Tag: Old Town Monrovia

New Parking Lot Now Open For Public Use in Old Town Monrovia
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New Parking Lot Now Open For Public Use in Old Town Monrovia

The highlighted section is the new lot that is now open. – Courtesy photo / City of MonroviaThe parking lot on Lime Avenue just east of Ivy Avenue is now open for public use. During the past month, city staff has made multiple improvements to the lot including the installation of new striping and signage….

More Parking Coming Soon to Old Town Monrovia
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More Parking Coming Soon to Old Town Monrovia

By Susan Motander City Manager Oliver Chi announced this week in his City Manager’s Update that additional parking is coming to the downtown, specifically within walking distance of Movie Studio Grill. The city has been in discussion with representatives of Monrovia Lime, LLC, the owner, to obtain the right to use the approximately 150 parking spaces…

Monrovia Becomes Halloweentown
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Monrovia Becomes Halloweentown

The ever-popular Halloween events in Old Town are back. Head out to Old Town Monrovia and Library Park on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 3 to 6 p.m. The entire afternoon will be filled with ghoulish fun for the entire family including: Trick-or-treating in Old Town. Costume judging contest for youth, adults, groups, families and dogs….

Summer in Town: Fonzo and Old Town Bistro in Monrovia
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Summer in Town: Fonzo and Old Town Bistro in Monrovia

By Susie Ling Monrovia Trivia Question: Who is Fonzo? Well, of course Fonzo is the life-size chef statue in front of Old Town Bistro on Myrtle Avenue. This restaurant was opened in 2011 by the husband and wife team, Soren and Sunday Loft. It should be noted that their third chef with 2 percent ownership…

Summer in Town: A Happy Place at Monrovia’s Kattywompus
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Summer in Town: A Happy Place at Monrovia’s Kattywompus

By Susie Ling “June 1, 1991 was the opening day of our store, then called The Dollmakers. Our first location was on Lemon, just east of Myrtle,” said Cindy Ranger, one of the three proprietors of one of the older establishments in Old Town Monrovia. Her two partners at the business – and in life – are…

Old Town Report (12/29/16 Issue)
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Old Town Report (12/29/16 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick That was so much fun – the holiday celebration, I mean! In fact, I had so much fun, I wish it wasn’t over. But wait: it’s NOT over! Here comes New Year’s Eve on Myrtle, version 6.0, and here’s what’s in store for Old Town next Saturday… First, all of the…

Old Town Report (12/15/16 Issue)
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Old Town Report (12/15/16 Issue)

  By Pam Fitzpatrick Last week I was commenting that nothing much was happening with Old Town businesses as far as opening (or closing), and that very day I saw a coupon for a major name/business change in the 500 block. Obviously I missed this one:  looks like Salad Bistro is now “1776” an “All…

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