Tag: Larchmont Blvd.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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,” […]
Friends Marcie Bronkar and Patricia Carroll were at an art exhibit recently when they had a brilliant idea. “It’s crazy this show is coming down. It has so much potential… Why not bring it to Larchmont?” said Carroll, a local Realtor and former art student. A curated selection of about 25 paintings from the exhibit […]