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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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Neighborhood Valentines tell how they met: Bill and Sandy Boeck

Neighborhood Valentines tell how they met: Bill and Sandy Boeck

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sandy Larsen was at an after-service coffee hour at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills on a Sunday afternoon in 1993 when she met a single, orthopedic surgeon named Bill Boeck. “A mutual friend who had been on a prayer team for Bill’s mother introduced me to him,” explains Sandy. In that first conversation […]

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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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Girl Scouts gear up to sell their famous cookies

Girl Scouts gear up to sell their famous cookies

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you just polished off that last box of your favorite Girl Scout cookie, have no fear, the cookies will go on sale again starting Sun., Jan. 29, selling until March 12. Several area troops, including St. James-based Troop 16065, Larchmont Village Girls Scouts (Senior Troop 495) and their younger troop counterpart, the New Larchmont […]

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Getting into shape can be as easy as one, two, breathe…

Getting into shape can be as easy as one, two, breathe…

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you need help following your New Year’s resolutions to get back into shape, Larchmont Boulevard offers several solutions, ranging from yoga and spin classes to Pilates and gym workouts. Finishline Physical Therapy, 531 N. Larchmont Blvd., is more than the name implies. Owner and physical therapist Garey Raymond recently expanded his space. Besides helping […]

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Should a child’s haircut cost less or more?

Should a child’s haircut cost less or more?

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

When getting a haircut, I’ve been known to fall asleep in the barber chair. Of course, dental hygienists have told me that I have fallen asleep in their chairs as well. But one thing I can assure you, or various barbers can assure you, it’s usually a lot easier to cut an adult’s head of […]

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