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Brightly colored bows and good cheer on boulevard a Larchmont tradition

Brightly colored bows and good cheer on boulevard a Larchmont tradition

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every year around Thanksgiving, cheerful red bows magically appear on the trees lining Larchmont Boulevard. They dress up the street for the holidays, making it ready for the Larchmont Boulevard Association’s annual Holiday Open House on “Small Business Saturday,” which was Nov. 24 this year. The open house featured Santa Claus arriving on a fire […]

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Buck Mason brings high-quality basics to the block

Buck Mason brings high-quality basics to the block

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles-based menswear brand Buck Mason opened its fifth, and largest, storefront last month on Larchmont Boulevard. The new boutique offers modern American classics for everyday wear, just in time for holiday shopping. To get better acquainted with Larchmont’s newest neighbor, I sat down with the brand’s two founders, Sasha Koehn and Erik Allen Ford. […]

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Larchmont’s oldest restaurant location still going strong

Larchmont’s oldest restaurant location still going strong

| November 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Running on 36 years, Chan Dara has witnessed over three decades of Larchmont’s transformations, making it the longest-lived restaurant on the boulevard. Bhasuwongse (“Vavy”) and Sukhum (“Ken”) Kittivech opened the neighborhood Thai restaurant in 1983. They bought the 310 N. Larchmont Blvd. lot the year before from Vartkes and Alice Anivian, who had been leasing […]

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Men’s store Buck Mason to open on Larchmont

Men’s store Buck Mason to open on Larchmont

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Menswear brand Buck Mason is in the process of opening a new location this month on Larchmont Boulevard. Founded in 2013, the Los Angeles-based clothing company is focused on providing updated, modern wardrobe essentials for daily wear. Think T-shirts, jeans and sweaters designed with fit, fabric and detailing in mind. Cofounders Sasha Koehn and Erik […]

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New asphalt: part of Larchmont Village news

New asphalt: part of Larchmont Village news

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The City of Los Angeles two-day project to repave Larchmont Boulevard, between First Street and Beverly Boulevard, should be finished late in the afternoon of Thursday, May 31, the day the June issue of the Larchmont Chronicle is published. According to the Bureau of Street Services’ notice sent two weeks prior to commencement of the […]

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Visually Impaired students meet and greet Larchmont merchants

Visually Impaired students meet and greet Larchmont merchants

| November 2, 2017 | 2 Comments

Van Ness Elementary School is one of several LAUSD elementary schools that exists within walking distance of Larchmont Blvd. Adjacent to Van Ness Elementary is another school, called the Frances Blend School for the Visually Impaired, which has called its campus home since 1926. The two campuses officially merged in 2013 to form an intentionally […]

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