The banner hanging today on the chain link fence surrounding the former Circuit City on the border of Silver Lake and Los Feliz announced what many residents have long dreamed of:
The sign quickly raised a lot of hopes but soon also generated questions as to whether this banner was a hoax. A check on the Whole Foods website finds no announcement or press release about the opening of a new Los Angeles store. The Eastsider has contacted the Austin, Texas chain for comment. Until then, better plan on shopping at the Whole Foods in Glendale for the forseeable future.
* Update on Monday, Sept.: Yes, it’s prank, reports LAist.