Moby Reassures Silver Lake That His Vegan Guests Won't Get Too Wild
DJ Moby reassured Silver Lake residents that the patrons of his planned vegan restaurant, Little Pine, likely won't be keeping the neighbors up late with noisy shenanigans. At a community meeting last night, Moby addressed Silver Lake neighbors who had concerns about noise at his new planned vegan eatery, Little Pine, according to Eastsider LA.
Little Pine will occupy a spot on Rowena Avenue near Silver Lake Drive. The restaurant is also hoping to secure a permit that would allow them to offer guests beer and wine, and they plan to be open until midnight on weekdays and 1 a.m. on the weekends. This has some residents concerned about noise, particularly from the patio or when guests are leaving. Neighbors also expressed worries about patrons taking up street parking.
Moby said at last night's meeting that vegans and vegetarians really have no options past 10 p.m., something that he says his meatless friends are wanting. He also pointed out that it's unlikely that people looking to get wild are going to do so at a vegan restaurant. As a compromise, however, Moby said he would be willing to shut the patio down early and reconsider the proposed hours. He did not offer to add more parking, and the restaurant's current parking situation meets city guidelines.
Moby has recently taken to Twitter to solicit friendly letters of encouragement to the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council's Urban Design & Preservation Committee, which declined taking a side on any of Moby's permits until they had more information.
if you live in or near silver lake can you send a nice letter to: UrbanDesign@silverlakenc.org saying nice things about 'little pine'?— moby XⓋX (@thelittleidiot) June 8, 2015