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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Tracking LA’s Urban Coyotes: They’re Not Just Passing Through

Tracking LA’s Urban Coyotes: They’re Not Just Passing Through

| July 31, 2015 | 2 Comments

The National Park Service is tracking two urban coyotes and have found they aren’t just passing through – they’ve adapted to life in the heart of Los Angeles, negotiating highways and street traffic and utilizing their urban environments to survive and even raise pups. The two coyotes, named C-144 and C-145,  have been outfitted with […]

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Jon & Vinny’s on Fairfax: Pizza Joint with Panache

Jon & Vinny’s on Fairfax: Pizza Joint with Panache

| July 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

These guys just keep on cooking. Chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, the team behind Animal, Son of a Gun, Trois Mec and Petit Trois, all very well-respected restaurants not far from Hancock Park, opened a pizza joint in April on Fairfax: aptly named Jon & Vinny’s at 412 N. Fairfax Ave. Jon & Vinny’s recently won attention from food critic […]

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Fire on Rossmore Ave early Wednesday Morning

Fire on Rossmore Ave early Wednesday Morning

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

A fire broke out in a second-floor apartment on the 500 block of North Rossmore Ave. early Wednesday morning, causing congestion on the busy arterial street in Hancock Park, and concern from neighbors. Fortunately the female resident of the apartment was not harmed, though her dog died in the blaze. The Los Angeles Fire Department […]

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Coyote Sightings in Wilshire and Larchmont Areas Continue

Coyote Sightings in Wilshire and Larchmont Areas Continue

| July 20, 2015 | 4 Comments

Many residents in the Wilshire and Larchmont areas are reporting seeing coyotes in full daylight on city streets and in residential yards. Sightings appear to be on the uptick currently, with the animal(s) described as very healthy and not emmaciated, large, and bold. There have been reports of a coyote attacking a small dog in […]

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Travel Alert: Beverly Blvd Resurfacing this Weekend

Travel Alert: Beverly Blvd Resurfacing this Weekend

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beverly Boulevard from La Brea west to Fairfax will be closed to traffic this weekend for resurfacing. The Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services (BSS) announced that traffic will be limited both on the boulevard and crossing the boulevard on Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19, 2015. The first phase will require the preparation […]

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What Do You Think of the New Petersen Museum Design?

What Do You Think of the New Petersen Museum Design?

| July 14, 2015 | 4 Comments

By now most of us have caught a glimpse of the new facade of the Petersen Museum on Wilshire at Fairfax. It’s hard to miss the stunning red box being wrapped with ribbons of stainless steel evoking the aerodynamics of wind rushing around a speeding car. It makes a statement, it begs attention, it is […]

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