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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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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Severance: A Fondue And Fine Wine Hot Spot On Melrose

Just three and a half months new, Severance is a welcome new food and wine hot spot on Melrose Ave. According to owner Evan Charest, “We’re a wine bar with extensive food, and we focus on cheese fondues, dessert fondues, and flat breads.” Charest says the flat breads use dough made in house and are […]

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Fish Eight Is Great: New Sushi Spot On Melrose

There’s a new hot sushi place in town – and it’s right on Melrose Ave. Owned by the crew behind Jinpachi, Fish Eight offers high-end sushi at exceedingly reasonable prices by keeping the menu simple and the fish melt-in-your-mouth fresh. Sushi starts at just $5 for two pieces, so there’s plenty of reason to try […]

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BFly Offers a Chill Boxing Gym Experience on Melrose Ave.

“We are a perfect balance between group fitness circuit training—which is really a cardio burn –and real boxing training,” Matthew Cooke says. Cooke is the co-owner of BFly Boxing Gym, the cool, and chill, boxing gym that made its soft opening on Melrose Ave. Wednesday, October 10th. “A lot of times, boxing-based fitness programs are […]

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Positive Eye Ons: Get Your Melrose Vision On

Who would think getting an eye exam could be fun? Ryan Stybel, doctor of optometry and owner of Positive Eye Ons Optometry on Melrose Ave., that’s who. Stybel not only offers an optical boutique specializing in the highest level of eye care and eyewear, he’s located on one of the coolest streets in Los Angeles. […]

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