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Boulevard welcomes fair-goers to family-fun event on Oct. 29

Boulevard welcomes fair-goers to family-fun event on Oct. 29

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rides, games and a talent show are set to take place at Larchmont’s biggest annual event, the Family Fair, on Sun., Oct. 29 from noon to 5:30 p.m. Larchmont Blvd., from Beverly Blvd. to First St., will be closed to traffic the day of the fair to make room for rides, contests and more at […]

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‘Under the Stars’ screens at Uplift Hollygrove Sept. 30

‘Under the Stars’ screens at Uplift Hollygrove Sept. 30

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Enjoy a barbecue dinner and a movie “Under the Stars” at the Hollygrove Campus on Sat., Sept. 30. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the movie “Despicable Me 3” starts at dusk at the community fundraiser for Uplift Family Services at Hollygrove, at the corner of Vine St. and Waring Ave. The third annual event […]

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Hans’ flair for design and technique revolutionized eyewear

Hans’ flair for design and technique revolutionized eyewear

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hans Fiebig once made glasses in a time-old fashion, by hand and working a foot pedal. “Can you imagine using your feet?” the 88-year old optician asked last month at his 30-year old Larchmont institution, Hans Custom Optik. One person who would appreciate Hans’ technical know-how, precision and artistic flair was Elvis Presley. The two […]

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Zombies, rides at Halloween Haunt in Wilshire Park

Zombies, rides at Halloween Haunt in Wilshire Park

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Park is preparing a pot of witches’ brew and some real-life (or is it real-dead?) zombies for its eighth annual Halloween Haunt Sat., Oct. 28. The gruesome fun takes place from 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Bronson Ave. between Wilshire and Eighth St. Festivities include old favorites and new ones, said Lorna Hennington, Wilshire […]

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Puppy love can be therapeutic, too

Puppy love can be therapeutic, too

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Betty Nicholaw wasn’t in a very good mood. Turning 91 last month probably has its ups and downs. But the one-time CBS executive administrator’s spirits rose within minutes of meeting with her furry friend Luca, an 11-year-old Pomeranian. “Her personality really shines when Luca’s around,” says Cydney Kaplan, a certified recreation therapist and owner of Independent […]

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Mentors can break cycle of homelessness

Mentors can break cycle of homelessness

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

You can make a difference. Really. Jill Bauman, CEO of Imagine LA, is sure of it, which is why she works to bring mentors together with young families to help break the cycle of poverty and homelessness. About 150 new mentors are sought for St. Anne’s new, state-of-the-art transitional housing, Beverly Terrace. It is four blocks […]

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