Monthly Archives: June 2011

Highland Keeps Hepifying

Last November we posted about the new restaurants and stores that have turned a formerly drab section of Highland Avenue into something approaching a cool street (“Highland Gets Hipper”). Well, Highland keep hepifying. The Los Angeles Times and local food … Continue reading

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Protect Your Smartphone – Message from the LAPD

We just received this message from the LAPD, which is reminding everyone that a smartphone is one of the most tempting targets for a criminal: In the everyday fast-paced world of technology, we here at the Los Angeles Police Department … Continue reading

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Park Upgrades Start Next Tuesday

Great news – the long-awaited upgrades to Poinsettia Park begin next Tuesday. Here is an announcement we recently received from the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks: Construction staff will be starting the park improvements at Poinsettia Recreation Center … Continue reading

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Vampire Spotted at Blu Jam Cafe

We don’t usually report celebrity sightings on the Melrose Village Blog.  There are just too many famous people who come to visit our neighborhood’s restaurants, stores, and theaters.  Plus, a number of well-known figures live right here. But this one … Continue reading

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More Foodies on Fairfax

The Los Angeles Times has given an early thumbs-up to Rosewood Tavern, the new steakhouse on Fairfax Avenue just a block south of the high school. We especially liked that the reviewer opened the article by saying: For all its … Continue reading

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Salt’s Cure Food and Great Wine Tonight

Our adorable local wine shop, DomaineLA, will hold one of its special events tonight.  This event looks especially good.  It pairs wines from famed producer Bonny Doon Vineyard with food from Salt’s Cure, one of our neighborhood’s hardest restaurants to … Continue reading

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Thanks Bob!

The Melrose Village Blog sends a hearty “thank you” to local resident Bob Abrahams, who just stepped down from the Board of Directors of Mid City West Community Council. Bob served on the board of the neighborhood council for more than … Continue reading

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