How The Melrose Arts District Is Supporting Its Community During #Stayathome

How The Melrose Arts District Is Supporting Its Community During #Stayathome

You’ve read it on this blog, heard stories about it, experienced it in real life: the Melrose Arts District, is at its core, a community. It was built up by a bunch of bold, creative spirits, and remains one of the most vibrant streets in the world. During this time of global crisis, you can count on this community to support itself and that includes you.
Here are the businesses on Melrose that are offering social support and charitable donations, discounts, video tutorials, and free stuff to keep you connected at home. We’re in this together, and we’re gonna come out of it together.

THE ANTIDOTE

The Antidote has deeply discounted Self Quarantine CBD kits that are available with curbside pickup. Additionally, they’ll fill your 1-3 gallon water jugs at their Kangen water dispenser.
7378 Melrose Avenue
@theantidotela

DON A MATRIX TRAINING

Keep it tight with Don-A-Matrix On Demand. 30 days free and discount on resistance bands.
donamatrix.com discount code DONAMATRIX

HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH

Celebrating faith and connection safely is the Church’s mission so as possible, services will be available online. Visit the Church’s Facebook page to learn how and when.
facebook.com/Hope-Lutheran-Church-Hollywoood

LOBOS BOXING CLUB

They aren’t going to let you get soft. Connect on Facebook and Instagram for free quarantine workout challenges. You’re not going to get out of doing burpees.
@loboboxingclub

LOVE BAKED WINGS

In addition to being open for pick-up and delivery, the kind folks at Loved Baked Wings are extending that love to the hospitality industry by offering 50% all pick up orders (with ID and pay stub).
323.424.4300 @lovebakedwings

M CAFÉ

The big hearts at M Café donated 200 Meals To Cedars Sinai’s Hospital. And moreover, they created Ready Meals to make it easy and have moved to a completely sealed bag for safe delivery. They’ve also added an immunity booster latte to the already healthy menu.
7119 Melrose Avenue @welovemcafe

OSTERIA MOZZA / chiSPACCA:

Chef Nancy Silverton, in partnership with Maker’s Mark) has turned her restaurant space into a restaurant workers relief center. Every night, 300 to-go meals and basic living supplies (TP, diapers, non-perishables, etc.) will be provided to local restaurant employees with ID and proof of employee. First come, first served. Two meals per person. 5:30p – 8:30p.
6610 Melrose Avenue

PLAYGROUND

Watch Playground LA founder Kenny Wormald give a free tutorial for Chris Brown’s “Gimme That” choreography on Instagram. The feed is full of videos from students and teachers to inspire you to move at home.
@theplaygroundla

SPARTINA

A special stay-at-home menu isn’t skimping on the good stuff (pizza! meatballs!) but pick up will skim off $15%.
7505 Melrose Avenue @spartina.la

TOASTED AND ROASTED

Mike and Ali at Toasted and Roasted take both coffee and community seriously. They did something they don’t normally do, and created a special “community blend” just for their customers and just for this time. It’s available for pick up or delivery.
7311 Melrose Avenue 323.900.0568

*This information is subject to change. Please call or visit the website or social to get current info.
*Many restaurants on Melrose are open for pick-up and delivery. Check their website or socials, or look them up on Postmates, Grubhub, Uber Eats, Door Dash, and other delivery apps.

Deborah Brosseau

About Deborah Brosseau

Deborah Brosseau provides audience development services to arts & entertainment, lifestyle, and non-profit clients. She is a freelance writer, providing anything from local listicles to corporate profiles for various online publications. Having first experienced Melrose in the '80s, she enjoys writing about the old school creatives as well as the progressive new ones.