Monthly Archives: April 2014

First Melrose FAMEFest Thursday evening May 1st

The Melrose Business Improvement District (BID) has recently begun its efforts to improve the business volumes and customer traffic on the street between Fairfax and Highland. They are focused on putting the “buzz” back in Melrose! One of steps the BID … Continue reading

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Nextdoor in Melrose Village

We first mentioned Nextdoor back in December. Various departments in the City of Los Angeles, including the Mayor’s office and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, have been promoting Nextdoor as a way to communicate within and between neighborhoods. There is a … Continue reading

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smoke.oil.salt is Finally Opening

One restaurant that’s been “Coming Soon” for many months is finally opening today. Smoke.oil.salt is a Spanish seafood (and more) restaurant that’s been in the works at the former location of Angeli Caffe, 7274 Melrose Ave. This is a new venture of Adam Fleischman, … Continue reading

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Construction and Demolition in Nearby West Hollywood

Three projects along Santa Monica Blvd. west of La Brea Ave. (just north of Melrose Village) are charging ahead. The mixed-use project at the northwest corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and La Brea Ave. is nearing completion. Work is now being … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Scammers Posing as LADWP Employees

Phone scammers are deceiving customers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) into paying non-existent water and power bills with threats of immediate service shut off. Don’t fall victim to phone scammers posing as LADWP “collection” personnel. • LADWP … Continue reading

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CicLAvia on Wilshire on Sunday April 6th

CicLAvia returns to Wilshire Blvd. this Sunday, April 6th, from 9 am to 4 pm. Wilshire Blvd. will be closed to motor vehicles all day from Fairfax Ave. on the west to Grand Ave. in downtown L.A. (In our area, Wilshire … Continue reading

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