Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tonight Only – 30% Off at Blu Jam Cafe

We just got word of a special deal.  If you eat at Blu Jam Cafe tonight and say the word “summer,” you get 30% off – and free ceviche. Now that’s a good deal.

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Another Open House Tomorrow

From the old and classic to the new and shiny… We just got word of another big open house tomorrow. Local realtor Joan Fitzpatrick will hold an open house tomorrow from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm for 516 N. Poinsettia … Continue reading

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Open House Tomorrow for Iconic Property

There will be an open house tomorrow (Sunday, July 31) from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm for one of our neighborhood’s most beautiful and iconic homes. The house was designed by famed architect William Kesling for 1930s movie star Wallace … Continue reading

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Big Neighborhood Party on Tuesday

Are you ready for our neighborhood’s biggest party of the year? It all happens on Tuesday (August 2).  That’s when our community’s National Night Out event will take place in Poinsettia Recreation Center.  It will be held from 6:00 pm … Continue reading

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West Elm to Open on Beverly Blvd.

Today one of our correspondents noticed a west elm sign on the site of the former Blueprint furniture store at 8366 Beverly Boulevard (at Kings Road). It looks like the fashionable furniture chain is opening in the space, which is currently undergoing … Continue reading

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Back to Black at the Groundlings

Today’s Los Angeles Times profiles the very funny show “The Black Version,” which plays occasionally at our local comedy joint, the Groundlings Theatre. The show is staged by veteran black comedians.  They take an audience suggestion of a popular movie … Continue reading

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Beautiful New Children’s Playground Opens

A beautiful new children’s playground just opened at Poinsettia Recreation Center. The playground is the first project in the overhaul of the park, which we have reported previously.  Several more improvements will be completed this year. A great time to … Continue reading

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Check Out our Important Resources

If you have a problem in the neighborhood, or want to get something done in our community, who do you contact? The first place to look is the Important Resources page of the Melrose Village Blog. Our blog volunteers have … Continue reading

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“Monster Kitchen” Party at The Foundry

A new Food Network TV show called “Monster Kitchen” premieres tomorrow (Tuesday, July 19) at 9:00 pm.  The show is so new that it’s not even listed yet on the Food Network web site. One of our local chefs, Eric … Continue reading

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Take French Lessons at Coffee Commissary

Want to learn to speak French?  Or to practice your French-speaking skills? Then take a lesson this coming Saturday (July 23, 2011) at the Coffee Commissary on Fairfax Avenue (at Waring).  You can sign up here. This is how the … Continue reading

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