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Dining Al Fresco, a life saver with planters and umbrellas

Dining Al Fresco, a life saver with planters and umbrellas

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Local restaurants are facing hardships as a result of the pandemic, in part because indoor dining is currently prohibited locally. To help, the City of Los Angeles launched a program to assist called “L.A. Al Fresco.” For restaurants approved for the program, the City provides barriers, planters and umbrellas to expand outdoor dining areas beyond […]

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Larchmont sidewalk sale is Sept. 4, 5, 6

Larchmont sidewalk sale is Sept. 4, 5, 6

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stroll the boulevard in the open air at the Larchmont Boulevard semi-annual sidewalk sale Fri., Sept. 4, through Sun., Sept., 6. Candles, books and the latest fashion trends will be among items on sale, Joane Pickett, of Pickett Fences, told us. Other participating merchants in the event sponsored by the Larchmont Boulevard Association (LBA) include […]

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Nearby Black-owned restaurants worth supporting post-BLM protests

Nearby Black-owned restaurants worth supporting post-BLM protests

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The recent protests have sparked a nationwide conversation about the meaning of Black Lives Matter and how best to move forward and effect change. One recommended action is to support Black-owned businesses, and an enjoyable way to do that is to eat one’s way through the varied cuisines found in our city’s myriad Black-owned restaurants, […]

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Westlake Theatre’s crown jewels were talk of Foundation

Westlake Theatre’s crown jewels were talk of Foundation

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The morning of July 11, the Los Angeles Historic Theatre Foundation (LAHTF) hosted “Coffee and Conversation” (online, of course). The subject was the Westlake Theatre, located on Alvarado St. at the edge of MacArthur Park. LAHTF members Tiffany Mitsche, David Saffer, Mike Hume and Anthony Caldwell highlighted the crown jewels of the property that include […]

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‘Local’s’ new guidebook to our enormous and wild park

‘Local’s’ new guidebook to our enormous and wild park

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re a local, you will learn a lot by reading Casey Schreiner’s “Griffith Park: A Local’s Guide.” Certainly not limited to “locals” however, this guidebook is a great read for an out-of-towner with even a vague interest in our city’s enormous and wild municipal park. Personally, I first learned about Griffith Park growing up […]

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On-screen local arts and culture

On-screen local arts and culture

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Activity in the local art scene is ongoing despite the coronavirus pandemic. Community television station KCET and local arts organization leaders have teamed up to bring to our home screens a season of sessions with art makers for the coming months. KCET says of its new program that, “from drive-by art shows to all-girl mariachi […]

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