Monthly Archives: January 2013

“When You’re In Love, The Whole World Is Jewish” Opens Friday

A new musical comedy, When You’re In Love, The Whole World Is Jewish, will open Friday at the Greenway Court Theatre.  The play is based on classic 1960s comedy albums and is directed by Seinfeld star Jason Alexander. Here is information … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Watch Meeting on Tuesday

Our Melrose Village neighborhood is much safer now than it was years ago, largely because of the great work of Melrose Action Neighborhood Watch, the Los Angeles Police Department, and our tireless “neighborhood cop,” LAPD Senior Lead Officer Art Gallegos. … Continue reading

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Chi SPACCA to Open on Melrose

Earlier this month we reported on several new high-profile restaurants set to open in our neighborhood.  Now Eater has more information on one of them, the new Mario Batali-Nancy Silverton restaurant that will soon open on Melrose Avenue near Highland: … Continue reading

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West Hollywood Plastic Bag Ban Starts One Month From Today

An ordinance going into effect soon means that stores in the City of West Hollywood will no longer be able to provide single-use plastic bags at checkout. For larger stores (Trader Joe’s, Smart & Final, Target, etc.), this starts on … Continue reading

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Give Blood Sunday

On Sunday, you have a chance to give blood and help save lives. The Melrose Trading Post and the American Red Cross are teaming up to do a blood drive at the Trading Post’s weekly flea market at Fairfax High … Continue reading

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Latest on La Brea Developments

The new web site Wehoville has a good update on the five big projects being built on La Brea Avenue between Willoughby and Fountain. You can see their post here. The projects at Willoughby and at Romaine are in the … Continue reading

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High-Profile New Restaurants to Open Soon

Our neighborhood is spoiled for good restaurants – and we are about to get even more spoiled. Eater is reporting that a new Mario Batali-Nancy Silverton restaurant will open February 4 in the under-utilized Scuola di Pizza space on Melrose … Continue reading

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