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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New Bike Service Station on Larchmont Boulevard

New Bike Service Station on Larchmont Boulevard

| March 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

A bike service station was recently installed on Larchmont Boulevard, on the sidewalk adjacent to the bike parking corral.The service station is part of the LADOT’s commitment to install 11 repair stations with $17,000 in grant money the City received from the Bikes Belong Foundation (People for Bikes). According to the LADOT Bike Blog: The […]

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Groundwork Coffee Coming to Larchmont Boulevard

Groundwork Coffee Coming to Larchmont Boulevard

| March 17, 2015 | 3 Comments

Groundwork Coffee Co. is opening two new retail locations, one of which will be on Larchmont Boulevard in the space formerly occupied  by Baciami Gelateria and Creperie. The move on to Larchmont Boulevard – a street that is known for its abundance of coffee choices – solidifies the homegrown Los Angeles company’s standing within the […]

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3rd Street LADWP Distributing Station Plants Drought Tolerant Landscape

3rd Street LADWP Distributing Station Plants Drought Tolerant Landscape

| March 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

The view driving west on 3rd Street past La Brea just got a major upgrade. LADWP Distributing Station 55, which serves approximately 19,500 residential customers in the Park La Brea area, has been retrofitted with drought tolerant California Friendly landscaping, replacing a tired looking set of shrubs and semi-dead grass. The Distributing Station 55 project is […]

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Marlborough Announces Dr. Priscilla Sands as New Head of School

Marlborough Announces Dr. Priscilla Sands as New Head of School

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Marlborough School announced that Dr. Priscilla G. Sands will become the ninth Head of School, effective July 1, 2015. Dr. Sands joins Marlborough from the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, where she has served as President since 2011. Dr. Sands began her independent school career teaching drama and English at her alma mater, the prestigious Agnes […]

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Traffic Improvements Approved for Rossmore Avenue

Traffic Improvements Approved for Rossmore Avenue

| February 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

Councilmember Tom LaBonge has issued an outline of the approved traffic improvements for Rossmore Avenue, between Melrose Avenue and Beverly Boulevard.  The decisions for each of the three intersections are outlined below, heading north towards Melrose. Intersection of Rossmore Avenue and Rosewood Avenue There will be no changes to the intersections. Intersection of Rossmore Avenue […]

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Electrical Blackout & Paramount Fire in Larchmont Sunday Evening

Electrical Blackout & Paramount Fire in Larchmont Sunday Evening

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

There was an electrical outage in the Larchmont area, north of Beverly, around 5:30pm Sunday. LADWP was on the case immediately and estimated a four-hour fix. No word yet on whether it was caused by the heavy rains. In the picture above, LADWP workers worked at Clinton, between Gower and Beachwood. Many residents had to […]

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