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Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

| August 31, 2017 | 3 Comments

With 11 properties now sitting vacant on Wilton Pl., stretching two blocks from Melrose to Rosewood, local residents and business owners alike are complaining that the neighborhood is quickly deteriorating. “We have been battling the situation for months now,” says Mercedes Simonian, co-owner of the Hollywood Historic Hotel, located on the corner of Melrose and […]

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Local ballerina leaves Larchmont for Moscow State Theater

Local ballerina leaves Larchmont for Moscow State Theater

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A young Windsor Village resident has been offered a position at the Moscow State Theater of Russian Ballet. Matisse Love, 17, will begin dancing in Moscow this month under the artistic direction of Vyacheslav Gordeyev. “I’m really excited,” says Love. “It will be a great opportunity to travel and experience new cultures.” A former student […]

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Larchmont Village hosts 2017 block party

Larchmont Village hosts 2017 block party

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

More than 200 neighbors gathered one sunny Saturday afternoon last month on N. Bronson Ave. for the Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association (LVNA) block party. Partygoers mingled over tables of free food and drinks while jamming out to classic rock music courtesy of The Encroachments, a band made up of local Realtors, including Bruce Walker, one […]

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‘Not your mother’s Ebell,’ says board member Janna Bodek Harris

‘Not your mother’s Ebell,’ says board member Janna Bodek Harris

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Longtime Windsor Square resident Janna Bodek Harris has a message to all of the young women reading this: join the Ebell of Los Angeles. “The club is a jewel in our community,” says Harris, who serves on the board of directors for the organization. “Really, I feel like every woman in this neighborhood should be […]

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Landmark status for Miracle Mile building moves forward

Landmark status for Miracle Mile building moves forward

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted last month to consider the Berger-Winston apartment building, located in the Miracle Mile at 744 S. Ridgeley Dr., as an Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM). Constructed in 1937, the property was designed in the Chateauesque style by the first female licensed architect in Los Angeles, Edith Northman. Testifying in support […]

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Canopy of trees threatened by sidewalk repair

Canopy of trees threatened by sidewalk repair

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the City of Los Angeles continues to roll out a long-range plan to fix the city’s buckling sidewalks, Windsor Village resident Julie Stromberg asks: Who’s looking out for the trees? At the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s (GWNC) June 19 Transportation Committee meeting, Stromberg, committee chair, invited Gayle Greenberg, representing the Bureau of Engineering, to […]

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