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Hancock Park Street Robbery at Third and McCadden

Hancock Park Street Robbery at Third and McCadden

Last Wednesday evening in Hancock Park, two people were held up at gunpoint while walking along Third Street near McCadden Place, reported Senior Lead Office Dave Cordova to the Buzz this week. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at approximately 8:15 PM, two victims were walking east bound on Third Street at McCadden Place when they were approached by […]

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Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Creates New Sustainability Committee

Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Creates New Sustainability Committee

  At its July board meeting, the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council voted to create a new standing committee to address issues of environmental sustainability in the Greater Wilshire community.  The vote came at the request of GWNC Windsor Village representative Julie Stromberg, who originated the idea for the new group…so we asked her to tell […]

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Demolition at Corner of Wilshire and La Brea

Demolition at Corner of Wilshire and La Brea

Wilshire and La Brea is looking very different these days. Several months ago the Metro office at the northwest cover was demolished in preparation for construction of the Purple Line subway extension and the new Wilshire-La Brea station. This past week construction crews for Metro have been preparing the buildings on the southwest corner for […]

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Larchmont Life - The Honey

Just in Time for Labor Day – Best Fried Chicken in LA

Just in Time for Labor Day – Best Fried Chicken in LA

If you don’t feel like cooking this Labor Day, it might be the perfect opportunity to indulge in some of Los Angeles’ best fried chicken. The city has many standout chicken options that can impress even the most dedicated fried-chicken eaters but below are my favorites. There’s Culver City’s Honey’s Kettle which offers pressure-cooked fried […]

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Garden for Your Trees

Garden for Your Trees

  The Hancock Park Garden Club teamed up with the Windsor Square Association and the Larchmont Chronicle this month to publish and distribute a flyer on caring for trees in our gardens and yards. Appearing in this month’s issue of the Chronicle, delivered yesterday, the two-sided flyer contains information from TreePeople on the importance of […]

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Vote for Larchmont’s own in LA’s Best Poll

Vote for Larchmont’s own in LA’s Best Poll

Five Larchmont businesses have been nominated as the best in the city by readers of the Los Angeles Weekly in its annual poll of the best of Los Angeles. The poll is now open for voting. Three of those business are members of the Larchmont Boulevard Association, which is urging fans to cast their votes for […]

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Larchmont People - The Hive

Exploring Craft Beer

Exploring Craft Beer

If  you’re thinking about serving craft beer at your Labor Day barbecue, skip shopping at the grocery store. “Craft beers are upending the beer industry with annual growth of 20-24% a year and yet, you won’t find them in your local grocery store,” said Corie Brown, Windsor Square resident and co-founder and general manager of Zester […]

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An Inspired Drought-Tolerant Garden in Fremont Place

An Inspired Drought-Tolerant Garden in Fremont Place

Caught in the dilemma of trying to conserve water but not wanting to look at a brown lawn, Sue Ellen Waters decided to change her entire front yard. She wanted to take advantage of the DWP’s incentive program to remove her lawn, but still wanted to make sure her garden fit her historic Fremont Place […]

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Larchmont Village Shops – Local Gems For Specialty Finds

Larchmont Village Shops – Local Gems For Specialty Finds

You already know we’re some of Larchmont’s biggest fans. One reason is…the shopping is fantastic! Our Buzz staff decided to see what unique local Larchmont treasures we might be able to discover around the village – things you wouldn’t necessarily find anywhere else. We visited five shops, and found some truly amazing local gems. First […]

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Larchmont Events - The Swarm

Weekend Buzz – September 5-7, 2015

Weekend Buzz – September 5-7, 2015

Time to get a  jump on our big, long holiday weekend!  With lots of events both local and a bit farther afield, no one gets to be bored. Since we’re starting the weekend early, you can too.  Join artist Billy Kheel at Miracle Mile’s Craft and Folk Art Museum, tonight – Thursday, Sept. 3 – to […]

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High-End Estate Sale Saturday

High-End Estate Sale Saturday

Inspired by re-decorating, the family at 419 S. Lorraine Blvd is having an estate sale offering quality antiques and reproductions, cottage furniture, art, kids furniture, lots of rugs and more on Saturday, September 5  from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All sale items will be in the front yard starting at 9 a.m. Saturday 9 am […]

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Special Trunk Shows Coming to Larchmont’s Daas Optique

Special Trunk Shows Coming to Larchmont’s Daas Optique

Sponsored Post Daas Optique, located at 161 N. Larchmont, is our neighborhood’s premier independent eyewear boutique, featuring a curation of luxury sunglasses and eyeglasses from around the globe. The store is holding two incredible trunk shows this month and has just launched four new exclusive lines, which will be made available to you.  Upcoming events: Two […]

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Petit Trois – Named Best New Restaurant by Bon Appetit Magazine

Petit Trois – Named Best New Restaurant by Bon Appetit Magazine

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Petit Trois is a French bistro co-owned by Ludo Lefebvre, Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, who are also responsible for other successful restaurants including Trois Mec, Animal, Son of a Gun, and Jon and Vinny’s. Petit Trois was recently named one of Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants and it is one of only two restaurants in […]

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Urban Coyotes: a Natural Part of Our City Landscape

Urban Coyotes: a Natural Part of Our City Landscape

| August 31, 2015 | 2 Comments

It seems like not a week goes by lately without a coyote sighting in our local neighborhoods (most recently in the early morning on Friday, August 28, on the 800 block of S. Keniston, in Brookside).  And each time, we hear much about the hazards of these notorious predators, especially to our small pets who […]

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Weekend Buzz – August 28-30, 2015

Weekend Buzz – August 28-30, 2015

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

For those who decide to venture out of their air-conditioned cocoons this weekend, there are – as usual – many good ways to enjoy the weekend in wonderful mid-town Los Angeles. On Saturday morning, after a bit of shopping at the Hope Lutheran Church Rummage Sale, head west to Carthay Environmental Studies Magnet School, 6351 […]

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Local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Starts September 1

Local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Starts September 1

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Have you ever thought it might be good to take an emergency response training class?  If so, now’s the time.  The Los Angeles Fire Department’s next round of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training starts on September 1, and will continue for 8 Tuesdays, through October 13, at the Korean Federation at 981 S. Western […]

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Chevalier’s Books Shares The Man Booker Prize Longlist

Chevalier’s Books Shares The Man Booker Prize Longlist

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sponsored Post The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language, and published in the UK. The prize is the world’s most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers. This is the second […]

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Hope Lutheran Rummage Sale Saturday

Hope Lutheran Rummage Sale Saturday

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Everyone loves a great rummage sale! Hope Lutheran’s end of summer rummage sale is this Saturday, August 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon at Hope Lutheran Church at 6720 Melrose Avenue. Credit cards are now accepted at the sale.  Organizer, John Halbert is offering a special deal for Buzz readers.  ”If anyone says that they […]

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“Your Dog Can’t Drive, But He Still Needs a License!”

“Your Dog Can’t Drive, But He Still Needs a License!”

| August 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

In a recent open letter to the community, just in time for the dog days of summer, Brenda Barnett, General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Animal Services, reminded us that “Your dog can’t drive, but he still needs a license!”  Too often these days, we see posters, e-mails and social media posts (even […]

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Free Walking Tours Scheduled for Jefferson Park and Windsor Village

Free Walking Tours Scheduled for Jefferson Park and Windsor Village

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Part of the collective mission of Los Angeles’ 90+ Neighborhood Councils is empowering stakeholders by providing information about our city and the issues it faces.  One way that several of our local NCs have been doing this is sponsorship of walking tours in their various neighborhoods.  The grass-roots tours provide intimate looks at the places […]

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