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Boulevard stores gingerly step into reopening

Boulevard stores gingerly step into reopening

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

In late June, as I spoke with storeowner after storeowner on Larchmont between Beverly Blvd. and First St. about their plans for operation throughout this COVID-19 summer, one theme seemed to dominate: “We’ll play it by ear.” Many businesses have reopened with shortened hours, while some doors have remained closed. Back in late May, businesses […]

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Time to bring anger in streets to theaters?

Time to bring anger in streets to theaters?

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

I had planned to focus this month’s column on summer Shakespeare festivals devastated by COVID-19. They are at great financial risk because their income is earned between May and September, with opportunity to make up ticket sales in the fall and winter. Theaters from the London Globe and Royal Shakespeare Company to our own local […]

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Summer Camps during COVID-19

Summer Camps during COVID-19

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

This summer, “camp” is not about the campsite. Traditions, like camp songs, arts and crafts, dress-up days or bonding with counselors, help to bring campers closer together, and it is activities like those that camps this summer are holding onto during this time of COVID-19 social-distancing regulations. Los Angeles County announced that, effective June 12, […]

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Vacation dreams: Do we dare venture out into the world?

Vacation dreams: Do we dare venture out into the world?

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The world is beginning to reopen, and sequestered Los Angelenos are eager to jump back into some semblance of normalcy, but does that include travel to exotic climes? Some travelers report that airlines’ promised empty middle seats — for social-distancing  — are not always empty, and that wearing masks, while advised, may not be mandatory. […]

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Taste of Larchmont officially cancelled this year

Taste of Larchmont officially cancelled this year

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Taste of Larchmont (TOL) was canceled officially last month after a meeting of the HopeNet board of trustees, announced Levi Webb, executive director of HopeNet. The vote was unanimous, continued Webb, who said that, while not a surprise, the vote was a difficult decision. “The board and I labored over this decision. We wanted to […]

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Book talks at Chevalier’s continue – but online

Book talks at Chevalier’s continue – but online

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

It seemed like it was an even larger-than-normal crowd of lovers of intellectual stimulus who attended a recent book talk at our favorite independent bookseller in late May. Counting all the faces on multiple Zoom screens calculated an audience of approximately 75 people enjoying the conversation among author Jim Newton and Windsor Square local attorneys, […]

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