Tag: The Original Farmers Market

American muscle cars at 25th Gilmore Auto Show

American muscle cars at 25th Gilmore Auto Show

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

See more than 100 classic cars on display at the 25th annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show at the Original Farmers Market Sat., June 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This year’s theme, “American Muscle Cars,” will feature lowriders, hotrods, trucks and other classic cars from private collectors, including the 1957 Lincoln originally owned by Jayne […]

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Farmers Market — the original — is thriving

Farmers Market — the original — is thriving

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Earl Bell (E.B.) Gilmore agreed to open a Farmers Market on his Third Street and Fairfax Avenue dirt parking lot back in 1934, he probably never imagined its enduring legacy and the world-famous crown it would wear to this day. It was the height of the Great Depression when E.B. was approached by two […]

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Bergin’s under historic review March 7; what to do for St. Patrick’s Day

Bergin’s under historic review March 7; what to do for St. Patrick’s Day

| February 28, 2019 | 1 Comment

Sadly, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Tom Bergin’s House of Irish Coffee, 840 S. Fairfax Ave., is no longer an option. The historic pub was long a Los Angeles landmark for grabbing a Guinness or an Irish coffee until it was shuttered after last year. See below for where you still can celebrate St. Patrick’s […]

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Come on down to a country-fair style festival at Farmers Market

Come on down to a country-fair style festival at Farmers Market

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have country-fair fun at the Fall Festival at the Original Farmers Market, 6333 W. Third St., Sat., Oct. 13 and Sun., Oct. 14. There will be a pie-eating contest, a petting zoo, pedal tractor pulls and pig races. There will be a pumpkin patch and game zone and arts and crafts for kids. Visitors can […]

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Eateries, groceries serve their best at Farmers Market

Eateries, groceries serve their best at Farmers Market

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Enjoy food from more than 50 grocers, eateries and restaurants at the 10th annual Taste of Farmers Market, 6333 W. Third St., Tues., July 24 from 5 to 9 p.m. This year’s theme will be “Celebrating the World of Flavor.” Proceeds from the event will support the work of First-In Fire Foundation. Local firehouses Fire […]

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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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