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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Village Heights took the top prize. The Larchmont Blvd. shop has won three out of the past four years of the Boulevard Improvement District holiday window contest. Flicka children’s store was runner up; CH Boutique, Landis General Store and Landis Toys were close behind.
After years in the making, the City Planning Commission (CPC) gave Miracle Mile’s proposed Historic Preservation Overlay Zone an okay last month. “Indeed, we are happy that the CPC approved our HPOZ. We are on track to preserve our historic neighborhood,” said Ken Hixon, vice president of the Miracle Mile Residential Association. “Of course,” he […]
Miracle Mile has hit a bump on its road to historic preservation. Many residents carried red “No HPOZ” (Historic Protection Overlay Zone) signs to the Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA) annual meeting last month, protesting the effort underway to protect the area from mansionization and tear downs of early 20th-century Period Revival-style homes. “It was […]