Author Archives: The Imagists

Larchmont Boulevard is Your Path to Celebrate LA!

If you’ve been looking for a reason to play tourist in your own town, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and CicLAvia have teamed up to give you the perfect opportunity.  On Sunday, September 30th, the LA Phil is celebrating its 100th season by throwing a free, eight-mile street party—Celebrate LA!—which will connect Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Hollywood Bowl. Grab […]

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The Frozen Tundra of Larchmont Boulevard

It may be summer, but on Larchmont Boulevard there remains a frozen tundra. It is a landscape full of tasty, frozen treats that will reward the intrepid adventurer who accepts its beckoning call. Two such explorers, Sam Lane and Wolf Woodcock, allowed me to follow them as they searched for frozen concoctions that contained ice cream, sherbet or frozen yogurt. […]

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Make Grads and Dads Glad With Gifts So Fab!

‘Tis the season to recognize the diligent heroes among us—the student who drank vats of coffee to push through those last exams and the man who endlessly drove his car around the block in hopes of getting his baby to sleep. Yes, it’s time to celebrate grads and dads in a big way. Fortunately, the fine merchants on Larchmont Boulevard […]

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Opa! Le Petit Greek Celebrates 30 Years on the Boulevard

One of the most iconic sights on Larchmont Boulevard is the gathering of diners underneath the canopy of Le Petit Greek Estiatorio. It’s a lively vision of community and connection. This May, the restaurant will celebrate its 30th anniversary on the boulevard. It’s just the latest chapter in a story for this establishment that has a history filled with love, […]

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Patriotism in a Parking Lot

  On a crisp March afternoon, in a ceremony that brought a moment of united patriotism, a small crowd of all ages gathered in a parking lot to witness the retiring of a weathered American flag and the raising of a new flag to fly over Larchmont Boulevard. The ceremony was scheduled due to the generosity—and observant nature—of local resident, […]

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The Beauty of Spring on Larchmont

More than one transplant from the East Coast or the Midwest has complained that Los Angeles has no seasons. But once you’ve lived here a while, you can see the signs—sometimes literally—like the ones on Larchmont Boulevard promoting new spring beauty products and treatments. Over at MAC Cosmetics, the operative word for spring will be “glow.” According to Sammy Alfonso, […]

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A Nutshell History of Larchmont Boulevard

By Sheila Lane If you stroll down Larchmont Boulevard today, you can find the latest fashions, the hottest toy on the market and state of the art beauty products. But in the middle of all these of-the-moment offerings, there’s something else you can find, a clue to Larchmont Village’s colorful history—and it’s hiding in plain sight. It’s the width of […]

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Finding Our Way To Larchmont: Episode 4

By: Sondi Toll Sepenuk My husband I and I both hail from the Northwest. I grew up in Portland, then Seattle, then Portland, and my husband grew up in Portland.  We met here in Los Angeles, and decided to make it our home. We both remember riding bikes to friends’ homes after school, walking to and from our friends’ houses, […]

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How to Keep Your News Year’s Resolutions on Larchmont

By Sheila Lane   The holiday season is a time to sit by the fireplace, knock back some egg nog and dream of the things we want to do to become better people. In other words, it’s a time for New Year’s resolutions. It’s easy to ponder the ways you’ll become stronger, smarter and kinder in the warm coziness of […]

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