Monthly Archives: April 2011

Got Potholes? Call 311.

The Melrose Village blog is back after a brief hiatus.  And we have been hearing a lot lately – about potholes.  A very rainy winter means that there are plenty of potholes around.  Meanwhile, the number of street services workers … Continue reading

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Save the Dates – May 3 and August 2

Save the dates for two upcoming community events. May 3.  Our next Melrose Action Neighborhood Watch meeting will take place Tuesday, May 3, at 7:30 pm, in Blu Jam Cafe, 7371 Melrose Avenue.  This is your opportunity to speak in … Continue reading

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Movietown Teardown Starts in 3-4 Months

The planned Movietown Plaza complex of condo towers, senior apartments, and retail spaces was approved last year by the West Hollywood City Council.  It will replace the dingy Trader Joe’s shopping center on the site, at Santa Monica Boulevard between … Continue reading

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Fat Dog on Fairfax

The restaurants keep coming to the neighborhood. The latest to open is The Fat Dog, a gastropub that is the offshoot of a well-known Montrose (Glendale) restaurant.  It has opened in the new 801 N. Fairfax building (northwest corner of … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Council Meeting Tonight

Our neighborhood council, Mid City West Community Council, is our liaison with City government.  Mid City West will be holding its board meeting tonight at 7:00 pm, at the NCJW building, 543 N. Fairfax Avenue (one block south of Melrose … Continue reading

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Tried the Ribs at Animal?

There are many, many good restaurants in our neighborhood. Some of these restaurants are particularly good at getting press.  In that category, we have to hand it to Animal on Fairfax Avenue.  Animal and its chefs, Jon Shook and Vinny … Continue reading

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Good Eating at Melrose Night

The monthly Melrose Night event took place last night, and from what we could see, it was a lot of fun – despite being held on a cold and windy night. We dropped by toward the end of the event, … Continue reading

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