Tag: Original Farmers Market

Sticker Planet celebrates 25 years with blowout bash

Sticker Planet celebrates 25 years with blowout bash

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sticker Planet, every child’s favorite sticker store in Los Angeles, located at The Original Farmers Market, celebrated its 25th anniversary in October with a festive celebration for the entire community. Adults and children listened to 90’s music, devoured anniversary cake, created bookmarks and doorknob hangers, enjoyed ice cream and soda from Bennett’s Ice Cream, and […]

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Gill’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream closing after 80 years

Gill’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream closing after 80 years

| January 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

Bob Gill remembers the open land at Third and Fairfax before Farmers Market was built. “That’s how old I am,” he is quoted on the Market website. His dad Joe opened Gill’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream in Farmers Market in 1937, and Bob started scooping ice cream there at age 14. The legendary pink-and-white striped […]

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Don’t forget the pies and turkeys! Make Thanksgiving dinner memorable by planning ahead

Don’t forget the pies and turkeys! Make Thanksgiving dinner memorable by planning ahead

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Plan ahead if you want to have a successful and delicious  Thanksgiving dinner. “We recommend shoppers make their reservations for pies at least two weeks before the holiday,” said Neri Martinez, head baker for Du-Par’s at the Original Farmers Market. The same is true for the main course: turkeys should be ordered three weeks ahead. […]

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Carnivale is coming to Farmers Market

Carnivale is coming to Farmers Market

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carnivale is coming to Farmers Market. Bead throwing, gumbo, beignets, Dixie music and beer will be on the menu at the Mardi Gras Celebration at The Original Farmers Market Sat., Feb. 6 and Fat Tuesday, Feb. 9. The 27th annual festival will see the Market festooned in traditional Mardi Gras colors of purple, green and […]

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Plenty of gift options that don’t ring, buzz or chime at Kip’s Toyland at the Farmers Market

Plenty of gift options that don’t ring, buzz or chime at Kip’s Toyland at the Farmers Market

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every year, it seems that toys get noisier, brighter and just plain extreme. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of toys that are flying off of the shelves this holiday season—and the only sound you will hear is the laughter coming from the people playing with them. At 68-year-old Kip’s […]

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