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Daily Archives: March 25, 2011

Highland Park fire forces Figueroa Street shut down*

A four-block stretch of Figueroa Street in Highland Park is expected to be closed until late afternoon today as firefighters clean up and investigate a blaze that broke out in a tire shop.  Figueroa between Marmion Way on the south and Avenue 43 on the north ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The colors and shapes of California native plants will be the subject of a tour and drawing session at Vista Hermosa Park on Sunday. A naturalist will guide participants through native plant gardens – which bloom within sight of downtown skyscrapers – and then lead a ... Read More »

Echo Park discount grocery store closes doors

Shoppers walking by Echo Park’s Save-A-Lot market on Sunset Boulevard this week have been greeted by closed doors and papered over windows. It’s not clear what led to the sudden closure of the market, which shares a shopping center with a Walgreens drug store at the ... Read More »

Streetwear & music retailer to open Echo Park shop*

Backside, a Burbank store that sells new and used street and skate clothing as well as vinyl records, is opening an Echo Park outlet on Sunset Boulevard.  The new store at 1814 Sunset Blvd. next to Two Boots Pizza will occupy a narrow storefront that has ... Read More »