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Daily Archives: April 14, 2010

A bungalow that Trader Vic would love

But would Trader Vic be willing to pay $419,000 for a one-bedroom, 601-square-foot Echo Park home even with a free-standing tiki bar in the yard? Not sure if the price for this 1914 bungalow on Lake Shore Avenue includes the trio of bar stools or mai ... Read More »

Echo Park filmmakers go fishing for video prize

A video contest sponsored by PBS online inspired director Car Nazzal and cinematographer David Conley to create the above entry (click on the image to go to the video player) that was shot atop an Echo Park building at Sunset and Glendale boulevards. Filmed during a ... Read More »

Eastside stairways in the news

After being neglected, and, in many cases barricaded and fenced off, the public stairways that scale the older hillside neighborhoods of the Eastside are getting more attention. Last year, Eagle Rock resident Bob Inman – hailed by some as a Stairway God – self published A ... Read More »

Black forest along the Los Angeles River *

Joe Linton of the L.A. Creak Freak blog came upon this burned out forest of palm trees that were left blackened by last weeks’ brush fire along the Los Angeles River near Cypress Park. More photos and details about the fire scene at LA Creak Freak. ... Read More »

Powerless in Echo Park

A burned out electrical switch knocked out power to more than 1,000 Echo Park area businesses and homes last night and apparently triggered quite a light show for some residents before things went dark. The exact cause of the 2.5-hour outage has not been determined but ... Read More »

Three injured in Echo Park traffic accident

Three people were injured – one seriously – in an accident this morning at Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard that might have been caused by a pick-up truck running a red light, officials said. A Toyota pick-up truck headed westbound on Sunset Boulevard struck a ... Read More »

My colorful laundrette

The owners of Aroma Laundry in Echo Park are preparing to brighten up the narrow building – which stretches from Glendale Boulevard to Alvarado Street – with some eye-catching colors. But which ones? On Sunday, owner Kris Yi and interior designer Ricardo Moreno were going over ... Read More »