Archive for October, 2015

Ulysses Voyage gets fresh, new look

Ulysses Voyage gets fresh, new look

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Locals and regulars will be happy to hear that the Ulysses Voyage of old is back—back with colorful chairs, back with traditional white Greek wrought iron, back with the much-loved menu, and most importantly, the owners are once again front and center. “Family obligations forced them to pull back for seven months, but now Peter […]

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Dusseault is guest speaker at block captain salute

Dusseault is guest speaker at block captain salute

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Transparency and accountability are the bywords of Fourth District City Councilman David Ryu. Sarah Dusseault, Ryu’s chief of staff, outlined the councilman’s goals as he nears his first 100 days in office. Dusseault was guest speaker at the annual Windsor Square Association block captains appreciation dinner at Wilshire Country Club in late September. Close to […]

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CIM proposal for Farmers Insurance property submitted

CIM proposal for Farmers Insurance property submitted

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

With additional changes made to address concerns from Brookside residents, CIM Group submitted plans for the former Farmers Insurance property on Oct. 26 to the City Planning Dept. The review process for the new residential development—which includes the former Farmers Insurance tower and surface parking lots—is expected to take up to a year. The most […]

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Talk of sidewalk repair sparks ficus tree debate

Talk of sidewalk repair sparks ficus tree debate

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following an article in the Larchmont Chronicle in September on a citywide program being developed to repair sidewalks damaged by tree roots, comments from residents concerned for Larchmont Blvd. poured in. “One of the reasons we moved to the area was the boulevard with its wonderful restaurants, unique stores and beautiful canopy of ficus trees,” […]

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Residents weigh choices on closing five blocks of Wilshire

Residents weigh choices on closing five blocks of Wilshire

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Residents are being polled on whether to close five blocks of Wilshire Blvd. for seven weeks or for 22 weekends while Metro’s contractor places decking on the boulevard for subway construction to begin in March 2016. Following the Purple Line Extension community meeting to be held on Thurs., Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at John […]

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Children’s Hospital to benefit from ‘Rooms for Living’ Hollyhock event

Children’s Hospital to benefit from ‘Rooms for Living’ Hollyhock event

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Interior designer Suzanne Rheinstein, Windsor Square, will be helping Children’s Hospital Los Angeles when she opens Hollyhock to showcase her new book, “Rooms for Living.” The 57-year-old volunteer support group, Children’s Chain of Children’s Hospital, has organized a book-centered party at Rheinstein’s store Hollyhock, 927 N. La Cienega Blvd., Sat., Nov. 14, from 5 to […]

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