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The counterculture as photographed by an Echo Park man; Jay Duplass trades up to a $1.76-million Eagle Rock home; Cal State cancels sex toy event

The counterculture as photographed by an Echo Park man;  Jay Duplass trades up to a $1.76-million Eagle Rock home; Cal State cancels sex toy event
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Montecito Heights | Wes Buhrmester What A Trip: Photos of the 1960s and 1970s counterculture by Echo Park resident Roger Steffens have been compiled into a book titled The Family Acid.  The Guardian Writer-director Jay Duplass of Togetherness purchased a $1.76 million Eagle Rock Spanish-Colonial.  Variety Cal State L.A. canceled an event about sex toys […]

For Sale: Newly Constructed Modern Home in Mt. Washington

For Sale: Newly Constructed Modern Home in Mt. Washington

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 3625 North Kinney Street | $919,000 | Property Website Newly constructed real estate in Mt. Washington. This 3 bedroom 4 bath is a perfect blend of contemporary elegance & high efficiency. This beauty sits high-atop the hillside of the desirable Mt. Washington area. Boasting views of the magnificent Los Angeles […]

Iguana on Logan Street

Iguana on Logan Street

Echo Park iguana | Katrina Alexy ECHO PARK — Why is this man wearing an iguana on his head? We don’t know but how can you pass up on a photo of a man with an iguana on his head? Katrina Alexy snapped the picture of the man, his iguana – named Skinny – and […]

New Elysian Valley residential project proposed for parking lot

New Elysian Valley residential project proposed for parking lot

ELYSIAN VALLEY ––  An investment group is seeking to build 49 residential units and commercial space on what is now a primarily a parking lot, the most recent development proposed for property adjacent to the L.A. River. The investors have hired Los Angeles architect Lorcan O’Herlihy to design the development at 1901 Blake Avenue. The […]

Exploring the world with Sacred Destinies

Exploring the world with Sacred Destinies

Charlyne Yi and Jet Elfman | Grant White By NATHAN SOLIS The last impressions of a dream are not the vague images that dot our memory, but the weakness in our muscles that reminds us our body was vulnerable just a few minutes before. Vulnerability plays a large role in Sacred Destinies, the folk outfit featuring […]

It’s been a great afternoon for cloud watching

It’s been a great afternoon for cloud watching

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Eastside Open House: Million-dollar Silver Lake bungalow; Lincoln Heights cottage with Downtown view & more

Eastside Open House: Million-dollar Silver Lake bungalow; Lincoln Heights cottage with Downtown view & more

A million-dollar Silver Lake bungalow, a Lincoln Heights cottage with views of downtown and a 101-year-old Highland Park home with original redwood siding are some of the properties that will be open this weekend. Always check to make sure the open house has not been cancelled or rescheduled before you go for a look. Here’s […]

Power out in parts of Echo Park and Silver Lake

Power out in parts of Echo Park and Silver Lake

@TheEastsiderLA #silverlakepowerout on Sunset Blvd two blks all directions from Silver Lake Blvd to Coronado pic.twitter.com/P9skTrdByG — DuctTape & Bubblegum (@TapeBubble) January 30, 2015 More than 4,000 L.A. DWP customers lost power tonight across Silver Lake and Echo Park, darkening a stretch of Sunset Boulevard, according ABC 7. The agency was investigating the cause of […]

PETA turns crash into Echo Park’s newest mural

PETA turns crash into Echo Park’s newest mural

New mural at PETA offices | Neel Parekh/PETA ECHO PARK — PETA never misses an opportunity to promote its animal rights efforts – not even when a car crashed into its Sunset Boulevard offices. An anti-SeaWorld mural by the street artist known as Cache now covers the large gap that was created when an SUV […]

Echo Park’s DIY bus bench gets a touch-up

Echo Park’s DIY bus bench gets a touch-up

Astrid Agustin Conder giving her bench a new coat of paint | Courtesy Ramsey Conder ECHO PARK —  The simple wood bench that popped up last October at the northwest corner of Echo Park and Scott avenues  has proven popular with passengers waiting at the DASH bus stop. It recently got a new coat of […]