Julie Grist

Julie co-founded the Larchmont Buzz with fellow buzzer Mary Hawley in 2011 and served as Editor, Publisher and writer for the hive for many years until the sale of the Buzz in August 2015. She is still circling the hive as an occasional writer.

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Windsor Village Communes at Block Party

Windsor Village Communes at Block Party

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 900 block of South Windsor Blvd was closed off on Sunday, November 8th for a community gathering hosted by the Windsor Village Association. Over 200 people from the community gathered on the street to chat with one another, try some “Bollywood” dancing and let their children roam on the wide pedestrian-friendly street that was […]

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New Water-Wise Garden Fits English Tudor’s Roots

New Water-Wise Garden Fits English Tudor’s Roots

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Windsor Village resident Holly Holyk decided she wanted to transform the green grass of her front yard into something more sustainable in the drought, but knew she needed help from a seasoned landscaper to make it feel right for her 1920s-era historic English Revival/Tudor home. She turned to Judy Horton, a seasoned garden designer and […]

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Lawn Be Gone: Make Way for Pollinators & Bocce Ball

Lawn Be Gone: Make Way for Pollinators & Bocce Ball

| October 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

We’ve always loved our front yard – two patches of green lawn embracing a front walkway, shaded by a purple Jacaranda tree. We sit out on the sunny front porch on weekend mornings with coffee and chat with neighbors strolling by, our dog lying on the grass, king of his turf. Often we’d pop poles […]

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Garret & Garage Owners at Home in Paul Williams Cottage

Garret & Garage Owners at Home in Paul Williams Cottage

| October 10, 2015 | 3 Comments

Ever wonder what’s behind those garage doors, or just beyond that front door that beckons so warmly as you stroll thought the neighborhood? We had an opportunity to go inside one of those doors to a quiet home home tucked in the east side of Windsor Square – and found the owners of Garret & […]

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LA Cider Fest at Raleigh Studios September 19

LA Cider Fest at Raleigh Studios September 19

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Who knew? There are Raw Ciders, Hard Ciders, Bone Dry Ciders, and Sweet Ciders? Handcrafted, artisanal alcoholic ciders of every taste and color are going to be showcased at Raleigh Studios on Saturday, September 19 for the LA Cider Fest. Organized by area, the LA Cider Fest will feature a section of “Tasting Pavilions” that […]

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Momstamp: Friends Refer Services

Momstamp: Friends Refer Services

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

We all get them: email requests from neighbors and friends looking for a recommendation on a good handyman or house  painter, a dog walker or after-school tutor. But now, there is a single go-to website that’s locally based, sourced by recommendations from friends and friends-of-friends, that allows you to get referrals for all kinds of […]

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