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A sneak peek inside Echo Park’s new Bar Bandini

A sneak peek inside Echo Park’s new Bar Bandini
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Bar Bandini remains under a wrap ECHO PARK — The interior of Bar Bandini  remains literally under wraps, with a large tarp covering the narrow Sunset Boulevard storefront. But the owners of Bar Bandini,  which occupies the former home of City Sip wine bar, have been posting photos on Instagram of the interior, which has been […]

Tujunga man identified as suspect in fatal Echo Park hit-and-run

Tujunga man identified as suspect in fatal Echo Park hit-and-run

Friends of Christian Donis sit by his sidewalk memorial ECHO PARK — Sang Won Jung, 26, of Tujunga has been booked on suspicion of felony hit-and-run in connection with Friday’s fatal collision that left a 15-year-old skateboarder brain dead, according to a City News Service story carried on the Daily News. Jung is scheduled to appear […]

Glassell Park woodworker finds a center and career while building a canoe

Glassell Park woodworker finds a center and career while building a canoe

R.H. Lee at Offerman Woodshop | Nathan Solis By NATHAN SOLIS Morning light finds R.H. Lee alone at Offerman Woodshop in Glassell Park. This is her favorite time here, because the machines are quiet. As shop manager, the 37-year-old is the first one through the door. As a designer and builder, Lee uses words like […]

Open House Calendar: Glassell Park Contemporary; Highland Park Bungalow; Garfield Heights Craftsman & More

Open House Calendar:  Glassell Park Contemporary; Highland Park Bungalow; Garfield Heights Craftsman & More

Search our sponsored Open House calendar listings below or click on the neighborhood links for more properties. Atwater Village Area Boyle Heights Area Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mount Washington Area Eagle Rock Area East Los Angeles Area Echo Park Area El Sereno Area Elysian Valley, Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights Area Highland Park & […]

Teen skateboarders injured in Echo Park hit-and-run [updated @ 12:25 am, Saturday, June 13]

Teen skateboarders injured in Echo Park hit-and-run [updated @ 12:25 am, Saturday, June 13]

Victims were struck at Alvarado Street and Montrose streets ECHO PARK — A pair of 15-year-old skateboarders were struck by a hit-and-run driver Friday night, with one of the victims left in extremely critical condition after being thrown or dragged about 75 feet up Alvarado Street, according to police. The other teen suffered only minor […]

Special Olympics torch relay passes through Echo Park and Silver Lake

Special Olympics torch relay passes through Echo Park and Silver Lake

LAPD Central Division running west on Sunset Blvd. ready to handoff the torch to Northeast Division | Sandy Driscoll Officers from the LAPD Northeast Division ran on Sunset Boulevard today as part of a torch run and relay that will eventually head to Long Beach this weekend for the Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games. […]

Found in Angeleno Heights: Pomeranian Mix

Found in Angeleno Heights: Pomeranian Mix

Pomeranian mix , colors are like a chestnut brown with white. His body is white his tail has a black spot on it just like a random black spot on the middle of the tail , neutered male, no tags , big bunny like ears , Contact: Rosamenjivar@ymail.com Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

“I’m done” – Long-time Echo Park shoe store owner moves on after rents rise

“I’m done” –  Long-time Echo Park shoe store owner moves on after rents rise

ECHO PARK ––  Crown Shoes owner Yong Kim has seen many of his customers leave the neighborhood as they have been priced out by rising rents. Now, Kim is joining them.  After 35 years in Echo Park,  Kim has closed the doors to his Sunset Boulevard shop after a new landlord proposed a substantial rent […]

City Council rejects road diet for Glendale-Hyperion bridge

City Council rejects road diet for Glendale-Hyperion bridge

The City Council voted this morning in favor of a proposal that will add bike lanes to the Glendale-Hyperion bridge but leaves out a controversial road diet for the span linking Atwater Village with Los Feliz and Silver Lake. The proposal unanimously supported by the City Council  will add two bike lanes, preserve the four existing motor vehicle lanes […]

Franklin Hills Community Garden celebrates 15th anniversary

Franklin Hills Community Garden celebrates 15th anniversary

Photo courtesy Mia Trachinger FRANKLIN HILLS — Long-time resident Norman Harriton saw potential for some weed-filled lots near the Lycee School. In 2000, the lots became a community garden under Harriton’s leadership. Harriton died in 2004 but the garden he founded lives on. Last Saturday, the Franklin Hills Norm Harriton Community Garden celebrated its 15th […]