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Scenes and Sightings from Echo Park

Scenes and Sightings from Echo Park
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A selection of recent Instagram photos from Echo Park. We got this. #dodgers #dodgerstadium #dodgerblue #nlcs #losangeles #california #aerial #dtla #downtown #downtownla #baseball #stadium A photo posted by Hojoon Kim (@hojoonkimimages) on Oct 17, 2016 at 3:05pm PDT "You cannot control the wind but you can direct the sail, so…Pédale Georgette" #pedalboat #echopark #echoparklake #fountain […]

Garfield defeats Roosevelt 49-3 in East L.A. Classic; L.A. River flood control meeting

Garfield defeats Roosevelt 49-3 in East L.A. Classic; L.A. River flood control meeting

Today’s Photo: Sunset view from Montecito Heights with Elysian Park in the distance | Martha Benedict Ouch! The Garfield Bulldogs trounced the Roosevelt Roughriders 49-3 during the 82nd Annual East L.A. Classic high school football game. ABC7 Heads Up: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold another workshop on Monday, Nov. 7 on current […]

Shopper & Diner: Eastside picks from Jonathan Gold’s best restaurants list; tasty chicken neck in Boyle Heights

Shopper & Diner: Eastside picks from Jonathan Gold’s best restaurants list; tasty chicken neck in Boyle Heights

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL This year’s list of 101 best restaurants compiled by the L.A. Times’ critic Jonathan Gold includes two spots in Silver Lake, a mariscos truck in Boyle Heights and an upscale taqueria in Elysian Valley. In Silver Lake, Gold touted  Kris Yenbamroong  — “he’s pretty much the face of Thai cooking in Los […]

For Sale: Eagle Rock Atomic Ranch with Studio

For Sale: Eagle Rock Atomic Ranch with Studio

Sponsored Post 5333 Waldo Place | $949,000 | Property Website This Atomic Midcentury ranch has been beautifully restored and is ready for you to move right in and settle in to the retro lifestyle! Midcentury details include a pink and black hall bath, peg and groove hardwood floors, vintage replica linoleum in both baths, linoleum […]

Weekly swap meet returns to Boyle Heights housing project; the 10 best bands out of East L.A.

Weekly swap meet returns to Boyle Heights housing project; the 10 best bands out of East L.A.

Today’s Photo: Highland Park | Struktr Studios A weekly Boyle Heights swap meet has reopened as the first permitted vendor market to operate within a city housing project. Boyle Heights Beat Cannibal and the Headhunters, Los Illegals and Los Lobos are among the groups that landed on a list of 10 best bands from East […]

Gelson’s on Hyperion celebrates revamp while Starbucks now serving next door

Gelson’s on Hyperion celebrates revamp while Starbucks now serving next door

LOS FELIZ — Much attention was showered earlier this year on the opening of Silver Lake’s 365 by Whole Foods store.  But now, about a mile away on Hyperion Avenue, the shopping center on the border of Los Feliz and Silver Lake is showing off a remodeled Gelson’s market and a new Starbucks. Last week, Gelson’s […]

I”m trying to think positive” – Homeless escape serious harm after truck crash on Marmion Way

I”m trying to think positive” –  Homeless escape serious harm after truck crash on Marmion Way

MOUNT WASHINGTON —  Juliet and her dog, Peter, were sitting in the front of the Chevy van they live in on Marmion Way when she heard a loud crash behind her vehicle early Sunday morning. Then there were the sounds of metal scraping against metal and then another crash.  She went outside and discovered that a […]

Echo Park and Boyle Heights men in the spotlight over gang injunction lawsuit

Echo Park and Boyle Heights men in the spotlight over gang injunction lawsuit

Photo courtesy FBI Thousands of Los Angeles men — mainly black and Latino — have had their movements and associations restricted within so-called “safety zones” without a hearing because of gang injunctions, according to activists who have filed suit against the city. Some of them are even prohibited from wearing certain types of clothing. Two […]

Montecito Heights celebrates chili and choppers

Montecito Heights celebrates chili and choppers

Photo by Martha Benedict MONTECITO HEIGHTS — This year’s Montecito Heights’ annual Chili Cook-Off & Firefighter Appreciation Day coincided with a dedication celebration for an upgraded helispot for L.A. Fire Department helicopters. As residents sampled more than a dozen chili variations during the Saturday afternoon event, two helicopters from LAFD’s air operations joined the party, […]

Learn to Weld (or give it as a gift)

Learn to Weld (or give it as a gift)

Sponsored Post MMW offers hands-on classes in welding, metalworking, and home repair to help you get the job or get the job done. We offer quick classes to teach you how to weld and longer classes to teach you to build projects, whether pieces of furniture, sculpture, car/motorcycle, or things like chandeliers. Some classes are […]