Archive for January, 2020

‘The Great Silence’ here ended with building closure

‘The Great Silence’ here ended with building closure

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

I’ve rarely responded well to “video installations” that show at modern art museums. Fortunately, I can be surprised. I recently saw a wonderful and wrenching short film that was, to me, wholly new. It was the high point of my museum visit. And it compelled me to return for a second and third viewing. “The […]

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Around the Town: Assistance League, NGA, LAFD, Ryu, Johnson, Ebell festivities ring out the year

Around the Town: Assistance League, NGA, LAFD, Ryu, Johnson, Ebell festivities ring out the year

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Holiday season always brings the final meeting of the Assistance League of Los Angeles in the form of a festive luncheon held at the Wilshire Country Club. This year, there was added excitement over the plans for the League’s new home on Sunset Boulevard. Awards were distributed, including for exemplary service over the past […]

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New playground being installed on Larchmont

New playground being installed on Larchmont

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Work is expected to be underway this month for the long-anticipated playground pilot project being installed on a small portion of the surface parking lot on Larchmont Boulevard. Initially conceived by neighborhood associations and supported by Councilmember David Ryu and the staff and board of the city’s Dept. of Recreation and Parks (RAP), the 1,200-square-foot […]

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Refresh body, mind, spirit with Reiki, meditation, yogic breathing

Refresh body, mind, spirit with Reiki, meditation, yogic breathing

| January 1, 2020 | 1 Comment

In November we began a series of profiles of people who live in the neighborhood. Because January is our “Health and Beauty” issue, we are profiling Hilary Malloy, who grew up locally and has a Reiki and meditation studio on Larchmont Boulevard. Being healthy is more than eating right and exercising. It can also mean […]

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Author has a high vantage point on health and aging well

Author has a high vantage point on health and aging well

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Patricia Greenberg believes in living life to the fullest, including from the heights of the world’s’ tallest skyscrapers. The nutritionist and author has run 20 marathons and countless half marathons, and in her 50s she took up the sport of tower climbing. Yes, tower climbing, which, unlike rock climbing, is done from the safety of […]

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Bergin’s is back, taps are open

Bergin’s is back, taps are open

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bottoms up! Guinness, craft cocktails, dinner and brunch fare and good cheer are on tap once again at Tom Bergin’s Bar & Restaurant, 840 S. Fairfax Ave. This, its 84th year, sees the neighborhood pub back in business after a rocky few years and eventual shutting of its doors in 2018. It reopened on Dec. […]

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