Mary

Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended family...at one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.

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

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

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

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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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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American Red Cross Blood Drive at St. Brendan School

American Red Cross Blood Drive at St. Brendan School

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Saint Brendan School will host a blood drive for the Red Cross in the parish center adjacent to the school on Manhattan Place Tuesday, October 21.  When you donate blood, your 1 pint can save 3 lives! To schedule your life-saving appointment, please go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code StBrendanLA or call Jackie Kruse […]

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Mayor’s Great Streets: Walking Tour of Western Avenue on Sunday

Mayor’s Great Streets: Walking Tour of Western Avenue on Sunday

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leaders from the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council and LA Commons, the group behind the Festival of Neighborhoods*, will be leading a walking tour of Western Avenue between Third and Melrose on Sunday, October 19. In early June, Mayor Garcetti announced a set of fifteen streets that would be targeted to receive special attention under the […]

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Update: Central Area Planning Commission Votes to Deny Larchmont Bungalow Request for Exemption

Update: Central Area Planning Commission Votes to Deny Larchmont Bungalow Request for Exemption

| October 15, 2014 | 4 Comments

In a late afternoon session on Tuesday, October 14 at City Hall, the Central Area Planning Commission voted unanimously to deny the variance request of the Larchmont Bungalow for exemption from the zoning ordinance on Larchmont Boulevard that limits the number of restaurants. Jerry Neuman, attorney for Albert Mizrahi, owner of the Larchmont Bungalow, presented […]

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Mayor Garcetti Signs Water Conservation Order

Mayor Garcetti Signs Water Conservation Order

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to NBC Los Angeles, Mayor Garcetti signed an executive directive Tuesday enforcing further water conservation measures during this drought. Executive order calls for: 20 percent reduction in the city’s fresh water use by 2017 50 percent cut in the amount of imported water purchased by the Department of Water and Power by 2024 To […]

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K&L Wines Hollywood Annual Champagne Tent Event

K&L Wines Hollywood Annual Champagne Tent Event

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

K&L Wines is holding their annual Champagne Tent Event on Saturday, October 18 in the parking lot adjacent to the store. K&L’s favorite artisanal grower/producers will be flying in from France to present their wines exclusively at this event. This is a rare opportunity to engage with the people who grow the grapes and make […]

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Very Local Entertainment: ‘How I Fell in Love’ at Stephanie Feury Studio Theater

Very Local Entertainment: ‘How I Fell in Love’ at Stephanie Feury Studio Theater

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of Larchmont’s best kept secrets is the Stephanie Feury Studio Theater on the south east corner of Larchmont Boulevard and Melrose Avenue. Feury teaches acting lessons using method techniques, where the student creates in themselves the thoughts and feelings of their characters, so as to develop lifelike performances.   Part of the tradition behind the […]

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Hancock Park Homeowners’ Association Annual Meeting, Monday October 20

Hancock Park Homeowners’ Association Annual Meeting, Monday October 20

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hancock Park Homeowners’ Association, est. 1948, annual meeting will be held on Monday, October 20th at 7 pm at Marlborough School. The meeting is an opportunity for Hancock Park stakeholders to hear from the City Council Office, the LAPD, neighborhood security services, the LADOT on traffic and the DWP on the drought and water […]

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2014 AIDS Walk LA: Sunday Crowds, Street Closures West of La Brea

2014 AIDS Walk LA: Sunday Crowds, Street Closures West of La Brea

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 AIDS Walk Los Angeles will be held on Sunday, October 12. AIDS Walk starts and ends in West Hollywood at West Hollywood Park. Over 30,000 walkers will start off at 10am, heading eastbound on Melrose Avenue, south on La Brea Avenue and then west on Beverly Boulevard. The full route is a 10K […]

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For Sale: Windsor Square’s Historic Higgins Mansion

For Sale: Windsor Square’s Historic Higgins Mansion

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

The historic Hiram Higgins Mansion – Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #403 – is on the market for $6.5 Million. The Queen Anne-style residence, originally built and sited on Wilshire Boulevard in 1906, has eight bedrooms and is more than 9,900 square feet on a .43 acre lot. The house was moved to Lucerne Boulevard […]

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Local Actors in ‘Mirror’ at Santa Monica Independent Film Festival

Local Actors in ‘Mirror’ at Santa Monica Independent Film Festival

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Like many Windsor Square teenagers, sisters Daphne and Marielle Meyer will be hanging out in Santa Monica on Saturday. However, rather than hitting the typical Santa Monica young-adult haunts they will be celebrating their first appearance in a film that is featured at a film festival. The twins are part of the ensemble behind the […]

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Rossmore at Clinton Accidents: Join the Conversation Tonight

Rossmore at Clinton Accidents: Join the Conversation Tonight

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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