January 2011 Blog Posts (18)

Help bring Community Partners Charter School to Echo Park- Your signature is needed!

Residents of Angelino Heights are petitioning for new Charter School.

A letter from an Echo Park Parent:

Hello all parents and fellow residents. You do not have to be a parent to participate. We are trying to get an inclusive school in our neighborhood.

We need your support!  Every single vote counts!  COMMUNITY PARTNERS have a bid in for the new school on Alvarado and Sunset and an excellent constructivist approach to…
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Added by Alexandra Asselin on January 31, 2011 at 10:47am — No Comments

Help bring Community Partners Charter School to Echo Park- Your signature is needed!

Residents of Angelino Heights are petitioning for new Charter School.

A letter from an Echo Park Parent:

Hello all parents and fellow residents. You do not have to be a parent to participate. We are trying to get an inclusive school in our neighborhood.

We need your support!  Every single vote counts!  COMMUNITY PARTNERS have a bid in for the new school on Alvarado and Sunset and an excellent constructivist approach to…
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Added by Alexandra Asselin on January 31, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to Spend Wisely on Baby Portrait Sessions

How to Spend Wisely on Baby Portrait Sessions

I recently wrote this article for a great website Financial RX.com.

 

Check out the article here: http://www.financialrx.com/money-baby/article/how-to-save-money-on-baby-photos

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Added by PBJ Candids Photography on January 28, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Fan Farm Fresh to You and local Schools get $1



Farm Fresh delivers organic produce from the central valley to my doorstep every other Tuesday. They send a newsletter with recipes for the sometimes exotic fruits and…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 26, 2011 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Fruit Tree Give Away Sunday in USC University Park

 

I'll be at MLK Park on Western from noon to 2 giving away fruit trees. C'mon down.

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Added by Echo Park Online on January 22, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Another Echo Park original, Echo Park Cycles will be no more

EchoParkNow.com reports that Echo Park Cycles  will close Feb. 10.

 

Until then they'll be having a closeout sale of 50% off everything.

 

They have one of the best signs/murals in the city. We just bought a bicycle light from there. Remember to shop local.

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 18, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

2Bad Vintage in Echo Park is Closing its Doors

Today we received a note from local business owner Robert M of 2Bad Vintage.  We were bummed to hear from him that 2Bad Vintage in Echo Park will closing it's doors, however we are glad to hear that his other store 2Bad Refresh located in Westlake DTLA- will remain open!  For now, Robert is looking to unload some of his merchandise and fixtures… Continue

Added by Alexandra Asselin on January 18, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Grand theft autos down 24 percent in Echo Park! Thanks LAPD and vigilant neighbors

This just in, thanks to a story on Echo Park Patch: Grand theft autos down 24 percent in Echo Park.

 

The only problem is the story and the headline focused on the fact that:

Grand Theft Autos Still an Issue in Echo Park

You had to read eight paragraphs into the story to…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 17, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How do you celebrate having MLK Day off? With a parade, a celebration and reflection in Leimert Park

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade is one of the most important community events in Los Angeles and celebrates one of the most important men in American history.

 

It also happens to be one of the most fun.

 

The Kingdom Day Parade starts at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Ave.…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 13, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Celebrated Peruvian chef to open new place on Echo Park Ave.

Mario Orellana of Lazy Ox Canteen and Mo-Chica (a Jonathan Gold fave) and Jason Michaud of Silver Lake's restaurant Local are planning to open a restaurant in the Phoenix Bakery space across from the Allston Yacht Club in Echo Park, according to Jessica Gelt…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 13, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Echo Park Farmers Market

If you haven't check out the weekly Friday Echo Park Farmers Market yet- you should! Located in the parking lot behind Sunset and Logan, this Farmers Market boasts convenient Friday hours (3-7 pm),  wonderful locally grown pesticide free produce, amazing vendors and even…

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Added by Alexandra Asselin on January 13, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

So You Think You Can DJ? Every Tuesday at Origami Vinyl in Echo Park

Krista Simmons has got us stoked on Origami Vinyl's Record Club at El Prado! Read her article about it…

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Added by Alexandra Asselin on January 12, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

In case you missed it... The LA Times Reviews Echo Park Bars

You can read the LA Times Article here:

Over the last decade, Echo Park has morphed from a largely ethnic neighborhood populated by mom-and-pop shops and small…

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Added by Alexandra Asselin on January 11, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

At City Sip: SIP, SHOP, and get SCHOOLED!

Check out the ongoing events at Echo Parks Own City Sip;

WINE, WHINE and UNWIND at the City Sip Wine Bar!HAPPY HOUR! TUES. Thru FRI. 5:30pm to 7pm

Select Wine from $4, All Beer on Tap $4 and $5 nibbles to pair with your libation!…

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Added by Alexandra Asselin on January 10, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Our friends at Cool Haus have gone to the dogs!!!

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Added by Alexandra Asselin on January 9, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Crime in Echo Park at historic lows

Los Angeles ended the year with less than 300 killings – something that hasn't happened since 1967, when the population was almost 30% smaller.

 

Imagine in 1992, there were more than 3 homicides a day. In 2001 there were two every day. Last year there was less than one. (Great graphics from the LATimes.com below.)…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 3, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

What do I do with my Christmas tree? Place it on the curb during your regular pick up please!

CURBSIDE collection for Christmas trees if your tree is too big to cut and place inside the green waste bin.

Simply place the tree next to your green waste bin on collection day.



Using your green bin to recycle Christmas tree?…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 2, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Echo Park Now's New Year's Resolutions are right up my alley

I was thinking what some of my New Year's resolutions might be when I came upon Kelly's list at Echo Park Now.

 

Her first item: "Read The Madonnas of Echo Park by Brando Skyhorse." CHECK. It's on my nightstand.

"The author grew up in…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on January 2, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

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