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Small business supporter lives in the best part of LA

Small business supporter lives in the best part of LA

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

When Los Angeles native Montrese Chandler returned from college in New York, she had a clear plan. “After graduating from Howard University in Washington D.C., I went to Parsons School for Design with the intention of pursuing jewelry-making and clothing design full-time. But when I returned to Los Angeles and settled in Marina Del Rey, […]

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Stand-up series draws comedy talent

Stand-up series draws comedy talent

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Did you hear the one about the British knight who started a comedy club in the middle of L.A.’s largest apartment complex? As they say in the world of stand-up: “True story!” The apartment complex is Park La Brea, the sprawling city-within-a-city. Once a month for the last three years the charming 100-seat Park La […]

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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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