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Daily Archives: March 13, 2012

Echo Park boathouse gets bronzed

The formerly beige Echo Park Lake Boathouse is now sporting a new bronze – or is it Harvest Gold? – paint color and copper collar under the lighthouse as part of  an extensive renovation of the 80-year old building. Is this the original color? It’s hard ... Read More »

Echo Park gets its magic back

In Echo Park, even an old plastic gas station sign has its fans. That’s what the new owners of the former Magic Gas station learned after replacing the old while and blue Magic Gas sign at the corner of Echo Park and Morton avenues with a ... Read More »

Fate of Highland Park grocery remains uncertain

When Ruben Perez opened up Figueroa Produce about four years ago, the vision was to operate a Highland Park grocery store featuring wholesome food that would not bust your budget. But soon after Figueroa Produce opened in a shopping center at the corner of Figueroa Street ... Read More »

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: A jury found Mount Washington activist Louis Mraz guilty on an assault charge after he allegedly side-swiped a cyclist in Highland Park last year. Patch Read More »