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Girasole to re-open with new name, Vernetti

Girasole to re-open with new name, Vernetti

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you passed by the old Girasole restaurant recently, you noticed that there’s a whole lot of hammering and sawing and banging going on. Girasole closed its doors in September to undergo a complete remodel. The owners, Steve and Joanna Vernetti, are combining the space next door to upgrade and expand the kitchen, create a […]

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Landis General Store in Larchmont Village has reopened

Landis General Store in Larchmont Village has reopened

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Landis General Store is one of those storefronts that defines the character and history of Larchmont Boulevard.  Harkening back to a simpler time, family-owned, always someone who knows your name—this is a store that time forgot. Lucky for us, the store, located at 142 N. Larchmont Blvd., recently underwent a “freshening up” and is reopen […]

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‘Larchmont Walking Ladies’ keep in shape while feeding their soul

‘Larchmont Walking Ladies’ keep in shape while feeding their soul

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every weekday, come drizzle or shine, a group of local women who call themselves the “Larchmont Walking Ladies” gets together to do just that­­­—walk. And walk they do for two-and-a-half miles per day. The tradition started back in 1990 when Marion Plato, Lisa Avazian, Gloria Flores and Inez Aguirre were raising children. They needed an […]

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Looking for a great workout? Don’t forget about dance

Looking for a great workout? Don’t forget about dance

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

  If you dread the gym, hot yoga, cycling, running or anything at all that remotely resembles “working out,” then you might need to be reminded that dance is one of the best workouts you can achieve. Your body starts moving, the rhythm takes over, and before you know it, your feet can’t stop moving. […]

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Local launches business to prepare for Big One

Local launches business to prepare for Big One

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Brookside resident Roy Forbes experienced his first earthquake at age six while eating a pancake breakfast at Ky’s Place in Carson City, Nev., and he thought it was fun. But today, Forbes knows that earthquakes are not fun––they are deadly and take serious preparation to survive. Scientists consistently warn us that there is a 99.7 […]

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Part-time job as a teen led to Vine American ownership

Part-time job as a teen led to Vine American ownership

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

If it seems that we just covered the story of the Vine American party store’s 75th anniversary, you would be wrong. That was five long years ago. Now, as we move into the store’s 80th year, we can officially confirm that time waits for no one. Vine American opened its doors in 1934, providing tents, […]

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