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Mohawk Street mural removed

Colorful murals are not only a common sight in Echo Park, it’s something the neighborhood takes a lot of pride in (depending on the artwork). While we’re not sure the erasure of a mural along Mohawk Street at Sunset Boulevard will capture the protests from the community like the Quinceañera mural did earlier this year, the whitewashing […]


Echo Park Quinceañera mural restored to its former glory

Andres Cruz on Twitter sent us the above photo yesterday, showing the progress made on the Quinceañera mural on the former Pescado Mojado building. The mural, painted in 1996, was being sanded off for the new Señor Fish restaurant when the neighborhood protested. Work stopped immediately, and the new restaurant owners hired an artist who […]


Alfredo Market on Glendale Boulevard gets a colorful makeover

Driving along Glendale Boulevard just got a lot more colorful! LAist got the story on who’s behind the new colorful mural on the wall of Alfredo Market on Glendale Boulevard, between Alvarado and Berkeley. Street artist and Echo Park resident Kophns One (aka Koffinz) painted the mural at the end of December. According to The […]


City keeps graffiti abatement funding

An email forwarded to the Echo Elysian Neighborhood Council Yahoo! Forum the other day announced some good news about the city’s graffiti abatement programs. Pat Gomez, the city’s murals manager, writes, “This is to update you that the graffiti abatement cut was removed from the budget reduction recommendations approved by Council and forwarded to the […]


The Moth GrandSLAM at Echoplex

Check out The Moth GrandSLAM on Tuesday, March 2, at the Echoplex in Echo Park. The Moth is basically an unscripted story telling hour – just the speaker telling a short story without notes about certain experiences (storytellers are provided with a theme). I have personally thoroughly enjoyed listening to some of the stories – […]