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New Echo Park Graffiti Art

If you’ve driven by Temple and Union in Echo Park’s Hi-Fi neighborhood, you may have spied a new graffiti mural, a collaboration between artists I WAS HERE (IWH) and Can’t Be Stopped (CBS). The liquor store has been tagged frequently in the past and, after each perversion, painted with a generous coat of limey green.  […]

Award-Winning Street Art

We’re lucky to witness palm tree-lined vistas throughout L.A., and graffiti art is no exception to the view.  TED Award winner J.R. decided on a warehouse along Glendale Blvd. as his brick canvas.  

A New Old-Fashioned, Courtesy of Mohawk Bend

What do U.S. President Harry S. Truman, Don Drapper, Huck Finn, and an Echo Park hipster have in common?  A cocktail, of course! The Old-Fashioned — a titillating marriage of ice, sugar, bitters, whiskey, and fruit garnish, circa 1880s Kentucky — receives an updated, creative twist at Mohawk Bend. Cheekily named the “New Old-Fashioned,” every […]

Celaya, An Echo Park Bakery

The Angeleno palate has grown accustomed to baked goodies from Cuban monolith Porto’s Bakery but, in Echo Park, locals prefer a little neighborhood Mexican bakery. Celaya, a cute square-shaped pastry shop on Sunset Blvd., bustles with charm and brims with racks of baked goods.  Sure, it’s frontage is plain and straight-forward, but a visit inside […]