Archive for 'Sidewalks' Tag

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Hollywood Lights Up the Holidays

After an absence of four years, holiday lighting will return to Hollywood Boulevard for the 2017 holiday season, as a result of a joint effort between the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Hollywood Entertainment District (HED). A lighting ceremony… read more

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Jollywood, a Holiday Pop-Up in Old Hollywood on December 9

Join us for this inaugural community event in Tinseltown! Hollywood has always been a holiday town. From Santa Claus Lane decorations along Hollywood Boulevard to the annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, Tinseltown lives up to its nickname throughout the holiday season…. read more

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Finding Your Way Around Hollywood Will Soon Be Easier

We’ve made some exciting progress on the Hollywood Wayfinding Signage Project! Through a series of steering committee meetings, a community open house, and presentations to external organizations, we are nearing completion of the preliminary design work for this program. In… 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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Homeless Encampments FAQ

The number one topic lately that we hear about is concerning the homeless population here in Hollywood and the rest of Los Angeles, which as we recently reported, has been increasing. Thankfully, Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell offers this information concerning encampments,… read more

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District Maintenance: Walking the Walk

As a part of the Streetscape & Planning Committee’s ongoing dedication to maintaining a clean and attractive Hollywood, stakeholders contributed nearly eight hours of their time walking the Hollywood Entertainment District and Sunset & Vine BIDs. The walk-thrus, conducted in… read more

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When News Racks Become Trash Receptacles

More than 10 years ago, a coalition of business improvement districts (BIDs) and neighborhood organizations, banned together to seek changes to the city’s news rack ordinance.  The group called itself CLEAN, which stood for Coalition for LA’s Enforcement Applied to… read more