Two stories that we recently covered have come full circle. Here are the quick updates:
Valero Banksy Sells at Auction
The Banksy mural from the former Valero on Beverly Boulevard and La Brea sold to an anonymous bidder at auction last week for $209,000.
Banksy’s “Flower Girl” stenciled on an LA gas station bought at Julien’s Auctions for $200,000. pic.twitter.com/990GiTEodr
— Abhi (@simhaia) December 7, 2013
Larchmont Buzz – Street Art Auction Includes Banksy from Former Valero on La Brea
Good news for a local business. The LA Times reports that Whimsic Alley and Warner Bros. have agreed to an undisclosed settlement – effectively dismissing the trial that was slated to begin in January.
Warner Bros. filed the law suit back in March of this year. The law suit alleged that Whimsic Alley was infringing on the studio’s Harry Potter trademarks.
And there was peace again in Potterville: http://t.co/q6NSQZK032 Company Town says Whimsic Alley settles suit with Warner Bros.
— charles fleming (@misterfleming) December 4, 2013
LA Times – ‘Harry Potter’-Themed Whimsic Alley and Warner Bros. Settle Lawsuit (same link as in tweet above)