Tag: Larchmont Village Business Improvement District

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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Groups seek consensus on city trees

Groups seek consensus on city trees

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Village Business Improvement District (BID) is reaching out to neighborhood groups to seek consensus on a plan to remove and replace the 38 ficus trees lining Larchmont Blvd. The Larchmont Village BID, a group consisting of property owners on the Boulevard, want to address the issue of damaged plumbing and busted sidewalks caused […]

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Larchmont trees, sidewalks on New Year’s agenda

Larchmont trees, sidewalks on New Year’s agenda

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ring in the New Year by learning about a plan for Larchmont Village’s ficus trees and tree root-challenged sidewalks. The Larchmont Village Business Improvement District has utilized a grant from Council District Four to commission a survey and long-term plan from a specialist in arboriculture and urban forestry. Hear the results and discuss the options […]

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Solicitors annoy storekeepers and shoppers alike

Solicitors annoy storekeepers and shoppers alike

| September 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

A local resident who frequents the shops and restaurants on Larchmont Blvd. says the number of solicitors and street canvassers lining the shopping district is becoming unbearable. “I find it increasingly annoying to be solicited daily by ‘feet on the street’ people asking me to support various organizations,” says S. Lucerne resident Matthew Swearman. “It’s […]

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Talk of sidewalk repair sparks ficus tree debate

Talk of sidewalk repair sparks ficus tree debate

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following an article in the Larchmont Chronicle in September on a citywide program being developed to repair sidewalks damaged by tree roots, comments from residents concerned for Larchmont Blvd. poured in. “One of the reasons we moved to the area was the boulevard with its wonderful restaurants, unique stores and beautiful canopy of ficus trees,” […]

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Larchmont goes green with solar-powered trash bins

Larchmont goes green with solar-powered trash bins

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

  They are amazing, according to an informal survey of five solar-powered trash cans and two recycling bins that debuted on Larchmont Blvd. last month. Eventually a total of 15 trash and three recycling bins are planned for the $60,000 program paid for by Councilman Tom LaBonge’s office. “I’m proud of them,” says Julie Johnson. […]

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