Friday, October 21, 2016

Things to do

A light tour of Echo Park’s dark past

The Bat Man Murder House where Dolly Oesterreich hid her lover Otto Sanhuber in the attic until one night he shot her husband Fred./PHOTO BY Kim Cooper

Fun fact: If you go to a little parklet by Riverside Drive, you can see where The Hillside Stranglers dumped some of their victims. That, in fact, is one of the first stops on the Echo Park Book of the Dead Tour, which is rolling through Echo Park on Saturday, April 23rd. Read More »

Five funny things about Highland Park

Tonight the The Highland Park Show, a free stand-up comedy showcase at Cafe De Leche on York Boulevard, celebrates its one-year anniversary. In honor of the event, The Eastsider asked the organizers of the free, monthly show to come up with five funny things or jokes ... Read More »

Eastside dodgeball league targets rec centers

The organizers behind the dodgeball league known as the Eagle Rock Yacht Club have not only been preparing for the upcoming season but also on forming a nonprofit corporation. Operating as a tax- exempt group would put the league in a better position to support the ... Read More »

Save the Date: Montecito Heights Centennial Celebration *

View of Pagoda Place/Photo courtesy of the Montecito Heights Improvement Assn. Getting old is fashionable – at least for neighborhoods. Atwater Village celebrated its centennial last month. Eagle Rock is planning ahead for next year. This weekend, it’s Montecito Heights’ turn to celebrate its 100th birthday, ... Read More »