Echo Park's Little Joy Emerges Anew on April 1

Little Joy

Little Joy, the Echo Park dive that was recently purchased by Joaquin Reyna-Donaldson, the former tender of the bar at The Echo, is reopening on April 1, just in time for opening day at Dodger Stadium. According to LAist, the new owners are giving the place a shiny new coat, adding a grand new oak bar and a DJ booth, and unveiling some of the original architectural details of this nearly 100-year-old building that has served as both a pharmacy and auto-body shop in the past. The bar's fresh incarnation will continue serving stiff drinks, along with a renewed focus on local beer and wine. [LAist; Earlier]