Monthly Archives: October 2011

Albano’s Is Back (Again)

The Saga of Albano’s continues. We just received this message from neighborhood resident Amanda: We noticed that Albano’s has returned!  We stopped by tonight for a slice and they were excited to welcome customers back.  No word on why they … Continue reading

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West Hollywood Halloween Carnival Tomorrow

Hundreds of thousands of Halloween revelers are expected to flock to Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood for the 2011 West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval tomorrow evening.   This is one of the world’s largest Halloween celebrations, the West Hollywood Halloween … Continue reading

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Melrose Village Real Estate Update

We received this update on real estate in Melrose Village from local realtor Victoria Massengale of Keller Williams: October 2011 It looks like Real Estate is starting to move again in Melrose Village!  In the month of October, we had … Continue reading

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Melrose Village BID Getting Closer

Tuesday’s Poinsettia Park Advisory Board meeting saw more good news about the great upgrades happening at the park. But perhaps the best news came from a discussion one of our correspondents had with John Darnell, field deputy for Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Park Meeting Tuesday

Lots of exciting news came out of the Poinsettia Park Advisory Board meeting on October 13.  Perhaps the biggest takeaway is that all of the improvements to the park should be completed by February. So in just a few months, … Continue reading

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Is Our Community’s Health at Risk? Find Out Monday.

We heard from Liz Sterbenz, who represents part of Melrose Village on our neighborhood council, Mid City West Community Council.  Liz wants people to know about a free health forum taking place Monday (October 24, 2011) at 7:00 pm at … Continue reading

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Whither Albano’s?

We reported previously that much-loved Albano’s Brooklyn Pizzeria had opened in its old location on Melrose Avenue, between Poinsettia and Alta Vista. But we just received this e-mail from neighborhood resident Amanda: Any news on why Albano’s Pizza is closed … Continue reading

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Art Walk on Saturday

The Miracle Mile Art Walk will be held Saturday (October 22, 2011), from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Much of the activity will be centered around the 5900 Wilshire Boulevard building, near Fairfax Avenue, and across the street from the … Continue reading

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French Wine Tastings at the Farmers Market

We received this information from our friends at Monsieur Marcel gourmet market and restaurant in the Farmers Market: Monsieur Marcel is hosting a series of wine tastings this fall that are essentially free for people to attend.  While it costs … Continue reading

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Obama Coming Back to Town

We had Carmageddon.  Then we had Obamageddon.  (Actually, neither was really that bad.) But now we must prepare for Obamageddon II.  The President is coming back to town in a week and a half for a couple more fundraisers – … Continue reading

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