Tag: Larchmont Village

Project may be over the top, but it’s permitted

Project may be over the top, but it’s permitted

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

A nearly 4,000-square foot home is being built at 310 N. Lucerne, replacing a single-story Spanish bungalow in Larchmont Village. It’s all above board, as the lot is 7,000-square feet, and under the city’s Baseline Mansionization Ordinance (BMO), you can build about half of the size of the property lot, or, as in this case, […]

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Girasole to re-open with new name, Vernetti

Girasole to re-open with new name, Vernetti

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you passed by the old Girasole restaurant recently, you noticed that there’s a whole lot of hammering and sawing and banging going on. Girasole closed its doors in September to undergo a complete remodel. The owners, Steve and Joanna Vernetti, are combining the space next door to upgrade and expand the kitchen, create a […]

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Landis General Store in Larchmont Village has reopened

Landis General Store in Larchmont Village has reopened

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Landis General Store is one of those storefronts that defines the character and history of Larchmont Boulevard.  Harkening back to a simpler time, family-owned, always someone who knows your name—this is a store that time forgot. Lucky for us, the store, located at 142 N. Larchmont Blvd., recently underwent a “freshening up” and is reopen […]

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Relax at new community spa, the Larchmont Sanctuary

Relax at new community spa, the Larchmont Sanctuary

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Tina Figueroa worked 90-hour weeks and traveled the globe as a tech executive she frequented world-class spas every chance she could. “I got a lot of facials to detox from my job,” says the new owner of Larchmont Sanctuary Spa, 331 N. Larchmont Blvd. The best of the products and treatments she found in […]

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‘Larchmont Walking Ladies’ keep in shape while feeding their soul

‘Larchmont Walking Ladies’ keep in shape while feeding their soul

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every weekday, come drizzle or shine, a group of local women who call themselves the “Larchmont Walking Ladies” gets together to do just that­­­—walk. And walk they do for two-and-a-half miles per day. The tradition started back in 1990 when Marion Plato, Lisa Avazian, Gloria Flores and Inez Aguirre were raising children. They needed an […]

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A Larchmont lawn detective goes searching for the truth

A Larchmont lawn detective goes searching for the truth

| December 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

It’s dead and there are no regrets. It was green. It was alive.  But the grass had to go. This wasn’t the demise of just any old blade of turf, or a fly-by-night patch that tumbled upon some easy soil. No, it was the most coveted, fence-to-fence looker money could buy: Marathon fescue. This was […]

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