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Echo Park residents fighting to save Pre-World War II bungalows from demolition

Residents want historic designation to thwart developers As Los Angeles continues to grapple with it’s housing woes, developers sometimes walk a fine line between satisfying a voracious appetite for new housing and dramatically changing the historic character of the neighborhoods in which they build. Show More Summary

One Day at a Time Calls Out the Che Guevara T-Shirt in One Perfect Scene

Cultural details are sprinkled throughout Netflix's One Day at a Time. Abuelita’s cafetera (coffee maker) and her salsa-playing alarm, the quinceñaera photo album, Penelope’s guayabera shirt, and even Echo Park, where the Cuban-American family lives. But there is perhaps no moment more Cuban than when neighbor and landlord Schneider walks ... More »

Crisp, bright Echo Park bungalow with finished garage asking $699K

Zero yard work because zero yard Located just west of Alvarado in Echo Park, this approximately 1,000-square-foot bungalow is very bright and white. White walls make an appearance in every room of the house. Though warmer, distressed oak floors run throughout much of the house, in the kitchen there is white floor tile. Show More Summary

Rita Moreno on Why She Asked for Her One Day at a Time Character to Be Sexual, Marlon Brando, and Her First-Ever Scene Sans Makeup

On Netflix’s One Day at a Time, an excellent reboot of the Norman Lear original, Rita Moreno stars as 70-year-old Lydia, the grandmother in a multigenerational Cuban-American family living in Echo Park, Los Angeles. Moreno herself is a living legend. The star of West Side Story, Singin' in the Rain, ... More »

Five-story apartment complex would overlook Echo Park Lake

13 units on a primely located, undeveloped lot A vacant lot directly overlooking Echo Park Lake could soon be the site of a five-story residential development. On Wednesday, the Echo Park Neighborhood Council will discuss an unnamedShow More Summary

Los Angeles rent comparison: What $1,450 rents you in Los Angeles right now

Apartments in Echo Park, Thai Town, and Highland Park Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. We've found five listings within $100 of today's price: $1,450. ?...Show More Summary

Celebrated Taco Maria chef heads to Palm Springs

From eating in the desert to a new izakaya in Echo Park, here’s what’s happening in the food and drink world:  Desert tacos: Chef Carlos Salgado, whose Costa Mesa restaurant Taco Maria has been among the top five restaurants on Jonathan Gold’s best restaurants list for the last two years, is heading...

Remodeled Echo Park bungalow asks $649K

Perfect for anyone who hates yard work This green bungalow sits atop a hill hugging a stretch of the 2 freeway that divides Echo Park and Silver Lake. It’s tough to squeeze into either neighborhood for under $800,000 (Zillow puts the...Show More Summary

When your supermarket or nail salon is also the neighborhood bar

Wandering around Echo Park recently, Tyler Sharkey was pleasantly surprised to find that he could now grab a beer at his neighborhood bookstore, Stories Books and Cafe. He’d already discovered some other unexpected places nearby with booze: Golden Saddle Cyclery, a Silver Lake bike repair shop...

Los Angeles Rent Comparison: What $2,050 rents you in LA right now

A Downtown loft, a one-bedroom in Echo Park, and more Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. We've found five listings within $100 of today's price: $2,050. ? With a wide porch and cute bungalow style, this one-bedroom in Echo Park has some serious curb appeal. Show More Summary

Alexa knows Las Vegas; just ask her

Have a question about a Las Vegas park or your city council representative? Just ask Alexa. Amazon Echo, the increasingly popular voice-controlled device that uses an artificial-intelligence system called Alexa, knows a thing or two about Las Vegas...

610-square-foot cottage in Echo Park asks $575K

This petite flip has come a long way When it sold in August for $363,000, this little house was in bad shape. Renovated and given a trendy makeover, now it’s a total gem. Located on a hilly street just off Echo Park Avenue, the one-bedroom house is separated from the street by a 40-step staircase. Show More Summary

Pick Up Cruelty-Free Vegan Gifts at PETA’s Holiday Kind Market

What:    This weekend, PETA’s Empathy Center in Echo Park will host the group’s first-ever Holiday Kind Market. Shoppers will be able to pick up delicious treats, clothing, jewelry,... The post Pick Up Cruelty-Free Vegan Gifts at PETA’s Holiday Kind Market appeared first on PETA.

De Blasio administration offers parking privileges to car-share customers

The least car-friendly city in America will soon be showing its love for car-sharing. In a move with echoes of Citi Bike, the Department of Transportation announced Monday that in the spring it will... To view the full story, click the title link.

Clapboard cottage in Elysian Heights asking $1.2M

Hilltop bungalow has huge picture windows and two decks When this Echo Park bungalow was built, Teddy Roosevelt was president, LA’s streets were filled with horse-drawn carriages, and municipal electricity was still a decade away. The...Show More Summary

1930s Echo Park aerie offers abundant live-work options

The three levels of this Art Deco-inspired house can be divided into residential and creative work spaces. The stunning main living area seems to float above the skyline while taking in panoramic views. A multi-functional studio has built-in bunk beds. Address: 1656 Sargent Place, Los Angeles 90026...

Take a look at the new Echo Park hotel set to rise right next to a 101 Freeway onramp

The boxy hotel will have 88 guest rooms We’re getting our first good look at a new hotel in an unglamorous spot in Echo Park, thanks to city documents spotted by Urbanize LA. It will be built in the crook of an onramp to the 101 Freeway,...Show More Summary

11 Cheap and Free Things to Do

Comedy for Planned Parenthood, a screening of Scorsese classic Goodfellas, Echo Park Film Center's anniversary celebration and more to do and see in L.A. this week for 11 bucks or less. Silver Lake is L.A.'s undisputed epicenter of cool, but did you know its roots as a hipster hub date...

The Strange History of Los Feliz's Mysterious Metaphysical Research Center

No, it’s not a Scientology front. Nor is it “a Christian Science thing.” Or the Angelus Temple (that’s in nearby Echo Park). Or an exclusive league of Theosophists, Rosicrucians or Illuminati, or followers of Rudolf Steiner or Gurdjieff or any other specific mystic, either local or exotic. It's definitely not...

California Sounds: The Tracks open with a bang, Open Mike Eagle offers love advice and Gillian Welch revisits her classic debut

The Tracks, “Go Out Tonight” (Echo Park Records). This first release from Boyle Heights rock quartet the Tracks presents itself as a kind of three-minute mission statement. Brash and fearless, “Go Out Tonight” introduces a band that seems emboldened with each passing beat, ripping through riffs...

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