Do Celebrities Really Hang Out in Larchmont?

 
Question: Is it true that a lot of celebrities hang out in Larchmont Village?

Answer:  Larchmont is part of Los Angeles, and as such, celebrities can be spotted strolling along Larchmont Boulevard almost as often as, say, at the Grove by CBS / Fairfax Avenue / 3rd Street.

Media reports of recent celebrity sightings in Larchmont Village:

March 25, 2019

James Van Der Beek and son Joshua

February 12, 2019

Angelina Jolie and daughter Vivienne. (source: metro.co.uk)

December 22, 2018

Manny Pacquiao arrives at his “Hancock Park” home to prepare for his January fight against Adrien Broner in Vegas. It’s a five-bedroom house on the 500 block of North Plymouth Boulevard, three blocks east of Larchmont.

April 13, 2011

Bill Maher at Prado Restaurant (real-time source: owner)

2009

In May 2009, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was spotted with new girlfriend Lulu Parker at Chevalier’s Books. The mayor’s official residence is in nearby Windsor Square and he reportedly visits the the Sunday farmers’ market in Larchmont from time to time.

Joe Jonas and girlfriend Camilla Belle had lunch at the French eatery Cafe du Village one Sunday afternoon (February 22, 2009).

Eric Dane (McSteamy on Grey’s Anatomy) and Rebecca Gayheart adopted a dog on Larchmont Boulevard in the fall of 2008. (Photo)

Actress Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster) co-owns The Little Seed, a really cool eco-friendly baby store.

George Takei (Sulu on Star Trek) lives in the Hancock Park area and keeps a postal office box for his company at the Village Mail-Call where it’s said that he picks up his own mail.

Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao arrived at his new Hancock Park home on September 13, 2009.

September 26, 2009. Don Johnson had lunch outside Le Petit in Larchmont, according to The Insider.

October 17, 2009. Photo of Katy Perry emerging from Noah’s Bagels on Saturday. Source: PopDirt

October 18, 2009. Photos of Cam Gigandet (Volchok on The OC, James in Twilight) with Dominique Geisendorff and daughter Everleigh Rae during the Sunday Farmers’ Market in Larchmont Village.