Monthly Archives: November 2010

Street event on Saturday – “Less Mall, More Melrose”

This Saturday, there will be a special street event on Melrose.  It’s called “Less Mall, More Melrose,” and it’s sponsored by the good folks of the new Melrose Avenue Merchant Alliance (MAMA). Select merchants will offer special discounts or raffles, … Continue reading

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Melrose Village one of L.A.’s most walkable neighborhoods

We call Melrose Village “the green heart of Los Angeles” because it is one of the most environmentally-conscious neighborhoods in the region.  Many of our residents and workers walk, bike, and take transit to jobs, shopping, and entertainment.  And many … Continue reading

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Local chef on “Iron Chef America”

Eric Greenspan, acclaimed chef of neighborhood restaurant The Foundry on Melrose, appears on tonight’s Iron Chef America, on the Food Network. Eric is competing against celebrity cook Bobby Flay – so he’s got a big challenge on his hands. Tune … Continue reading

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Neighbors Injured! Well, acting “injured”

Local residents took part in a statewide disaster drill on Tuesday, playing “injured people” at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.  Check the photos to see if you recognize any of your friends or neighbors.  All injuries certified as artificial. As Jon Lovitz … Continue reading

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If your driveway is blocked, what do you do?

Melrose Village is a very popular area, with people coming here from all over the world to visit our stores, restaurants, and theaters.  Most of the visitors behave well – but there are some exceptions. One complaint we hear regularly … Continue reading

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Sign-up now for free Emergency Preparedness course

In an emergency, how can you save your own life?  And the lives of your family members? Find out how!   Take a free course from the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), starting March 9 at the Beverly … Continue reading

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More gourmet burgers on tap

The gourmet burger trend shows no sign of letting up. We have three great burger options in the neighborhood already – The Foundry on Melrose, 8 oz. Burger Bar, and Golden State.  In March, they will be joined by what … Continue reading

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