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Share memories  of Harvey House with Chronicle

Share memories of Harvey House with Chronicle

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Fred Harvey Room at Union Station is set to open within a year as a microbrewery and gastropub. The last Harvey House built in the country, the restaurant was also popular with soldiers and travelers in World War II, but has been mostly empty for half a century. Opened in 1939, it was part […]

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Former Chronicle site to house modern publishing building

Former Chronicle site to house modern publishing building

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

After four decades of housing the Larchmont Chronicle, the property at 540 N. Larchmont Blvd. will become the new home of a modern-style building under construction. And it will stay in the publishing business. Flood Magazine and Anthemic Agency will be housed in the 3,000-square foot, two-story building, said owner Alan Sartirana. He is temporarily […]

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Lucy Casado influenced musicians, politicians and neighbors

Lucy Casado influenced musicians, politicians and neighbors

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Locals, celebrities, musicians and politicians went for more than the able-bodied Margaritas and homemade Mexican food served at Lucy’s El Adobe Café, whose namesake Lucy Casado died last month at the age of 91. Lucy and her husband Frank opened the restaurant in the early 1960s across from Paramount Studios on Melrose Ave., and it […]

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Notre Dame honors two locals: Rev. Gregory Boyle, architect Martha Welborne

Notre Dame honors two locals: Rev. Gregory Boyle, architect Martha Welborne

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Angelenos Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J. and architect Martha L. Welborne, FAIA were on the platform alongside United States Vice President Mike Pence at the University of Notre Dame’s graduation ceremonies last month. Pence received an honorary doctor of laws degree. Although many U. S. presidents have spoken at Notre Dame commencements, Pence is the […]

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Takei’s story, ‘Allegiance,’ coming to Los Angeles

Takei’s story, ‘Allegiance,’ coming to Los Angeles

| June 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical “Allegiance” — based on the childhood experiences of Hancock Park resident and actor George Takei (Mr. Sulu on “Star Trek”) — is set for Feb. 2018. The musical will be performed at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) Aratani Theatre in Little Toyko. With music […]

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‘Marciano Art’ welcomed the neighborhood

‘Marciano Art’ welcomed the neighborhood

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

While artists, celebrities and philanthropists, including Eli Broad, Sharon Stone and Jeff Koons, attended a VIP party the day before, neighbors attended an exclusive party all their own the next day at the new Marciano Art Foundation in Windsor Square. Several hundred area residents enjoyed an outdoor barbecue, wine, spirits and desserts on the grounds […]

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