Diversity is just part of the fabric of Echo Park, the Hispanic/hipster neighborhood just minutes from downtown Los Angeles. Its center is the junction of Echo Park Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard, but you can now find shops and restaurants strung along both those streets in either direction.
· Spending bill bans feds from raiding medical marijuana clinics · Echo Park's Blackbirds will create lowkey density · Three design teams chosen to compete for Los Angeles Convention Center overhaul · Abusive Sheriff's Department will have to make...
I braved not one but TWO crowds today. First up… The Echo Park Holiday Parade!!! I had high hopes for this because I’d heard a bunch of Krampus revelers were going to be there and I was not disappointed. If you’re one of the uninitiated, “Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to […]
ECHO PARK: A cool concept plant and flower shop has popped up in Echo Park. Located inside Sunset Stud.io, Slow Matter offers "strange nature and flowers by the stem" in an art-gallery-like setting. CITYWIDE: Here's a handy guide to...
After five years of helping to build L.A.’s reputation for elevated handmade style, the Echo Park Craft Fair is going digital.
In Los Angeles, the small lot subdivision ordinance allows multiple detached houses on one plot. Which is how this sleek modern micro home ended up tucked away on a hillside in Echo Park. Measuring just 15 feet wide, the...
On a recent weekday in the back of the Time Travel Mart in Echo Park, about 40 students were diligently doing their homework, reading and writing. Some were sitting one-on-one with tutors; others were working in groups or tiptoeing to grab a book from an expansive bookshelf.
The great environmentalist Martin Litton has died. A radical within what was traditionally a pretty conservative Sierra Club, Litton allied with David Brower to lead the fight to save Dinosaur National Park from the Echo Park Dam in 1956, a key moment in the rise of American environmentalism. He continued fighting for untrammeled wilderness throughout […]
Aw, maybe that bowler on the sign atop the brick-clad Jensen's Recreation Center in Echo Park will finally get his strike: the building's just sold and the new owners, Vista Investment Group LLC, will drop up to $1.25 million...
The real estate investment wave remaking Echo Park and Silver Lake is spreading south of the Hollywood Freeway.
Jensen’s Recreation Center, a 1920s landmark in the heart of Echo Park, has sold for $15 million.
The time has come once again for southern California hop heads far and wide to make their pilgrimage to Mohawk Bend in Echo Park. The s…
Dozens of demonstrators marched through Beverly Hills and Echo Park on Friday afternoon to protest a Missouri grand jury's rejection of charges for a Ferguson police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, police said.
The first full "Jurassic World" trailer is here ahead of its expected Thanksgiving Day premiere. Not only do we get a look at the new park, which is now a legit theme park with echoes of SeaWorld, but allusions to new kind of creature. Forget...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — The art world is full of rivalries: add to this list Echo Park denizens Robin and Noodles.
After she'd worked her microphone for the duration of an assured, memorable set at the Echo in Echo Park, the artist known as Cold Specks ditched the amplifier altogether for the final stanza of her encore.
Partners Marc Rose and Med Abrous, owners of The Spare Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, have announced plans to open a new yet-to-be-named restaurant on the ground floor of The Elysian in Echo Park next fall.
The author and his African grey in younger years More than 40 years ago, my then-wife Nigey Lennon and I were on our way home to Echo Park when, suddenly, she said to stop. I thought it was because she'd spotted a garage sale. Instead it was a woman who had set up a bunch of cages with cockatiels for sale. Show More Summary
The boxy white building with weathered paint in Echo Park offers few clues that colorful, fanciful puppets dance inside.
Join One Plus Hub at the animation studio Six Point Harness to celebrate their new location in Echo Park, Los Angeles! 6PH will provide free beer, wine and music. Lime Truck LA will be there for anyone who brings cash and an appetite. No need to RSVP – just show up! When: Wednesday, November 12, [...]