Monthly Archives: November 2011

We Still Love Lucy

It looks like one of our neighborhood theaters has a hit on its hands.  We just heard that I Love Lucy Live on Stage has been extended at the Greenway Court Theater on Fairfax Avenue. Here is the information we … Continue reading

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Pita Go, Pita Come

In September we reported that neighborhood pita-falafel place Muma had closed after two years of operation.  It didn’t take long for the space to be filled by a new pita outfit called, appropriately enough, Pita Way. One of our fearless … Continue reading

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West Elm Is Open on Beverly Boulevard

We have reported previously that a West Elm furniture store was set to open on Beverly Boulevard, at Kings Road, in the old Blueprint Furniture space.  It’s the company’s first Los Angeles store; the only other nearby location is in … Continue reading

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Redesigning the Groundlings

It looks like our local world-famous comedy theater will be undergoing some renovations. At a recent performance, the Groundlings were handing out requests for tax-deductible donations to help them fix up their theater.  (In case you didn’t know, the Groundlings … Continue reading

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Good Food, Better Food, Best Food

Okay, we have lots of great restaurants in this neighborhood.  That is a pretty well established fact. If you wanted any more evidence, it’s been flooding in lately. First, local chef John Rivera Sedlar (of Playa on Beverly Boulevard and … Continue reading

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Spend Sunday with Tab Hunter

One of our local specialty movie theaters has a great line-up on Sunday (November 13, 2011): An Evening with Tab Hunter.  It happens at Cinefamily starting at 7:30 pm. According to the theater: Teen heartthrob, accomplished singer, TV celebrity, and … Continue reading

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Represent Yourself

Our area is represented to the City of Los Angeles by our neighborhood council, the Mid City West Community Council.  The council serves as a liaison between community members and the city government.  It can help to get things done. … Continue reading

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Gourmet Burgers Next Friday

We reported recently that the new gourmet burger restaurant from star chef Nancy Silverton, called Short Order, looks like it will open soon at the Farmers Market. One of our readers saw that post, and checked out the space a couple … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Park Progresses while Plummer Park Pauses

The improvements to Poinsettia Park continue to take place at a healthy pace.  More than one million dollars worth of upgrades are being performed, and everything should be completed by early spring. The new outdoor basketball courts are now complete: … Continue reading

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Fairfax Fires Up

One of our roving correspondents recently took an evening walk to the Farmers Market and took some photos of the new goings-on in the area. It looks like the new Trader Joe’s complex being built at the northwest corner of … Continue reading

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