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The Behymer Family in Hancock Park, Brookside and Windsor Square

The Behymer Family in Hancock Park, Brookside and Windsor Square

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

In last month’s Larchmont Chronicle, Larchmont Blvd. resident John Donley suggested that Chronicle readers might enjoy seeing periodic profiles of “someone in the neighborhood in which we’d get to know that person….” In this issue, because 1919 is the centennial of the founding of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, we are profiling a local family […]

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Larchmont Charter football has bounce-back season, fundraising

Larchmont Charter football has bounce-back season, fundraising

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Charter School (LCS) middle school football program finished its Foundation for Interscholastic Youth Athletics (FIYA) League schedule 3-4, narrowly missing out on the playoffs. However, under the direction of second-year coach Avery Watts, the team of LCS eighth graders showed marked improvement, competing in the seven-on-seven middle-school league. That improvement starts with actual […]

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Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Without the arrival of snow typical to other areas, one of the surest ways to mark the change of seasons in Los Angeles is by indulging in one of the winter-themed drinks popping up on menu boards at all of our favorite coffee shops. It’s time for the Pumpkin Spice Lattes to make room for […]

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Hollywoodland celebrates 75 years of park land gift

Hollywoodland celebrates 75 years of park land gift

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Seventy-five years ago the Sherman Company gifted 444 acres of open-space land in northern Beachwood Canyon to the City of Los Angeles. This tract of parkland includes the historic Hollywood Sign, which was created to advertise the lots in Tract 6450 for Hollywoodland, Southern California’s first planned hillside residential community. Residents held a celebration honoring […]

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New book on Musso & Frank

New book on Musso & Frank

| October 3, 2019 | 3 Comments

For its 100th birthday, Musso & Frank Grill has had a lot to celebrate. In addition to serving what have been hailed as the best martinis in town, Musso & Frank Grill (6667 Hollywood Blvd.) has played a vital role in the entertainment industry. From providing a gathering place for writers, actors, and producers, to […]

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Romantic and new, drive-in makes a comeback at The Grove

Romantic and new, drive-in makes a comeback at The Grove

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Drive-In Movie: a cultural staple of a bygone era that I, like many Generation Z’ers, have never had the chance to experience. With the continuous, rapid advancement of technology, the drive-in movie has joined the Game Boy, the Walkman and the rotary phone in the hall of technological relics discarded to make way for […]

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