About Genie Davis

GENIE DAVIS is a multi-published novelist and journalist, and produced screen and television writer living in Los Angeles. Her novels range from suspense to romance, mystery, and literary fiction, with titles including mystery thriller Marathon, the noir Gun to the Head, and the romantic suspense of Executive Impulse, Between the Sheets and Animal Attraction. In film, her screen work also spans a variety of genres from supernatural thriller to romantic drama, family, teen, and comedy, has written on staff for ABC-TV’s Port Charles; written, produced, and directed reality programming and wrote and co-produced the independent film, Losing Hope. As a journalist, you can see her work in many publications including her own diversionsLA.com.

Pegaso Gallery Design: Curated Vintage Cool

Pegaso Gallery Design is a store that looks and feels like a gallery, filled with beautiful furniture, lighting, accessories, and art. Owner Jorge Gomez stocks the Melrose location with items that are carefully culled from around the world. There’s always something new to find in the shop which updates their inventory every week and creates […]

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Neveux Creamery: It’s All About Flavor

Flavor is key at Neveux Artisan Creamery, where owner Leo Neveux offers a rotating selection of ice cream that often combines both sweet and savory tastes. The cozy and cool shop also serves a range of coffees and teas, from espresso and cappuccino to Art of Tea and Halo flowering tea. With more than 25 […]

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Glow Bio: Offering Glowing Health on Melrose Ave.

Kimberly Snyder, nutritionist and multiple New York Times best-selling author of the Beauty Detox book series and Radical Beauty, is sharing her health knowledge on Melrose Ave. According to Snyder, owner of the avenue’s Glow Bio, her shop offers properly-combined cold-pressed juices, bio-available smoothies, cleanses and foods that are all made with 100% organic, sprouted, […]

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Zero’s Bats a Thousand in Footwear and Streetwear

For eclectic footwear and streetwear, Zero’s bats a thousand on Melrose Ave. Shoppers seeking limited edition and rare sneakers as well as popular name-brand streetwear can find Supreme, Yeezy, and Adidas among many other brands in a store that’s officially been open four years, but had a major revamp at the start of 2017, according […]

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Onsomeshit: BMX Bikers’ Paradise

Onsomeshit is a BMX biker’s dream come true. A relatively new arrival on Melrose Ave – open at this location just two months –this BMX-specific bike shop is hip and fun. It’s already become a destination to explore, as well as to shop at, on the avenue. The shop sells BMX-influenced streetwear, as well as […]

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Where’s The Beefsteak?

Chef Marcel Vigneron is claiming his “steak” on Melrose Ave. Right next door to the sleek, meat-centric Wolf is Beefsteak, a vegetable-centered dining spot that serves up salads, bowls, and snacks in a cheery setting. Beefsteak itself refers not to meat but to beefsteak tomatoes, one of the many veggies the restaurant features among its […]

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Fantasy Lighting: Indulge Your Lighting Dreams

At Fantasy Lighting, shoppers can indulge the glow of their lighting dreams. Custom lamps and shades along with vintage lighting and furnishings are the signature pieces in this stunning store on Melrose Ave. According to owner Mark Trabulus, the shop has been around in “one form or another for fifty years. I’ve owned it now […]

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Spartina: Rustic Italian in a Sleek Space

Opened in 2015, Spartina is a modern Italian trattoria, with sophisticated food and stylish flair. The extensive menu offers everything from grilled avocado to pizzas, and the exquisite pastas are as unique as they are tasty, from the cauliflower to the Burrata Ravioli with Sea Urchin. Chef and owner Stephen Kalt is in his element […]

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If You Give a Dog a Bone, Make it OrangeBone

OrangeBone is a delightful and modern shop catering to man’s best friend. The Melrose Avenue dog grooming salon and boutique shop always makes their customers feel at home, according to assistant manager Laura Peduto. “We are open and friendly, and we always make customers feel comfortable when they come in with their dogs. It’s really […]

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The Poke Shack: Laid-Back Hawaiian Style on Melrose Ave.

Simplicity is key at the Melrose Avenue outpost of The Poke Shack. It’s simply all about poke, smoothies, and acai bowls – and its simply fresh and delicious, too. The restaurant has two locations in Venice, but their Los Angeles location brings the fresh flavors of ocean fare to the shops and fun of Melrose. […]

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