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Opening date moved to the fall for the Academy Museum

Opening date moved to the fall for the Academy Museum

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re anticipating a visit to see the Bruce the Shark exhibit from the movie “Jaws” hanging over the escalators at the new Academy Museum, 6067 Wilshire Blvd., you will have to wait a little while longer. The opening date has been pushed back to Sept. 30. Originally scheduled to open last month, the opening […]

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Ko brings Bespoke Beauty to Larchmont

Ko brings Bespoke Beauty to Larchmont

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Makeup maven Toni Ko may have made her fortune in cosmetics, but she is also in the business of happiness. She painted her Bespoke Beauty Brands building, 320 N. Larchmont Blvd., a pastel shade reflective of her brand. “Pink is a happy color,” she says. And, in case anyone misses the subliminal message, she added […]

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Doggie day spa caters to the well-heeled on Larchmont

Doggie day spa caters to the well-heeled on Larchmont

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jess Rona had such a long waiting list for her competition-worthy doggie cuts and blowouts, she was running out of room in her garage for her expanding business. So she was excited to find the perfect spot to open her first commercial storefront on Larchmont. Then the pandemic hit and slowed the opening process, but […]

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Holidays arrive on Larchmont

Holidays arrive on Larchmont

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays. Parkway trees have been decorated with red, bodacious ribbons, and Christmas trees were en  route to the boulevard as we went to press. The annual Small Business Saturday officially kicked off the holiday shopping season. Students from Rhodes School of Music performed, and Paramount Pictures donated […]

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Santa on way through sleet, snow, pandemic

Santa on way through sleet, snow, pandemic

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Winter is upon us, and the pandemic continues to cast a shadow on the holidays. But there is plenty of reason to be of good cheer. Resilient and resourceful Angelenos are finding many ways to assist the less fortunate. • • • Imagine LA promises its most magical event yet, Winter Wonderland, the Drive-Thru Edition […]

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Resilience, staying connected in 2020

Resilience, staying connected in 2020

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s been quite a year, what with a once-in-a-century pandemic and a presidential election like no other in recent memory, or maybe ever. There were shining moments too, some surprises and glimmers of hope. When the lockdown came, religious leaders probably said a quick prayer before moving their services outdoors and online. Programs online Wilshire […]

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