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Hancock Park Garden Club sale supports Ebell grounds

Hancock Park Garden Club sale supports Ebell grounds

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Get ready for spring planting and summer garden maintenance at the Hancock Park Garden Club sale and event Sat., March 4 at the Ebell Club, in the parking lot at Lucerne Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Our goal, as a club, is to help gardeners. We will have natives and drought tolerant plants, […]

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AELLA pop-up, MAC and other Boulevard news

AELLA pop-up, MAC and other Boulevard news

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Blvd. is getting more fashionable by the day as several new brick-and-mortar shops are readying for their grand openings. Trina Turk and Mr. Turk are aiming to open mid-March at 212 / 214 N. Larchmont Blvd. “It all depends on our contractor and materials arriving on time, so that’s a target, not a firm […]

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31-year career officer is new head of Wilshire Police Division

31-year career officer is new head of Wilshire Police Division

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Division Capt. Anthony Oddo is impressed with the mostly positive attitude he has found among the officers of the LAPD Wilshire Division and the residents who live here. “I love it,” he said in his new office and command center on Venice Blvd. Capt. Oddo comes to Wilshire from a command post at the […]

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Slice of Hawaii on Lucerne, a win-win for you and wildlife

Slice of Hawaii on Lucerne, a win-win for you and wildlife

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Darren Eminian’s home on N. Lucerne Blvd. is a nature lover’s delight, a field laboratory of sorts, where 300 hibiscus plants bloom year round. It’s been six years since Eminian hung up his suit from years of working in the banking and insurance industry to begin his research in how best to grow the colorful […]

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Neighborhood Valentines tell how they met: Lyn MacEwen and Marc Cohen

Neighborhood Valentines tell how they met: Lyn MacEwen and Marc Cohen

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 1973, Lyn MacEwen was a single mom working on Park Avenue, when she and a girlfriend stopped for a cappuccino at Caffe Reggio, in Greenwich Village since 1927. Standing at the end of a long line, her friend was soon engaged in conversation with a group of guys, one of whom was Marc Cohen. […]

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Gill’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream closing after 80 years

Gill’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream closing after 80 years

| January 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

Bob Gill remembers the open land at Third and Fairfax before Farmers Market was built. “That’s how old I am,” he is quoted on the Market website. His dad Joe opened Gill’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream in Farmers Market in 1937, and Bob started scooping ice cream there at age 14. The legendary pink-and-white striped […]

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