Archive for the 'Community' Category

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Old Hollywood Locals Night, The Beginning

Once upon a time, Hollywood was a neighborhood where locals shopped for clothes and home goods, dined, and saw movies in the many theaters lining the boulevard. In more recent times, tourists have outnumbered locals, making some Angelinos steer clear… read more

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Old Hollywood Walking Tour Launches May 26

Having moved our office to Hollywood Blvd., halfway between the happening intersections at Highland Avenue and Vine Street, the staff of the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance began to fully understand the historic nature of this section of Hollywood. Indeed, our… read more

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The Sidewalks of Hollywood

Last weekend, one of my board members sent me a link to a list: “The Biggest Tourist Traps on Earth.” He was apologetic, but as I read it, I sighed. The Walk of Fame is listed there with the Blarney Stone,… read more

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Upcoming Events at LACE

I can call this progress to halt is a project composed of an exhibition, a series of screenings and performances, and a publication at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), March 8 through April 23, 2017. Opening, March 8, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00… read more

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A Fresh Take on Old Hollywood

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, the 59th class of Southern California Coro Fellows in Public Affairs presented their recommendations to improve Old Hollywood, based on weeks of research. The fellows gathered survey responses from 405 residents, interviewed 52 retailers, created… read more

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Measure H. Failure is Not an Option

What?  Another election? Another Measure H? Didn’t we just vote on this? Answer:  Yes. Yes. And sort of. In less than a month, the polls will be open throughout the entire county of Los Angeles, and voters will have a… read more

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LACE: Nonprofit Art in the Heart of Hollywood

Since its inception in 1978, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, or LACE as the art space is most commonly known, has been a beacon for experimental and innovative artists. Founded by artists, this non-profit gallery is free to the public, and… read more