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‘Bollywood’ theme will bring the bling to Lucerne Blvd. block party

‘Bollywood’ theme will bring the bling to Lucerne Blvd. block party

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dancers, a movie on a jumbo screen, a henna art contest and lots of bling are on the agenda at the Bollywood-themed Lucerne Block Party on the 500 block of S. Lucerne Blvd., Sun., Oct. 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. A bouncy house and climber castle will be available for children. Also featured will […]

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Music Center Plaza reopens with flair, fanfare

Music Center Plaza reopens with flair, fanfare

| October 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

An Indian chief joined civic leaders at a lavish four-day unveiling of The Music Center “Plaza for All.” The event also included cumbia dancing until midnight with Dance DTLA, a sing-along with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and a Dodgers baseball away game shown live on LED screens. The party, held over Labor Day weekend, […]

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Family Fair is coming to the Boulevard!

Family Fair is coming to the Boulevard!

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A pie-baking contest, children’s costume parade and contest, all-ages talent show and rides are just some of the activities featured at the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair. The event is on Larchmont Boulevard between Beverly Boulevard and First Street, Sun., Oct. 27 from noon to 5:30 p.m. Second annual pie-baking contest A pie-baking contest organized […]

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Get ready for the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair!

Get ready for the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair!

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sample pies, taste tamales, enjoy rides and watch talented contestants at the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair on Larchmont Boulevard between Beverly Boulevard and First Street, Sun., Oct. 27 from noon to 5:30 p.m. New this year will be a performance by the Bob Baker Marionettes held between the children’s costume contest and the talent […]

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Wilshire Country Club, organized near tar fields in the ‘wilderness’ by local businessmen in 1919, celebrates 100th

Wilshire Country Club, organized near tar fields in the ‘wilderness’ by local businessmen in 1919, celebrates 100th

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last month, in the first installment of our three-part series, we noted the prominent role played by women in the history of Wilshire Country Club. The following describes the founding years and early growth of the club. The October issue will report on more recent history plus the centennial celebration events taking place at the […]

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Pawnshop closing after 40 years, Café Parisien after eight months

Pawnshop closing after 40 years, Café Parisien after eight months

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

After 40 years at Brothers Collateral Loans, Rudy and Ernest Gintel are closing up shop by the end of the year. “There’s a beginning and an end to everything,” mused Rudy, 71. Closing a pawnshop is not easy, as much of the inventory is private possessions that need to be transferred to trustworthy hands, Rudy […]

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