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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LA Art Show 2015 at Convention Center this Weekend

LA Art Show 2015 at Convention Center this Weekend

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Billed as the West Coast’s most comprehensive art show of Modern & Contemporary, Historic & Traditional artwork, the LA Art Show 2015 will hang in the Convention Center this weekend, January 15-18, 2015 in its 20th Anniversary Show. Artwork from 120 galleries representing 22 countries will be exhibited, including sculpture, work on paper and installations. […]

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Ruskin Art Club Reborn as Historic Home in Windsor Village

Ruskin Art Club Reborn as Historic Home in Windsor Village

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

The former home of the Ruskin Art Club in Windsor Village underwent a complete renovation during 2014 and has reemerged as a refined single family home in the Mission Revival style, worthy of the its designation as Historic Cultural Monument #639 in Los Angeles. The renovated home is now on the market for $2.395 million. […]

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LAPD Helicopters Sunday Evening Trying to Flush Out Burglary Suspects

LAPD Helicopters Sunday Evening Trying to Flush Out Burglary Suspects

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Residents of Windsor Village were lighting up their neighborhood email list-serve last night as an LAPD helicopter lit up their skies doing circles around Victoria Ave at 9th Street for over four hours in an attempt to find two burglary suspects. Two black male suspects in their 30′s pried open a door to a residence […]

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Pianist Inna Faliks Weaves Classical Piano Recital with Moving Story in “Polonaise Fantasie”

Pianist Inna Faliks Weaves Classical Piano Recital with Moving Story in “Polonaise Fantasie”

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Classical music enthusiasts and theater lovers alike won’t want to miss the upcoming performance by Inna Faliks in the Ebell Club Lounge on Sunday, January 25th at 5 pm. A world-class pianist, Faliks will perform an intimate portrayal of her life for a limited audience, followed by a light supper. The event, “Polonaise Fantasie: Story […]

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LACMA Debuts New Art + Technology Lab

LACMA Debuts New Art + Technology Lab

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) unveiled its new Art + Technology Lab in December to provide grants, in-kind support, and facilities at the museum to develop prototype projects that put together artists with current technology. The program will fund grants of up to $50,000 to proposals that combine artistic merit with technological components, such as […]

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144 S. Plymouth Was Residence of Artist Mabel Alvarez

144 S. Plymouth Was Residence of Artist Mabel Alvarez

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Be inspired. 144 South Plymouth is on the market for artists and creators alike. In the 1930s, 144 S. Plymouth was the residence and studio of artist Mabel Alvarez.  Mabel was a leader the Southern California Modernism and California Impressionism movements. Private collectors of her work included Samuel Goldwyn, Irving Berlin, Milton Berle and Henry […]

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“Dawsons Creek” Creator Kevin Williamson Buys on Windsor Blvd.

“Dawsons Creek” Creator Kevin Williamson Buys on Windsor Blvd.

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The LA Times reported yesterday that Writer-Producer Kevin Williamson purchased the Nantucket-inspired home reworked by Brian Little of BGL Design Construction for $8.1 million. The sale went through on the 23rd of December. Williamson is best known for creating “Dawsons Creek” and “Vampire Diaries” for television, and was the screenwriter on three of the “Scream” […]

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Donate Used Gear in Hunter’s Sporting Goods Drive

Donate Used Gear in Hunter’s Sporting Goods Drive

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fifth grader Hunter Campen noticed recently that his family had too much sports equipment sitting in their garage. Old tee ball bats he no longer used once he started baseball. Youth-sized basketballs untouched now that he plays full-size ball. Hunter and his dad, Chase Campen, began to consider how many other garages and families in […]

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Potential Miracle Mile HPOZ Focus of Saturday Meeting

Potential Miracle Mile HPOZ Focus of Saturday Meeting

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hit hard with the ‘mansionization’ of newly built large homes on small lots, the Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA) is considering the possibility of becoming a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) and will be holding a workshop and community meeting this Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 10am – 12 pm open to all residents, renters […]

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Winter Sale at Landis Gifts & Stationery

Winter Sale at Landis Gifts & Stationery

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Landis Gifts & Stationery will be open Friday and Saturday January 2-3rd, 2015 for their Annual Winter Sale, offering big discounts on all items in the store. Sale items include boxed stationery and invitations,  journals, home decor items, fine Christmas decorations and holiday cards, and a variety of gifts from Beatriz Ball, and Simon Pearce also on […]

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New Wilshire Dining: Spare Tire Kitchen & Tavern

New Wilshire Dining: Spare Tire Kitchen & Tavern

| December 31, 2014 | 2 Comments

Every neighborhood needs some place they can count on to serve up good food, great drinks and atmosphere that draws a local crowd on a regular basis. The newly opened Spare Tire Kitchen and Tavern delivers on all accounts. Locally owned by Windsor Square’s Paul and Melanie Boettcher, the new gastro pub had a soft opening last […]

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Happy Holidays from the Larchmont Buzz

Happy Holidays from the Larchmont Buzz

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Buzz will be taking a break from December 25 – January 1st. Best wishes to you and yours. See you next year!

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Police Looking for Any Information on Beachwood Drive Murder

Police Looking for Any Information on Beachwood Drive Murder

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the homicide of an 86-year-old woman that occurred in Windsor Square. On December 22, 2014, at 7:25 p.m., police officers from Wilshire Division responded to a death investigation in the 100 block of North Beachwood Drive. The Los Angeles Fire Department, which responded first to the call, told the […]

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Santa Seen on Local Mid-City Streets

Santa Seen on Local Mid-City Streets

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Buzz reader Richard Battaglia found himself driving alongside Santa’s sleigh on Thursday evening, as a decked-out truck sponsored by the Delancey Street Foundation toured La Brea Ave in full holiday regalia. With Christmas tunes projecting, Santa calling out Merry Christmas and lights dazzling, we hope to see more of the Delancey Santa around Mid-City this […]

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Santa’s Mailbox Appears on Larchmont Blvd.

Santa’s Mailbox Appears on Larchmont Blvd.

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Attention all you Believers! Santa has installed a red mailbox at 126 N. Larchmont in the front of Chevalier’s Books which will get your kids’ letters sent directly to the jolly old fellow and his busy elves up north. Santa’s mailbox appeared on Thursday the 18th, the first time that Larchmont and Hancock Park area […]

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