Archive for March, 2020

A.F. Gilmore’s Mark Panatier honored with ‘Trailblazer’ status

A.F. Gilmore’s Mark Panatier honored with ‘Trailblazer’ status

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Greater Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce (GMMCC) honored Mark Panatier, vice president of marketing and development at the A.F. Gilmore Company, at its annual Trailblazer Luncheon at The Ebell of Los Angeles. on Jan. 31. A fixture in the community, “Panatier’s track record for success, strong work ethic and convivial demeanor earned him the […]

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Residents fear relocation from historic Rossmore apartment building

Residents fear relocation from historic Rossmore apartment building

| March 4, 2020 | 2 Comments

More than 30 residents were in attendance for the Feb. 25 Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s monthly Land Use Committee (LUC) meeting to discuss plans to renovate an apartment building at 410 N. Rossmore Ave. Residents say the building’s new owner, Atlanta-based Domos Coliving, intends to convert the rent-controlled apartments into coliving units. Domos co-founder Daniel […]

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Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Unlike the little house in Disney/Pixar’s movie “Up,” Tom Bergin’s Irish Pub won’t be at risk of a balloon bouquet lifting it off to the great unknown. But the Tudor-Revival-style structure, which has weathered several openings and closings in its 84-year history, feels like it’s from another era, being threatened by growth and looming high-rises […]

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Trace history of your home with the 1940 census

Trace history of your home with the 1940 census

| March 4, 2020 | 1 Comment

With the 2020 Census just around the corner, the Larchmont Chronicle is searching through the records of the 1940 census — which were finally released to the public in 2012 after being held for the mandatory 72-year waiting period — to show our readers a way to learn a bit about their homes’ histories. The […]

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Books and Places: Fitzgerald wrote of Hollywood’s allure, and despair, 80 years ago

Books and Places: Fitzgerald wrote of Hollywood’s allure, and despair, 80 years ago

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Sustaining an unqualified enthusiasm for all things Hollywood can be difficult; there’s often a disturbing tension between the romance of the movies and the social forces that underpin their making and distribution. For example, throughout this latest awards season that culminated last month with Oscar night, we were regularly reminded that Harvey Weinstein and his […]

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Sunday Farmers’ Market ‘is here to stay’

Sunday Farmers’ Market ‘is here to stay’

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Councilmember David Ryu has announced a meeting to discuss a simmering controversy concerning the Larchmont Sunday Farmers’ Market and a small playground designed to replace six of the city surface parking lot’s existing 34 spaces. The meeting was prompted by e-mails from Windsor Square resident Gary Gilbert that generated an outpouring of concern from Market […]

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