Shop Local In The Melrose Arts District For The Holidays Melrose Spotlite, Happening Did you know, for every dollar spent at a small business, approximately 67¢ stays in the local community? Even if you shop at a franchise, they are typically locally-owned, so Continue Reading READ MORE Missing Melrose? Where To Get Your Fix Of The Melrose Arts District During #StayAtHome Melrose Spotlite, Happening We miss you, too. Thank you for supporting the businesses that are providing excellent essential services (an updated list is at the www.melroseartsdistrict.com home page). There are plenty of places to Continue Reading READ MORE Back To the Future of Melrose Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment, Shopping 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 Continue Reading READ MORE Pretty, Funny Women on Melrose Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment 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 Continue Reading READ MORE Debut of SUCKER PUNCH at Tiger Boxing Gym, Where The Gentleman’s Sport Meets The Arts Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment On Tuesday, June 4th, Coeurage Theatre Company will debut SUCKER PUNCH by Roy Williams at Tiger Boxing Gym (708 N Gardner St, 90046). The play, which is set in a Continue Reading READ MORE Spartina LA: So, You’re Addicted to Pasta Melrose Spotlite, Food and Drink 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 Continue Reading READ MORE Martin Diller Brings The Best Music In L.A. To Melrose Trading Post Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment The Melrose Trading Post has become one of the greatest success stories of the LA Unified School District raising over $7 million for Fairfax High organizations since 1997, growing to Continue Reading READ MORE Severance: A Fondue And Fine Wine Hot Spot On Melrose Melrose Spotlite, Food and Drink 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 Continue Reading READ MORE Milk Bar Offers Cream Of The Crop Cookies And Cakes, How Sweet It Is Melrose Spotlite, Food and Drink With a full line of bakery treats, classroom, kitchen, catering, and ice cream truck, Milk Bar’s flagship eatery has arrived in LA., and how sweet it is for Melrose shoppers. Continue Reading READ MORE Fish Eight Is Great: New Sushi Spot On Melrose Melrose Spotlite, Food and Drink 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 Continue Reading READ MORE BFly Offers a Chill Boxing Gym Experience on Melrose Ave. Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment “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, Continue Reading READ MORE Positive Eye Ons: Get Your Melrose Vision On Melrose Spotlite, Shopping 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 Continue Reading READ MORE Melrose Ave. is Hotter Than Ever: We Stole the Fire Group Art Show Opens August 4th Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment An exciting and immersive four-day group art show opens August 4th at RCNSTRCT Studio on Melrose Ave. Titled We Stole the Fire, the show includes artists Phil America, Sheryo x Continue Reading READ MORE What Is A Pirolo’s Panino? Melrose Avenue’s Answer To The Ultimate Sandwich Melrose Spotlite, Food and Drink Pirolo’s Panino is the ultimate sandwich spot. The perfect fast-casual dining venue for succulent sandwiches, to-go orders, and delivery, Chef Michael Pirolo is sating appetites with the same style he Continue Reading READ MORE Juice Butchers: Get Juicy Melrose Spotlite, Food and Drink Juice bars and life in Los Angeles seem to go hand in hand these days, and Melrose Ave. has just welcomed the newest juicy arrival: Juice Butchers. Juice Butchers calls itself Continue Reading READ MORE Stuff’d Dumpling: Ready To Get Stuffed? Melrose Spotlite, Food and Drink Stuff'd Dumpling is just two months old, but already this bright and airy Melrose eatery is getting patrons delightfully stuffed themselves. The chef-made dumplings are gluten-free, made with organic and locally-sourced Continue Reading READ MORE Blackbird Fly – to Blackbird Pizza on Melrose Ave. Melrose Spotlite, Food and Drink Blackbird Pizza is absolutely the pizza shop of the moment on Melrose Ave. Offering thin-crust and deep-dish, this casual, bright, modern pizzeria ends the debate about which is style of Continue Reading READ MORE John Kolaski, Michael Pirolo And Giancarlo Pagani Launch Pirolo's Panino On Melrose Melrose Spotlite After several successful pop-ups in Miami, hospitality veteran John Kolaski partnered with Michael Pirolo (James Beard Award Semi-Finalist) and Giancarlo Pagani (of Pagani Projects) to bring renowned Italian sandwich shop, Continue Reading READ MORE Japan’s #1 Resale Retailer, 2nd Street, Opens Its First American Store On Melrose Melrose Spotlite, Shopping 2nd Street Melrose is FINALLY open, and a welcome addition to the shopping district’s family of stores. The fashion-forward second-hand clothing retailer opened its first location in North America on Continue Reading READ MORE Step Into The Parlor Room: A One-Stop Shop For Men’s Grooming Melrose Spotlite Chill vibes, cool style, and a sleek environment with pro service: that’s The Parlor Room, a premiere men’s grooming lounge – a.k.a. a high-quality barbershop. Owner Gina Grogan promises “an Continue Reading READ MORE Valentine’s Day Events on Melrose Ave: Checking Cupid’s Calendar: Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment Valentine’s Day is right around the corner – what are your plans to make an evening with your sweetheart something special? Send Cupid’s arrow flying to Melrose Ave, where you’ll Continue Reading READ MORE Update: Ten Instagrammable Works Of Street Art On Melrose Avenue Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment, Street Art Melrose Avenue is an ever-changing open air art gallery, showcasing artists from the Southland as well as from all around the world. While some pieces have endured for years and Continue Reading READ MORE Elegance Studio Barber Salon: Get Elegant, Guys… Melrose Spotlite It’s far more than an ordinary “barber shop” but Elegance Studio is the place on Melrose Ave. for the ultimate barber shop experience. The shop offers haircuts and specialty design cuts, Continue Reading READ MORE Dinner And A Show: 5 Great Date Nights On Melrose Avenue Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment, Shopping We all know that Melrose Avenue is a world-famous shopping district. It also boasts plenty of world-class drinking, dining, and entertainment possibilities. It’s the perfect destination for date night, whether Continue Reading READ MORE Sushi Says: Eat On Melrose Melrose Spotlite Something’s fishy on Melrose Ave. – but in a good way! We’re talking about sushi and sashimi with a little bit of poke thrown into the very tasty mix. From Continue Reading READ MORE All The Things To Do This New Year’s Eve On Melrose Avenue Melrose Spotlite, ART-Entertainment You have many choices for fun on New Year’s Eve, but nothing will match the memories you’ll make on Melrose saying buh-bye to 2017. There’s so much going on this Continue Reading READ MORE Even Santa Loves Sneakers - Gifts for the Shoe Lover on Melrose Melrose Spotlite, Shopping Santa might be satisfied with his North Pole stylin’ boots, but on Melrose Ave. there are plenty of great sneakers and shoes to keep everyone in fashion-conscious footwear for the Continue Reading READ MORE Cutting It Cool: Hair and Nail Salons on Melrose Ave. Melrose Spotlite It’s a beautiful life and to look your most beautiful in it, hair and nail salons along Melrose Ave. each offer their own special way to keep you stylin’ just Continue Reading READ MORE Paris Funk Melrose Spotlite, Shopping With over 25 years of experience handcrafting jewelry, Paris Funk owner Nancy – she prefers not to use her last name – has been creating unique jewelry for celebrities, rappers, Continue Reading READ MORE Lucifer’s Pizza: A Slice of Heavenly Flavor Melrose Spotlite Some like it hot, and some not – and either way, the selection of pizza meals, sauce spice levels, and crust options are sure to please any diner at Lucifer’s Continue Reading READ MORE



Melrose Ave is home to more than 300 alternative and independent stores which offer a wide array of merchandise found nowhere else in the city. Whether you’re shopping for the latest  streetwear, cool vintage and refurbished fashions, unlimited accessories or one-of-a-kind gifts, Melrose has it all.