If sneakers hanging from power or telephone lines mean drug sales are taking place nearby, then what does a pair of red pumps and a gold trophy dangling overhead signify? Perhaps it’s a “new gang identifier,” said Matthew Dubois, who took the above photo near Scott Avenue and Portia Street in Echo Park. Maybe someone won a dance contest? Anyway, more red shoes and trophies have been seen swinging overheard on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.
Photos by Matthew Dubois