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Daily Archives: June 3, 2011

Save the Date: Weekend Edition

The steep hills  looming above the Arroyo Seco will serve as the backdrop for this Sunday’s Lummis Day Festival, a “great gumbo” of music, dance, poetry and art held at Heritage Square in Montecito Heights and the Lummis Home in Highland Park (free shuttles will connect ... Read More »

Space running out on the tower of tagging

The Eastsider posted photos last week of the tagging that covered the west and south facing sides of a seven-story building  on Sunset Boulevard half way between Echo Park and downtown.  The tagging has also spread to the east side (pictured) of the vacant building, which ... Read More »

Council men in standoff over Autry expansion

The City Council’s Arts, Parks & Recreation Committee failed this morning to take a position on a proposed expansion of the Autry Museum in Griffith Park after the only two committee members who showed up – councilmen Tom LaBonge and Ed Reyes – disagreed about what ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: British DJ and performer to start month-long residency at Silver Lake bar. Save the Date White House honors Echo Park school volunteers. School Yard Read More »

White House honors Echo Park school volunteers

Clifford Street Elementary held a special breakfast this morning to congratulate parents and other school supporters who were awarded at The President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award included a certificate and a letter from President Obama, reports parent Cecilia Padilla Brill, who shared in the honors ... Read More »

Sunset Junction design finalists unveiled

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer About 100 people showed up Thursday night to view and vote upon five proposals to build a $100,000 plaza and monument at Silver Lake’s Sunset Junction, with the designs ranging from a two-story high topiary shaped like an arrow to ... Read More »