Shop Small in Miracle Mile and Sycamore Square Today

Runway Boutique and Miracle Mile Toys and Games…just two of the Miracle Mile/Sycamore Square local businesses celebrating Small Business Saturday today.

We’ve told you a lot about the Larchmont Blvd. businesses participating in Small Business Saturday events today…but local establishments in the Miracle Mile and Sycamore Square neighborhoods – many of which have been hard hit by subway construction and the associated loss of parking in recent months – are hoping folks will join in supporting small businesses in those areas, too.  The local-focused, neighborhood-serving proprietors would love to welcome you today at the following locations:

La Brea Ave.:

Pata Salata – 672 S. La Brea – Jalisco-style seafood for lunch and dinner…plus tequila.
I Love Lulu Hair Spa – 733 S. La Brea – “Services and products to help you grow and maintain healthy hair, naturally.”
Little Bar LA – 757 S. La Brea – Voted “Miracle Mile’s Favorite Neighborhood Bar”
Muse on 8th – 759 S. La Brea – “Food. Art. Coffee. Community.” Also currently holding a food drive for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank – drop off your non-perishable contributions any time during regular business hours.
Rascal – 801 S. La Brea – “A Neighborhood restaurant with good eats, fine libations and an amazingly appetizing atmosphere.”
Doggie Goddess Pet Services – 810 S. La Brea – “Cage-free doggie daycare, in-home overnight boarding, bathing services and more.”
Nirvana Studio Hollywood – 814 S. La Brea – Photography and production services.
Hawa’s Hair Salon – 741 S. La Brea – Hair care, cuts, perming, coloring, natural hair, braiding, and extensions.
Function 5 Fitness – 805 S. La Brea – Strength, conditioning and Muay Thai gym.
Runway Boutique – 807 S. La Brea – Women’s clothing, shoes and accessories.  Owner Fatima Dodson also founded the monthly Miracle Mile Small Business Stroll.
Sake House Miro – 809 S. La Brea – Japanese/sushi restaurant; open for lunch and dinner.
Candela Taco Bar and Lounge – 831 S. La Brea – Margarita Mondays, Tango Tuesdays, Taco Wednesdays, Happy Hour every day, and private event rentals.
L.A. Ramen Bar – 850 S. La Brea – Family-friendly restaurant featuring ramen, sushi, beer and more.
Mo’ Better Burgers – 901 S. La Brea – Legendary burgers, “locally sourced + crafted with love.”

W. 8th St.:

Urban Florist – 5310 W. 8th St. – Flowers and arrangements since 1986.

Wilshire Blvd.:

Cyber City LAN Center – 5166 Wilshire Blvd. – Internet café for PC gaming and high-speed Internet access. “Come play. Bring Friends. Make new ones.”
Apollonia’s Pizzeria – 5176 Wilshire Blvd. – Award-winning pizza, including gluten-free and exotic options.
Hancock Park Veterinary Clinic – 5178 Wilshire Blvd. – Full range of veterinary services…including exotic pets.
Miracle Mile Toys and Games – 5363 Wilshire Blvd. – Today featuring a special visit from Laya Deleon Hayes, the voice of Doc McStuffins. Storytime with Laya at 2 p.m.
Whimsic Alley – 5464 Wilshire Blvd. – Fantasy-themed film, TV and book merchandise…and event rentals.
Milk Jar Cookies – 5466 Wilshire Blvd. – Homemade cookies paired with locally-sourced milk, ice cream, and coffee.

…and many, many more.

This would be a great day to come, shop, explore and support the independent businesses that anchor this important corner of our community!


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About Elizabeth Fuller

Elizabeth Fuller was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has lived in LA since 1991 - first in the Sycamore Square neighborhood, and since 2012 in West Adams Heights/Sugar Hill. She was long-time board member of the Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association, currently serves on the board of the West Adams Heights/Sugar Hill Neighborhood Association, spent 10 years with the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, volunteers at Wilshire Crest Elementary School, and is the co-owner/publisher of the Buzz.

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