When I got a message from a friend that a car had plowed into Sunset Triangle, I ran the few blocks from my house. No one was hurt; it had happened early in the morning when the plaza was empty. But the damage to the new pedestrian-only thoroughfare was extensive. Giant planters had toppled and roll ... More >>
Colin Young-WolffEdward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros performing at Sunset Junction in 2010It's been nearly three months since Sunset Junction was canceled, but most people still haven't gotten their refunds. Frustrated ticketholders are now taking steps to file a class-action lawsuit against t ... More >>
MySpaceArt Sex Crime has a MySpace page.Cops fanned out across the L.A. area in pursuit of members of Art Sex Crime, an 8-year-old tagging crew they say is responsible for more than 1,600 acts of vandalism: 11 people were arrested yesterday in eight different SoCal cities -- mostly in the sou ... More >>
Awkward family photosEver chock full o' surprises, organizers of L.A.'s annual Sunset Junction festival announced they've partnered with Silverlake landmark El Cid to host a new sixth stage at its 2011 festival.
The news comes on the heels of the recently-announced Hotel Cafe stage at the f ... More >>
From the Read and Weep Dept. Check out Michael McKinley's moment of malarial disconnect on the Eastsider L.A. blog, where he claims credit for Silver Lake's coincidentally going yupscale during the years of the McKinley-helmed Sunset Junction Street Fair:"When we first started, it was $200,000 house ... More >>
Mark "Cobrasnake" HunterFreedom of information at Sunset Junction
Thursday night, the auditorium of Micheltorena Elementary School was packed with supporters and detractors of the annual Sunset Junction Street Fair for a special meeting held by Silver Lake Neighborhood Council. The three hour meeti ... More >>
Lina Lecaro"To live in harmony with our neighbors," reads the legend splashed across the Web site for the Sunset Junction Neighborhood Alliance, which operates the annual Sunset Junction Street Fair. The good people of the alliance are likely to get an earful from their neighbors tonight. This is wh ... More >>
Lina LecaroCrowds at the annual Sunset Junction street fair.
Sunset Junction Street Festival still exists, but it might not be continuing in the large, Coachella-light style that it has for the bulk of this decade.