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Daily Archives: August 4, 2011

Echo Park art project is made for shade

Last May The Eastsider reported on the upcoming installation of a “literary canopy” to shade the sun baked concrete slab behind the 826LA reading and tutoring center.  The art project conceived by Materials & Applications in Silver Lake in partnership with designer  Kate Moxham,  consists of ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News & items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Suspect in “All Ears Bandit” bank robbery pleads not guilty. Patch House Hunt: A Silver Lake home with more arches than a McDonald’s. Home & History Read More »

Silver Lake neighborhood council asks DWP to spare trees

By Mary A. Allen After discovering that sycamore trees near the Silver Lake Reservoir were scheduled to be removed for a municipal water project, residents came out in force during Wednesday night’s Silver Lake Neighborhood Council meeting in support of the trees.  The council  motion called ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: What’s new with our sponsors

Sales & Specials Stories Books & Cafe’: 20% off all used Books, Aug. 6 – Aug. 13. New Merchandise &  Services Potted: Beat the heat with their NEW gurgling fountains (pictured). Sprout Creative Arts: Now offers Zumba for kids, “Zumbatomic,” ages 5 and up on Thursdays. ... Read More »

When wetlands grew like weeds across Echo Park Lake

By Rory Mitchell The current plan for the rehabilitation of Echo Park Lake calls for the introduction of wetlands, water grass that should help to purify the water.  Approximately one-fourth of the lake’s surface will be given over to wetlands.  At a recent public meeting about ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Highland Park & Echo Park

Dodger fan with Monte Carlo, Elysian Park | Photo by Lacarnod/Flickr Music project plays tribute to former Philips Music Co. of Boyle Heights.  Mis Neighbors Fans are in no hurry to use the Dodger Stadium Express. Curbed L.A. State rejects requests by Highland Park legislator for ... Read More »