April 2011 Blog Posts (25)

Lucy Florence Cultural Center closes ...

The end result of a dispute that has been simmering for a while is that Leimert Park will be losing a treasure.



Lucy Florence Coffee House and Cultural Center has been evicted from their space in Leimert Park Village after a protracted three year legal battle with the property’s…

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Added by enhager on April 30, 2011 at 5:30pm — 11 Comments

Lost dogs

Since moving to Leimert Park a few months ago I've ended up taking a handful of stray dogs I find wandering the streets, to the South LA Animal Shelter.  All of the dogs I've taken there were clearly someone's pet, but none were neutered and only one of them had a microchip.  I took two earlier this week that are still there, and are now both available for adoption.  One was a older unneutered male white poodle,…

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Added by Becca Cross on April 29, 2011 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Eighth District Spring Clean-Up Saturday

Sat, Apr 30th 8:00 am - 11:00 am
 
 
 

Added by enhager on April 29, 2011 at 5:36am — No Comments

Eighth District Spring Clean-Up Saturday

Sat, Apr 30th 8:00 am - 11:00 am
 
 
 

Added by enhager on April 29, 2011 at 5:36am — No Comments

Spike Lee returns to Leimert Park TONIGHT along with hip hop writer Sister Souljah

 

"Spike Lee wants to come back.  That's the call we got a few days ago, that Spike wants to sign 'If God is…

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Added by enhager on April 27, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Lucy Florence Lockout: Business or Personal?

Lucy Florence Cultural Center wants to thank the community for its continued support. Our goal has always been to serve the community with dignity and integrity, and to that end want clear up some rumors and lies that have been spread about our lockout from the space in Leimert Park.



It is not true that we have not paid rent to the landlords, Fred and Virginia Calloway. When Mr. Calloway first issued a Notice to Pay Rent or Quit in September of last year, we informed him in writing… Continue

Added by richard/ronald harris on April 27, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Free po' boys sliders for Harold and Belle's Facebook fans!

You'll need to go to facebook and fan Harold and Belle's to print out the computer and get the detail. But more or less, come to every…

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Added by enhager on April 25, 2011 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Fresh & Easy

Dearest Neighbors:)

 

On the issue of Upgrading the 'quality' of Life in our community, the expectation of having the Fresh & Easy franchise locate here is an exciting. The atmosphere that would be created for us of having healthy choice's in the food we eat could not be coming at a better time.

 

After an engagingly warm exchange with "enhager", our developer, 

 

Im curious.  

 

What concerns do The 54th St HomeOwners Group have…

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Added by AJea L on April 22, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Spring in Health Festival at MLK Park on Saturday from 10 to 2

 

Spring Into Health –

A health, fitness, & Family Fun Festival

10am - 2pm, April 23rd

MLK Rec Center

3916 S. Western Ave.

(213) 847-0878



• Youth Spring Zone

• Egg Hunt

• Arts & Crafts

• Carnival Games

•…

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Added by enhager on April 21, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

LATimes Festival of Books comes to USC April 30 and May 1

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is coming to our neighborhood and we're all invited.

 

One of Southern California’s most cherished and engaging weekend celebrations kicks off its 16th storied year in a new home on USC’s University…

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Added by enhager on April 21, 2011 at 1:03pm — No Comments

From McDonald's to Chess Mecca in Leimert Park

View more videos at: http://nbclosangeles.com.

NBC's Cary Berglund found out that the games, which used to be in the park in Leimert Park Village, moved into the McDonalds during a rainy period and just never moved… Continue

Added by enhager on April 20, 2011 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Up to 50 percent off at Lucy Florence on Monday and Tuesday

Monday, April 18 - 6PM to 10PM

Tuesday, April 19 - 11AM to 10PM



There's a storewide sale at Lucy Florence, part of the Historic Leimert Park Village for 10+ years.

Save 20-50% off anything and everything. Jewelry, home and garden decor, original works of art,…

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Added by enhager on April 17, 2011 at 9:50am — No Comments

Barbara Morrison and Leimert Park Village featured in JazzTimes

Barbara Morrison was celebrating her new center and her new home, Leimert Park, in JazzTimes recently.

 

"This is my new neighborhood and my new family," Morrison told Lee Mergner of JazzTimes.

 

The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center can hold 100 and entertain more…

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Added by enhager on April 15, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Earth Day Festival at Normandie Elementary on Saturday

Earth Day South LA - music, art, food & culture - is April 16th Normadie Avenue Elementary School, 4505 S. Raymond Ave. The Center : South LA is partnering this year for the Earth Day South LA with Community Services Unlimited (CSU).

"We're all very excited,last year was amazing!" writes Jess of…

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Added by enhager on April 14, 2011 at 7:08am — No Comments

President Obama, Cornel West, and Poverty Pimps

Beneath the Spin*Eric L. Wattree

 
President Obama, Cornel West, and Poverty Pimps…


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Added by Eric L. Wattree on April 14, 2011 at 5:52am — No Comments

Brewery Artwalk this weekend April 16-17

Don't let the name fool you - the Brewery Artwalk is focused on showcasing the art in one of the largest art colonies in the world. The cool thing is that it's in the old Pabst Brewery just northeast of downtown Los AngelesOne of the best events of the year in Los Angeles happens this weekend.

This unguided tour is a maze of artists' lofts like you've never see. There's a restaurant on the sprawling campus that serves beer and wine. There's a library and a…

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Added by enhager on April 13, 2011 at 7:16pm — No Comments

The Living Legends Pavior* Night finds a home in Leimert Park



The Jammin Foundation & Linda Morgan, Ms. SmoothAhead Jazz Presents....

Living Legends Pavior* Night

"Honoring those that have paved* the way for others while creating memories that will last"

 

May, 26, 2011, June 30, 2011 & July 28, 2011

(Last Thursday of the month)…

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Added by Linda Morgan on April 10, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

April is Earthquake Preparedness Month

April is National Earthquake Preparedness Month (just in case March didn't scare you into action), according to Orli at Rancho Park Online

 

Do your best to get you and your family as ready as you can…

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Added by enhager on April 10, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Expo Line Track Testing Begins

Expo train testing activities are schedules to start this week and continue in the area for the next several months. Testing will take place intermittently along the light rail alignment.

Safety Tips from Metro:



·        Please obey all warning signs and traffic signals when crossing the tracks.

·        Always look both ways before crossing any street

·        Never walk on the railroad tracks

·        Watch for trains from both directions

·        Use the…

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Added by enhager on April 9, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

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