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News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights & Highland Park

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights & Highland Park
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Mariachi Gold Line Station, Boyle Heights | Photo by Jesus Galaz/Flickr Highland Park beer bar to go up upscale. Patch It’s party time for the restoration of North Atwater Village Creek. L.A. Stormwater Highland Park school kids get a lesson in healthy eating. EGP News What’s with the hanging bears? Franklin Avenue & Echo Park […]

March was a million dollar month for Silver Lake real estate

March was a million dollar month for Silver Lake real estate

Photo by EdmundV/Flickr The sale of million dollar homes in Silver Lake is not uncommon. In fact, more than 20 homes fetched a million dollars or more in 2011 even as the real estate market struggled to emerge from a years long slump.  But the Silver Lake million-dollar home market seems to have gotten off […]

Lost: Looking for Loki in Los Feliz *

Lost: Looking for Loki in Los Feliz *

Submitted by C. Valone “This is a two year old “Loki.” He was lost early afternoon yesterday 3/30/12 in a Los Feliz neighborhood near her/his house. He escaped out of his collar when he ran but is microchipped. He ran all the way up to Los Feliz Blvd and Commonwealth into Griffith park (Which is […]

Lost: Looking for Loki in Los Feliz

Lost: Looking for Loki in Los Feliz

Submitted by C. Valone “This is a two year old “Loki.” He was lost early afternoon yesterday 3/30/12 in a Los Feliz neighborhood near her/his house. He escaped out of his collar when he ran but is microchipped. He ran all the way up to Los Feliz Blvd and Commonwealth into Griffith park (Which is […]

Woman fatally injured while crossing Silver Lake street *

Woman fatally injured while crossing Silver Lake street *

A 23-year-old woman died after she was struck by a car as she walked across Rowena Avenue in Silver Lake. The woman was walking outside of a crosswalk when she was hit by a car traveling westbound at about 10:30 p.m., according to Sgt. Gregory Hoyte with the LAPD’s Central Traffic Bureau. The victim died […]

Another day, another story on Echo Park Avenue

Another day, another story on Echo Park Avenue

Echo Park residents who return home tonight via Echo Park Avenue will find that that construction crews were busy today adding  a second floor to the condominiums now under way at Echo Park and Delta avenues.  The 36 on Echo development still has another floor to go before topping out.  How high can you go […]

Echo Park council to throw itself a $1,000 celebration but some are not ready to party

Echo Park council to throw itself a $1,000 celebration but some are not ready to party

Photo by Uriel1998/Flickr It’s been about decade since the Echo Park neighborhood council was formed, and some council members say it’s time to celebrate the milestone.  “It’s a good opportunity to reach out … and  celebrate 10 years,” said President Jose Sigala during Tuesday night’s council meeting. But that party proposal and $1,000 budget met with […]

Man killed in Cypress Park shooting

Man killed in Cypress Park shooting

Police are looking for suspects in the fatal Tuesday night shooting  of a 22-year-old man in Cypress Park  in the 2900 block of Elm Street.   The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds during the shooting that was reported shortly before 10 p.m., said an LAPD spokesman. The victim died from his injuries at a hospital.  Police […]

Echo Park gentrification heads for HBO

Echo Park gentrification heads for HBO

Photo by Echo_29/Flickr The topic of Echo Park gentrification, which has been played up in indy movies, newspaper stories and novels, is now going to take the form of an HBO drama based on the book “The Madonnas of Echo Park.” Deadline Hollywood reports that HBO has put the series – written by playwright Julia […]

Around The Eastsider

Around The Eastsider

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