Larchmont News - The Buzz

Street Repairs – Help Get the Worst Streets Fixed

Street Repairs – Help Get the Worst Streets Fixed

Do you know of a stretch of street in the neighborhood that really needs fixing? Now’s the time to act. The Bureau of Street Services (BSS) will be kicking off the new year by conducting a “Neighborhood Council Initiative” to identify and perform small repairs on our needy neighborhood streets. On January 9, 2015, a Small […]

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Four Burglary Suspects Arrested Yesterday in Wilshire Area

Four Burglary Suspects Arrested Yesterday in Wilshire Area

The LAPD arrested four burglary suspects on Tuesday, Dec 16th, believed to be linked to a number of burglaries in the Windsor Square and Larchmont Village areas recently. Residents may have heard the helicopters and squad car activity at mid-day yesterday as the pursuit and arrests unfolded through the Windsor Square and Wilshire areas. Senior […]

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Holiday Warning: Front Porch Package Theft in Area

Holiday Warning: Front Porch Package Theft in Area

The season of giving is also proving to be the season of taking across Los Angeles as thieves follow postal service, UPS and Fed Ex trucks and grab packages off front porches before residents pick them up. A resident of South Irving Boulevard near Larchmont Village had this experience last Friday when half a dozen […]

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Larchmont Life - The Honey

Daily Images on Larchmont Boulevard

Daily Images on Larchmont Boulevard

Often times locals will notice the paparazzi hanging out on Larchmont in order to capture a shot of a celebrity living life. Their long lenses are a dead giveaway as they hope to capture that perfect shot – the money shot – the lift of a monster ice cream to the face or the exit […]

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Santa’s Mailbox Appears on Larchmont Blvd.

Santa’s Mailbox Appears on Larchmont Blvd.

Attention all you Believers! Santa has installed a red mailbox at 126 N. Larchmont in the front of Chevalier’s Books which will get your kids’ letters sent directly to the jolly old fellow and his busy elves up north. Santa’s mailbox appeared on Thursday the 18th, the first time that Larchmont and Hancock Park area […]

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Christmas Decorations – Larchmont Style

Christmas Decorations – Larchmont Style

Vintage Los Angeles posted this photo last week, and we just have to share it. Shot by photographer Slim Aarons of his wife Rita basking in their home pool amid a floating Christmas tree and scattered ornaments, the image is credited as 1955 – Hollywood. But given the view of the Hollywood sign in the […]

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Larchmont People - The Hive

Santa Seen on Local Mid-City Streets

Santa Seen on Local Mid-City Streets

Buzz reader Richard Battaglia found himself driving alongside Santa’s sleigh on Thursday evening, as a decked-out truck sponsored by the Delancey Street Foundation toured La Brea Ave in full holiday regalia. With Christmas tunes projecting, Santa calling out Merry Christmas and lights dazzling, we hope to see more of the Delancey Santa around Mid-City this […]

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Join Carolers this Sunday in North Larchmont

Join Carolers this Sunday in North Larchmont

Christmas carolers will sing their way through North Larchmont this Sunday evening, Dec. 14th, when a group of students and families from the Rhodes School of Music will meet to carol in the village. The singers accompanied by trumpet will meet at the Rhodes School at 5 pm for hot chocolate and a warm up. […]

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Larchmont Cleaners: Customers are Like Family

Larchmont Cleaners: Customers are Like Family

“Come in, come in,” Lisa Nahabedian waves me inside enthusiastically.  She’s sewing the seams on a large furniture puff.  “Ask me what you want to know.” There are neighborhood dry cleaners and neighborhood dry cleaners.  The first time I went into Larchmont Cleaners, I was clutching a pair of my son’s favorite rose-pink shorts. The […]

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Larchmont Events - The Swarm

LA Zoo Lights

LA Zoo Lights

We have missed the Christmas lights at Griffith Park these past few years! Angelenos used to count on this as one of their holiday activities.  But in recent years, the Park has been dark at this time of year. Now the lights are back in a big, new way. The L.A.  Zoo has an all-new […]

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Informational Wildlife Meeting Tonight

Informational Wildlife Meeting Tonight

Councilman Tom LaBonge has organized a meeting with the Department of Animal Services so that they can educate community stakeholders on wildlife issues that arise as the weather gets colder and our Los Angeles winter sets in. The rains should help our Griffith Park based wildlife stay hydrated closer to what we consider to be […]

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District La Brea  Holiday Shop + Walk Event

District La Brea Holiday Shop + Walk Event

The folks at District La Brea, the collection of retailers and galleries on La Brea between 1st and 2nd Streets, are excited to announce the La Brea Holiday Shop + Walk Event on Saturday, December 13th from 12pm-7pm. Retailers and galleries between 1st & 2nd Streets have joined forces to produce a special holiday shopping […]

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Wilshire Warriors Baseball: Early Registration Begins

Wilshire Warriors Baseball: Early Registration Begins

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Early bird and discounted registration ends January 5th for the Wilshire Warriors, the baseball league for boys and girls aged 5-14 that offers tee ball, coach-pitch and baseball. Practices and games are held at Pan Pacific Park and John Burroughs Middle School. Regular registration ends on Feb 6, 2015. Registration may close earlier than that […]

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Construction Work on Crenshaw LAX Station Continues; Road Closures Again After the New Year

Construction Work on Crenshaw LAX Station Continues; Road Closures Again After the New Year

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

As we recently reported, Crenshaw, between Exposition and Coliseum, was closed through December 14 so crews could complete excavation and decking work for the Crenshaw/LAX station. As a result of rain-related construction delays, Metro has announced one more week of full-on road closures on and around Crenshaw Boulevard and Exposition. Those closures will take place […]

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Jewel at 631 N. June St. New to the Market

Jewel at 631 N. June St. New to the Market

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

631 N. June Street Sited on one of the best streets in the historic Hancock Park HPOZ as well as the sought-after Third Street School district, this classic Spanish-Monterey Revival truly stands apart. Constructed in 1927, the home has been meticulously cared-for and lovingly upgraded by the current owners. Distinctive period details compliment the thoughtful […]

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Hatfields on Melrose to Close End December

Hatfields on Melrose to Close End December

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA Weekly reported that Hatfields will close at the end of December.  The Melrose establishment that’s been on many “Best of” lists for LA cuisine has been offering modern American faire on Melrose just west of Highland since 2010, and for four years prior to that a bit further west. A quote from Karen Hatfield […]

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Storm Watch: Tree Downed, Skies Active

Storm Watch: Tree Downed, Skies Active

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The season’s first big storm, the “Pineapple Express” came and went with a flurry of wind and rain this week leaving trees downed, palm fronds strewn on streets and some gorgeous skies in its wake. Have photos of neighborhood sites and scenes you’d like to see published on the Larchmont Buzz? We’d love to share […]

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Home of the Week: 517 North Lucerne Boulevard

Home of the Week: 517 North Lucerne Boulevard

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

517 North Lucerne Boulevard Absolutely no detail has been overlooked in this dramatically re-envisioned Larchmont Traditional. Located on the peaceful, tree-lined Lucerne Boulevard, just one block over from the shops and cafes of trendy Larchmont Village, this family-friendly home has been tastefully re-imagined with high-end designer finishes throughout. The flowing, open-concept floor plan includes four […]

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The Power of Walkability : Greater Wilshire

The Power of Walkability : Greater Wilshire

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A key factor in the popularity of the Greater Wilshire neighborhoods is walkability. From the popular walks along 4th Street from Western to La Brea; to the abundance of new stores and eateries along La Brea; to Beverly Boulevard restaurants, shops and art galleries; and of course from just about anywhere within the area to […]

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Sage Lifestyle New to Larchmont Village

Sage Lifestyle New to Larchmont Village

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bohemian global chic, is one way of describing the assortment of unique items now offered at Sage Lifestyle at 128 1/2 N. Larchmont Boulevard. The eclectic mix includes everything from hand-made fragrances to one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, pillows with kissing donkeys and elegant Moroccan furniture. “I love to offer people a piece of my aesthetic,” owner Sage […]

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