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Sounds like LA has a little case of Boystown envy. A West Hollywood businessman wants to rebrand a stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard between La Cienega Boulevard and La Peer Drive as “Historic Boystown,” and he already set up a website that acknowledges that "[T]here is one place in America where there is an official Boystown - In Chicago, Illinois." Local reactions have haven't been especially supportive. "Really? I think that's pretty weak and quite cheesy on their part," Scarlet Bar and Taverna 750 owner Paul D. Cannella tells RedEye. [RedEye]