Monthly Archives: October 2010

On election night, Groundlings Goes Gay

If you think you might need a good laugh on election night on Tuesday (Nov. 2), our local comedy troupe has just the ticket for you.  The Groundlings will host a fundraiser, “Groundlings Goes Gay – for a Good Cause.” … Continue reading

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Obscene signage removed from Melrose storefront

Good news – obscene signage has been removed from a Melrose storefront.  The owner of this property has covered up the sign (see photo), and has even canceled the lease of the “lingerie and love shop” that had planned to … Continue reading

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New brunch option – Maison Richard

Our neighborhood has great choices for brunch.  Of course, there is perennial favorite Blu Jam Cafe, which serves a killer brunch (and is a strong community supporter).  There’s also Vienna Cafe, The Village Idiot, and The Foundry on Melrose.  Even … Continue reading

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New edible garden at Melrose Elementary Magnet – adopted by well-known chef

There is a new edible garden at Melrose Elementary Magnet School for Math, Science, and Technology.  Not only that, but the garden and school have been “adopted” by well-known chef Andrea Cavaliere of Cecconi’s West Hollywood (which is located at … Continue reading

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Beverly Press covers neighborhood concerns about pot stores and Prop 19

The current issue of the Beverly Press/Park La Brea News reports on the concerns of many Melrose Village residents and businesses about what may happen if Prop 19 passes.  Prop 19 is the initiative that would completely legalize marijuana.  Some … Continue reading

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New permit parking zone – meeting on Thursday Nov. 4

A new permit parking zone has been proposed for our neighborhood. The borders would be Willoughby Avenue to the north, Fairfax Avenue to the west, Beverly Boulevard to the south, and Sierra Bonita Avenue to the east.  Residents have been … Continue reading

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Are you prepared for an earthquake?

The earthquake preparedness exercise known as the Great California ShakeOut was held last week, with millions of Californians participating.  An earthquake could happen any time, so it’s worth knowing what to do: when an earthquake starts, Drop, Cover, and Hold … Continue reading

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Enjoy a family dinner at Mozza

One of the best-known restaurants in Melrose Village (and all of Los Angeles) is Mozza.  By that I mean the Mozza complex at Melrose and Highland, made up of Osteria Mozza (a high-end restaurant), Pizzeria Mozza (its more casual – … Continue reading

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Welcome to Melrose Village!

Welcome to the Melrose Village Blog!  This blog features news and comments about what’s happening in the Melrose Village neighborhood of Los Angeles – the community that runs along Melrose Avenue in between Fairfax Avenue and Highland Avenue.  Our neighborhood … Continue reading

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