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Bergin’s under historic review March 7; what to do for St. Patrick’s Day

Bergin’s under historic review March 7; what to do for St. Patrick’s Day

| February 28, 2019 | 1 Comment

Sadly, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Tom Bergin’s House of Irish Coffee, 840 S. Fairfax Ave., is no longer an option. The historic pub was long a Los Angeles landmark for grabbing a Guinness or an Irish coffee until it was shuttered after last year. See below for where you still can celebrate St. Patrick’s […]

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Register, vote; GWNC election at Barking Lot

Register, vote; GWNC election at Barking Lot

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come to the Barking Lot, 336 N. Larchmont Blvd., just north of Beverly Blvd., to register and vote in the 2019 election of Directors for the Greater Wilshire neighborhood Council. Just as it was for the last election in 2016, voter registration tables and polling stations will be in the parking lot of the Barking […]

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Six ficus trees on Larchmont  slated for wood chipper

Six ficus trees on Larchmont slated for wood chipper

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

The city’s Urban Forestry Division announced Jan. 7 that it will consider a permit request to remove six healthy ficus trees at 606 N. Larchmont Boulevard. The mature side-by-side trees provide a lush canopy that is much needed on the eastern side of the 600 block of N. Larchmont, according to employees who work in […]

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Addressing homeless housing locally

Addressing homeless housing locally

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gathered in an historic Hancock Park apartment building last month were about 20 community members and local religious leaders. The tea-time topic was how residents and local faith organizations can work together to address homelessness in the Greater Wilshire and Wilshire Center Koreatown areas, especially to provide needed “bridge housing” to move people off of […]

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Girl Scouts balance tradition with 21st century tastes

Girl Scouts balance tradition with 21st century tastes

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Girl Scouts have been selling cookies since 1917, but they are now embracing social and technological change within the 21st century. Cookie season will run to Sun., March 10, and local booths will open on Fri., Feb. 8. Look for stands in front of Chevalier’s Books, Burger Lounge and Rite Aid on Larchmont Blvd. to […]

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31 years later, Professor still knows it all

31 years later, Professor still knows it all

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

This month’s February 2019 Larchmont Chronicle heralds the 31st year of William Bentley (a.k.a. Professor Know-It-All) regaling readers with fun word and phrase etymology based on questions readers pose to him.  Jane Gilman, founder and former publisher at the Chronicle remembers Bentley pitching her the idea for a column because he thought the paper needed […]

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