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Cheerful toy shop is a popular destination with loyal following

Cheerful toy shop is a popular destination with loyal following

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

To meet Christine Johnson of Miracle Mile Toys is to sense the kind of warm enthusiasm and commitment to community that is enriching the burgeoning neighborhood. Her cheerful Wilshire Boulevard shop has become a popular destination for families, walkers and cyclists. Originally from the East Coast, Johnson grew up in Maryland and Massachusetts before moving […]

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Fresh, sustainable fish market opens on Fairfax

Fresh, sustainable fish market opens on Fairfax

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two months ago, we examined local Italian provisioner Angelini Alimentari; last month we reviewed The French Butcher on Third Street; and this month we take a look at nearby Cape Seafood and Provisions. There’s nothing fishy about Cape Seafood and Provisions. In fact, upon entering Chef Michael Cimarusti’s fish shop, one is hit full force […]

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Measure ‘S’ lacks vision; city needs to grow humanely

Measure ‘S’ lacks vision; city needs to grow humanely

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Larchmont Chronicle covered the meeting organized by construction moratorium proponents at Third St. School in Hancock Park. Responding to that article is the following guest column by Fred Mariscal, local resident and former member of the board of directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council. I was originally interested to learn about […]

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Fuel cells, plug-ins and print-‘ems at Auto Show

Fuel cells, plug-ins and print-‘ems at Auto Show

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

There was a time when the Los Angeles Auto Show showcased the U.S. land yachts that cruised along the highway lapping up 10-15 mpg with a V8 or 6. “Foreign cars” saw an opportunity and slowly infiltrated the U.S. car market with small car technology squeezing out 20 to 30 mpg from their efficient four […]

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Barn Find in Hancock Park: Ian Fleming 1953 R-Type Bentley

Barn Find in Hancock Park: Ian Fleming 1953 R-Type Bentley

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the 110th annual Los Angeles Auto Show opening from Nov. 18 to 27, and with the local Petersen Automotive Museum launching its new exhibit, “Art of Bugatti,” this seemed like an appropriate time to learn about a local auto discovery made recently. To report, we welcome guest writer Leslie Kendall. The term “barn find” […]

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Ed Edelman: Los Angeles has lost a giant of a man

Ed Edelman: Los Angeles has lost a giant of a man

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ed Edelman died in September at age 85. The Larchmont Chronicle asked local resident Zev Yaroslavsky to share the eulogy he gave at the funeral. In this era, when political vulgarity is de rigueur, it is hard to imagine there was a time when political discourse could be intelligent and civil. Well, there was such […]

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