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Daily Archives: October 20, 2015

Echo Park discount store serves as backdrop for Kurt Vile video

Screenshot 2015-10-20 at 5

ECHO PARK -- One of Echo Park's last discount stores - E'pack Family Clothing - closed a few weeks ago, with restaurateur Gareth Kantner having previously announced plans to open a new restaurant in the space. But if there are any E'Pack fans out there, they can still get a glimpse of the Sunset Boulevard discount store in Kurt Vile's "Pretty Pimpin" video, which was released in July. Read More »

Downtown BBQ owner opening a Highland Park bistro

5631 Figueroa Street

HIGHLAND PARK —  The owners of Downtown’s Horse Thief BBQ at the Grand Central Market are planning to open a 161-seat restaurant and bar on Figueroa Street. Wade McElroy and Russell Malixi are seeking city permission to serve a full-line of alcohol at their new restaurant, called ... Read More »

More housing headed for Glendale Boulevard in Echo Park

Rendering of 1750 Glendale | Courtesy Three6ixty

ECHO PARK –– The stretch of Glendale Boulevard north of Sunset Boulevard can be a tough place. Traffic is often jammed with motorists traveling between the 2 Freeway and Downtown; homeless men and woman are a common sight and rival gang tags are frequently spray painted ... Read More »