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Daily Archives: September 1, 2010

This Echo Park move is going nowhere fast

If you were moving to Echo Park today and your moving truck was late, this photo might explain why.  The moving truck bottomed out on Sunset Boulevard at about 2:30 P.M. as it started to climb up Quintero Street. It didn’t get very far. The movers unloaded ... Read More »

The nightly show at the House of Spirits *

This time-lapse video of the House Spirits just proves what most Echo Park residents already know – the House of Spirits is one of the busiest liquor stores around.  Artist and Echo Park resident Joe Santarromana – condensed an hour of footage (shot at 2 frames ... Read More »

Haunted by visions of the Silver Lake Walking Man

Doctor Marc Abrams, the legendary Silver Lake Walking Man, died six weeks ago in what was determined to be a suicide. But the years of seeing the very sun tanned Abrams walking the streets of Silver Lake - often while he was shirtless and reading a newspaper - has been stamped into the memory of many residents. Read More »

Eastside dodgeball league targets rec centers

The organizers behind the dodgeball league known as the Eagle Rock Yacht Club have not only been preparing for the upcoming season but also on forming a nonprofit corporation. Operating as a tax- exempt group would put the league in a better position to support the ... Read More »

News & Notes from Echo Park, Highland Park & Montecito Heights

Three Gospels Mural| Lincoln Heights | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr The giant dragon fly of Montecito Heights explained. 90042 Do $2.50 margaritas count? Nominations being accepted for the best Echo Park margarita. Echo Park Now L.A. Unified imposes new controls over charter schools in wake of ... Read More »