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Music and art direction – A local business owner combines talents

Music and art direction – A local business owner combines talents

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Flip through any Larchmont Chronicle of the past few years with a Rhodes School of Music ad in it, and you will be met with a creative photo treatment featuring a child holding his or her instrument. The ads struck me during a recent flip- through (for research purposes) of past issues of the […]

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Conversations continue on future of Larchmont Boulevard

Conversations continue on future of Larchmont Boulevard

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Local stakeholders last month continued their dialogue over the future of Larchmont Boulevard. As reported in April, questions have been raised over recent weeks as to whether parking spaces might be permanently replaced with outdoor restaurant dining now that pandemic-related restrictions are ending. That also propelled discussion about perennial Larchmont topics like the existing limitations […]

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Village jeweler: Paul Thompson, July 20, 1937 to April 11, 2021

Village jeweler: Paul Thompson, July 20, 1937 to April 11, 2021

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Paul Thompson, born and raised in San Francisco, came to Southern California in 1960. He made his first home in Palm Springs where he was hairstylist to the likes of actresses Henny Backus and Zsa Zsa Gabor. And although Paul loved his life in the desert, in 1975 he located to Los Angeles where he […]

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Spring brings hope to the Boulevard

Spring brings hope to the Boulevard

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

With spring’s arrival this month, Larchmont Village is eager to leave the worst of the pandemic behind with new historic photo posters displayed in storefronts, new shops to open, and the return of outdoor dining. Not to mention Village Heights is celebrating its 15th anniversary on Larchmont! Here’s what’s happening on the Boulevard. Sidewalk Sale cancelled For the first time in many years, the Larchmont […]

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Joane Pickett was more than  a friendly face: Pickett Fences closes after 27 years on Blvd.

Joane Pickett was more than a friendly face: Pickett Fences closes after 27 years on Blvd.

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

To say that closing her beloved Larchmont Boulevard store of 27 years, Pickett Fences, was completely traumatizing, would be the understatement of the year. But that is what happened, and this is where we are. The pandemic has taken a devastating toll on many Larchmont businesses, both restaurant and retail, and as the pandemic wears […]

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LVBID trims Larchmont trees quickly this year

LVBID trims Larchmont trees quickly this year

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The association of Larchmont Village landlords, the Larchmont Village Business Improvement District (LVBID) took advantage of the near-empty streets to conduct its annual trimming of the Larchmont ficus trees. The work, between First St. and Beverly Blvd., commenced April 15 and was completed in two days. Commenting on the COVID-19 closures, local resident Heather Duffy […]

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