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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Angelenos honor the patron saint of lost causes

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Hundreds of worshipers gathered Thursday night in the parking lot of the San Conrado Mission in Solano Canyon to honor St. Jude, or San Judas Tadeo, on his feast day.  Meanwhile, downtown, hundreds more gathered at La Placita Church. Photographer ... Read More »

Meet me at Remy Square

The City Council today adopted a motion to name the intersection of Alvarado and Temple streets in Historic Filipinotown to Remedios ‘Remy’ V. Geaga Square, according to Echo Park neighborhood council president Jose Sigala.  Remy Geaga, who died in 1997, was a  Filipino American activist who ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

From this afternoon's Goblin Parade (pictured above) at Elysian Heights Elementary to Tuesday's Dia de Los Muertos extravaganza in East Los Angeles, the weekend and beyond is filled with Halloween and Day of the Dead events Read More »

Echo Curio brews up a plan to stay in business

Fans of the Echo Curio Curiosity Shop & Gallery were saddened earlier this month when the owners of  the Echo Park art space said they would likely close up shop by year’s end after police  forced them to stop hosting live music without the proper permits.  ... Read More »

Dodger Stadium flea market hops to Saturdays

The debut of the L.A. Flea Market in the Dodger Stadium parking lot last July attracted a lot of attention, with shoppers debating the merits of the merchandise and the food trucks.  But, only about three months after it began, the L.A. Flea Market has announced ... Read More »

Anyone have a giant tool kit?

If anyone is in need of a nearly 20-foot tall sign in the shape of a handsaw, the owners of L.A. Carpetime in Echo Park would like to talk.  The giant saw sign that once  hung from the front of a former Temple Street hardware store ... Read More »

Burglars clean up twice at Silver Lake cleaners

The owners of a Silver Lake dry cleaners discovered earlier this week that burglars had broken into the shop and taken $1,200 from the cash register. How did the burglars get in?  Through a hole in a wall made during a previous burglary, reports Officer Mario ... Read More »

Shopper & Diner Report

By Beth Zeigler Anyone for a bakery on wheels?! Yes please! Mardy’s Munchies, owned by a Montecito Heights baker, delivers desserts (pictured) made from scratch right to your front door. Or, you can scope them out at the El Sereno Farmer’s Market, where you can pick ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Discards near Sunset Junction, Silver Lake | Photo by Jesse Saucedo A Silver Lake teen’s one-woman book drive nets 1,700 books. Los Feliz Ledger What was all that booming about at Dodger Stadium last night? Echo Elysian Forum The former Silver Lake band “The Negro Problem” ... Read More »

What’s the buzz on Echo Park’s giant saw?

Echo Park’s landmark Jensen’s Recreation Center sign got a boost last night when the Echo Park neighborhood council approved a $2,500 grant to help relight the 1924 sign. But what about some recognition and help for the neighborhood’s other notable signage, Echo Park resident Ida Talalla ... Read More »