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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Press take a gander at Maria the goose’s new home

A gaggle of reporters (last bird pun, I promise) turned out this afternoon to view the new home of Maria, the famed Echo Park Lake goose that was relocated to the Los Angeles Zoo in Griffith Park in Feburary. Also on hand was Dominic Ehrler, Maria’s ... Read More »

City sets the date for Echo Park Lake closure

Expect fences to begin encircling the park and lake during the week of July 11 as part of a two-year-long lake clean up, according to a new city website dedicated to the $64 million project.  That website also provides a gallery of before-and-after photos, including images ... Read More »

Eastside Mix: A Thursday night of Echo Park-style neo-psychedelia

By Alfred Montez The Echo in Echo Park tonight, June 30, presents a record release from Johnny O’Donnell and Sacramento.  O’Donnell, formerly of the Holy Ghost Revival, will be leading a night of psychedelia and rock and roll perfectly suited for the little Sunset Boulevard hipster haven. The show ... Read More »

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Gas leak closes Silver Lake street

A three block of West Silver Lake Drive near Tesla Avenue was closed late this morning after utility crews broke a nearby high-pressure line, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.  Silver Lake Drive was closed between Bright Lane on the south and Angus Street on ... Read More »

What to do with an empty East L.A. cultural landmark

By Edgar Lopez The end of June normally saw collectors and fans of Latino art head to East Los Angeles to crowd into the mosaic-covered home of Self Help Graphics & Art for its annual print fair and exhibit.  This year, however, the two-story building at ... Read More »

The wait is still not over for Echo Park beer lovers

Two new Sunset Boulevard establishments – Sunset Beer and Mohawk Bend – have promised to leave Echo Park awash in new artisan beers and specialty brews. But opening those businesses has taken longer than expected.  On the west end of Echo Park, Mohawk Bend, a large ... Read More »

Echo Park preschool holds art show & fundraiser

Cottage Enrichment Preschool will host an annual art show and fundraiser tonight, June 30, featuring paintings, drawings and mixed media collages created by the students at the Echo Park school. Proceeds from the event will be used to buy supplies for the school, upgrade existing books ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: East L.A. brush fire burns nearly eight acres. KPCC Tire slashers strike Silver Lake. Eastside 911 Read More »

Tire slashers strike Silver Lake

A Silver Lake couple living in the hills east of Griffith Park Boulevard want to warn neighbors that the tires on at least half a dozen vehicles – including their own – were slashed this weekend: Just wanted to inform you that someone went on a ... Read More »