Halloween on Melrose: Your Last-Minute Guide

Whether you started your Halloween planning in May, or are just realizing you have just days to get your butt in gear, the good businesses on Melrose have everything you need – and simply WANT – for this fantastic holiday. Here is your complete guide to all the scary and silly for Halloween. First things […]

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Halloween Weekend on Melrose – Spooky Entertainment

Looking for something to haunt your Halloween weekend? Options abound on Melrose Ave., with plays, performances, dining, and drinking options that might just send an enjoyable seasonal thrill. Greenway Court Theatre At the Greenway Court Theatre, a stage adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 adds a little possibly prescient Halloween scare to this election year. Based […]

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Napoleon & Josephine: A Fine Pair

Combining French and Italian cuisine in a charming space, Napoleon & Josephine is a Corsican-style eatery offering a mixed menu that’s part French, part Italian – and 100% Corsican. Run by Corsican native, Chef Olympe Ricco and musician Cedric Savelli, the restaurant is a celebration of the vibrant cuisine that merges the two cultures. Red […]

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Maison Richard: A Delicious Legacy

Serving French pastries and coffee, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Maison Richard carries on the legacy of renowned French pastry chef Michel Richard, who moved from his original pastry shop to open Citrus in Los Angeles, followed by Citronelle in Washington, D.C. His pastry shop, then on Robertson Boulevard, passed into the capable creative hands of […]

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Six Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants on Melrose Avenue

Plant-based cuisine has come a long way, baby. First practiced by ancient Greek philosophers for better health and animal welfare, it became a full-fledged movement in the mid-1800s for the same reasons. When the hippies got a hold of it in the 1960s, there was no turning back from vegetarianism entering mainstream culture. Today, there […]

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