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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First Person: LAX FlyAway Offers Easy Ride for $8

First Person: LAX FlyAway Offers Easy Ride for $8

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kerry Morrison, Executive Director of the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance (HPOA*) and a long-time resident of Windsor Square, shared her experience of taking the LAX FlyAway from the nearby pick-up location in Hollywood to and from LAX for her Thanksgiving flights. The new FlyAway /Hollywood service gets a positive review from Morrison. Plus, she points […]

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Sale Alert: James Perse Sample Sale on North Highland Avenue

Sale Alert: James Perse Sample Sale on North Highland Avenue

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our good friend Sharon the Shopper called to make sure we know about the James Perse sale that’s going on this weekend at Perse’s Highland Avenue store. Perse is a local who grew up around fashion (his father owned the Melrose boutique, Maxfield) and created a fashion business by staying true to his devotion to […]

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Downtown: Unique USA Holiday Market

Downtown: Unique USA Holiday Market

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Unique USA holiday market takes place this weekend in the Penthouse at the California Market Center in Downtown LA. This popular shopping event brings local-made design and art to Angelenos at one time… creating an opportunity to celebrate local vendors and support their small businesses. This it the 7th annual Unique holiday market in […]

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St. Brendan School Annual Christmas Boutique

St. Brendan School Annual Christmas Boutique

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Brendan School is having their 10th annual Christmas Boutique on Friday, December 5 in the school Parish Hall on Manhattan Place. The boutique is an all day affair…starting once the kids are all in classrooms at 8am, until just after pick-ups at 3pm. The vendor list has grown to over thirty, including Diptyque, Littlejohns […]

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City Council Approves Demolition Notification Ordinance

City Council Approves Demolition Notification Ordinance

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that requires notification to demolish buildings older than 45 years old anywhere in Los Angeles, and will provide neighbors with an opportunity to know first hand about what is being proposed in their neighborhoods. The new ordinance also requires notification of demolition to the abutting property […]

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Thanksgiving Flavors on Larchmont Boulevard

Thanksgiving Flavors on Larchmont Boulevard

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Go Get ‘Em Tiger – 230 North Larchmont Boulevard On Thanksgiving, Larchmont Boulevard coffee shop Go Get ‘Em Tiger is taking on the Starbucks fall flavor menu for the second year in a row. But rather than using flavors that have been mass produced for multiple coffee shops, the team at GGET will brew these […]

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Historic KTLA Tower to be Restored and Moved to Original Location; Major Renovation of  Campus Underway

Historic KTLA Tower to be Restored and Moved to Original Location; Major Renovation of Campus Underway

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Workers were busy Monday removing the 160-foot iconic radio tower from the corner of Van Ness Avenue and Sunset Boulevard. The plan is to restore the tower and then re-install it with updated KTLA signage on the western edge of the property at Sunset and Bronson, the tower’s original location from 1925-1950. The tower was […]

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Monday Police Pursuit Through Greater Hancock Park Area

Monday Police Pursuit Through Greater Hancock Park Area

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A high-speed police pursuit that started in Santa Clarita around 12:45pm on Monday, and ended at 5pm in Culver City after a 3-hour stand off at a house, included activity in the Greater Hancock Park area just after 1pm. According to KTLA, the SUV nearly ran into several other cars and just missed a hitting […]

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DomaineLA’s Jill Bernheimer Talks Thanksgiving Wine

DomaineLA’s Jill Bernheimer Talks Thanksgiving Wine

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local wine purveyor Jill Bernheimer, owner of DomaineLA, joined Russ Parsons on KCRW’s Good Food this past weekend to talk turkey…actually… to talk about wines that you can pair with your Thanksgiving meal. There’s a lot to consider when it comes to Thanksgiving flavors and Bernheimer has you covered.  Do listen up – and then […]

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Coffee + Food Flat White Celebrated

Coffee + Food Flat White Celebrated

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t miss the Los Angeles Times story calling attention to our favorite Aussie cafe – Coffee + Food on Melrose. The Times recognizes the wonderful neighborhood spot for one of their delicious treats – their flat white. A flat white is akin to a latte – only better.  And the one at Coffee + Food […]

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Miracle Mile Fun Run on December 6

Miracle Mile Fun Run on December 6

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Councilman Tom LaBonge will be hosting the 2nd Miracle Mile Fun Run. This one-mile run will take place on Saturday December 6, along Wilshire Boulevard. Runners can take advantage of this opportunity to run down the middle of Wilshire Boulevard, one of the most famous streets in Los Angeles. This stretch between Highland Avenue and […]

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Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association Semi-Annual Meeting

Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association Semi-Annual Meeting

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The semi-annual meeting of the Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association will take place on Tuesday, November 18 at 7pm. The Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association is bounded by Wilton on the east, Arden on the west, Melrose to the north and Beverly on the south. This meeting is an opportunity to say hello to neighbors and hear […]

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Marlborough School Sexual Harassment Case Concludes

Marlborough School Sexual Harassment Case Concludes

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

When allegations of sexual harassment of a student by a former teacher arose last spring at Marlborough School, the Board of Trustees formed a Special Investigative Committee to conduct an independent investigation. The Board and Special Investigative Committee retained outside counsel to conduct that independent investigation. Last Friday, the school announced the conclusion of this […]

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Classic Film Location: LA Confidential House in Hancock Park

Classic Film Location: LA Confidential House in Hancock Park

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week Los Angeles Magazine reflects on ‘LA Confidential’, one of the many Oscar winning films shot on location in Hancock Park. The film is a 1997 neo-noir detective film based on James Ellroy’s 1990 novel of the same title…it hardly seems possible you can live in LA and not have seen it.  It has […]

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Chevalier’s Books: Former Mayor Richard Riordan Book Signing November 22

Chevalier’s Books: Former Mayor Richard Riordan Book Signing November 22

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Richard Riordan, the 39th Mayor of the City of Los Angeles (1993-2001), will be one of the first authors to do a book signing at the newly renovated Chevalier’s Books on Larchmont Boulevard. Riordan will sign his book – “THE MAYOR: How I Turned Around Los Angeles after Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson […]

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