Monthly Archives: June 2014

New websites for LAPD Wilshire and Neighborhood Watch

Two organizations related to local policing and safety issues in our area have created new or updated websites. One of these is our local police station – LAPD Wilshire Division. They’ve set up a new website at lapdwilshire.weebly.com. The website includes … Continue reading

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Melrose BID article in today’s Park La Brea News

A story about the Melrose Business Improvement District (BID) and the Melrose Business Association appears in today’s Park La Brea News / Beverly Press. The article – Property owners bring improvements to Melrose – includes information on the sidewalk repair on Melrose Ave. near Highland … Continue reading

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“Groundbreaking” at Avalon West Hollywood (formerly Movietown Plaza) this morning

The official “groundbreaking” ceremony for Avalon West Hollywood was held this morning at the former site of Movietown Plaza. Participants included representatives from the developer, Avalon Bay; the West Hollywood City Council; and the West Hollywood Housing Corporation. We are saying “groundbreaking” … Continue reading

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Fairfax Business Association working on their area

The Melrose Business Improvement Association is not the only group of businesses in the area looking to make improvements. While it’s not an official Business Improvement District, the Fairfax Business Association (FBA) is also working to look at the same kind … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for Thomas Starr King Middle School this Sunday, June 22nd

This Sunday, June 22nd, from 12 noon to 6 pm there will be a Fundraiser/World Cup Party at Thomas Star King Middle School in Silverlake. While this school isn’t in Melrose Village, students who graduate from Melrose Elementary do go … Continue reading

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Goings on around Willoughby and La Brea

You may (or may not) have noticed that the building on the northeast corner of La Brea Ave. and Willoughby Ave. –  most recently occupied by Mole-Richardson’s Studio Depot – was torn down last week. Mole-Richardson, the company that sells and … Continue reading

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Melrose Business Improvement Association getting things going

We’ve mentioned the Melrose Property Business Improvement District (BID) in earlier posts, including their organizing FAME Fest on the first Thursday of each month. We attended a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Melrose Business Improvement Association – the group … Continue reading

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