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Thanksgiving Spotlight: Matt Bennett

This Hermosan will enjoy a deep-fried turkey and stuffing at home on Thanksgiving.

Name: Matt Bennett

 Age: 41 

City of residence: Hermosa Beach 

Occupation: Communications Manager, Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce

How long have you lived in HB?  I've lived in Hermosa Beach for 16 years.

What are some things that you like about HB? Love the weather, the beach, The Strand and all my friends.

What don’t you like about HB? Sometimes you can live 50 feet away from your neighbor and not even know their name.

What will you be doing on Thanksgiving and whom will you be with?   I'll be in Hermosa Beach with my wife, Rebecca and her family. We've got a great dinner planned.

What will your Thanksgiving meal consist of? A deep-fried turkey, stuffing, veggies and some good craft beer

What is your favorite Thanksgiving dish? Why?  I love stuffing -- but it's probably best that it's really only served on Thanksgiving.  

What is your favorite thing about Thanksgiving? Football --- I mean, spending time with family and friends.

What was your childhood Thanksgiving like? We always had a pretty small, traditional Thanksgiving at home in Florida where I grew up and of course it was always a big football weekend for my Florida Gators.

What’s your favorite hang out spot in HB? I love Silvio's and Mediterraneo -- and Naja's (close enough to HB).

How would you describe Hermosa Beach in three words? Beautiful, beachy, fun. 

Gretchen Kix November 24, 2012 at 07:47 PM
Where was your photo taken? I'm intrigued by all the hanging fuschias.
Matt Bennett November 26, 2012 at 06:28 PM
Hey Gretchen - good eye. The photo was taken at The Buchart Gardens, just outside of Victoria, BC. Really beautiful spot if you ever have a chance to visit.

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