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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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Mardi ‘Mutti Gras,’ at Farmers Market

Mardi ‘Mutti Gras,’ at Farmers Market

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Farmers Market with food, music and a pet parade. Festivities take place the weekend of February 25-26 and Fat Tuesday Feb. 28. The free, family-friendly party will feature New Orleans staples of beads, beignets, Dixie beer and face painting. The Gumbo Pot will serve Cajun gumbo and jambalaya. See pets […]

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Quigg bankruptcy saga continues in area neighborhoods

Quigg bankruptcy saga continues in area neighborhoods

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rudy and Myrna Gintel grieved when their dog Louie died from a rare affliction — fungal meningitis. The Gintels became alarmed when they learned Louie’s death was attributed to exposure to spores, the kind that allegedly thrive in a construction site, like the one next door. “We’re heartbroken about the dog, but our concern is […]

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Larchmont trees, sidewalks on New Year’s agenda

Larchmont trees, sidewalks on New Year’s agenda

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ring in the New Year by learning about a plan for Larchmont Village’s ficus trees and tree root-challenged sidewalks. The Larchmont Village Business Improvement District has utilized a grant from Council District Four to commission a survey and long-term plan from a specialist in arboriculture and urban forestry. Hear the results and discuss the options […]

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