Tag: La Brea

La Brea’s Nick Metropolis Seeking Support

La Brea’s Nick Metropolis Seeking Support

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, news outlets far and wide (including even the New York Times) reported that Nick Metropolis, the ecclectic second-hand store at 100 S. La Brea, filled with old commercial signs, vintage furniture, and a wide variety of other collectables and oddities, is struggling to stay in business.  Apparently, a recent change in property owners has left […]

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GWNC April Meeting Wrap-Up

GWNC April Meeting Wrap-Up

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its monthly board meeting on Thursday, April 12, the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council addressed 10 separate agendized land use issues, reflecting the increasing pace of development in our area. Before those votes, however, there were several other introductions and items of business. General Business First, new field deputies from City Council Districts 4 and 5 […]

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New 12-story Development Planned for Wilshire and La Brea

New 12-story Development Planned for Wilshire and La Brea

| January 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s long been accepted that the Purple Line subway station at Wilshire and La Brea will be just the start of a major transit-oriented re-development of the area, and we now have some idea of what at least one other part of that process will bring. On January 10, real estate development firm CGI Strategies announced that it […]

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Traffic Alert: Lane Closures on Wilshire This Weekend

Traffic Alert: Lane Closures on Wilshire This Weekend

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Starting tonight at 9 pm, Metro will be closing the eastbound lane of  Wilshire Blvd between Detroit and La Brea as they continue work on the Metro Purple Line. All thru traffic will be detoured at Fairfax but local access will be maintained.  Lanes will reopen on Monday morning at 6 am. Here are the details: […]

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Metro Construction Alert: Traffic Signals Shut Down at Wilshire-La Brea

Metro Construction Alert: Traffic Signals Shut Down at Wilshire-La Brea

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

From Monday, April 11th (today) through Wednesday, April 13th, Purple Line Subway Extension construction will require Metro to reroute an underground conduit to prepare for pile installations on the south side of Wilshire Blvd., near La Brea.  As part of the project, traffic signals at the Wilshire/La Brea intersection will be turned off from 9 a.m. […]

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Traffic Heads-Up:  Northbound La Brea Closed At Wilshire for Next Two Weekends

Traffic Heads-Up: Northbound La Brea Closed At Wilshire for Next Two Weekends

| January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Metro will be starting pile installations across La Brea Ave.this weekend, for the Wilshire/La Brea subway station.  This means that the northbound lanes of La Brea will be closed at Wilshire, both this weekend and next, from 9:00 p.m. tonight (Friday, January 8) through 6 a.m. Monday, January 11. The lanes will also be closed […]

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