Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sit’n Sleep to Open on La Brea, T Salon Closes on Melrose

There are plans to open a Sit’n Sleep store at 939 N. La Brea Avenue, just north of the former KCOP Studios, and south of the West Hollywood Gateway complex that includes Target and Best Buy.  The location is currently … Continue reading

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New Stores Open on Melrose

Maybe it’s a sign that the economy is really picking up.  A recent stroll along Melrose Avenue, from Edinburgh to Martel, found that lots of new stores have opened in the past few months. Here are photos of some of … Continue reading

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Darkroom Bar to Get Kitchen and Chef

The current issue of LA Weekly reports that the bar Darkroom, at 7302 Melrose Avenue (between Fuller and Poinsettia), will soon be getting a kitchen with an acclaimed chef at the helm. Jason Travi, former chef and co-owner of popular … Continue reading

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Congressman Waxman Speaks to Community

Our U.S. Congressman Henry Waxman spoke today to a large audience of community members at the National Council of Jewish Women building on Fairfax Avenue.  More than 100 people listened to Waxman speak for approximately one hour, in a presentation … Continue reading

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We Like Frida Tacos

Frida Tacos opened a few months ago on Melrose Avenue (between Alta Vista and Formosa), and it has turned into a really good and inexpensive lunch option in our neighborhood.  It is an offshoot of the Frida Restaurant mini-chain that … Continue reading

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New Art/Comedy Exhibit Opens Tonight at Gallery 1988

A new exhibit opens tonight at Gallery 1988 (7020 Melrose Avenue, half a block east of La Brea Avenue). The exhibit is titled, “Is This Thing On?  100 Artists Take Aim at Funny People.”  It features pop art creations that … Continue reading

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Paul Koretz Speaks to Full House

City Councilmember Paul Koretz spoke to a full house last night at Blu Jam Cafe.  Forty community members packed into the restaurant for a meeting of Melrose Action Neighborhood Watch. Koretz, who has been in office for 18 months, spoke … Continue reading

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