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Daily Archives: March 12, 2010

Detour ahead for Silver Lake drivers & bus riders

After being postponed several times, a key section of West Silver Lake Drive south of Rowena Avenue will be shut down for about five months starting Monday for a water line construction project. Only about two blocks will be closed off but that closure will cut ... Read More »

Dodger Stadium shuttle service to return this season

Dodgers fans will have another way to get to games this upcoming baseball season and avoid the traffic chocked streets of Echo Park and surrounding neighborhoods. Officials today announced a free, express shuttle bus service between Union Station and Dodger Stadium. But the team won’t be ... Read More »

Sex, crime & Elysian Park

The remote canyons and shady trails of Elysian Park have long drawn residents in search of some peace, quiet and – in the case of many gay men – sex. The reputation of Elysian Park as a gay cruising ground is far from new. But today ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner

In the same Echo Park storefront where Dickies and clothes for the working man and cholo were once sold, Rhianon Jones and Tristan Scott (pictured above) are opening the Echo Park Independent Co-op, an approximately 2,000-square-foot showcase of Los Angeles fashion designers and artists. The store ... Read More »

The tale of the Echo Park pink tree

The Eastsider recently posted a slide show of the chitalpa trees planted on Sunset Boulevard that have been subjected to all sorts of indignities, including the one pictured above that had been painted pink. Earlier this week, an Echo Park resident noticed that the pink tree ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

Those who like to sleep in on weekend mornings will probably miss this Sunday’s 9 AM start of the annual Fargo Street Hill Climb (pictured above) in Echo Park. It’s fun to watch but keep the noise down, please. For less energetic pursuits, there’s a Friday ... Read More »