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31 vacancies on the boulevard and nearby?

31 vacancies on the boulevard and nearby?

| June 3, 2020 | 1 Comment

There are a number of retail and other commercial spaces that appear vacant or “For Lease” along Larchmont Boulevard and in the immediate neighborhood. And this situation predates any COVID-19 closures. In the Village between First and Beverly, along the west side of the street, there are five empty spaces: next to Village Pizzeria, the […]

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Stores open on Boulevard after mayor lifts ban on retail

Stores open on Boulevard after mayor lifts ban on retail

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fast-changing state, county, and city rules have been keeping retail merchants on their toes. At the end of last month, retail stores finally were allowed to reopen, so long as social distancing and similar hygiene measures are followed. In the interim period preceding the governments’ latest loosening of controls, some of those same stores had […]

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Nearby riots in Fairfax / Beverly Grove / Beverly Hills / Santa Monica; Larchmont looted too

Nearby riots in Fairfax / Beverly Grove / Beverly Hills / Santa Monica; Larchmont looted too

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

FOR THE RECORD, the above took place on Sat. and Sun., May 30 and 31, 2020. Our readers probably got more than enough of the disturbing news live on TV. We hope none of you was injured, and we send our condolences to all who had their businesses vandalized, looted, and ruined by the mobs. […]

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Meeting challenges of staying home

Meeting challenges of staying home

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

A blog message went out to neighbors early last month: “I would love to invite any and all inclined neighbors to post drawings of Easter eggs on their windows, for the neighborhood kids to spot and ‘hunt’ while on their walks in the coming days!” Among the nearly 40 resulting blog comments were: “Such a […]

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LVBID trims Larchmont trees quickly this year

LVBID trims Larchmont trees quickly this year

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The association of Larchmont Village landlords, the Larchmont Village Business Improvement District (LVBID) took advantage of the near-empty streets to conduct its annual trimming of the Larchmont ficus trees. The work, between First St. and Beverly Blvd., commenced April 15 and was completed in two days. Commenting on the COVID-19 closures, local resident Heather Duffy […]

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October Larchmont Family Fair is cancelled this year, says LBA

October Larchmont Family Fair is cancelled this year, says LBA

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Boulevard Association discussed the fate of this fall’s Larchmont Family Fair and announced the following last month: “The Larchmont Boulevard Association (LBA) regretfully has decided to cancel this year’s Larchmont Family Fair due to government-mandated requirements for social distancing and maximum gathering sizes on account of the coronavirus. “The Family Fair was created […]

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