Monthly Archives: May 2013

It’s Time to Shut Down the Illegal Pot Stores on Melrose

In yesterday’s election, the people of Los Angeles overwhelmingly voted to limit the number of marijuana storefronts in the city to 130 by passing Proposition D. They also overwhelmingly voted against Proposition F, which would have allowed an unlimited number … Continue reading

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Martel House for Sale for $2.7 Million

We have heard that the real estate market is heating up again. Even so, we were a bit surprised to see that a house on the 700 block of Martel just went on sale with a listing price of $2,699,000. … Continue reading

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La Brea Avenue Streetscape in West Hollywood

West Hollywood, our neighboring city, is planning to start work on a La Brea Avenue Streetscape Project in the near future. This project includes the construction of planted tree wells, street trees, medians with planting and pedestrian street lighting along … Continue reading

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Vote Tuesday – Important Election

There is an important city election on Tuesday (May 21, 2013), and the Melrose Village Blog strongly encourages you to vote. The location of your polling place is listed on the back of the Official Sample Ballot you should have … Continue reading

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Learn to Dance in Poinsettia Park

Did you know that you can learn how to dance at our local park? The City of Los Angeles sponsors dance classes – including beginning Flamenco, tap and belly dance – at Poinsettia Park on Monday and Thursday evenings. It … Continue reading

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Melrose Gets Visit from Japan’s “Ambassador of Cuteness”

Melrose Avenue recently received a visit from Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, a Japanese pop star who is also the nation’s official “Ambassador of Cuteness.” Here is an article about the visit from City Council member Paul Koretz‘s HI 5 Newsletter: Many Japanese … Continue reading

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Blu Jam Cafe to Open Second Location

Long-time neighborhood favorite Blu Jam Cafe is opening a second location in the Valley next week. The additional location will be at 15045 Ventura Boulevard, between Kester and Sepulveda, in Sherman Oaks. The opening is scheduled for next Saturday, May … Continue reading

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