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Dozen ‘for lease’ signs on Larchmont Blvd.

Dozen ‘for lease’ signs on Larchmont Blvd.

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The tenant mix on Larchmont is ever changing. Despite new stores like Perverse Sunglasses moving onto the street, visitors are seeing more vacancies than usual along the blocks of Larchmont north of First St. For ground-floor spaces, nearly 16 percent of the storefronts are now vacant (12 spaces of approximately 75). Lette Macarons recently closed, […]

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Metro report: weekend traffic challenges

Metro report: weekend traffic challenges

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prepare for detours, longer trips As part of Metro’s extension of the Purple Line, portions of Wilshire Blvd. are being closed for 22 weekends (not including Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends). The project of installing concrete decking over the subway station excavation site takes place in three phases: phase one with closures between […]

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Eli Broad talks about new exhibit

Eli Broad talks about new exhibit

| June 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Photographer Cindy Sherman’s first exhibition of work in Los Angeles in nearly 20 years opened at The Broad museum in June. In an interview with the Larchmont Chronicle, Eli Broad said the new exhibit, “Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life,” is tailored to a Los Angeles audience. He said Sherman’s work played a huge role in […]

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Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

| April 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

As part of the Larchmont Chronicle’s continuing coverage of a proposed anti-growth ballot initiative that seeks to ban much construction in the City of Los Angeles for two years, the Chronicle is reprinting a thoughtful and relevant article on how the Los Angeles Conservancy is addressing this matter. The article, now edited slightly, first appeared […]

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Letter to the editor: Trash land?

Letter to the editor: Trash land?

| March 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

Life on upper Larchmont Blvd has been full of challenges the last two months. It feels like those of us who live and work north of Beverly inhabit the Forgotten Land, disenfranchised from the “Village.” I reference the trash can on the east side of Larchmont across from Page School, the ONLY trash can on […]

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El Coyote celebrates with yesterday prices

El Coyote celebrates with yesterday prices

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

El Coyote, one of the city’s most venerable and beloved Mexican restaurants, is honoring its 85th anniversary this month with 85-cent menu specials and a daylong celebration, replete with giveaways, a Mariachi band and cake on Sat., March 5. On that date in 1931, Blanche and George March opened the original restaurant at First Street […]

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