News & Notes From Across The Eastside
- A new study finds that about 60% of the homeowners in Atwater Village, Echo Park and Silver Lake are “equity rich,” which is defined as those residents who “own outright more than half the estimated market value of their home and have a mortgage on the rest.” KPCC
- Lincoln Heights sculptor Christopher Slatoff explains how he created a statue of Hecuba, one of the mythological queens of Troy, for USC’s new shopping center and dorm complex. The new statue is being described as the female counterpart of the university’s iconic Tommy Trojan statue. L.A. Times
- 50 songs to watch Monday’s solar eclipse by. KPCC
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A message from Eastside Events sponsor Metro
Go Metro to Nisei Week 2017 in Little Tokyo
Enjoyed by thousands every summer, Nisei Week in Little Tokyo is one the nation’s longest running cultural festivals of its kind. From August 19 to 27, participate in free Japanese cultural events, activities for all ages, and live music and dancing.
The most convenient way to get to the 77th Annual Nisei Week festivities is to take the Metro Gold Line and get off at the Little Tokyo/Arts District Station. Learn more at golittletokyo.com.