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French market, restaurant, bar at international food corner near Larchmont

French market, restaurant, bar at international food corner near Larchmont

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Within one block of the northern terminus of Larchmont Boulevard, the neighborhood is becoming quite the dining capital. Essentially at the corner of Melrose Avenue and Lucerne Boulevard, there now are four restaurants, with the fourth being Le Petite Marché that just opened in the middle of last month. Still in its “soft opening” phase, […]

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Talk like a pirate Wed., Sept. 19, post–Taste of Larchmont

Talk like a pirate Wed., Sept. 19, post–Taste of Larchmont

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The “dread ship Taste of Larchmont” will have sailed three weeks before, and the beneficiaries of Hope-Net’s year-round food pantry services already will be enjoying the treasure raised at the 26th fundraiser on the Boulevard, but you still will have a chance to get in the pirate spirit — if you start talking like a […]

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CIM Group presents ‘Wilshire Mullen’ revision to neighbors

CIM Group presents ‘Wilshire Mullen’ revision to neighbors

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

As first reported in the Larchmont Chronicle in May this year, the CIM Group development at and around the former Farmers Insurance tower is now proposed to be entirely residential. Drawings showing “before and after” concepts for the project’s site plan were shared with neighbors at the Brookside Homeowners Association summer community meeting at Memorial branch […]

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CORRECTION: August 2018 “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman

CORRECTION: August 2018 “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the August “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman by Billy Taylor, the editor added an error. He addresses it below. Jane Gilman had it right. Interviewer Billy Taylor had it right. I got it wrong. In his original story, Taylor described Gilman’s recounting of her and Dawne Goodwin’s first success when they were […]

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AYSO soccer games set to kick off this month

AYSO soccer games set to kick off this month

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The fall soccer season for local youngsters is kicking off. Under the auspices of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), teams in Region 78 are beginning their 41st season of youth soccer. Organized and managed entirely by local volunteers, Region 78 serves the Hollywood, Wilshire and surrounding communities. The games are open to players who […]

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Breaking news: Catholic comedy in Hancock Park

Breaking news: Catholic comedy in Hancock Park

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

No, the headline doesn’t describe a mixed-up real estate transaction or challenges at a local church. It’s the title (“Catholic Comedy Night”) of a late-June gathering to benefit St. Vincent Meals on Wheels and Ignatians West. The former is the 40-year-old program that prepares and delivers nutritious meals to homebound seniors and other vulnerable residents […]

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