Hollywood Hatters Are Mad About Headwear

At Hollywood Hatters headwear boutique, you’ll find over a thousand high quality hats for men and women. According to owner Sal Rovero, who has spent 16 years selling hats on Melrose Ave., there aren’t many hat stores out there like his. “We sell old style, quality hats from traditional Panamas, bowlers, top hats, Greek fisherman’s […]

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Melrose Mac: Computer Savvy

Located on Melrose Ave. since 2002, MelroseMAC is renowned as one of the area’s best spots to buy, repair, or upgrade Apple products and find high tech media and storage resources. “We’re one of Apple’s premiere partners,” vice president of sales and service Reza Safai relates. “That’s the highest tier level for an Apple reseller.” […]

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Maya Jewelry: Store and Gallery

Entering Maya Jewelry is like walking into a treasure trove. This bright, colorful shop is filled with internationally and domestically sourced jewelry, masks, statues, and other collectibles. From body jewelry to rings to T-shirts and crystals, there’s something unique to fit just about every taste. According to store manager Jesse Quintero, this eclectic shop has […]

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Melrose Trading Post: by Pierson Blaetz and Whitney Weston

Pierson Blaetz and Whitney Weston are about to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their iconic Melrose Trading Post on the corner of Fairfax and Melrose. The Sunday open-air market is a delightful melange of vendors selling everything from antiques and collectibles to clothing, featuring a newly expanded food court and two music stages. Blaetz says […]

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Sportie LA: 31 years of style

Isack Fadlon, owner of Sportie LA, has operated footwear stores on Melrose Ave. for 31 years. His flagship store at 7753 Melrose Ave is a favorite of celebrities and sneaker enthusiasts alike. Renowned for its vast shoe assortment, Sportie LA was one of the first shoe retailers to carry limited-edition sneakers when the store opened […]

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Riley Sherwood: Keeping Melrose Ave Safe & Secure

The Melrose Business Improvement District (Melrose BID) is keeping visitors, residents, and businesses safe and secure these days with the help of security specialist Riley Sherwood. Sherwood became the district’s security ambassador five months ago, and is experienced at his job, having previously worked security in the Venice area. Clad in a yellow shirt, clearly […]

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