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Daily Archives: July 18, 2011

Echo Park rec centers remain in full swing

With all the news about the recent closure of Echo Park Lake, it’s worth noting that the Echo Park Recreation Center and small playground (pictured)  across from the park on Bellvue Avenue remain open as are the tennis courts and ball field south of the 101 ... Read More »

Eastside Fashion Sponsored Post Sample

Photo by Timothy Marsee/Flickr/Creative Commons 2.0

new season has arrived with an updated take on classic fashion in rich colors and fabrics.  A mix of apparel and accessories at Eastside Fashion will have you read for a casual afternoon at the corner cafe or a more dressy evening out. New designers include…… ... Read More »

House Hunt: Big homes with big views from University Hills

The hillside homes clustered west of Cal State of L.A. in the University Hills section of El Sereno boast some  sweeping views of the mountains and the skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles. University Hills lacks the midcentury architecture of Silver Lake and the woodsy landscape of  ... Read More »

What to expect from an Echo Park store named Villainy

The former rainbow colored storefront that housed the  Echo Curio performance  space in Echo Park has been painted an olive green, and signs in the papered over windows read “VILLAINY IS COMING.”   But the owners of Villainy – Erich Schlieske and Ellen McAlister of Echo Park ... Read More »

Found: German Shorthaired Pointer in Elysian Park

A dog found in Elysian Park after the Fourth of July is now at the North Central Animal Shelter in Lincoln Heights. Here are the details from the shelter website: I am an unaltered female, black German Shorthaired Pointer and Labrador Retriever. The shelter thinks I ... Read More »

The grand plan for Silver Lake’s Jiffy Lube island

City engineers and the winners of a design competition are now working on how to build a monument and small plaza at Sunset Junction next to the Silver Lake Jiffy Lube.  But that $100,000 monument – part of a larger $1.5 million street improvement project – ... Read More »