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Bergin’s under historic review March 7; what to do for St. Patrick’s Day

Bergin’s under historic review March 7; what to do for St. Patrick’s Day

| February 28, 2019 | 1 Comment

Sadly, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Tom Bergin’s House of Irish Coffee, 840 S. Fairfax Ave., is no longer an option. The historic pub was long a Los Angeles landmark for grabbing a Guinness or an Irish coffee until it was shuttered after last year. See below for where you still can celebrate St. Patrick’s […]

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31 years later, Professor still knows it all

31 years later, Professor still knows it all

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

This month’s February 2019 Larchmont Chronicle heralds the 31st year of William Bentley (a.k.a. Professor Know-It-All) regaling readers with fun word and phrase etymology based on questions readers pose to him.  Jane Gilman, founder and former publisher at the Chronicle remembers Bentley pitching her the idea for a column because he thought the paper needed […]

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Walking tours for health, interest

Walking tours for health, interest

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

If one of your New Year’s resolutions this year was to amp up the number of steps you tread each day, try checking out the collection of guided and self-guided walking tours put together by the Los Angeles Conservancy. A Conservancy-guided walk can add about 3,000 steps, or about one and a half miles, to […]

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Stained glass panels honor alumni at Memorial library

Stained glass panels honor alumni at Memorial library

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Learn about the historic stained glass window panels and make holiday cards at Memorial branch library, 4625 W. Olympic Blvd. Hear artist David Judson of Judson Studios talk about the branch’s stained glass window panels, which commemorate 20 Los Angeles High School alumni who died in World War I, Sat., Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. […]

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Brightly colored bows and good cheer on boulevard a Larchmont tradition

Brightly colored bows and good cheer on boulevard a Larchmont tradition

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every year around Thanksgiving, cheerful red bows magically appear on the trees lining Larchmont Boulevard. They dress up the street for the holidays, making it ready for the Larchmont Boulevard Association’s annual Holiday Open House on “Small Business Saturday,” which was Nov. 24 this year. The open house featured Santa Claus arriving on a fire […]

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‘Nutcrackers’ make leaps and bounds

‘Nutcrackers’ make leaps and bounds

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

See snowflakes dance and candy treats perform for Clara and her prince at “Nutcracker” performances across the Southland. Marat Daukayev School of Ballet’s “Nutcracker” will be at the Luckman Theater, 5151 State University Dr., Sat., Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Local children performing […]

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