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Pinewood Derby spotlights craftsmanship as well as racing

Pinewood Derby spotlights craftsmanship as well as racing

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

LISTON SPEEDWAY, Larchmont — Despite a strong surge from Jace Kim’s yellow Spiderman car, Jaden De Guzman’s blue and red Streak held the lead in the final race to remain undefeated the entire day in Cub Scout Pack 16’s Bear and Wolf combined-dens Pinewood Derby at Liston Speedway in the heart of Larchmont on May […]

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Snooknuk has closed, but its kids’ upbeat show goes on

Snooknuk has closed, but its kids’ upbeat show goes on

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

The pandemic closed the kid-friendly arts and music café Snooknuk after eight years of joy and song at 506 N. Larchmont Blvd. But its founder Cheri Jacobs is still in the neighborhood and around town, taking her music-and-puppet show to parks, libraries and neighbors’ backyards and online. You can also hear a recording of hers […]

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Our pets enjoy kisses, walks on Larchmont and dressing up

Our pets enjoy kisses, walks on Larchmont and dressing up

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

We asked neighbors to send photos of their best furry friends for our annual Pets of Larchmont issue. And they did not disappoint! There’s Cowboy, a friendly Aussie-koolie, who’s “as cute as he is handsome,” and Rita, who is enjoying the good life after living on the streets of Mexico. Sally, a yellow 1-year-old Labrador, […]

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Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

| July 1, 2021 | 1 Comment

During his illustrious career, Chef Mark Peel would nourish diners and impress palates around the globe. But he also made time to judge the Larchmont Family Fair pie contest, raise funds for Larchmont Charter School and St. Vincent Meals on Wheels and man the grill at his Longwood neighborhood block parties. “Acts of service was […]

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‘Run, Forrest, run!’ — or is it Stan and Seb?

‘Run, Forrest, run!’ — or is it Stan and Seb?

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

What is it with Forrest Gump and running? In May, our local neighborhoods welcomed not one, but two, self-described Gump-like men who were either embarking upon, or just completing, runs across America (on foot!). I met the first on a cool morning in the parking lot of our own Pan Pacific Park Recreation Center (exterior […]

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Summer, warm days lift spirits  on Larchmont

Summer, warm days lift spirits on Larchmont

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Sunny skies and a warm breeze mean summer is on its way. The city, county and state rules allowing all of us to function more fully, starting June 15, have also lifted spirits of shoppers and diners on Larchmont Boulevard. Larchmont 100 Looking ahead to the fall, talks continue among Larchmont Boulevard Association (LBA) members […]

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