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Storied organ gets second life at Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Storied organ gets second life at Bob Baker Marionette Theater

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

During a recent visit to the Bob Baker Marionette Theater (BBMT), Los Angeles’ famed puppet theater, Brookside resident Vivian Gueler took note of something she hadn’t previously clocked. An organist was playing “upbeat, old-timey music” on an ornately detailed and colossally-sized theater organ. Situated to the left of center stage, it appeared to be a […]

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Bethany Atkins’ Fit4Mom helps mothers tap into their health

Bethany Atkins’ Fit4Mom helps mothers tap into their health

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Mothers in greater Hancock Park who are looking for a healthy start to 2022 have a local option to consider. Bethany Atkins, franchise owner of Fit4Mom Larchmont, conducts all levels of fitness classes at Robert Burns Park on Van Ness and Beverly, and leads “stroller” walks through the surrounding neighborhood. According to the Fit4Mom website, […]

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Halloween happenings

Halloween happenings

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Halloween may be three days away, but any true Angeleno knows that the celebrating begins well before Oct. 31. From local pumpkin patches (located at the Original Farmers Market and Wilshire Rotary’s Larchmont lot) to destination events such as Descanso Gardens’ CARVED harvest festival and the immersive family-friendly playground “Haunt O’ Ween” in Woodland Hills, […]

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Youth Soccer returns to Fairfax for practice, games

Youth Soccer returns to Fairfax for practice, games

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

A local chapter of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is officially up and running. For AYSO Region 78, practice and (notably) games commenced in mid-September at Fairfax High School. While a smaller operation took place last fall with practices only, the full-scale opening is a welcome affair for many young players in our area. […]

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Third time’s a charm for Sound of Music enthusiast

Third time’s a charm for Sound of Music enthusiast

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Brookside resident and Third Street Elementary fourth grader, Nikka Gueler, won first prize in the costume contest at this summer’s “Sing-A-Long Sound of Music” event at the Hollywood Bowl on Aug. 21. The winning costume was an interpretation of the movie’s protagonist, Maria, as a “problem to solve.” The “Sing-A-Long Sound of Music” takes up […]

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In-person school returns; local parents opine on experiences

In-person school returns; local parents opine on experiences

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

  After 17 months of remote or hybrid school, campuses across Los Angeles County have resumed in-person learning for the 2021 / 2022 calendar year. For many in our community, this is a welcome turn of events, but it does not come without concerns. The surge in COVID-19 cases (including breakthrough cases) spurred by the […]

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