Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Best of L.A.

The annual “Best of L.A.” issue of Los Angeles Magazine is now available.  As usual, our neighborhood is well represented. Here are the winners located in or near Melrose Village: Natural pet products:  Tailwaggers, 801 N. Fairfax Avenue Headphones:  Audio … Continue reading

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Tirovino Out, The Colonial Wine Bar In

We reported last year about a new wine bar-restaurant named Tirivino in the Melrose space previously occupied by beloved but beleaguered Italian restaurant All’Angelo. Looks like Tirivino didn’t make it. Local real estate agent Victoria Massengale wrote to let us … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Dinner Sunday at Marcona

Los Angeles chef Kenny Seliger will be cooking a pop-up dinner Sunday at Marcona on Melrose.  It’s part of a dinner series he calls Trap Door Dining. The dinner will include six courses, with beer pairings, and costs $59.00 per person … Continue reading

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More on La Brea Avenue

We reported recently about the surge of new developments on La Brea Avenue between Willoughby and Fountain. Things are happening on La Brea to the south, as well. Pictured above is the construction site of a new CVS drugstore that … Continue reading

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Update on Melrose Village BID

The Melrose Village Blog has been reporting for some time about the proposed Melrose Village Business Improvement District (BID).  To get an update, we conducted an e-mail interview with Don Duckworth, the consultant who is helping local commercial property owners … Continue reading

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New Zankou Set to Open This Week

We have good news for fans of Zankou who are tired of driving over to West L.A. or East Hollywood for their chicken fix:  A new Zankou is set to open this week at Sunset and Fairfax. One of our fearless … Continue reading

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Lebanese Eatery Set to Open

Eater is reporting that a “fast casual Lebanese” restaurant is set to open soon at Fairfax Avenue and Rosewood.  According to the popular food blog: Los Angeles is certainly not devoid of great Lebanese/Mediterranean food, dispersed throughout the city from … Continue reading

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