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These young athletes are thankful on this Father’s Day

These young athletes are thankful on this Father’s Day

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

I was one of those fortunate kids who never wondered where his dad was. He didn’t belong to clubs, wasn’t in a bowling league, and never played poker with the guys at night. Our family was his interest. My dad forged memories. He took me hiking in Virginia on the Appalachian Trail for a week. […]

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The Nightmare on Wilton Place reaches a happy ending

The Nightmare on Wilton Place reaches a happy ending

| April 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

Three years ago, I had the sad duty to report on the “Nightmare on Wilton Place,” the willful destruction of the interior of 215 S. Wilton Pl., Historic Cultural Monument #568. As City Planning’s Office of Historic Resources’ Lambert Giessinger described it, “It was one of the most egregious cases of demolition I have ever […]

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Larchmont Charter volleyball is a dynasty in the making

Larchmont Charter volleyball is a dynasty in the making

| April 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

UCLA Bruins basketball, The San Francisco 49ers and the New York Yankees. Sports dynasties are rare and wonderful for fans: the multiple titles year after year, superstar players, and every home game a sellout. But what exactly are the necessary ingredients for a sports dynasty? The coach Larchmont Charter Middle School volleyball coach Keith Harris […]

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Stones’ muse story told; ‘Jeanne du Barry’ gains momentum

Stones’ muse story told; ‘Jeanne du Barry’ gains momentum

| April 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

Catching Fire: The Story of Anita Pallenberg (10/10): 113 minutes. Anita Pallenberg was the lover of one of the Rolling Stones, Brian Jones, and the wife of another, Keith Richards. Anita was gorgeous and a strong woman, who was born in 1942 and raised in Europe, arriving in the United States when she was 21. […]

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Wild Gene; ‘Wicked’ in Britain; action in Ireland; country music

Wild Gene; ‘Wicked’ in Britain; action in Ireland; country music

| March 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Remembering Gene Wilder (10/10): 92 minutes. NR. “I didn’t think Jerry Silberman had the right ring to it. I wanted to be … wilder.” That’s how and why Gene Wilder got his name. Although he had a small part in “Bonnie and Clyde” (1967), my first memory of Wilder is in “The Producers” (1967), the […]

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YIMBYs vs Preservationists: Roundtable suggests uneasy détente

YIMBYs vs Preservationists: Roundtable suggests uneasy détente

| March 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of recent community discussions on two proposed ED1 (Mayor Bass’ Executive Directive 1) affordable housing projects in Larchmont Village at 507 N. Larchmont Blvd. and in the Windsor Village Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) at 800 S. Lorraine Blvd., the federal Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) held a Housing and […]

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