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Daily Archives: May 27, 2011

Volunteers needed for a “literary canopy” raising

The sun-baked patio behind the 826LA reading and tutoring center in Echo Park will get some welcome shade in the form of a “literary canopy” that will be installed this weekend. The “Superscript” canopy, a project conceived by Materials & Applications in Silver Lake,  consists of ... Read More »

Silver Lake smash-up*

Silver Lake residents near Dillon and Marathon Street were awakened early this morning to the sound of crunching metal and broken glass.  At least seven* vehicles parked on Dillon between Marathon and Vendome were damaged in the 1 a.m. accident, which was believed to have been ... Read More »

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

Memorial Day weekend arrives with a  burst of heat and purple jacaranda blossoms, creating great weather and a colorful backdrop to enjoy Eastside events. The weekend fare ranges from a collection of erotic film shorts screened at the Echo Park Film Center to a string-band session ... Read More »

A tower of tagging

The former Metropolitan Water District headquarters on Sunset Boulevard in Victor Heights is empty on the inside but has become a seven-story canvas for taggers on the outside. The property, which is part of the Holly Hill Community Church campus,  is up for sale at an ... Read More »

Eastside Mix*

Quinto Sol performs at the M Bar tonight. By Alfred Montez Quinto Sol will be performing at The M Bar in Boyle Heights tonight, bringing their “Razteca” reggae stylings to the stage the way only they can.  Their history in the neighborhood, their politically conscious lyrics, ... Read More »