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Expert organizing behind Larchmont Fair

Expert organizing behind Larchmont Fair

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Children running down Larchmont Boulevard, lathered in bubbles from a nearby foam pit, could only mean the Larchmont Family Fair. On Oct. 28 from noon to 5:30 p.m., the Boulevard hosted its 52nd annual celebration. The fair has become increasingly elaborate since its founding. This year, a pie-baking contest was added to an already impressive […]

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Musso & Frank nears its milestone 100th

Musso & Frank nears its milestone 100th

| November 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Musso & Frank Grill (commonly called Musso’s), 6667 Hollywood Blvd., is a living piece of Hollywood history — even a famous silent film star dined here. Now this historic restaurant is gearing up for its 100th anniversary next September with plans for a celebration. But there are plenty of reasons to dine there for your […]

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Tequila tasting at Antonio’s offers wide choices, is fun

Tequila tasting at Antonio’s offers wide choices, is fun

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Angelenos tend to love their Mexican food, and Los Angeles is home to numerous fantastic options specializing in this regional cuisine, each serving a variety of styles from Oaxacan to Monterrey, Tex-Mex and more. At a recent Saturday dinner with our dear friends Dia and Ray Schuldenfrei, we decided, however, to let the tequila help […]

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Larchmont’s oldest restaurant location still going strong

Larchmont’s oldest restaurant location still going strong

| November 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Running on 36 years, Chan Dara has witnessed over three decades of Larchmont’s transformations, making it the longest-lived restaurant on the boulevard. Bhasuwongse (“Vavy”) and Sukhum (“Ken”) Kittivech opened the neighborhood Thai restaurant in 1983. They bought the 310 N. Larchmont Blvd. lot the year before from Vartkes and Alice Anivian, who had been leasing […]

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They’re hard at work playing music

They’re hard at work playing music

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

School is back in session and local student musicians are hard at work reading, writing and playing a variety of instruments. Many students attend Rhodes School of Music on Larchmont and the Los Angeles Violin Shop on Olympic, or they practice with independent teacher George Grove Jr. Rhodes School of Music, founded by lifelong musician […]

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Power outages leave locals seeking relief

Power outages leave locals seeking relief

| August 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

Angelenos battled a blistering three-digit heat wave with around-the-clock air conditioning July 6, but beginning around 5 p.m, aging infrastructure gave out, resulting in widespread power outages. Although power was restored for most neighborhoods within hours, Hancock Park, Windsor Square and Larchmont felt the consequences of the blackout for most of the sticky weekend, and […]

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