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Haunts, consuls general and crime fiction author ring in season

Haunts, consuls general and crime fiction author ring in season

| November 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

The end of October and the beginning of last month saw a plethora of parties and events involving locals. Halloween, 2023! Before the sun went down, before the lights came up, and before the ghosts and goblins sprung to life, the Brookside Homeowners Association and the Levin-Hare family invited trick-or-treaters young and old to the […]

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Rockin’ and a-rollin’ for good times and many good causes

Rockin’ and a-rollin’ for good times and many good causes

| September 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Bourbon Room in Hollywood was the place to rock ‘n’ roll on Aug. 24, when Larchmont area friends and family showed up to support local Zach Selwyn and his band, Zachariah & The Lobos Riders. The performers hit the stage promptly at 8:15 p.m. and, within minutes, the crowd was on its feet, dancing […]

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Brookside Block Party is back in business with food and fun

Brookside Block Party is back in business with food and fun

| September 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

On Sept. 17, the entire neighborhood showed up to welcome the triumphant return of the 41st annual Brookside Block Party. This year’s party took place on the 800 block of Muirfield Road. More than 300 people filled the street to eat, drink, socialize, play and enjoy each other’s company as families have done for four […]

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YMCA, a luau, Rotary, honoring Mark Peel, galas to come

YMCA, a luau, Rotary, honoring Mark Peel, galas to come

| August 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Anderson Munger Family YMCA hosted its inaugural Summer Soiree dinner and fundraiser on its rooftop sports deck overlooking the expansive Los Angeles skyline on Aug. 18. The skies were pink, the air was warm, the guests were dressed in their best summer threads and the party was on! Guests including Elsa and Larry Gillham, […]

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Hollywood Bowl; ‘A Case for Love;’ Getty House reception

Hollywood Bowl; ‘A Case for Love;’ Getty House reception

| July 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

The 2023 Hollywood Bowl season is underway, and many locals have been enjoying “summer under the stars.” In early July, there were thousands of glowing lightsabers as Los Angeles showed up to enjoy conductors Gustavo Dudamel and John Williams leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a three-day celebration of Williams’ music. The sold-out July 9 […]

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A busy month of June: Brookside, parks, gardens and more

A busy month of June: Brookside, parks, gardens and more

| June 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

About 40 friends and neighbors dragged blankets, pillows, picnic fixings and even their pets to Brookside’s annual Family Movie Night in the Park, June 11, sponsored by the Brookside Homeowners Association. This year’s feature, Disney’s “Encanto,” was chosen through online polling among several offerings. Perched on a grassy corner of Memorial Library Park, families cooked […]

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