Proposed Mariachi Plaza project raises concern; Highland Park’s Chicken Boy needs a makeover

View from Elysian Park | daveedkapoor/Instagram

View from Elysian Park | daveedkapoor/Instagram

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  • Plan to build an 80-unit apartment building with ground-floor shops at Mariachi Plaza has raised concern about gentrification in Boyle Heights residents . KPCC
  • Supporters of Chicken Boy, the fiberglass statue that rises above Figueroa Street, are seeking to raise $2,500 to repaint and repaid bird poop damage. Future Studio

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  1. Viva el Chicken Boy! I’m heading over there today to drop off some cash. HP loves that big boy!

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