Tag: larchmont Boulevard

Neighborhood regular sparks chats and compassion

Neighborhood regular sparks chats and compassion

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Frank Sinatra liked Italian food and regularly downed three shots of bourbon while waiting for his table at Chasen’s. Hitchcock preferred champagne, fruit and French cuisine. Mick Jagger showed up at restaurants after a gig at the Roxy in a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce. So recalls Giorgio, the 56-year-old Larchmont Boulevard regular from behind his possession-piled […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

31 vacancies on the boulevard and nearby?

31 vacancies on the boulevard and nearby?

| June 3, 2020 | 2 Comments

There are a number of retail and other commercial spaces that appear vacant or “For Lease” along Larchmont Boulevard and in the immediate neighborhood. And this situation predates any COVID-19 closures. In the Village between First and Beverly, along the west side of the street, there are five empty spaces: next to Village Pizzeria, the […]

Continue Reading

Stores open on Boulevard after mayor lifts ban on retail

Stores open on Boulevard after mayor lifts ban on retail

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fast-changing state, county, and city rules have been keeping retail merchants on their toes. At the end of last month, retail stores finally were allowed to reopen, so long as social distancing and similar hygiene measures are followed. In the interim period preceding the governments’ latest loosening of controls, some of those same stores had […]

Continue Reading

New playground being installed on Larchmont

New playground being installed on Larchmont

| January 1, 2020 | 3 Comments

Work is expected to be underway this month for the long-anticipated playground pilot project being installed on a small portion of the surface parking lot on Larchmont Boulevard. Initially conceived by neighborhood associations and supported by Councilmember David Ryu and the staff and board of the city’s Dept. of Recreation and Parks (RAP), the 1,200-square-foot […]

Continue Reading

Larchmont openings, closings, leasings, sales

Larchmont openings, closings, leasings, sales

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

A high-end dog grooming facility, a casual facial spa and a surprise are among new businesses coming to Larchmont Boulevard in 2020. Jess Rona Grooming will open its first brick and mortar store in March at 656 N. Larchmont Blvd. (at Melrose). An author and groomer to the stars, Rona also is an actress and […]

Continue Reading