Larchmont News - The Buzz

Legal Troubles for Popular Hollywood Farmers Market Vendor

Legal Troubles for Popular Hollywood Farmers Market Vendor

Sea Fever Seafood – a regular and popular vendor at the Sunday Hollywood Farmers Market – is in rough waters. According to both KCET.org and the LA Times, the proprietor was arrested Sunday a week ago by game wardens from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in Santa Barbara Harbor following a two-month-long investigation. The […]

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Larchmont Bungalow Owner Gets another Court Delay

Larchmont Bungalow Owner Gets another Court Delay

The Larchmont Bungalow scored another delay last week in its continuing efforts to postpone the criminal case filed against it by the city in March of 2010 for operating without a permit. If Bungalow owner, Albert Mizrahi, and his attorney, Alan Fenster, are hoping the city will settle the case, they are wrong. City Attorney […]

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North Larchmont Monument Taking Shape

North Larchmont Monument Taking Shape

Over the last two weeks, workers from the LA Bureau of Street Services installed the monument that will act as the gateway to the northern end of Larchmont Boulevard. On Wednesday, a BSS team was back to add the rock masonry and complete a symmetrical look with the original monument at Larchmont Boulevard and 3rd […]

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Larchmont Life - The Honey

OiNKSTER Hollywood on Vine Opens Today

OiNKSTER Hollywood on Vine Opens Today

Touted as “slow fast food”, Andre Guerrero’s OINKSTER had a soft opening on Saturday April 19th, purveying its line of comfort food sandwiches and craft beers to a young Hollywood crowd eager to see the original Eagle Rock store re-worked on Vine Street, just a couple blocks north of Melrose. “We dry smoke all our […]

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South Lorraine Blocked in Windsor Square

South Lorraine Blocked in Windsor Square

Avoid the 300 block of South Lorraine in Windsor Square for the next few days as a large tree limb has fallen and blocked the street. The fallen branch, which appears to be from a Deodar Cedar on the east side of the street mid-block, spans the width of Lorraine Blvd. According to a resident […]

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Book Truck Serves up Nourishing Book Soup on Miracle Mile

Book Truck Serves up Nourishing Book Soup on Miracle Mile

A stop off at the Goethe-Institut at the Wilshire Courtyard on April 13th raised much needed funds for The Book Truck, a mobile library that has given away thousands of free books to teens in under-served communities. The Goethe-Institut‘s  regular Sunday film/TV program – “Kinder Kids Matinee” – was host to a special Book Truck Benefit […]

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Larchmont People - The Hive

Local BioSCAN Traps Find New Species: the Scuttle Fly

Local BioSCAN Traps Find New Species: the Scuttle Fly

Two Mid-Wilshire families have agreed to devote the next three years catching bugs for the good of science. Participating in the research initiative called “Biodiversity Science:  City and Nature” (“BioSCAN”) are residents Patricia Lombard (in Fremont Place), and parents K.T. and Eric and son Brendan (Larchmont adjacent), who have opened up their yards to having […]

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Ramsay Will Leave Current CD4 Role to Focus on Campaign for City Council Full-Time

Ramsay Will Leave Current CD4 Role to Focus on Campaign for City Council Full-Time

Carolyn Ramsay announced on Thursday that she is stepping down as Chief of Staff for L.A. City Councilmember Tom LaBonge at the end of the month to campaign full-time to succeed him. Carolyn has worked for Councilmember LaBonge for more than a decade. Her community activism caught his attention when he was first running for […]

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Famous Street Artist Meets Pilgrim School Students

Famous Street Artist Meets Pilgrim School Students

In March, Pilgrim School’s 7th and 8th graders spent never-to-be-forgotten class time with renowned artist Robbie Conal.  Conal kicked off the final trimester of Pilgrim’s year-long Visiting Writers and Artists program with “Los Angeles Street Artists.” Robbie is known for his acerbic political posters, which his “volunteer guerilla postering army” distributes on LA’s streets overnight.  For years Angelenos […]

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Larchmont Events - The Swarm

Ninth Annual Los Angeles Garden Tour and Party

Ninth Annual Los Angeles Garden Tour and Party

The Los Angeles Garden Tour and Party, sponsored by the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society, is on for this Sunday. The current forecast is for a sunny 71 degrees, the gardens are in full bloom and the neighborhood is ready to play host to the annual party that officially welcomes Spring to our City. Over […]

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California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser for Fallen LAPD Officers

California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser for Fallen LAPD Officers

If you are free for lunch or dinner anytime Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of next week (April 21-23), please consider going to a California Pizza Kitchen listed on the flyer below. CPK will donate 20% of your check in support of the families of LAPD Officer Cortijo and LAPD Officer Lee, both of whom recently […]

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Vaudeville in the Park May 4th for Independent Shakespeare

Vaudeville in the Park May 4th for Independent Shakespeare

Every year the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival continues to grow – in the 2013 season they reached 43,000 people with their free performances for Angelenos in the open air on stage at Griffith Park.  To keep the weekly shows going, the Independent Shakespeare Company (ISC) holds a benefit every spring to kick off the […]

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Soar over Wilshire for CicLAvia

Soar over Wilshire for CicLAvia

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t miss this bird’s eye film of CicLAvia last weekend courtesy of Corbin Keegan, a drone, and Corbinfiber Electricycles. Swoop over the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple and the Wilshire United Methodist Church while a river of bicycles flows beneath. Blue skies, phenomenal historic architecture, and miles of open streets. It’s hard to beat living in […]

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Griffith Park Cougar Sick from Mange & Rat Poison

Griffith Park Cougar Sick from Mange & Rat Poison

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The puma named P-22 that roams Griffith Park and beyond was captured and treated recently by National Park Service wildlife biologists who found he has contracted the skin disease mange and has traces of toxins, believed to be from  rat poison, in his blood. The biologists sedated P-22 and gave him injections of Vitamin K […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch at the Ebell Club

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Ebell Club

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Where better to celebrate the quintessential women’s holiday then at the quintessential women’s club of California? Mother’s Day at the Ebell Club. For the first time in many years, The Ebell Club will be celebrating Mother’s Day with an elegant brunch.  No crowds, no lines.  Just a  beautiful buffet brunch prepared by Executive Chef Louis […]

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The Ellen Show Makes Surprise Visit to St Brendan School

The Ellen Show Makes Surprise Visit to St Brendan School

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students at St. Brendan School had quite a surprise on Friday morning when a couple of impish voices came on over the loudspeaker, requesting their presence for a “Royal Adventure” in the Parish Hall. The pint-sized starlets Sophia Grace and Rosie, who have garnered quite a following from performances on the Ellen De Generes Show, […]

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Diane Keaton Speaking at Wilshire Ebell Theatre

Diane Keaton Speaking at Wilshire Ebell Theatre

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Diane Keaton will be speaking on beauty and her new book in a Vroman’s Bookstore event at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Friday April 25, 2014. In her newest book, Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty, Diane Keaton presents a humorous account of her life spent working in a world obsessed with beauty.  Keaton encourages readers to […]

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Burger Lounge Coming to Larchmont Blvd.

Burger Lounge Coming to Larchmont Blvd.

| April 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Burger Lounge, the “original grass-fed burger” will be moving into the 217 N Larchmont location where Hamburger Hamlet, and prior to that the Avocado Grill, made attempts at bringing ‘up-scale’ fast food to Larchmont Boulevard. Let’s hope  the Burger Lounge reinvents the cold, noisy and less-than-charming space and turns it into a more palatable location […]

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Griffith Observatory Open Tonight for Total Lunar Eclipse

Griffith Observatory Open Tonight for Total Lunar Eclipse

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s a total lunar eclipse tonight…and for once we happen to be in one of the best places on earth to take in this rarity. Scientists refer to the moon in this type of full eclipse as a Blood Moon, since the moon should turn a beautiful reddish, brown starting around 11p Monday night. There […]

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Avoid Third Street: Resurfacing Rossmore East to Irving

Avoid Third Street: Resurfacing Rossmore East to Irving

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Third Street  between Rossmore and Irving is scheduled for resurfacing in April, and the Bureau of Street Services began scraping the southernmost lane on Thursday, creating a slowing of traffic and clouds of dust in the air as autos bumped along the rugged surface. According to the Bureau of Street Services (BSS), the City began […]

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