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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LA Press Club Hosts Free Debate for LA County District 3 Supervisor Candidates

LA Press Club Hosts Free Debate for LA County District 3 Supervisor Candidates

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The race to represent Los Angeles County’s 3rd District is wide open for the first time in 20 years with Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky exit due to term limits. Former state lawmaker Shiela Kuehl and former mayors Bobby Shriver, John Duran and Pamela Ulich are competing to become the elected representative of the 2 million people […]

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Los Angeles Architecture Lecture | Storybook Style: Whimsy in LA

Los Angeles Architecture Lecture | Storybook Style: Whimsy in LA

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fairytale houses dot the Southern California landscape, including our Greater Wilshire neighborhoods of Hancock Park, Larchmont Village, Windsor Square to name just a few. But where did this delightful architecture inspired by medieval Europe come from? For “Storybook Style: Whimsy in L.A.” author Dougals Keister will outline the history, share stories and present marvelous images […]

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Update: Missing Elderly Wilshire Park Couple Found

Update: Missing Elderly Wilshire Park Couple Found

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE 3/19 11:15am: CBS Los Angeles Missing Couple Found Safe in Long Beach Note:  Post was also updated to reflect correct neighborhood – Wilshire Park – as the residence is just south of Wilshire Boulevard. _________ The LAPD is asking for help in locating a missing Wilshire Park couple.  According to CBS Los Angeles, Angeles […]

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North Larchmont Medians Update

North Larchmont Medians Update

| March 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

The hardscaping of the medians on North Larchmont is complete and locals are waiting for the landscaping with great anticipation. Larchmont Buzz reached out to the City of LA Bureau of Street Services (BSS) for a timeline on steps towards completion. After the BSS completed the hardscape, the LA Department of Water and Power (DWP) […]

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Greater Hancock Park Area St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

Greater Hancock Park Area St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Greater Hancock Park area businesses will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all weekend with special menus, green treats and typical Irish fare. Here are a few ways you can engage in the celebration – whether you are Irish or not. Because of course, on St. Patrick’s Day, everyone’s Irish. Starting with a local business that […]

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3rd Street Between La Brea and Hauser to be Resurfaced This Weekend

3rd Street Between La Brea and Hauser to be Resurfaced This Weekend

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The LA Bureau of Street Surfaces (LABSS) will be finishing off the 3rd Street resurfacing project in a two phase effort this weekend. Access to 3rd Street between La Brea Avenue and Hauser Boulevard will be severely limited both Saturday and Sunday. Phase 1 | Saturday, March 15 – 6a-4p Crews from LABSS will begin […]

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Hancock Park Elementary School Spring Auction – Online Bidding Ends Soon!

Hancock Park Elementary School Spring Auction – Online Bidding Ends Soon!

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Online bidding for the Hancock Park Elementary School Spring Auction 2014 ends on March 14. Since the auction is within 48 hours of final bids – it’s a perfect time for supporters, bargain hunters and those looking for the special opportunities only found in these school auctions to bid on the amazing items the auction […]

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Services to Honor LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee Begin with Evening Rosary at St. Basil’s Wednesday

Services to Honor LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee Begin with Evening Rosary at St. Basil’s Wednesday

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Memorial Services are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday to honor LAPD Officer Nicholas Lee. Lee was killed in a tragic traffic collision in Beverly Hills on Friday, March 7, 2014. Services begin with a 7pm Rosary Service at St. Basil’s Catholic Church on Wilshire at Harvard Boulevard. St. Basil’s is between Western Avenue and Normandie Avenue. […]

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Laurent Bonjour to Run LA Marathon for Lupus Foundation

Laurent Bonjour to Run LA Marathon for Lupus Foundation

| March 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of Larchmont Farmers’ Market’s favorite vendors will be running in the LA Marathon on Sunday. Laurent Bonjour, the proprietor of Laurent Bonjour’s Cheese Corner, will run the 26.2 miles in honor of his father who died of Lupus in 2011. The 2014 LA Marathon will be the 3rd in a row for Bonjour. He […]

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LA Marathon Street Closures for Sunday, March 9

LA Marathon Street Closures for Sunday, March 9

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 29th annual LA Marathon takes off this Sunday just after 7am, with a starting line in Elysian Park at Dodger Stadium. Runners head south into downtown and then back north through Echo Park, Silverlake and then through Hollywood along Hollywood Boulevard. The runners will continue from the 12 mile marker at Sunset and La […]

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Girl Scout Cookies For Sale! See Greater Hancock Park Locations

Girl Scout Cookies For Sale! See Greater Hancock Park Locations

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Girl Scouts are out in force trying to meet local demand for thin mints and do-si-dos. We’ve got a list of local selling locations and times in and around the Greater Wilshire area. Larchmont Boulevard Rite Aid | 226 North Larchmont Boulevard Friday, March 7, 14 and 21 from 4p-7p Saturday, March 8, 15, 22 […]

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Street Art: 1st Street at Larchmont Boulevard

Street Art: 1st Street at Larchmont Boulevard

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 1st Street wall of the Chase Bank located at 101 North Larchmont Boulevard was the palette for a local street artist sometime last week. The result – a giant engagement ring, signed by TalkAboutCarlie. There is no online history of this artist…it’s likely among their first wall tags. If you are thinking about commemorating […]

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Evening Traffic Alert: Melrose to be Impacted by Today’s Netanyahu Visit

Evening Traffic Alert: Melrose to be Impacted by Today’s Netanyahu Visit

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Los Angeles Tuesday to meet with business leaders and attend the premiere of an Israel tourism film – ‘The Royal Tour: Israel’. On Wednesday, he’ll travel north to San Francisco for some tech meetings. Then back to LA Wednesday evening for a reception on the Westside. NBCLosAngeles.com reports […]

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Harp for Little Hearts at Memorial Branch Library, Monday March 3

Harp for Little Hearts at Memorial Branch Library, Monday March 3

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our local libraries are great resources for free and unique entertainment for all ages. We suggest a regular peek at the websites for your favorite local branch – whether it be the John C. Fremont Branch on Melrose, the Memorial Branch on Olympic or the Wilshire Branch on St. Andrews Place. Area librarians are most […]

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Rossmore Closed Between Beverly and 3rd Street Due to Flooding

Rossmore Closed Between Beverly and 3rd Street Due to Flooding

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

As predicted, the rain is coming down…and already one of our area’s typical flood spots is over-flowing. Rossmore Avenue is flooded south of Beverly Boulevard and LADOT has closed the street between Beverly and 3rd Street. If you are driving through the area, you can expect delays along 3rd Street, Beverly Boulevard and Rossmore. On a […]

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