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Alternate Universe Brings Toys, Games, & Comics to Echo Park

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Although Echo Park and Silver Lake certainly have their share of buzzy boutiques, restaurants, and novelty stores, these hipster-heavy havens have never had a place for proud geeks, gamers, and toy collectors to convene—until now. Opening tomorrow, Saturday, December 6th is Alternate Universe, a new shop founded by true believer Chris Cortez.

Eastsider LA notes that the Silver Lake-based marketing consultant has created a one-stop shop that features "shelves stocked with Transformers and Hot Wheels as well as popular board and card games, such as Magic: The Gathering." Cortez also wants this to be a place where gamers meet up. Dungeons & Dragons, anyone?
· Alternate Universe [Facebook]
· It's All Fun and Games at a New Echo Park Toy Store [Eastsider]
· Shop Bright Bags and Brunch with Comics in Silver Lake [Racked]

Alternate Universe

1498 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles 90026