Monthly Archives: January 2011

JapanLA Moves to Melrose

The JapanLA store opened several years ago on Fuller, just south of Melrose Avenue.  Ever since then, it has been selling cute Japanese t-shirts, toys, handbags, cell phone cases, and other items.  If you are looking for a gift for … Continue reading

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See the play Caught at the Zephyr Theater

We just saw the play Caught at the Zephyr Theater (7456 Melrose Avenue, between Gardner and Vista), and can happily recommend it. The play tells the story of a gay couple in Los Angeles (“Beverly Hills-adjacent”) who are days away … Continue reading

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Get Graffiti Removed – Fast!

Have you noticed graffiti near your home or business?  It’s easy to get graffiti removed quickly.  Just notify the City, or directly contact Pacific Graffiti Solutions, our local anti-graffiti vendor.  Pacific Graffiti Solutions does a great job, and they usually … Continue reading

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Property Owner to Neighborhood: “FUK U”

As reported previously, a store on Melrose Avenue just put up a huge sign reading “FUK U.”  The commercial property owner of the location has received complaints about the signage from neighbors.  Here is an e-mail response he sent out: “Hello … Continue reading

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Obscene Signage Back Up on Melrose

Last October, we told you about obscene signage that was briefly unveiled on a Melrose Avenue storefront – before being taken down at the order of the commercial property owner, who had been unaware of what the merchant was doing. … Continue reading

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Want to Know How the LAPD Really Works?

Do you want to know how the LAPD really works?  Have you ever considered working in public safety yourself?  Would you like to find out when the movies and TV shows portray police work accurately, and when they get it … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Featured in FunnyOrDie Video

Our neighborhood is featured in a new comic video starring Michael Cera, Tony Danza, Martin Starr, and Nick Kroll.  The video was produced by the web site FunnyOrDie. It was shot at Gallery1988 (on Melrose Avenue just east of La … Continue reading

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