Tag: Larchmont Blvd.

Windsor Square Association seeks to protect area trees

Windsor Square Association seeks to protect area trees

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the first week of March, Councilman David E. Ryu’s office contacted the president of the Windsor Square Association (WSA), Larry Guzin, regarding a request to remove a ficus tree at 639 N. Larchmont Blvd. Guzin and the WSA have been working with local stakeholders and the council office on Larchmont tree issues since January. […]

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Authors on Larchmont

Authors on Larchmont

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Crime scene yellow tape was in evidence for the Chevalier’s Books discussion of  the new story collection, “The Highway Kind: Tales of Fast Cars, Desperate Drivers and Dark Roads,” Nov. 15. The collection of original stories hail from acclaimed crime writers, including Michael Connelly, Ben H. Winters, Gary Phillips and Sara Gran. They discussed  the […]

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Garcetti visits Larchmont Village to promote ‘M’

Garcetti visits Larchmont Village to promote ‘M’

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

As voters take to the polls on Election Day, Mayor Eric Garcetti made a visit to Larchmont Blvd. to encourage residents to vote yes on Measure M. The Measure, if passed, will increase sales tax in Los Angeles County to fund traffic and transit improvements. “We’re handing out M&Ms to remind people to vote yes […]

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Former Boy Scout Troop 621 leader G. Jerry Plotke dies

Former Boy Scout Troop 621 leader G. Jerry Plotke dies

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gunther Jerry Plotke, who guided local boy scouts for 30 years, has died. A Larchmont Blvd. resident, he was 90. Plotke was born in Berlin and was a plumber’s apprentice until, as a Jew, he fled Germany during World War II at age 17. He escaped via a route through Russia and Siberia to Japan […]

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Pickett Fences marks 20 years serving customers in the Village

Pickett Fences marks 20 years serving customers in the Village

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Joane Pickett has been selling contemporary clothing in her retro-themed store in Larchmont Village since May of 1994. A cocktail reception will celebrate the shop’s 20 years of doing business in the community on Sun., May 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 214 N. Larchmont Blvd. “Everyone’s invited,” said Joane, who opened the store […]

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Diptyque perfumer brings whiff of France to Larchmont

Diptyque perfumer brings whiff of France to Larchmont

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

If Larchmont Blvd. smells a bit nicer these days, it’s probably because you’re walking somewhere in the vicinity of Diptyque Paris, the famed French perfumer, which opened its doors in January at 202 N. Larchmont Blvd. “The reason we picked the Boulevard is because of the friendly shopping area located in a historically significant neighborhood,” […]

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