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On Books and Places: 1919, a big year in Los Angeles

On Books and Places: 1919, a big year in Los Angeles

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

As readers of the Larchmont Chronicle know, many institutions and places around the neighborhood have celebrated a centenary in 2019. Just last month, John Welborne called attention to several, including Musso & Frank Grill, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Wilshire Country Club. John’s point was that the region’s growing sense of itself, its relief […]

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Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Without the arrival of snow typical to other areas, one of the surest ways to mark the change of seasons in Los Angeles is by indulging in one of the winter-themed drinks popping up on menu boards at all of our favorite coffee shops. It’s time for the Pumpkin Spice Lattes to make room for […]

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‘Jack and the Giant’ launches  Nine O’Clock Players 90th season

‘Jack and the Giant’ launches Nine O’Clock Players 90th season

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Watch Jack rescue Queen Violet from the Giant as the Nine O’Clock Players launch their 90th anniversary season with performances of “Jack and the Giant” at the Assistance League Theatre, 1367 N. St. Andrews Pl., Sundays Nov. 3, 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. Julia Holland, director of the production, was named […]

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Chevalier’s among independents that actually care about books

Chevalier’s among independents that actually care about books

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Articles on the death of bookstores have appeared so often over the past decade as to become a kind of genre — complete with a conventional theme, predictable structure, and prevailing tone. But these elegiac notices of passing shouldn’t obscure an important fact: independent bookstores that remain are doing quite well. Of course there is […]

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No time to cook a holiday turkey? No problem!

No time to cook a holiday turkey? No problem!

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be quite a chore. Of course, with all the wonderful restaurants that abound in our community, you always can go out for the feast — if the restaurants are open on the holiday. But eating at a home is the most likely Thanksgiving scenario for most of us, and that usually […]

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Larchmont to celebrate the season

Larchmont to celebrate the season

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hear live holiday music, take a free trolley and see Santa at the Larchmont Boulevard Association’s annual Holiday Open House and Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Santa will arrive at the tree lot by a fire truck, and the free trolley will transport shoppers between Melrose Avenue and First […]

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