Larchmont News - The Buzz

Large Limb Falls on Lucerne Boulevard – Smashes Parked Automobile

Large Limb Falls on Lucerne Boulevard – Smashes Parked Automobile

There was a bit of excitement on the 200 North block of Lucerne Boulevard on Monday evening around 6 pm, as a large limb dropped off a tree, blocking the entire street and smashing into a parked car. No one was injured. Local residents quickly called Ben Seinfield, Field Deputy for Larchmont in Councilman Tom […]

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BuzzFeed Motion Pictures Opening on Vine

BuzzFeed Motion Pictures Opening on Vine

You may have noticed the giant red and white arrow pointed skyward on the corner of Vine and Homewood these last couple of weeks,  and thought, isn’t that the BuzzFeed arrow? With the top of the sign now installed, it’s confirmed. BuzzFeed, the internet media phenomenon best known for its short, sharable list-based stories that […]

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Urban Forestry Division Shares Tree Pruning Policy

Urban Forestry Division Shares Tree Pruning Policy

The trees in our neighborhood help to make the area feel like an urban oasis. A commitment to regular pruning is an important part of extending the life and appearance of tree-scape. As you will discover, some of that responsibility for pruning falls on the City and some of it rests with the homeowner. The City […]

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Larchmont Life - The Honey

Home of the Week: 236 North Arden Blvd

Home of the Week: 236 North Arden Blvd

236 North Arden Blvd This timeless Tudor masterpiece has been thoroughly updated & customized to meet your family’s every need. Situated in prime Windsor Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) and in the coveted 3rd St. School District, this retreat is a mere two blocks from the shopping and dining of Larchmont Village! The enchanting front walk leads […]

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Salt & Straw Makes Larchmont its LA Home

Salt & Straw Makes Larchmont its LA Home

Have you seen the lines out the door at 240 N. Larchmont, home of the new Salt & Straw Ice Cream, and wondered just what is all the fuss about? It could be the Cinnamon Apple Donut ice cream (with toasted chunks of Sidecar Donuts)  or perhaps the Goat Cheese with Black Olive Brittle scoop […]

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Hancock Park Real Estate: Modern Fortress Behind a Bungalow

Hancock Park Real Estate: Modern Fortress Behind a Bungalow

The LA Times featured an ultramodern home in Hancock Park, “masked by a Spanish bungalow” in their “Hot Property: Home of the Day” section on Monday. The 3000 sq ft, four bedroom home at 521 N McCadden Place looms like a sheer wall just beyond the quaint single level Spanish facade, no doubt pushing the […]

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Larchmont People - The Hive

All the Wrong Men – A Night of Dating Disasters – Foti at the Ebell

All the Wrong Men – A Night of Dating Disasters – Foti at the Ebell

After five years of dates with more than six dozen of the “wrong men,” what’s a woman to do? For Laura Huntt Foti, the answer was clear: Tally up her experiences and take stock of her dating disasters. Foti, the author of The Cusp of Everything, has turned her exhaustive dating experiences into a funny and poignant […]

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Hancock Homes Grand Opening Draws Crowd

Hancock Homes Grand Opening Draws Crowd

John Duerler unfurled the signage on the new home of Hancock Homes Realty a week ago, and opened the doors to neighbors and friends for a party to celebrate their new location at 501 North Larchmont Boulevard. “We are really pleased with the new building, and delighted with the foot traffic on the street,” Duerler told […]

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Windsor Square Garden Makeover is Elegant & Uncluttered

Windsor Square Garden Makeover is Elegant & Uncluttered

A garden makeover of a South Lucerne property owned by writer Whitney Friedlander and True Blood producer Alex Woo was featured on the Gardenista blog last week and it’s fun to poke around in the before-and-after photos to see the transformation. Landscape designer Naomi Sanders was challenged to modernize the formally planted and gridded  ”parterres” (yes – those […]

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Larchmont Events - The Swarm

Sunset & Dine Celebrates Hollywood Eateries and Music

Sunset & Dine Celebrates Hollywood Eateries and Music

The third annual Sunset & Dine, a community festival celebrating the food and culture of the iconic Sunset & Vine District, is set for tomorrow night, Thursday, October 2nd.  Admission grants attendees an all-access pass to food, beer and wine from local restaurants and bars and a live music concert curated by Amoeba Records. A portion of […]

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Historic Neighborhoods Conference Open to All

Historic Neighborhoods Conference Open to All

Are you interested in learning more about current issues facing older and historic neighborhoods in Los Angeles, such as sustainability, mansionization, and teardowns? The Office of Historic Resources and the Los Angeles Conservancy are hosting their one-day forum on neighborhood preservation right here in Windsor Village, Saturday, October 18,2014: the L.A. Historic Neighborhoods Conference. The […]

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Rossmore at Clinton Accidents: Join the Conversation Tonight

Rossmore at Clinton Accidents: Join the Conversation Tonight

Councilmember Tom LaBonge and representatives of the LADOT will gather to discuss two proposed engineering changes designed to address the rash of accidents at Rossmore and Clinton. The meeting takes place tonight at Christ the King School, 617 North Arden Boulevard at 7pm. The Council Office and LADOT have investigated the causes of accidents along […]

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LAPD Wilshire Community Police Station Open House

LAPD Wilshire Community Police Station Open House

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once a year, LAPD’s Wilshire Division opens their doors to the public so that we can see what the station is all about. Take advantage of the opportunity to tour the station and see your Senior Lead Officer at their home base. And enjoy the community over great food and entertainment. The event takes place […]

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Sprüth Magers Los Angeles Gallery to Open Opposite LACMA

Sprüth Magers Los Angeles Gallery to Open Opposite LACMA

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Boulevard’s Miracle Mile is going to become even more art-centric as the stellar London and Berlin-based gallery Sprüth Magers begins renovation of the single-story, stand-alone corner building that is part of the larger 5900 Wilshire property across from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA.) Art Net News reports that Sprüth Magers already represents […]

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Brookside Outdoor Movie Night this Saturday

Brookside Outdoor Movie Night this Saturday

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

 Friends of Brookside is hosting its sixth annual Outdoor Movie Night this Saturday, September 27, 2014. Families and friends will gather in Memorial Park (4625 Olympic Blvd in front of the Memorial Library)  around 6pm for a BYO picnic. A grill with red-hot coals will be available for those who want to barbecue. Randy Haberkamp, […]

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LADWP Reservoir Walk: Silver Lake Reservoir September 27

LADWP Reservoir Walk: Silver Lake Reservoir September 27

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

A walk around Silver Lake Reservoir Complex is next in LADWP’s series of reservoir walks. Join LADWP leaders and learn about the City’s water supply, infrastructure, and L.A.’s water future. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 27 from 8 am-11 am. Check in at 8am in the area by the gate located across from 2141 Silver […]

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Windsor Square Annual Meeting Looks at Water

Windsor Square Annual Meeting Looks at Water

| September 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Windsor Square Association (WSA) met on Tuesday, September 9th for their annual Block Captain Gathering, and amidst dinner and drinks, focused on water. With a strong network of block captains on most of its seventy-two blocks, the WSA celebrates and educates once a year with an informational evening dinner.  Led by WSA President Larry […]

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Koreatown Shooting: Man Killed at Wilshire and Western Bus Stop

Koreatown Shooting: Man Killed at Wilshire and Western Bus Stop

| September 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning at a bus stop on the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue. According to reports, the incident occurred just after 1:00am Sunday when two suspects ran toward the victim and shot him. Eyewitnesses shared with LAPD that the pair then ran to a black […]

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Rossmore Avenue Traffic Meeting Rescheduled

Rossmore Avenue Traffic Meeting Rescheduled

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The community meeting that is being organized by Councilmember LaBonge’s office to discuss traffic along the section of Rossmore between Melrose and Rosewood has been moved to Tuesday, September 30 due to scheduling conflicts. Read original story with date updates: LaBonge Schedules Meeting to Discuss Dangerous Rossmore Intersection Community Meeting on Traffic Safety at Clinton and […]

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Bungalow Showdown at City Planning on Monday September 22

Bungalow Showdown at City Planning on Monday September 22

| September 19, 2014 | 5 Comments

A Central Planning Commission hearing on the Larchmont Bungalow is set for 10 am Monday, September 22nd at City Hall in Room 1020 and is open to the public. The hearing will address the latest requests by the Bungalow, at 107 N. Larchmont, for a zone change and parking variance to legalize its current illegal […]

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