2017’s Buzziest Stories

Images from some of our most-read stories in 2017.

We hope everyone had a great New Year’s celebration last night…and as we move ahead into 2018, we thought it would be fun to once again look back and see what our readers were most interested in in 2017.  As in past years, it turns out you responded most to stories about local business comings and goings, real estate (especially celebrity-owned real estate), traffic, and crime. Here are the 20 “buzziest” stories we published last year:


Miracle Mile’s Whimsic Alley Closing


March 7 Elections: Los Angeles Community College District


New Businesses Coming to Many Corners of the Neighborhood


Larchmont Bungalow Closed Yesterday


Property Brother Drew Scott Renovating Home in Hancock Park


Police Respond to Morning Shooting on S. Citrus Ave.


838-844 S. La Brea: Requiem for Another Lovely Building


New Plans for the Old Firestone Building


Marciano Art Foundation Online Tickets Now Available


Neighbors Review Plans for New Firestone Building Project


Larchmont Bungalow to Become Pot Shop?


Home Invasion Robbery in Windsor Square


Armenian March for Justice (and Street Closures) on Monday


Property Brothers Shows Featuring Irving Blvd. Home Now Airing


Burglary During Home Fumigation


More on Citrus Avenue Shooting


Vernetti to Re-Open Tuesday


Jeni’s Ice Cream Comes to Larchmont; Jamba Juice Now Open


Wilshire Park School Library Seeks Help to Fill Empty Shelves


Tour Mindy Kaling’s Hancock Park Home

And finally, just because we like like lists, here are our top five stories of all time… still attracting readers from all over, on topics of particularly wide-ranging, “evergreen” interest:

1. So You’ve Got a Batchelder Fireplace – What Does That Mean? (2013)

2. Traffic Alert: President Obama’s LA Visit Includes Hancock Park Fundraiser Tuesday (2013)

3. Miracle Mile’s Whimsic Alley Closing (2017)

4. Prince: A Personal Recollection (2016)

5. BuzzFeed Opening Office on Beverly Boulevard (2013)

Happy New Year everyone…and we look forward to bringing you all your local news, as it happens, in 2018!

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About Elizabeth Fuller

Elizabeth Fuller was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has lived in LA since 1991 - first in the Sycamore Square neighborhood, and since 2012 in West Adams Heights/Sugar Hill. She was long-time board member of the Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association, currently serves on the board of the West Adams Heights/Sugar Hill Neighborhood Association, spent 10 years with the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, volunteers at Wilshire Crest Elementary School, and is the co-owner/publisher of the Buzz.

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