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Daily Archives: June 7, 2011

Highland Park’s King of Pop to host a soda tasting

If Eastside wine bars and beer brewers can hold tastings, why not purveyors of soda pop?  Next month, Galco Soda Pop Stop in Highland Park will hold its first-ever Summer Soda Tasting. It’s an event to promote new soda flavors as well as raise funds for ... Read More »

Is an “alcohol zone” on tap for Echo Park?

The owners of the Echo Park minimall at the southeast corner of Glendale Boulevard and Berkeley Avenue have erected a new sign with a blank space at the top that is apparently being saved for a proposed 7-Eleven store.  But the prospect of a 24-hour, convenience ... Read More »

Musicians union triggers discord at Mariachi Plaza

By Edgar Lopez A group of mariachis seeking better pay held a forum at Mariachi Plaza on Monday afternoon to address concerns about how a proposed union would affect the Boyle Heights plaza,  which has long served as an informal hiring hall and hangout for the ... Read More »