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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Weekend Bite: Country ham with cornmeal biscuits

Photo by Eastside Food Bites/Instagram

EAGLE ROCK -- The Eagle Rock Brewery Public House has come up with a menu of tasty bites to accompany your favorite craft brew, including country ham with cornmeal biscuits and mustard butter. "So good," says Valentina Silva of Eastside Food Bites. Read More »

Echo Park church is blessed with a faithful repairman


ECHO PARK — Congregants of Echo Park United Methodist Church know that long-time church member 81-year-old Walter Elmer is the man to turn to for maintenance and repair. In 2010, he stood four stories atop the church’s dome to repaint it gold, and, as the chairman of the board of trustees, Elmer has solved numerous projects large and small with his team of handymen. Read More »

For Sale: Just Listed Echo Park Duplex 2-bdrm/1.5-bath Units


1343 W TEMPLE ST | $898,000 | Property Website Location, location, location. Quaint Echo Park duplex, built in 2006, 2+1.5 units. Trendy Echo Park area, known as one of ‘the city’s hippest neighborhoods.’ Located on happening Temple corridor boasting several significant development that is poised to ... Read More »

Elysian Valley school gets in shape with the help of the YMCA

Courtesy of Dorris Elementary School

ELYSIAN VALLEY — In early January a team of four energetic YMCA youth coaches debuted their school-based fitness program at Dorris Place Elementary School in the Elysian Valley. School administration, staff and parents were searching for a supplemental physical education program for more than three years, and ... Read More »

Bike advocates want riders to see the light


SYCAMORE GROVE —  Nearly 50 bicyclists were stopped Thursday night at a busy Figueroa Street intersection for riding without a required light. But instead of getting a ticket, they got a free bike light and safety lesson. Volunteers with the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, in ... Read More »

Long-Awaited RiverPark Taking Shape


Construction is underway at RiverPark — a highly anticipated Cypress Park neighborhood from LA Urban Homes. This offering of just 41 single-family detached and paired residences, is situated along the scenic Los Angeles River ... Read More »

Power out in parts of Echo Park and Silver Lake

A section of Silver Lake and Echo Park lost power tonight, darkening a stretch of Sunset Boulevard. One Twitter user posted a photo of a darkened storefronts on Sunset Boulevard near Coronado Street. It's not clear how many homes and businesses are without electrical service. Read More »

“That was a sunset!”

Photo by Martin COx

That was the reaction of Echo Park photographer Martin Cox as he enjoyed and photographed the sky turn a deep red and gold at the end of the day. Dan Gershon also enjoyed the sunset from his vantage point in Silver Lake. “It was pretty spectacular,” ... Read More »