echo Park Lotus Festival from budget cuts. It seems that the only lotus-related thing left for the city to protect now is the name, Echo Park Lotus Festival. That’s ... Read More »

A floral view of Echo Park

This Caesalpinia gilliesii, also known as a Yellow Bird of Paradise, peeking out of a Laguna Avenue apartment seems to be taking in the view of the Citibank building. Photo by Martin Cox Read More »

Eastside Crime Watch

Burglars were busy in Boyle Heights while criminals drove off with six cars in Echo Park and Silver Lake during June 22-28. Find out what happened in your zip code at Eastside 911 Read More »

Why you should never invite a blogger to dinner

The guys behind the Allston Yacht Club have been working hard since taking over the former Restaurant 15 space last fall on Echo Park Avenue. But maybe they are working it too hard. After inviting a restaurant blogger named Louise from la.foodblogging.com to try AYC and ... Read More »