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After a gray day, an orange sky at sunset

After a gray day, an orange sky at sunset

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — The sun was never able to break through today’s low clouds and haze. But it did manage to put on a show at sunset, turning the cloudy skies shades of molten orange.  Thanks to Dan Gershon of Silver Lake for the photo. Find stories by neighborhood What’s going […]

Silver Lake author up for National Book Award; Shepard Fairey on street art; fictional Boyle Heights restaurant serves up fusion food parody

Silver Lake author up for National Book Award; Shepard Fairey on street art;  fictional Boyle Heights restaurant serves up fusion food parody

Silver Lake Author: A visit with Silver Lake resident and author Robin Benway whose new book, Far From the Tree,  is a finalist for the National Book Award in young people’s literature. L.A. Times Street Art:  Shepard Fairey, the Echo Park-based artist who is featured in a new documentary,  talks about why street art is still […]

A visit with Echo Park stylemaker Beatrice Valenzuela; Civil Coffee’s two-year party; will celebs follow Creatures of Comfort to Silver Lake?

A visit with Echo Park stylemaker Beatrice Valenzuela; Civil Coffee’s two-year party; will celebs follow Creatures of Comfort to Silver Lake?

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL The L.A. Times spends time with longtime Echo Park resident and designer Beatrice Valenzuela. After co-founding the Echo Park Craft Fair and  a line of  of popular sandals, Valenzuela last year launched a ready-to-wear women’s line that features “undeniably feminine and party-ready” dressed and floral, Mexican-type prints inspired by her heritage. In other  […]

Will Echo Park’s The Lost Knight find its way under new owners?

Will Echo Park’s The Lost Knight find its way under new owners?

ECHO PARK —    New owners have applied to takeover the state liquor license of The Lost Knight, a British-style pub and night spot that opened less than three years ago in the former home of Barragan’s Mexican restaurant. Michael Francesconi and Matthew Glaser, who are listed on the liquor license application,  also own the Wolf & Crane bar […]

For Sale: 4 Units – Blocks from York Blvd in Highland Park

For Sale: 4 Units – Blocks from York Blvd in Highland Park

Sponsored Post 5746 Aldama St | $1,149,000 | Property Website Dana Coronado, Northeast LA Market Specialist, is pleased to present a value-add property blocks from the center of Highland Park’s hot spots and hip hangouts on York Blvd! The 4 Unit is a rare find and enticing opportunity to both owner-users or investors. The property […]

Storm-water runoff could help keep the Silver Lake reservoirs filled up

Storm-water runoff could help keep the Silver Lake reservoirs filled up

Photo by Sandy Driscoll By BARRY LANK SILVER LAKE – For more than a century drinking water had been used to replenish the Silver Lake reservoirs. Now, with the reservoirs no longer part of the city’s potable water system, funding is coming together  to use storm water runoff that usually washes away into the ocean […]

2013 Silver Lake killing remains unsolved; Cal State L.A. to beat the heat by moving graduation indoors

2013 Silver Lake killing remains unsolved; Cal State L.A. to beat the heat by moving graduation indoors

Unsolved Murder: The murder of Joseph Gatto, who was fatally shot in his Silver Lake home, remains unsolved after four years. Gatto’s son, former California Assemblyman Mike Gatto, has tried to keep attention focused on the killing over the years by holding events. But attendance has waned and the murderer has remained at large. “This […]

Echo Park shooting leaves one injured

Echo Park shooting leaves one injured

ECHO PARK — One man was wounded Saturday night when he was shot at multiple times in the 1400 block of Echo Park Avenue, police said. The victim, described as a man in his 50s based on preliminary information, was found on the sidewalk by officers responding to the shooting, which took place at about […]

Counsel for Creators LLP

Counsel for Creators LLP

Counsel for Creators LLP serves creative people that want to grow their business. We provide affordable, accessible legal services to help set up businesses, register trademarks, and draft key contracts. Most of our services are offered on a flat-fee basis. Our offices are just north of Echo Park on Riverside Drive. (323) 657-3380 | email […]

Counsel for Creators LLP

Counsel for Creators LLP

Counsel for Creators LLP serves creative people that want to grow their business. We provide affordable, accessible legal services to help set up businesses, register trademarks, and draft key contracts. Most of our services are offered on a flat-fee basis. Our offices are just north of Echo Park on Riverside Drive. (323) 657-3380 | email […]