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Daily Archives: January 16, 2017

Echo Park’s notorious Baxter Street – bad going up, worse going down

ECHO PARK — One of the Eastside’s uniques traffic hazards — Baxter Street between Allesandro and Alvarado streets — gets a write-up and some history in LA Weekly. The street takes a 32-degree angle straight up from Allesandro to Alvarado. At the apex, the bottoms of many vehicle scrape the pavement and have even become stranded at the top. Even ... Read More »

Motorcyclist dies in 110 Freeway crash; American Apparel store in Los Feliz to close; new Boyle Heights 7-Eleven wants to sell booze

MORNING REPORT: A 37-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a Sunday morning crash on the Arroyo Seco Parkway at Marmion Way near Highland Park .... The American Apparel store in Los Feliz will be among the last of the company's 130 outlets to close after a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of the clothing maker to a Canadian firm .... The owners of a proposed 7-Eleven store at the corner of Whittier Boulevard and Lorena Street are seeking city permission to sell beer and wine from the 24-hour outlet Read More »

Laundry Love: We do laundry for free!

WE DO LAUNDRY FOR FREE! Bring your laundry or volunteer to help. Tues Jan 17, 5:30-8 pm AND the third Tuesday of every month at Aroma Laundry, 1448 N. Alvarado St. (Corner of Scott and Alvarado) in Echo Park. Info or to volunteer 818-626-0952 (text or call). Sponsored by St Athanasius Episcopal Church 840 Echo Park Ave 90026. Help us ... Read More »