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‘Professor Know-It-All’ knew it all for 32 years at Chronicle

‘Professor Know-It-All’ knew it all for 32 years at Chronicle

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last month was the final installment of William Bentley’s “Professor Know-It-All” column. Bentley has been answering queries regarding word and phrase etymology for Larchmont Chronicle readers for 32 years. Bentley first pitched the idea to Jane Gilman, founder and former publisher of the Chronicle, because he thought the paper needed something lighthearted and fun. The […]

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Insider Jane Gilman makes rounds for book ‘Inside Hancock Park’

Insider Jane Gilman makes rounds for book ‘Inside Hancock Park’

| December 2, 2020 | 1 Comment

Buy an autographed copy of “Inside Hancock Park” by Jane Gilman and hear her speak on the history of the neighborhood at a Zoom talk through the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Wed., Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 for a copy of the autographed book and the presentation, or pay $10 for […]

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Snow and Santa at The Grove nightly

Snow and Santa at The Grove nightly

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Get into the holiday spirit with a visit to The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., which is dressed up in its holiday finest. See snowfall and Santa Claus twice nightly at 7 and 8 p.m. through Fri., Dec. 25. Santa will make his special appearance from aboard the Grove’s trolley. On weekends, visitors also can […]

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Larchmont Blvd. Holiday Open House Nov. 28

Larchmont Blvd. Holiday Open House Nov. 28

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hear live holiday music while strolling the boulevard or (maybe) see Santa come by in a fire truck at the Larchmont Boulevard Association’s annual Holiday Open House and Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28 from noon to 5 p.m. There will be no trolley to take people between the open house and the Wilshire Rotary tree […]

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Daryl Twerdahl retires after 31 years with Meals on Wheels

Daryl Twerdahl retires after 31 years with Meals on Wheels

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Daryl Twerdahl, Hancock Park, a 1994 Larchmont Chronicle Woman of Larchmont, retired from St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (SVMOW) last month after a total of 31 years volunteering and working for the organization. Inspired by a meeting with SVMOW founder Sister Alice Marie Quinn, Twerdahl began volunteering with local support group, Cuisine á Roulettes, in […]

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Nonprofits pivot for this year’s gala season — with success

Nonprofits pivot for this year’s gala season — with success

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cocktails, a fine dinner, a silent auction, live entertainment, celebrities and a glittering array of guests — a standard formula for major gala fundraising events for many organizations. But not this year. While many nonprofits are canceling or postponing such events, others are pivoting, creating gala-type events that take social distancing or virtual connection into […]

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