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Local photographer turned community advocate on homelessness

Local photographer turned community advocate on homelessness

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Allison Schallert is a woman on a mission to curb homelessness in Los Angeles. The citizen activist was born and raised in Illinois, studied at DePaul University in Chicago, and spent time in Toronto and New York City before relocating to Los Angeles in 1991. “What brought you to Los Angeles?” I ask. “No reason,” […]

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Michelin stars shine at area  restaurants

Michelin stars shine at area restaurants

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Renowned dining guide Michelin released last month an inaugural statewide edition for California that awarded stars to 24 restaurants in Los Angeles, including several local favorites.  Michael Cimarusti’s seafood-driven Providence is one of only six two-star recipients in Los Angeles. And among the city’s 18 one-star distinctions are Kali, Le Comptoir, Osteria Mozza and Trois […]

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Episcopal School takes a family-style approach to lunch

Episcopal School takes a family-style approach to lunch

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Allow me to set the scene: More than a hundred students assembled around 16 tables — each topped with platters of steak and potatoes — singing together with a piano accompanist a popular melody from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood before sitting down to share a family-style meal. One might assume such a civilized assembly of students […]

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Retail building on Larchmont sold

Retail building on Larchmont sold

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A retail building on the corner of Larchmont Boulevard and Melrose Avenue recently was sold to real estate investment and development company MCAP Partners for $6.3 million. The building was home to several long-time Larchmont businesses, including Ampersand Boutique, Artworks Studios and Floret Floral Design. According to MCAP Partners Executive Vice President Alexander Massachi, the […]

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Local graduates reveal their choices for college

Local graduates reveal their choices for college

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Off to Washington, D.C. to study government Larchmont Charter senior Annabella Hoge grew up in the neighborhood. She is a Larchmont Charter “lifer” and played in local AYSO softball leagues as a kid. “I’ve been lucky to have lived in Larchmont my entire life,” said Hoge. When asked about her senior year, Hoge said, “It […]

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Legends being honored at Icons of Design

Legends being honored at Icons of Design

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Honorees at La Cienega Design Quarter’s (LCDQ) Legends 2019 are East and West Coast designers Bunny Williams and Suzanne Rheinstein. Both Williams and Rheinstein have four decades of experience sharing their ideas for gracious ways of living and design. Rheinstein, Windsor Square, opened her antique furniture and one-of-a-kind decor shop, Hollyhock, at 214 N. Larchmont […]

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