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Daily Archives: June 1, 2011

Gifted students bring rewards to Highland Park campus

Under the leadership of a new principal, Annandale Elementary in Highland Park was recently named a “School for Advanced Studies” to provide additional attention to its academically gifted students in the school district’s GATE programs, according to a story in Highland Park Patch.  A total of  ... Read More »

More snakes

Tuesday’s photo of a five-foot-long snake slithering across a trail in Elysian Park had people talking about recent snake sightings.  On Tuesday afternoon, Paul Koehors, who lives in Echo Park near Oak Glen Place, snapped the above photo to show you don’t have to wander around ... Read More »

Designers duel over Silver Lake’s Sunset Junction

Nearly 60 entries were submitted in a design competition to transform a patch of Sunset Junction asphalt  next to the Silver Lake Jiffy Lube into a $100,000 public plaza and monument. On Thursday night, the public is invited to review and vote on the proposals of ... Read More »

Echo Park’s Mohawk Bend prepares for its grand opening

Mohawk Bend, a sprawling restaurant and bar located a former Sunset Boulevard movie house, will open June 28,  the largest and most ambitious of a string of new eating and drinking establishments to open in Echo Park in recent years. The restaurant will include two bar ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Gifted students earn rewards for Highland Park campus. School Yard Echo Park charter school festival to feature free art & music workshops. School Yard Read More »

Echo Park school festival features music & dance workshops

Gabriella Charter School will hold free dance and music workshops for all ages during a Community Arts Festival on Saturday, June 4 at the Echo Park campus, which is shared with Logan Street Elementary. The afternoon festival also includes a student art exhibit and other events. ... Read More »