Emily Hanley

About Emily Hanley

Emily Hanley is a writer and comic living in Los Angeles. Her writing has been featured on Buzzfeed and some very cool feminist corners of the Internet. She’s performed at The Improv and The Westside Comedy Theatre. Her short film is set to premier on festival circuit in 2020 and she has a standup special coming out on Amazon in spring of 2019.

Back To the Future of Melrose

Great Scott! It’s Back To The Future Day on October 21, and where we’re going, we don’t need roads…well only one—Melrose Avenue. We’re going down the history of what’s now known as the Melrose Arts District. What used to be the punk rock epicenter of the 80’s has morphed into a millennial shopping hub. Through […]

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Meatless Meals In The Melrose Arts District

For meat-eaters it’s become nearly impossible to ignore the problems with the cattle industry and the effects it has on the environment. But whether you’re a full-blown vegan or someone experimenting with “Meatless Mondays,” going out to dinner can be tough, so we’ve found some dishes for you where the flavor isn’t missing just because […]

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Pretty, Funny Women on Melrose

On Melrose, there’s no shortage of restaurants, shops and nail salons, but sometimes, particularly these days, you just a need a laugh. With the exception of The Groundlings and Sal’s Comedy Hole, there haven’t been many places to see and perform comedy on our stretch of Melrose— until now. Lisa Sundstedt, a comedian, actress and […]

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Coachella One Stop Shopping At 7600 Melrose Avenue

In L.A., “historical buildings” are hard to come by; you pretty much have the pink wall and the La Brea tar pits. But the 7600 building has been a staple on Melrose Avenue since 1982. The following year they were featured in People magazine, pictured above, referenced as the place where goths, weirdos and high […]

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Spartina LA: So, You’re Addicted to Pasta

So, you’re addicted to pasta– it’s ok. The first step is admitting you have a problem. The good news is, there’s help. I have personally struggled with a pasta addiction all my life. I remember a time when my father found me freebasing cold, sauce-less penne into my mouth out of a strainer in the […]

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