Tag: Retail

Saying Goodbye to Larchmont Blvd.

Saying Goodbye to Larchmont Blvd.

| July 13, 2016 | 3 Comments

When a store closes on Larchmont, so much more leaves the street than a business. Lost are the relationships between shop owner and staff and the customers who have become friends over the years. Last week, we reported that (among other comings and goings) Village Footwear was closing after 19 years on the Boulevard. It […]

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Coming and Goings on Larchmont

Coming and Goings on Larchmont

| June 28, 2016 | 3 Comments

This story was updated today. Village Footwear is closing at the end of July.  Jamba Juice is now closed and this week we learned that Z Pizza is closing on Sunday. We also heard that Village Footwear is closing at the end of July, after 19 years on Larchmont. It seems the rents for all these businesses […]

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Profile of Oscar V: Pooch to the Stars of Under the Gunn

Profile of Oscar V: Pooch to the Stars of Under the Gunn

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meet Oscar Vergara. In the new Project Runway television spin-off  “Under the Gunn” (which began airing in January), design contestants work out of the LA Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising downtown, and drive over with show host Tim Gunn to Mood Designer Fabrics,on La Brea Ave north of Wilshire Blvd, to find fabrics for their fashion creations.  Following their selections, the designer contestants […]

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Candle boutique diptyque formally opens on Larchmont

Candle boutique diptyque formally opens on Larchmont

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Larchmont was abuzz last night with a VIP Opening for the newest shop on the boulevard, Diptyque Paris. The high-end Parisian candle and fragrance boutique was glowing bright while champagne and appetizers were passed to guests including diptyque’s ‘ambassadors’ actress Katherine Ross and Brigette Romanek. The first diptyque store to open in Los Angeles, the […]

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La Brea and Fourth – La Boulange and Orchard Hardware

La Brea and Fourth – La Boulange and Orchard Hardware

| January 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

La Brea Ave at Fourth is finally coming out of the construction doldrums. Bay Breads LLC will be opening a restaurant/bakery in the new retail structure that has risen on the corner of La Brea and Fourth Streets. It will be the  first Los Angeles location of La Boulange, known in the San Francisco Bay Area […]

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Larchmont Village Alley – New Year Starts with Two Stops

Larchmont Village Alley – New Year Starts with Two Stops

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ben Seinfeld, Field Deputy to Councilman Tom LaBonge, called us on this week to welcome in the new year and let us know he’s back in town after a a holiday break. Seinfeld also wanted to let us know that there are two new stop signs the Councilman’s office was able to implement via the City’s […]

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