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Added by Echo Park Online on March 3, 2015 at 8:21am — No Comments

TONIGHT: Echo Park Chamber:Candidate Forum for CD 1 and 13

Echo Park Chamber:Candidate Forum for CD 1 and 13

  • When:
    Thursday, April 18 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Where:…

Added by Echo Park Online on April 18, 2013 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Recycle that Christmas tree Echo Park - all ya gotta do is in put it on the curb on trash day!

Keep your community beautiful and do the right thing - recycle that Christmas tree. Please tell your neighbors how easy getting rid of that tree can be.

Los Angeles Christmas Tree Recycling Program

The City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has CURBSIDE collection for Christmas…


Added by Echo Park Online on December 31, 2012 at 5:58pm — No Comments

The Feast of Terror Spook Show at El Cid - Halloween on Sunset Strip

Captured Aural Phantasy Theater has teamed up with Creepy LA to bring you a thrilling, chilling night at the legendary El Cid this Halloween night.

Produced by Captured Aural Phantasy Theater, a cabal of theater…


Added by Echo Park Online on October 31, 2012 at 2:42pm — No Comments

City streets closed for neighborhood bike ride - join Ciclavia today

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Los Angeles’ fifth CicLAvia heads goes from Chinatown to Expo Park and USC to Boyle Heights. You just have to get on your bike to enjoy streets that are open only for bikes - NO CARS ALLOWED.

Today Sunday, October 7, from 10 am-3 pm 9.1 miles of normally congested streets is a linear park for strolling and biking. The route…


Added by Echo Park Online on October 7, 2012 at 7:33am — No Comments

Three questions with Rampart Village Neighborhood Council - Join the revitalization now taking place

Something's going on in Rampart Village if you haven't heard. We chatted up Diana Olivares, founding member of the Rampart Village Neighborhood Council, to find out what's new. Diana grew up in our area and and is running the Mexican family restaurant that her parents started in 1965. But she still makes time to be a good citizen and leader.
1. What is Rampart Village?…

Added by Echo Park Online on September 14, 2012 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Fireworks in Echo Park and Los Angeles


Dodgers Stadium

L.A. Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds at 6:10 p.m. Fireworks to follow.
Click for an almost comprehensive map of…

Added by Echo Park Online on July 3, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

How to get rid of the Christmas tree

The City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has expanded CURBSIDE collection for Christmas trees. If your Christmas tree is too big to cut and place it inside the green waste bin, simply place the tree next to your green waste bin on collection day.…


Added by Echo Park Online on December 29, 2011 at 7:39pm — No Comments

Culver City ArtWalk on Saturday

Justin Scupine of has done a fabulous job previewing the Culver City ArtWalk this week - first there was Wayne White's show at Western Project and…

Added by Echo Park Online on June 2, 2011 at 10:35pm — No Comments

Reviews are in: Lot 1 is Echo Park's latest "hotbed of musical activity

The 704; Wasting Time at Rock Shows reviews the new venue everyone it talking about in LA - Echo Park's Lot 1 cafet.


"Everyone keeps asking me, "So, L.G, what do you think of Lot 1 Cafe, Echo Park's latest hotbed of musical activity? ... Literally everyone is asking me that. Friends, family members, anonymous readers, the homeless, my urologist, my gastroenterologist,…


Added by Echo Park Online on February 9, 2011 at 12:14am — 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.





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

Echo Curio tries a comeback - Tea room and music in 2011

Grant or Justin explains: "looks like we’re going to make another go at getting the paperwork from the city… We are getting plans drafted up, buying ourselves the trappings of a tea room (serving hot and cold tea in to-go cups), and then going for that coveted Entertainment License… look out!!!… Continue

Added by Echo Park Online on October 29, 2010 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Origami Records - Small Record Store, Big Draw. Tuesday at noon Superchunk after hosting Jonsi and Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit in last week

Origami, a shoeboxed size piece of joy in the heart of Echo Park on Sunset, is so stuffed with vinyl that the bands must play in the loft. But the aura of hearing music… Continue

Added by Echo Park Online on October 17, 2010 at 8:58pm — No Comments

LA Times features Echo Park Film Center for Home Movie Day

Rich Connell of the LA Times focuses on Echo Park Film center, one of two LA area sites that participated in the worldwide Home Movie Day. The center screened 8- and 16-millimeter film reels and videotapes that have been lost, more or less, to new… Continue

Added by Echo Park Online on October 17, 2010 at 8:36pm — No Comments

From the East Side through Downtown to Echo Park (almost) - a chance to see LA like never before

Los Angeles continues its visionary ways by hosting a Ciclovia. A what?

It's not a race or a grop ride. It's the temporary creation of a park connecting the city. Walkers and riders can joint in any where along the seven mile rout from East Los Angeles, through downtown, along 7th, paralleling Vermont to the 101.

In Bogata, Columbia they host ciclovía every Sunday on 80 miles of city streets.

"A Ciclovía is not just for recreation. It…


Added by Echo Park Online on October 8, 2010 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Stairs of Echo Park: #15 Avalon Baxter Steps, a trek from Secret Stairs by Charles Fleming

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We checked Charles Fleming's "Secret Stairs" out of the library and tackled the longest trek through Echo Park - starting at Chango Coffee shop and ending at Delilah bakery (1,000 steps later - what a reward!)

There are… Continue

Added by Echo Park Online on August 19, 2010 at 12:04am — No Comments


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