Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hasta La Vista Tattoo Parlor

The Melrose Village Blog supports our neighborhood businesses, and frequently encourages residents to patronize local merchants.  However, there are a few businesses that are bad neighbors – and when they shut down, we shed no tears for them. So we … Continue reading

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New Steakhouse on Fairfax

One of our neighborhood scouts reported that a new steakhouse has opened on Fairfax Avenue, just south of Rosewood (and Fairfax High School). We did some research and found that it’s called Rosewood Tavern.  It’s brought to us by restauranteur … Continue reading

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Officer Gallegos Will Visit Your Block

LAPD Officer Art Gallegos, pictured above, is the “Senior Lead Officer” for Melrose Village (west of La Brea Avenue). That means that he is our community’s liaison to the police department.  Officer Gallegos is the best person to contact about … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Tomorrow at DomaineLA

There will be a “twilight wine tasting” tomorrow (Sunday May 15) from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at DomaineLA, the cute wine shop at Melrose and Mansfield (next to California Chicken Cafe). The tasting will feature three rose wines, with … Continue reading

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New Retail at 801 N. Fairfax A Big Success

We walked by the new 801 N. Fairfax Avenue complex recently, and were glad to see that the stores and restaurants were crowded.  It looks like the whole complex is a big success.  It is helping to enliven the stretch … Continue reading

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La Brea-Willoughby Project Moving Forward

It looks like La Brea Gateway, the long-stalled mixed use project at the corner of La Brea Avenue and Willoughby Avenue, is finally moving forward.  The project will go up on the site of the former KCOP television studio. This … Continue reading

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“Teen Bullying” Event Tomorrow

Tomorrow the National Council for Jewish Women (NCJW) holds an important event on teen bullying, a subject that has been much in the news recently. The event takes place Wednesday, May 11, 2011, from 11:30 am t0 1:30 pm, at … Continue reading

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