Holly Chavez

Holly Chavez is a News Columnist at Grit Daily. She enjoys sharing hot, trending news stories with her readers. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, she focuses her writing on travel, brands and tech. Holly's professional interests include business and entrepreneurship. 

FLOAT Air Taxis Prepare to Take Flight Over LA

People have longed to take to the skies in a car ever since the hovercraft debuted in 1959. This desire increased in 1985 when Back to the Future showed off how cool a flying DeLorean could be. Now, 58 years after The Jetsons first envisioned a future with not only personal car-like spaceships but also flying taxis, one innovative company stands on the precipice of helping Southern California commuters avoid traffic jams. In fact, this company’s FLOAT air taxis will...

Christmas Jumping Spiders Have Arrived, And They’re The Cutest Things Ever

Jumping spiders, sometimes referred to as “spoods” by enthusiasts, have become a favorite of those who keep spiders as pets. Unlike the tarantula’s large and often fear-inducing frame, these little eight-legged arachnids attract attention for their bold colors and even more colorful personalities. That being said, many Grit Daily readers may not know what Christmas jumping spiders are. There are also arachnophobes out there that most likely are wondering what could possibly be...

As California Wildfires Rage, Volunteers Breathlessly Race to Save Horses

There are currently eight wildfires in California that have blazed across almost 91,000 combined acres. While local residents continue to evacuate, horse rescue groups are descending upon the ravaged areas to save as many lives as possible. Grit Daily spoke to some of the people on the front lines to find out how they find and evacuate horses that their owners had to leave behind. Horse Rescue Groups Mobilize in California When wildfires begin, horse rescue groups like Southern California...

Horror Continues to Thrive with the Scariest Books of 2019

Horror has returned in a big way, and Grit Daily is here to tell you about some of the scariest books of 2019. From movies selling more than a combined $1 billion in tickets to Bird Box becoming Netflix’s most watched title of the past year, it’s clear that audiences are no longer earmarking horror just for the Halloween season. Speaking of Bird Box, the Netflix smash hit first came to life as a bestselling book by author Josh Malerman. Several other recent horror titles have cracked numerous...

Entrepreneur Michael Nova Overcame Adversity to Save his B2B Custom Printing Company…and Himself

Entrepreneurs often face a long list of obstacles on their way to success. As Virgin Group founder Richard Branson once said, “Failures didn’t put me off at all…I was confident there would be another [business] on the way.” Michael Nova, the Director of Nova Custom Printing, has lots of experience dealing with adversity and failure. But unlike many hopeful entrepreneurs before him, Nova didn’t let this drive him away from his dreams. Fall Down Seven Times, Rise Up Eight Part of Nova’s approach...

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