Monthly Archives: August 2011

This Thursday is Melrose Night!

What!?  Isn’t this kind of early? Well, Melrose Night is the first Thursday of the month, and, for the first time this year — and the first time since Melrose Night started — the first Thursday is on the 1st … Continue reading

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One more theater …

In our post earlier today about live theater in Melrose Village, we forgot to include the Greenway Court Theatre.  The theater is on the east side of Fairfax Ave, on the edge of the Fairfax High School campus, right at … Continue reading

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Live shows in Melrose Village

While most people don’t think of Melrose Village as a “theater district,” there are quite a few places here where there are performances that you can see live. For improv and sketch comedy there’s the Groundlings on Melrose Ave. near … Continue reading

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Our nearest Auto Club office

Earlier this month, in our blog about changes at the West Hollywood Gateway complex, we noted that our local office of the Automobile Club of Southern California (aka AAA), had moved.  Actually, just a few years ago, the Auto Club … Continue reading

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Increased DUI Enforcement through Labor Day

You may have read that law enforcement agencies – Los Angeles Police Dept., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept, California Highway Patrol, and others – have stepped up enforcement regarding DUI – Driving Under the Influence.  This Melrose Village blog entry … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Recreation Center work continues

Last week we included some pictures of work being done on the baseball field and adjacent areas at the Poinsettia Recreation Center.  We said we would include pictures of the work on the outdoor basketball courts when we had them.  … Continue reading

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Comic Books in Melrose Village

Recent articles (such as this one in the Los Angeles Times) have been talking about changes coming to DC Comics superheroes starting next week.  Comic book publishers have been seeing a change in their customer base, and this could be … Continue reading

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Property crime alert in Melrose Village

The Los Angeles Times reported today that that have been a noticeable number of property crimes lately in what they call the “Fairfax” area.  While the L.A. Times “Fairfax” area is not the same as Melrose Village, we do see … Continue reading

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LADWP Solar Incentive Program returns next week

Even as the days are getting shorter, it looks like summer weather may finally be here.  At least there is more full sunlight each day than we’ve had the last few weeks. The timing may be good, then, for the … Continue reading

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Help your neighbors in the event of an emergency

Back in March we talked here about the CERT Neighborhood Team Program (NTP), and how you can help your neighbors (and your neighbors help you) if you become part of a Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET).  (Don’t you just love all … Continue reading

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