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PARK(ing) Day – September 18th!

By Matthew Severson

September 15, 2015

Mark your calendars! September 18th is PARK(ing) Day, an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. The Hollywood Entertainment District, in partnership with the Mayor’s Great Streets Initiative and HR&A Advisors, will re-imagine… read more

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Re-Green Vine Project

By Matthew Severson

September 11, 2015

Last year, 60 newly-planted trees were vandalized along Vine Street in the Sunset & Vine BID. The tree vandal has since been apprehended and the BID has resumed with the “re-greening” of Vine Street. The damaged trees have been replaced… read more

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Annual Walk of Fame Tree Trimming

By Matthew Severson

September 11, 2015

Tree trimming is underway in the Hollywood Entertainment District! Once annually, the BID trims the trees along the Walk of Fame, including Jacarandas, Mexican Fan Palms, Ficus, and Canary Island Date Palms. Approximately 350 trees will be trimmed, pruned, and… read more

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Property Owners Unite at Annual Meeting

August 25, 2015

On Thursday, August 12, 2015, the joint annual All Property Owners Meeting of the Hollywood Entertainment District and the Sunset & Vine District was held at Loews Hollywood Hotel. Staff from the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance reported on the work… read more

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New Faces Contributing to Increase in Homelessness in Hollywood

By Kerry Morrison

August 24, 2015

[This is the second in a series of blogs on the impacts of homelessness in Hollywood and the organizations that are involved. Above photo of an encampment in the Sunset & Vine District in March, 2015.] As we inch toward… read more

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Have You Ever Wondered…Who Is This Man?

By Kim Sudhalter

August 7, 2015

I recently started a new photography course at Julia Dean’s Los Angeles Center for Photography on Wilcox Avenue near Sunset. Every Monday night, I park near Hollywood Blvd and walk to class, enjoying the amazing Art Deco buildings that line… read more

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Children’s Festival of the Arts Celebrates 30 Years

July 29, 2015

The Hollywood Arts Council will present its fun-filled free Annual Children’s Festival of the Arts on Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m. at Paramount Pictures, 5555 Melrose Avenue. Casey McCabe, on-air talent for AMP Radio 97.1 FM… read more

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Rafa Esparza Summer Residency at LACE

July 28, 2015

For his summer residency at LACE, Los Angeles based artist Rafa Esparza transforms the architecture of LACE’s Hollywood Boulevard gallery into a space absent of corners, unified by curve, and made out of brown matter in which an idea, a movement, a… read more

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Belly Up to the Ciabatta Bar

By Devin Strecker

July 28, 2015

Maybe you’re craving a great pasta dish, a sundae of gelato and espresso, or perhaps some fresh watermelon Italian ice or a croissant with nutella? Ciabatta Bar, now open in the Sunset & Vine District, has a simple yet varied menu… read more

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Cocktails at Warwick

By Esther Tseng

July 28, 2015

The Warwick is a bit hidden from sight along Sunset Boulevard, but once you enter, it’s a whole new playground. Literally. It undergoes a face lift about every quarter, so you’re practically stepping into a new club every time you… read more

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