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Mayoral Getty House Gardens Going Drought Tolerant

Mayoral Getty House Gardens Going Drought Tolerant

The wide green parkway in front of 605 South Irving Bvd, the official residence of Mayor Garcetti and his family, is no more. Indeed, after announcing last week that city residents need to take this drought seriously and undertake some real water-saving practices, Garcetti has walked the walk, or should we say planted the plant, […]

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Western Avenue Tour Highlights both History and Future Potential

Western Avenue Tour Highlights both History and Future Potential

Over thirty-five area residents took to the streets on Sunday, October 19th, for a walking tour of Western Avenue between Third Street and Melrose Avenue – a street selected for pedestrian improvements as part of Mayor Garcetti’s Great Streets Initiative. The 90-minute tour introduced residents to two small business owners and highlighted the neighborhood’s rich […]

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New Owners Bringing Renewed Life to Chevalier’s Books

New Owners Bringing Renewed Life to Chevalier’s Books

Window shoppers along Larchmont Boulevard were delighted to see the recent signage posted at 126 N Larchmont announcing Chevalier’s Books is “turning the page to a new chapter.” It’s good news for LA’s oldest independent bookstore: two book-loving and long-time Chevalier’s patrons, Bert Deixler and Darryl Holter, have bought Chevalier’s Books. “We’re fixing it up, […]

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Larchmont Life - The Honey

Boy Scout Troop 10 Hikes with a Purpose

Boy Scout Troop 10 Hikes with a Purpose

Local Boy Scout Troop 10 took on Griffith Park on Saturday when they went on a hike with Councilman Tom LaBonge, CD4. The Troop, led by Scoutmaster Thomas Fenday, started at the Charlie Turner trail head and took a 3 mile, 2 hour hike and clean-up in the hills and forests above the observatory. First […]

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Halloween in Hancock Park and Windsor Square

Halloween in Hancock Park and Windsor Square

It is almost Halloween and pressure mounts.   What will my son wear?  (Last year he was a policeman; this year he announced that he is not doing a costume and is going as ‘just a kid’).  Do I have a bucket big enough for all the candy?  Should I dress up like the rest of […]

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Up Up and Away – Petersen Museum’s Most Famous Cars Take to the Air

Up Up and Away – Petersen Museum’s Most Famous Cars Take to the Air

The Petersen Automotive Museum on Wilshire Blvd is now closed for a year long renovation, as many local area car buffs well know. But some of their most ‘priceless automobiles apparently are begging for more exposure, so will be displayed in a special exhibit beginning Tuesday, Oct 28th in Simi Valley at the Ronald Reagan […]

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Larchmont People - The Hive

“American Portraits” by Devon O’Brien this Wednesday

“American Portraits” by Devon O’Brien this Wednesday

“Life is short, but sometimes art takes a long time,” says Devon O’Brien of her new work, American Portraits. ”I wrote the first draft of this play when my son Tom began Kindergarten at Larchmont Charter School. This fall, he started at Cleveland High School.” Based on years of research, American Portraits is an imaginary marriage […]

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Windsor Square ‘s Tara Roth Behind LA2050

Windsor Square ‘s Tara Roth Behind LA2050

Suddenly this fall, it seemed the LA2050 Challenge was everywhere. We were sent emails and stopped on the street – vote for a project that will better life in LA. Given one vote and so many potentially great projects, it was hard to understand where this was all coming from.  Who was behind LA2050? Enter […]

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Larchmont’s Girasole Closed – Reopening as Vernetti in New Year

Larchmont’s Girasole Closed – Reopening as Vernetti in New Year

The Vernetti family, new owners of the Girasole in Larchmont Village, put up a “closed” sign in the window on September 28th, much to the chagrin of many regular Larchmont area diners. Not to worry, though, the restaurant will reopen in early 2015 after a renovation and expansion, and take on the family name: Vernetti. […]

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Larchmont Crumbs Will Host a Meet & Greet with Marcus Lemonis of CNBC’s ‘The Profit’

Larchmont Crumbs Will Host a Meet & Greet with Marcus Lemonis of CNBC’s ‘The Profit’

Last week we shared a story about the Crumbs on Larchmont Boulevard reopening – one of the first to do so as part of a newly reorganized company. On Tuesday, October 28, new Crumbs owner Marcus Lemonis will be at the Larchmont store for a 9am Grand Re-opening Celebration. In addition to owning Larchmont Crumbs, […]

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Windsor Village Annual Meeting & Potluck; Harold Henry Park Renovation

Windsor Village Annual Meeting & Potluck; Harold Henry Park Renovation

Windsor Village, a tight-knit neighborhood tucked in south of the Wilshire Ebell, is holding its Annual Meeting and Potluck this Saturday, October 25 from 12-3 pm. Windsor Village residents will gather in the backyard of 844 S. Windsor Blvd to share food, hear from public leaders, and hold an election for the Board of Directors […]

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Art Event at Larchmont Lofts, November 1st – Features Rima Muna

Art Event at Larchmont Lofts, November 1st – Features Rima Muna

Sponsored Post: Michael and Dr. Michelle Golland believe in bringing art and awareness to the Greater Larchmont area. Each year around this time, the couple selects an organization or cause they want to share with the community. They also select a local artist who they want to support in their art career. Then they celebrate […]

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Missed it? Sneak a Peak at Sunday’s Larchmont Family Fair

Missed it? Sneak a Peak at Sunday’s Larchmont Family Fair

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

There were camels and ponies, kids trapped in giant bubbles or scaling the tall climbing peak, and everywhere – many smiles and hugs and greetings as friends and neighbors reconnected at the Larchmont Family Fair on Sunday. An assortment of local bands headlined by teens from the area played on the south stage and lines […]

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The Heart of Downtown: Grand Central Market

The Heart of Downtown: Grand Central Market

| October 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

Writer Mary Fagnano is contributing a regular series “The Heart of Downtown” giving a look into what’s pumping life into the nine key districts that make up the center of our city. Thursday night is the perfect evening to head to Downtown LA‘s Grand Central Market if you want to avoid the crowds and maybe […]

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Home of the Week: 574 North Plymouth Boulevard

Home of the Week: 574 North Plymouth Boulevard

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

574 North Plymouth Boulevard Step inside this masterfully updated Larchmont Traditional and relax as the stresses of the big city melt away. Tastefully modernized from top-to-bottom, this Larchmont Village retreat exudes charm and brims with high-end finishes and style. Characterized by its family-friendly flow, the open concept layout includes four bedrooms and four full baths, […]

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No Larchmont Farmers Market This Sunday

No Larchmont Farmers Market This Sunday

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Family Fair takes over the Boulevard on Sunday. Set up for the fair will begin early and access to Larchmont Boulevard will be limited. As a result, the Larchmont Farmers Market is cancelled, but will return next week. There is another nearby option for locals to buy farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and […]

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Hollywood’s Cat & Fiddle Closing

Hollywood’s Cat & Fiddle Closing

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Some Angelenos may be sad to learn that the Cat & Fiddle will be closing in December after a 32 year run on Sunset Boulevard, according to a report in EaterLA this week. The Cat & Fiddle’s courtyard patio, reached by walking underneath a fabulous spanish archway, has been a memorable spot for many who […]

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Ghouls and Ghosts In Wilshire Park Halloween Haunt Oct 25

Ghouls and Ghosts In Wilshire Park Halloween Haunt Oct 25

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Wilshire Park Association is holding its 5th Annual Halloween Haunt on Saturday, October 25th, from 4:30 -8:30pm, on Bronson Avenue between Wilshire Boulevard and 8th Avenue. Every year, the Wilshire Park Halloween Haunt just keeps getting bigger and better with Bronson Ave blocked to traffic and an assortment of old-fashioned carnival games set up […]

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Larchmont Family Fair Looking for Talent- Sunday October 26

Larchmont Family Fair Looking for Talent- Sunday October 26

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Larchmont Family Fair will be held this Sunday, October 26th from 12 – 5 pm on Larchmont Boulevard between Beverly Boulevard and First Street. With the boulevard closed off and the aroma of great grilling in the air, the Family Fair is a wonderful time to reconnect with neighbors and friends while also supporting the Larchmont Boulevard […]

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Crumbs Bake Shop Re-Opens on Larchmont

Crumbs Bake Shop Re-Opens on Larchmont

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Crumbs Bake Shop on Larchmont Boulevard opened for business about 10 days ago under new management. The Larchmont store is one of 25 U.S. stores scheduled to re-open over the next month – the only one in California. Crumbs closed across the United States in early July, 2014. Within days of the announcement that […]

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