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Rewind Electronics newest old store to open in Echo Park

Echo Park Now featured Rewind Electronics in August, Lisa Viktorya added a video in early October and KPCC's Molly Peterson followed Friday with a story about Jen and Oscar Carpinteyro, who buy, sell and repair the things most of us have been taught to throw… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 17, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Make your Mark in the Park in Expo Park this Sunday!

Ryman Arts


Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 16, 2010 at 11:16am — No Comments

Taste of Soul on Crenshaw today!

The 2010 Taste of Soul on the corner of Crenshaw and Rodeo is today from 10AM-6PM. It's the perfect weather for a street fair.

Find more photos like this on Leimert Park Beat

Presented by the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and Mothers in Action, in conjunction with

Los Angeles City Councilmembers Bernard C. Parks, Herb Wesson, and Jan

Perry; Radio Free 102.3 KJLH and… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 16, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Checking for lead in Echo Park jewelry

The watchdogs at California Watch will be in Echo Park today to screen jewelry for lead. The online investigative reporting group based in NoCal published a story that uncovered five violations in 16 months by a national company.

Bring your questionables to Nahui Ohlin on Sunset until 6 p.m. to find out if the accessories will make your look or kill you.

The test takes seconds…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 14, 2010 at 3:09pm — No Comments

CicLAvia photo essay from an Eastsider (and critic of bike culture)

El Chavo at the LA Eastside has a humorous/sarcastic photo essay on the Ciclavia - "I wasn’t really planning to go, but my friend thought it was a good idea. I just didn’t want to hang around with that whole Bike Kulture set that make my skin crawl."

It looks like he spent most of the day there. Here's a more straight forward… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 11, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Filter Mag's Culture Collide Festival slideshow

Last weekend's Culture Collide Festival via Roselle Chin of Neon… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 11, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Brewery Art Walk this weekend is a can't miss


Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 7, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Paint and Graffiti store paints the town red in Echo Park

By Graffiti Artists for Graffiti Artists.

The Montana Store comes to Echo Park, with everything from paint to pencils.Montana Cans is a designer spray-paint brand from Germany. It does sound cool.

But I know from attending a few Echo Park Chamber of Commerce meetings illegal graffiti is not cool.

Sadly one of the frequent targets are the murals that make Echo Park so special. They are targeted partly because the city won't remove the…

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 2, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Echo Park's reputation used to boster scrapbooking industry

A company from Provo, Utah, is using the memory of Echo Park's glory days as the home to old Hollywood to sell paper:-

"Before the days of Hollywood, the Los Angeles film industry was centered in Echo Park. In it’s heyday Echo Park was home to silent film legends, Laurel and Hardy, Charlie Chaplin and the Three Stooges Legends that have lasted the test of time."…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 28, 2010 at 11:33pm — No Comments

El Centro Del Pueblo Voter Registration Drive *Updated - Do it again Oct. 9

El Centro Del Pueblo to register new Latino voters at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 9th.

"The purpose of this non-partisan campaign, sponsored by the National Council of La Raza, is to empower our community," the email says.

Free lunch will be provided by…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on September 24, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Masa of Echo Park makes you come back for more

The first thing the waitresses at Masa tell you is that they are famous for the cornmeal crust, Chicago-style deep dish pizza.

Then they let you know that you should order ahead because it takes 45 minutes to prepare.

So that almost guarantees you'll be back for more.

But on that first visit whatever you do, get the banana and chocolate bread pudding. A delicacy and enough for two.

Added by Eddie North-Hager on November 3, 2009 at 6:29pm — No Comments


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