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Summer at La Quinta

Summer at La Quinta

| August 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

On the lookout for an easy, nearby summer travel option that won’t break the bank? Larchmont travel writer Lindsay Gallagher has a suggestion – try La Quinta Resort in off-season…[Read more.]

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Two New Coffee Spots for your Local Fix

Two New Coffee Spots for your Local Fix

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s a new coffee spot on the LACMA campus these days – but the secret here may not be the coffee but the milkshakes which you can order with a spike of booze…[Read more.]

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Craftsman on Ridgewood Place Gets Historic Status

Craftsman on Ridgewood Place Gets Historic Status

| August 2, 2012 | 7 Comments

There’s a new ‘monument’ on the block – a historic cultural monument that is – the Gallagher family’s Arts & Crafts home on Ridgewood Place….[Read more.]

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Sound Trip on La Brea

Sound Trip on La Brea

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

La Brea is at it again – defining design in a new way that we haven’t seen before. Another new space – devoted to “sound” not fashion, food or art – makes it worth exploring the block between 1st and 2nd on La Brea Ave…[Read more.]

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Neighborhood Home Portrays Anytown USA in Olympic Chevy Commercial

Neighborhood Home Portrays Anytown USA in Olympic Chevy Commercial

| July 28, 2012 | 2 Comments

Chevy has a great commercial running in the Olympics – a spot that celebrates their 100 year anniversary and focuses on some beautiful scenes including The Grand Canyon, Muir Woods and Half Dome. Ray Charles sings “America the Beautiful” in the background. And the last beautiful scene…a classic craftsman home on Norton Avenue [Read more...]

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Fight the Bite: West Nile Virus now found in LA County

Fight the Bite: West Nile Virus now found in LA County

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

West Nile Virus, transmitted to humans and animals by infected mosquitoes, has been found in two dead birds and six new mosquito samplings in LA County…[Read more.]

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Exploring Koreatown Night Life

Exploring Koreatown Night Life

| July 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

For many of us in the Hancock Park area, we know little of the bubbling night life happening just east of us in Koreatown…[read more.}

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Summer Reading from Chevalier’s Bookstore

Summer Reading from Chevalier’s Bookstore

| July 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Curl up with a good book – on the plane, on the train, in the car, on the beach, staycation or vacation – Chevalier’s in Larchmont has some suggestions…[Read more.]

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Umami Burger Coming to the Grove

Umami Burger Coming to the Grove

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Umami Burger is opening in yet another local spot – this time in the Grove…[Read more.]

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Injured Hawk Rescued with the Help of Neighbors, Twitter and LA Animal Control

Injured Hawk Rescued with the Help of Neighbors, Twitter and LA Animal Control

| July 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

Larchmont Village neighbors came together around 5:30p Tuesday when local Windsor Boulevard neighbor Ana Garcia discovered an injured hawk on the street and tweeted a picture asking for help.

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New Dining Spots Just Around the Corner from St Andrews Square

New Dining Spots Just Around the Corner from St Andrews Square

| July 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

Many residents living in St. Andrews Square are quite pleased with the new development that’s taking place in Waa Waa Plaza just around the corner on Western Ave. The suite of shops brings diners, coffee drinkers, and customers to 125 N Western Ave, between 1st and 2nd Streets, an area once quite unkempt and uninteresting.

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Milo Greene at Amoeba Records Tomorrow

Milo Greene at Amoeba Records Tomorrow

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

You may have heard the interview with Milo Greene on NPR’s Weekend Edition on Saturday, or you may see Milo Greene on the David Letterman show later this month. Or you could drive up Cahuenga to Amoeba Music at Sunset Blvd, and see Milo Greene in person tomorrow…{read more.]

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CRAFTED: a Good Summer Day Trip

CRAFTED: a Good Summer Day Trip

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

f you’re looking for a day trip this summer fit for a fun date, or the whole family, I’ve got the place for you! Head down to San Pedro and check out CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles…[Read more.]

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Graffiti on LaBrea

Graffiti on LaBrea

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

With a name like Graffiti, you’d expect the giant warehouse-sized coffee shop newly opened on La Brea to be packed with noisy colors scribbled, scratched and sprayed throughout the interior. But walk into this space… [Read more.]

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Larchmont/Hancock Park Film Locations Remembered

Larchmont/Hancock Park Film Locations Remembered

| July 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

Our area is full of Hollywood movie history – so many films and TV shows have been filmed in the homes and on the streets of our neighborhood that one could just create a website dedicated to memorializing that history. [Read more...]

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