Monthly Archives: May 2011

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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Neighborhood Council Meeting Tomorrow Evening

Participate in your community, and see democracy in action, by attending the next meeting of your neighborhood council tomorrow evening. The board meeting of Mid City West Community Council will take place Tuesday, May 10, 2011, starting at 7:00 pm, … Continue reading

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Herb Alpert Learned the Trumpet at Melrose Elementary

The current May 2011 issue of Los Angeles Magazine includes a fascinating profile of Herb Alpert, the famed trumpet player, music executive, and philanthropist.  Alpert, now 76, is best known as the leader of the Tijuana Brass.  He has sold … Continue reading

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Job Fair on Friday May 20

We received this announcement from Nicole Carcel, our field rep for State Assembly member Mike Feuer: Assemblymember Feuer along with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Community Job Fair. The event … Continue reading

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New Cafe Opens on Melrose

A new spot just opened on Melrose called the Enjoy Cafe & Deli.  We stopped in a few days to find them in the early days of their operation. Enjoy is located at 7376 Melrose Avenue, between Martel and Fuller. … Continue reading

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Vote for Melrose Elementary Magnet

We received this message from Debra Mooradian of the Melrose Elementary Magnet School’s parent-teacher organization: Vote EVERYDAY of May to help Melrose Elementary!!! Please help our school!! Vote for our Pepsi Refresh Everything idea. We are up for a $50,000 … Continue reading

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Two Big Events Tomorrow

Tomorrow (Thursday) will be a big day in the neighborhood, with two major events going on within a few blocks of each other. First up, Fairfax High School will host an Open House from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Here … Continue reading

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