Julie Grist

Raised climbing apple trees in Appleton Wisconsin, Julie Grist has lived in many parts of the world but finds the Larchmont area of Los Angeles to be well worth calling home – for its wonderful people, great architecture, sense of community, and endless sunshine. Julie wakes up happy almost every day.

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Mother’s Day Brunch at the Ebell Club

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Ebell Club

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Where better to celebrate the quintessential women’s holiday then at the quintessential women’s club of California? Mother’s Day at the Ebell Club. For the first time in many years, The Ebell Club will be celebrating Mother’s Day with an elegant brunch.  No crowds, no lines.  Just a  beautiful buffet brunch prepared by Executive Chef Louis […]

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The Ellen Show Makes Surprise Visit to St Brendan School

The Ellen Show Makes Surprise Visit to St Brendan School

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students at St. Brendan School had quite a surprise on Friday morning when a couple of impish voices came on over the loudspeaker, requesting their presence for a “Royal Adventure” in the Parish Hall. The pint-sized starlets Sophia Grace and Rosie, who have garnered quite a following from performances on the Ellen De Generes Show, […]

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Diane Keaton Speaking at Wilshire Ebell Theatre

Diane Keaton Speaking at Wilshire Ebell Theatre

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Diane Keaton will be speaking on beauty and her new book in a Vroman’s Bookstore event at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Friday April 25, 2014. In her newest book, Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty, Diane Keaton presents a humorous account of her life spent working in a world obsessed with beauty.  Keaton encourages readers to […]

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Burger Lounge Coming to Larchmont Blvd.

Burger Lounge Coming to Larchmont Blvd.

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Burger Lounge, the “original grass-fed burger” will be moving into the 217 N Larchmont location where Hamburger Hamlet, and prior to that the Avocado Grill, made attempts at bringing ‘up-scale’ fast food to Larchmont Boulevard. Let’s hope  the Burger Lounge reinvents the cold, noisy and less-than-charming space and turns it into a more palatable location […]

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Avoid Third Street: Resurfacing Rossmore East to Irving

Avoid Third Street: Resurfacing Rossmore East to Irving

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Third Street  between Rossmore and Irving is scheduled for resurfacing in April, and the Bureau of Street Services began scraping the southernmost lane on Thursday, creating a slowing of traffic and clouds of dust in the air as autos bumped along the rugged surface. According to the Bureau of Street Services (BSS), the City began […]

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Memorial Library Spring Fling Saturday

Memorial Library Spring Fling Saturday

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Memorial Library is having their Spring Fling on Saturday, April 12th 11 am – 4 pm to include: Candy egg hunt Plant exchange Flower pot painting Live professional storytelling by Karen Golden Used book sale     Spring Fling Saturday, April 12, 2014 11 am – 4 pm Memorial Branch Los Angeles Public Library […]

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Author Douglas Woods to Sign Latest Book at Chevalier’s Bookstore

Author Douglas Woods to Sign Latest Book at Chevalier’s Bookstore

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local author Douglas Woods has a new book out, “DREAMING SMALL: Intimate Interiors” that he’ll be signing at Chevalier’s Bookstore this Sunday,  April 13, 2-4 pm. The book is a celebration of jewel-box homes, each marked by a sense of style that marries eclecticism and beauty with practicality and livability. From Arts and Crafts bungalows […]

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CicLAvia Quietly Hums Up & Down Wilshire Blvd Sunday

CicLAvia Quietly Hums Up & Down Wilshire Blvd Sunday

| April 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

The crowds pedalled hard and the sun shone bright as tens of thousands of Angelenos took to Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday to bicycle on a traffic-free route between Fairfax Ave and Grand Ave downtown. The six mile straight-shot with built-in median much of the way made it a wide, easy route separating the east and […]

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Shooting Inside LAPD Wilshire Station While Neighborhood Council Meets

Shooting Inside LAPD Wilshire Station While Neighborhood Council Meets

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

One LAPD Officer was injured and many local residents attending an Olympic Park Neighborhood Council (OPNC) meeting ducked for cover as a lone gunman entered the LAPD Wilshire Station at 8:30 pm this evening and opened fire. The injured officer was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. A seven year LAPD veteran, he was not identified […]

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New Shop “Simply Vintageous” Comes to Larchmont Blvd.

New Shop “Simply Vintageous” Comes to Larchmont Blvd.

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beth LaMure opened her vintage clothing store “Simply Vintageous” on Wednesday last week and by the time we stopped in on Friday afternoon the place was abuzz with shoppers buying from the unique, one-of-a-kind clothing collection LaMure has owned for over a dozen years. “Business has been going gangbusters!” the ebullient LaMure shared with the […]

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Touring La Brea Bakery Where Each Loaf is Still Hand Made

Touring La Brea Bakery Where Each Loaf is Still Hand Made

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Brea Bakery bread – those long baguettes and round loaves with hearty crusts – seem to be so ubiquitous these days one almost takes them for granted. Whether it’s the sourdough loaves in the basket at Ralphs, or the distinct dinner rolls served at a favorite restaurant, La Brea Bakery would appear to be a […]

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Larchmont Village Girl Scouts: Camping & Cookbooks

Larchmont Village Girl Scouts: Camping & Cookbooks

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you were wondering why these Girl Scouts have such delighted looks on their faces, it may be because they just set up four new  tents  in Robert Burns Park in preparation for future scout camping trips. The tents were purchased with funds they earned themselves. Or it could be they are remembering their time […]

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Pediatrician Neville Anderson Moves Back Home to Larchmont

Pediatrician Neville Anderson Moves Back Home to Larchmont

| April 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

If it takes a village to raise a child, then Larchmont Village just got even better for families. Windsor Square native and pediatrician Neville Anderson has moved into the Larchmont Medical Building to work with children from birth to 21 years old. “I have quite a few teenage patients who plan to move with me […]

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Oprah Winfrey Network Moving out of Miracle Mile

Oprah Winfrey Network Moving out of Miracle Mile

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will be packing up its 200 employees now working out of the Wilshire Courtyard in the Miracle Mile and moving them a couple of miles north to The Lot at Santa Monica and Formosa Ave. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story noting that OWN is moving out of their current […]

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New Anderson-Munger YMCA to Serve Hancock Park and Koreatown

New Anderson-Munger YMCA to Serve Hancock Park and Koreatown

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 people gathered at the sparkling new Anderson-Munger YMCA for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday March 27th and to get an early peek at the gymnasiums, meeting rooms, pools, and rooftop deck that will serve as a community meeting and workout option for members in the greater Hancock Park and Koreatown areas. The new facility […]

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