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Daily Archives: June 1, 2012

Car vs Echo Park fire hydrant

It is hard to tell which suffered more damage: The fire hydrant at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and Bellevue Avenue next to Echo Park Lake or the  car that hit the hydrant this morning?  Robin Nixon of Echo Park  snapped the photo above as water ... Read More »

Silver Lake bar mixes drinks and chamber music

The Silver Lake Lounge has long been a popular spot to listen to indie bands. But, on Saturday, classical strains of music will fill the Sunset Boulevard bar (which recently had a change in bookers) as it hosts the first in a series of monthly Happy ... Read More »

An Echo Park house for taco-truck fans

Despite what the sales listing for this four-bedroom house says, the property is not in the “heart of Silver Lake.” Instead, the nearly century-old, heavily remodeled home is located in Echo Park on Alvarado Street across from the Echo Park Vons and, on many evenings, the ... Read More »

Old Boyle Heights hotel gets its cupola back

Rising above the roof of the 1889 Boyle Hotel, a domed cupola topped by a flagpole loomed over the corner of  First Street and Boyle Avenue for decades, rivaling church spires as the high point of the very young Boyle Heights skyline. Visitors climbed four floors ... Read More »