The Studio Theatre Playhouse - which has stood along a hard-to-define stretch of Riverside Drive on the border of Elysian Heights and Elysian Valley for nearly 100 years - is for sale, finally ready to leave the Fuller family for the first time since the 1960s

In this issue: A second neighborhood member of the neighborhood council has stepped down this month. A developer wants to demo a 1906 bungalow for new condos. And the Dodgers are once again playing at Chavez Ravine -- but with no fans or spitting allowed.

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A rare opportunity to own a multi-use property in the peaceful hills of Echo Park, this classic 1920s Craftsman can serve as a 4+2 single family dwelling or easily converted to a 2+1 side-by-side duplex.

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It’s not easy running a restaurant—but just try opening one during a pandemic. That’s exactly what three local businesses are doing, even as the Los Angeles dining industry reels from the shockwaves of COVID-19 and national policy debates around aid packages continue to rage.

In this issue: The trails of Elysian Park have been closed but the farmer's market will remain open. A photographer focuses on images of the pandemic. And a neighborhood barber forced to close over the outbreak provides tips on how to give yourself a haircut.

Echo Park - Today was supposed to be the season opener at Dodger Stadium. But the coronavirus lockdown has canceled that. And while the fans we talked to are not happy, they get it.

"It is kind of a sad thing, to be honest," said Kelly Erickson, who lives a 15-minute-walk away from her loge level seat at Dodger Stadium, and attends about a dozen games a year. "But everybody understands why it’s important that this event doesn’t happen." 

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Elysian Heights -- YouTube star David Dobrik brought his antics and Tesla to one of the city's steepest roads -- Baxter Street. It was a big hit on YouTube and even caught the attention of Tesla founder, Elon Musk.  But the video also met with concerns about the safety of the stunt.

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