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Daily Archives: June 22, 2010

A little less color and light for Echo Park

Some of the neon signage from La Popular furniture store in Echo Park was coming down today in preparation for the opening of a discount store, which will occupy the western end of the 12,000-square-foot building. The owner of La Popular, which has operated in Echo ... Read More »

Why live in Eagle Rock?

Comedian Al Madrigal, in an interview with the LA Weekly, says one of the benefits of Eagle Rock living is the relatively small number of entertainer-types – like himself – living in the neighborhood: “I guess people who hate L.A. never lived here. I’m in Eagle ... Read More »

Artist trades studio for a restaurant kitchen

How does a Mexican-born conceptual artist open up a Vietnamese restaurant in Echo Park with a menu that includes classic noodle dishes as well as pho-flavored tacos?   For Jose Sarinana, the answer reflects not only his interest in food and cooking but his life as well.  ... Read More »