Tag: Chevalier’s Books

Larchmont Village resident named a Mitchell Scholar

Larchmont Village resident named a Mitchell Scholar

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Local resident Rhiannon McGavin has been selected as one of 12 members of the George J. Mitchell Scholar Class of 2023. Considered one of Ireland’s most prestigious scholarship programs, it sends future American leaders to the island of Ireland for a year of graduate study. This year, 351 individuals applied for the 12 scholarships that […]

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At Chevalier’s: Mistress of the Dark

At Chevalier’s: Mistress of the Dark

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Cassandra Peterson, aka Elvira, made a spooky splash on the Boulevard Oct. 14 to sign copies of her new memoir, “Yours Cruelly, Elvira,” at Chevalier’s Books. The Halloween icon was without her Goth look and beehive hairdo of years past, but drew a crowd of fans nonetheless, who were eager to meet the Mistress of […]

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Gift suggestions for the athletic teen in your life

Gift suggestions for the athletic teen in your life

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Holiday shopping will be challenging this year. The supply chain apparently has too many interruptions and speed bumps, and the word is out to start buying gifts early. That means now. I’ve been at the helm of this Youth Sports column for a year. When I started, there wasn’t much to write about. The pandemic […]

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Better luck follows local best-selling author Julia Claiborne Johnson

Better luck follows local best-selling author Julia Claiborne Johnson

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

When local author Julia Claiborne Johnson wanted to start her second novel, she decided she needed an impetus. “What am I going to do to get myself in the mood to write?” she wondered, deciding that “I’m not gonna cut my hair till I’m done!” When she put pen to paper she sported a short bob; when she finished writing three years later, she could practically sit […]

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More change to Larchmont in New Year

More change to Larchmont in New Year

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

It’s anything but business as usual on Larchmont Boulevard, where a number of storefronts are struggling with landlord and pandemic related issues. A few of the former tenants from the Lipson Building, which is now under construction — like Chevalier’s Books and Landis Stationery — have found new homes, while other longtime businesses on Larchmont […]

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Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Newstat, Chevalier’s manager, 72

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Newstat, Chevalier’s manager, 72

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Elizabeth “Liz” Clare Newstat, Hancock Park, passed away last month. She was 72. A long time employee and manager at Chevalier’s Books on Larchmont Boulevard, Newstat was considered the local aficionado on all things literary. Some of her work included selecting books for Chevalier’s, meeting with publishers and planning author events, as well as the […]

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