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This just in from our colleagues at Curbed LA, who were forwarded an email announcing the closure of Echo Park gift shop All'Aboard!, which shares a retail space with women's and men's apparel store The Kids are Alright, also closing. Per the email: "We have some very sad news...We will be leaving the Echo Park location this week... Are last day will be Friday the 27th...On Sat the 28th The Kids are Alright will be moving out...Unfortunately the building sold are lease is up and this is the result...We will continue doing business through the website and we are on the lookout for a new location." The Kids are Alright also has a Long Beach location, which it opened not too long ago.
There will be sales as a result, a sidewalk sale this weekend (cash preferred, but credit card transaction available), including "cards on sale buy 3 get 15% off, 50% off of wrapping paper, markdowns on baby/toddler clothes and some adult tees, andd some home accessories...FOR THE MONTH OF JULY - 10% of JULY sales through the website will be donated to THE TORCH FOUNDATION - a non-profit organization - Changing the lives of America's teens..."
The Curbed tipster who forwarded the email writes: "...would like to know if anyone out there has heard anything about this building selling and what horrible things do we have to look forward to? Does it mean all the cute little stores that actually weren't overpriced (unlike everything else that has since moved into echo park over the past 3 years...) will be replaced with crappy more hipster type haunts?" [RackedWire]