It’s Saturday, it’s the 17th of March and it’s St Patrick’s Day – plenty of good reasons to celebrate even if you’re not the least bit Gaelic, a real redhead or have a name that begins with an O’…[Read more.]
Those of us who live in the Hancock Park area have a certain look. You can see it on Larchmont, at the Grove and while [more…]
In our family, nothing says “togetherness” quite like an impromptu dinner out. Relieved of having to produce a meal for four from the three eggs, peach yogurt, wilted scallions… [Read more.]
The LA Marathon takes place this weekend. The 26.2-mile “Stadium to the Sea” route begins at Dodger Stadium and ends at Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica.
Have too many books piled up in your house? A recent trend that’s swept the midwest could work particularly well on the sunny streets of our area: Free Little Libraries…[Read more.]
Some of us are old enough to remember the good old days…when every household received exactly two phone books per year — a White Pages and a Yellow Pages…[Read more.]
The LA City Council is considering a ban on plastic bags -do you think this would be a smart move for Los Angeles?…[Read more.]
Lights and luminaries were big at the Wilshire Ebell Theater onSaturday night, as a one-night production of “8” was staged with a high-power slate of actors and celebrities …[Read more.]
Eater LA reports that The Farm at The Grove will be closing at the end of this month. Opening in it’s place will be a Gordon Ramsay Gastropub (Summer 2012 opening).
Local Irish favorite Tom Bergin’s lets fans know it’s almost open for business again after long renovation – but not quite in time for St Paddy’s Day…[Read more.]
With these warm temperatures and spring upon us, our gardens are beckoning… [Read more.]
Girl Scout Cookies will be for sale in our neighborhood for the entire month of March. Maybe you didn’t order any because you’re not connected to any local scouts? Or maybe you didn’t order enough? Have no fear – the Girl Scouts have us covered!
When there’s a breeze, you can see them swirling around, the delicate white petals of the ornamental pear tree. If you look carefully, you’ll notice them on the ground too before they are swept up by fastidious gardeners or the next gust of wind… [Read more.]
One of the things about our neighborhood that makes it exceptional is that there are so many different styles of homes – Craftsman, Tudor, French Chateau, Mediterranean and more. It’s one of the reasons people from all parts of the country feel so comfortable here – there’s
New bus benches are being installed in and around our neighborhood and are a welcome replacement to those tired, dirty, uncomfortable, brown-plastic benches that have been the standard for more than 10 years…[Read more.]
“There’s no place like home” – Hollywood will be awash in Oscar mania and street closures…[Read more.]
Many locals recognize the name Paul Williams as an architect who made his stamp on the Hancock Park and Greater Wilshire area by designing classic, lovely, livable homes that still grace our streets today… [Read more.]
20 year-old Windsor Square resident, Mariah McManus is living the dream. The disciplined singer/songwriter is enjoying the early stages of what is likely to be a long and successful career in music. [Read more…]
Driving up Larchmont Boulevard early this morning I noticed these peace signs – silk-screened on black material and carefully wrapped around the trunk of every ficus between Beverly and 1st Street. [Read more…]
You may see some familiar faces around Hancock Park/Windsor Square in the next few weeks. Familiar as in – you see them on TV…[Read more]