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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

A New Year's Eve in Echo Park and the Song of the Year for 2011 is ...

 

 

Of course you know the Echo and the Echo Plex (with a showcase set from EPO member DJ Paul V.) will be rocking Echo Park on New Year's Eve.



But they are not the only shows in town. Check out City…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 29, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Early New Year's Eve Party in Echo Park - Project Blowed Anniversary of Hip Hop - with Leimert Park's Aceyalone and Freestle Fellowship

  The sixteenth annual Project Blowed Anniverary Show is at 8 p.m. Dec. 28 at The Echo Plex

 

 

 

Project Blowed, a community of emcees, beatmakers, poets, hip hoppers, spoken word artists, is the subject of The Good Life…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 28, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Mohawk Bend restaurant to open in early 2011 in the old Ramona Theater

A 6,000 square foot restaurant, fresh food, live music, patio seating and a full bar should be opening in the first quarter of 2011, according to Katherine Spiers of Echo Park Patch.

 

Restaurateur Tony Yanow has been working to opening Mohawk Bend, site of the old Ramona Theater, for about 18 months already so there's no firm date. The theater has been boarded up for…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 26, 2010 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Echo Park Holiday Parade and Shop Hop is TOMORROW!

The 2nd Annual Echo Park Holiday Shop Hop is TOMORROW!

Echo Park businesses declare December 11th 2010: The 2nd Annual Echo Park Holiday Shop Hop. Come to Echo Park for a day of holiday cheer with shopping specials, performances, and workshops throughout the neighborhood. Don’t miss this fun-filled day of events in Echo Park¬–you can do your holiday…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 10, 2010 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Unique LA Craft Fair Downtown Los Angeles this weekend

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 10, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Echo Park All City Toy Ride with the Midnight Ridazz on Friday

The slow paced - no rider left behind - jaunt is Dec. 10 at the Echo Park Boat House,

751 Echo Park Ave.



Meet at 8pm and Roll at 9 SHARP. Get to Olvera St. Gazebo in Downtown Los Angeles at 10pm.



Then to a secret after-party with delicious food, seasonal home-brew, and booty rattling beats.



"We will keep you entertained until the trains start running."



Make… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 8, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Echo Park Craft Fair

Shop local! Spend Saturday afternoon with some very talented artists and designers...…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on December 1, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Arroyo Arts Collective tour winds though Highland Park, Glassell Park, Montecito Heights, Mount Washington & Eagle Rock Saturday Nov. 21



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More than 130 artists team up to promote art in the areas in and around Highland Park for the sprawling 18th Annual Arroyo Arts Discovery Tour Nov. 21.… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on November 11, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Echo Curio saga ends as store closes (again)

"WE ARE CLOSING… thanks for the memories and the chance to meet you all!!!"

The Echo Curio, a hub of indie art, music, culture and community for Echo Park and Los Angeles, has announced that they are through fighting and paying for more permits and extra bathrooms.



"i couldn’t have imagined the response we got from you kind people," Grant wrote on the Echo… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on November 10, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Echo Curio Benefit and Art Show Nov. 12 with KXLU DJ

Echo Curio is fighting to stay open. They need to raise cash for an entertainment permit and for some remodeling. The free opening reception is at 8 p.m. Nov. 12th featuring new works in drawing, painting, collage, writing,…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on November 6, 2010 at 1:42am — No Comments

Special Halloween edition of the Leimert Park ArtWalk - live music, DJs, drum circles and painting in the park



Sunday, October 31st, 2 pm- 8 pm.



Throughout the day cultural spaces (KAOS Network, Vision Theatre, World Theatre,and prolific arts), artist studios and

storefronts will sh...are art exhibitions, music, fashion, food, drumming, spoken word and local shopping



The Last Sunday of each month The hub of Black culture in Los

Angeles,Leimert Park Village, presents its monthly Art Walk from 2:00

pm til 8:00 pm. The art Walk features the works of… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 31, 2010 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Mohawk General Store moves to Silverlake and catches eye of New York Times.

Bo and Kevin Carney opened Mohawk General Store…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 28, 2010 at 10:49pm — No Comments

Zombies and more zombies in Echo Park, Silverlake and beyond this Halloween

Overly dramatic readings of classic comic books that would make Johnny Dollar proud, burlesque dancers, jazzy song sketches and more with a special twist for Halloween.



Captured Aural Fantasy Theater

performs comic book stories in the spirit of old radio shows live on stage.



Helmed by Chicago native, Venice local and EchoParkOnline.com member… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 25, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Obama live via USC Annenberg

uscannenberg on livestream.com. Broadcast Live…
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Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 22, 2010 at 1:02pm — 1 Comment

At 10:21 today, Stop, Drop & Cover

Don't run for the door. A real earthquake will be too violent. Just get under your desk, next to the wall or chair. That will break the full force of anything falling that may hit you.



Most people are injured by falling objects, often after leaving the building.



So practice.
At 10:21 today -… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 21, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Need to know info about Obama's USC visit

President Barack Obama will speak at a political rally Friday at USC on the University Park campus that could attract 30,000.





10 a.m.: Gates Open

11 a.m.: Program Begins





The public should enter the area at Trousdale Parkway, just south of West 34th Street and will be individually screened for security through metal detectors. No overnight lines will be permitted.





Laptop computers, sharp objects, metal or plastic drink bottles, folding… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 20, 2010 at 11:48pm — No Comments

Echo Curio RIP??? Say it isn't so

It only takes three paragraphs to get the stark point: "WE ARE ZONED AS A RETAIL AREA, and RETAIL AREAS

CANNOT GET CAFE ENTERTAINMENT LICENSES!"



Ok, so what now for performance space/art gallery/ center of coolsville The Echo Curio? Grant and Justin wonder on their Echo Curio blog.



They see three options, but only one real choise.

a) Change their zoning, add a… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 20, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Crime drops as city parks stay open late: Villaraigosa touts Summer Nights Lights program

In a year where Los Angeles was looking to cut everything that wasn't necessary, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa chose to take a stand behind a small program that makes a big difference in out neighborhoods.



The Summer Nights Lights program keeps parks open at night - until midnight four nights a week from July 7 to Sept. 4. But that's not all. The program hires staff to coach, teach and umpire, provides jerseys and even feeds…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 19, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments

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