Archive for March, 2020

Payne garden tour will visit  Hancock Park this year

Payne garden tour will visit Hancock Park this year

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

View more than 40 home gardens in public and private spaces, including one in Hancock Park, for the Theodore Payne Foundation’s Native Plant Garden Tour. The 17th annual home garden tour is Sat., March 28 and Sun., March 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.                   There […]

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Drago, best Italian in the Mile, inside and on the outdoor patio

Drago, best Italian in the Mile, inside and on the outdoor patio

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The weather in Los Angeles has been all over the temperature map recently, but we’ve had enough unseasonably warm days that it was with great anticipation that I headed to Drago Ristorante, the Sicilian-leaning eatery in the Petersen Museum, to try dinner on their new patio. At least that was my hope. In fact, even […]

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St. Vincent ‘March for Meals’ promotes friendship with sustenance

St. Vincent ‘March for Meals’ promotes friendship with sustenance

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St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (SVMOW), 2303 Miramar St., which has been called the country’s largest (approximately 2,000 daily clients) privately funded senior nutrition program, observes “March for Meals” this month with other MOW programs across the country. The month-long celebration encourages people to participate by hosting a fundraising event, volunteering to deliver or serve meals […]

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Development in the Mile continues with mostly luxury high rises

Development in the Mile continues with mostly luxury high rises

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After years of construction, the Miracle Mile is breathing a collective sigh of relief. But not for long. While much has been built in recent years, there’s much more development coming down the pike. “This planning stuff has consumed us for five, 10 years,” said Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA) President Jim O’Sullivan. “These big […]

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New bars, restaurants on La Brea south of Wilshire

New bars, restaurants on La Brea south of Wilshire

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Met Him at a Bar recently opened across from its sister site, Met Her at a Bar, at the corner of Eighth Street. Also at the corner of La Brea Ave. at Eighth are the Tokyo-style Sake House Miro, 809 S. La Brea Ave. and the newly opened Roji Bakery, 807 S. La Brea Ave. […]

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Police storm Larchmont area pot shop, close street

Police storm Larchmont area pot shop, close street

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Guns drawn, police surrounded a local cannabis business Feb. 23 around 4 p.m. demanding that the inhabitants “come out with your hands up” while at least seven parked police cars shut down traffic on Melrose Avenue. When patrons and employees failed to heed police demands, officers stormed “Melrose Place 25 Cap,” located at 5635 Melrose […]

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