A place in the sun By Rose Apodaca When it went up six decades ago as the Westside answer to the Original Farmers Market on Fairfax, the Brentwood Country Mart immediately caught on among the bold-faced locals. Burt Lancaster came for take-away fried chicken. Gregory Peck would trot his horse right into the place. And a teenage Shirley Temple dropped into the post office, which is still operating after all these years. Then, as now, it wasn't out of the ordinary to pass by the picnic tables on the cobblestone courtyard and see the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, pictured here in 1952, digging into a cheeseburger. Click here to continue reading this article.
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