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East of June Restaurant-Bar Case Held Open Until February 28

East of June Restaurant-Bar Case Held Open Until February 28

| February 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

On Tuesday, February 7, Associate Zoning Administrator Aleta D. James said she would hold the record open until February 28, 2017 to allow LAPD Vice officers time to conduct interviews and due diligence on the Condition Use Beverage Permit (CUB) application for East of June, a new restaurant and bar proposed at 6063-6065 Melrose Avenue, formerly the […]

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Hancock Park Homeowners Oppose Late Hours Request for New Restaurant-Bar East of June

Hancock Park Homeowners Oppose Late Hours Request for New Restaurant-Bar East of June

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Residents of Hancock Park are being asked to attend a zoning department hearing tomorrow morning to seek modifications to a Condition Use Beverage Permit (CUB) application as requested for a East of June, new restaurant and bar at 6063-6065 Melrose Avenue, seeking to operate until 2:00 a.m. nightly. Instead, the Hancock Park Homeowners Association, (HPHOA, est. […]

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Newcomer Pata Salada Shuttered

Newcomer Pata Salada Shuttered

| January 24, 2017 | 4 Comments

Pata Salada, formerly Luna Park (at the NE corner of Wilshire and La Brea), closed last week after just four months in its new format as an upscale Mexican seafood restaurant. According to Eater LA, owner Martha Madison said “the current Metro Line construction just proved to be too big of an obstacle.” She added […]

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Customer Rips off Cell Phone at Village Pizzeria

Customer Rips off Cell Phone at Village Pizzeria

| January 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

Last night, it appears that a customer walked out with an employee’s cellphone at the Village Pizzeria. According to owner Steve Cohen, a couple -a man and a woman – ate dinner at the restaurant early Monday evening. After paying their bill in cash, the male waited around then grabbed an employee’s cell phone that was […]

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Cooking in the Rain

Cooking in the Rain

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week of rainy days has forced me to stay inside, but inspired me to cook from my garden…which is really loving all the moisture.  (A great benefit of working from home is that I can cook in between answering emails and texts!) Here’s a simple recipe for a vegetable frittata that makes a healthy hot lunch […]

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New Plans for the Old Firestone Building

New Plans for the Old Firestone Building

| January 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Last year, when the car repair business at the streamline moderne Firestone building at 8th and La Brea suddenly closed, neighbors worried that a developer would swoop in and tear it down.  But new owners Conroy Commercial said at the time that they were definitely interested in preserving the structure, a Los Angeles Historic Cultural […]

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