Echo Park stories, photos and more

Echo Park is thumping

After finishing dinner with friends up in the hills next to Elysian Park this Saturday, we fell silent at the table and listened for the ... Read More »

Silence on Sunset

The bulk of the Los Angeles Triathlon had swept through Echo Park by 11 am Sunday, but barricades kept traffic away, leaving Sunset Boulevard quiet ... Read More »

Where can I throw this idea?

The city’s public works department will be testing a new anti-litter program in Echo Park that urges trash-spewing residents to “Love our Lake….Don’t Litter.” While ... Read More »

Why we hate laundry day

A young woman in shorts and sandals kicked two large, blue plastic bags filled with clothes as she walked downhill this morning from Fairbanks Place ... Read More »