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Fit Fathers are hosting a fitness event and preview in connection with the LA Auto Show.

News, Downtown, Seven Days

Want To Jog Through Los Angeles Auto Show Before It Opens On Thursday, Nov. 19?

Posted Nov. 12, 2015, 1:00 pm

The Los Angeles Auto Show and Fit Fathers invite runners to start their engines at the Los Angeles Convention Center in advance of the LA Auto Show’s opening to the public.

ICE at Santa Monica is open for another year at the corner of 5th and Arizona.

News, Downtown, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Santa Monica ICE Rink A Fun Time & Great Exercise

Posted Nov. 6, 2015, 9:06 am

I always can feel the holiday season in the air when the Santa Monica Ice Rink is up.

Latest Downtown Santa Monica,  Inc. news!

News, Downtown, Santa Monica

DTSM, Inc. Honored At International Downtown Association’s Downtown Achievement Awards

Posted Oct. 17, 2015, 9:17 am

At the 2015 Downtown Achievement Awards, Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. was selected as a Pinnacle recipient (the highest level of recognition) in the Leadership & Management Category for its ‘Taking a Leading Role’ initiative, where a revenue decrease due to new city ordinances was dramatically recouped with a strategic parking structure advertising program.

Santa Monica mayor pro tem Tony Vazquez pledged his support to downtown businesses to help them grow.

News, Downtown, Santa Monica

Praise For Downtown Santa Monica At DTSM Annual Meeting

Posted Aug. 14, 2015, 9:34 am

It was a time for downtown Santa Monica to shine and show off everything it has to offer during the annual Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (DTSM) meeting at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on Thursday. City leaders, law enforcement, and members of the downtown business community were at the large breakfast event that was held in the main dining room.

This week on Brock On Your Block host Phil Brock speaks to Kay Pattison the Santa Monica Conservancy Docent Coordinator for the Downtown Santa Monica Walking Tour.

Downtown, Video, Santa Monica, Brock On Your Block

VIDEO: Brock On Your Block - Downtown Santa Monica Walking Tour

Posted Jul. 22, 2015, 10:01 am

This week on Brock On Your Block host Phil Brock speaks to Kay Pattison the Santa Monica Conservancy Docent Coordinator for the Downtown Santa Monica Walking Tour.

Verizon Wireless opened its newest Destination Store on Wednesday in Santa Monica.

News, Downtown, Business, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Verizon Opens Fifth U.S. 'Destination Store' In Santa Monica

Posted Jul. 3, 2015, 6:00 am

On a rare cloudy morning on the Third Street Promenade on Wednesday, a new store opens its doors to the public. Its purpose is to provide new technology to those who seek it – to those who want to leap into the future. No, it is not the Apple store. It’s Verizon Wireless.

JOSS paid $23.65 million, or $1,004/sf for 1315 Lincoln Boulevard, a 23,557 square foot office building in Santa Monica – its first investment on the West Coast.

News, Downtown, Business, Santa Monica

Office Property At 1315 Lincoln Blvd. In Santa Monica Acquired For $23.7 Million

Posted Apr. 21, 2015, 9:15 am

JOSS Realty Partners announced Monday the acquisition of a 23,531 square foot boutique office property in downtown Santa Monica for $23.7 million. The $1,004 per square foot price is one of the highest paid for a Los Angeles-area property.

Downtown, Video, Holiday, Santa Monica

VIDEO: 2014 Holiday Fun At Downtown Santa Monica

Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 11:55 am

It's that time of year so we're traveling the Westside to help you get in the holiday spirit. This week we stopped by Downtown Santa Monica to learn about its Winterlit events.

Hot Flash columnist Barbara Bishop glides at the ICE at Santa Monica rink.

Downtown, Holiday, Santa Monica, Hot Flash

VIDEO: Santa Monica Ice Skating Brings Back Memories Of Childhood

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:27 am

Every holiday season for the past six years, I have passed the Santa Monica ice rink at the corner of 5th and Arizona, determined to skate “this year.” Each year, even though I swore I was going to, I just never got around to it.

Santa will meet a 54-foot tree adorned with more than 42,000 sparkling lights that will light up with a special ceremony this Thursday, Nov. 20.

Downtown, Santa Monica Place, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Place To Host Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday, Nov. 20

Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:40 am

Santa Monica Place join forces with Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. this Thursday evening, Nov. 20 to celebrate the shopping center's tree lighting ceremony at its Center Plaza.

ICE at Santa Monica opened Nov. 1 and will operate through Jan. 19, 2015. It is open Monday-Thursday: 2-10 pm, Friday: 2 pm-midnight, Saturdays: 11 am-midnight, and Sundays: 11 am-10 pm.

Downtown, Seven Days, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Ice At Santa Monica Skating Rink Open Daily For Holidays Through Jan. 19

Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 3:36 pm

Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into ICE at Santa Monica.

The ICE at Santa Monica skating rink opens this Saturday. A grand opening celebration will be held Thursday, Nov. 6 from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Life And Arts, Downtown, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Winter Wonderland Returns To Santa Monica Starting This Weekend

Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:16 am

Downtown Santa Monica is preparing for a glittering winter paradise with the return of ICE at Santa Monica this weekend and Winterlit later in November.

News, Downtown, Music, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Made In America Festival To Conclude Today With Kanye West, Iggy Azalea

Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:01 am

A two-day concert featuring Kanye West, Iggy Azalea and Kendrick Lamar is due to conclude today in Grand Park.

News, Downtown, Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. To Deliver Annual Report This Thursday

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:19 am

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. will deliver its Annual Report to Santa Monica's city leaders on Thursday, reflecting on 12 months that worked towards economic improvements and achievements, forward movement on ambitious plans, and a comprehensive 25th Anniversary Celebration for the locally created and globally celebrated Third Street Promenade.

News, Downtown, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Rapid 10 On Detour Today For COFEM Conference & Expo

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:25 am

Big Blue Bus Rapid 10 will be on detour today, Aug. 17 from the first to last trip of the day due to the 9th Annual COFEM Conference & Expo event in downtown Los Angeles.

Cinema on the Street has expanded this year to six free screenings on Friday nights on the Third Street Promenade starting this week.

Life And Arts, Downtown, Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Cinema On The Street Returns Friday To Third Street Promenade

Posted Jul. 10, 2014, 8:23 am

Santa Monica’s popular outdoor screening series Cinema on the Street returns to the corner of Third Street and Wilshire on the Third Street Promenade this Friday.

News, Downtown, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

TripAdvisor Awards Third Street Promenade Certificate Of Excellence

Posted Jun. 22, 2014, 9:21 am

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, has awarded Downtown Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade a recipient of the Certificate of Excellence for 2014.

News, Downtown, Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica V.P. Takes City Of Santa Monica Communications Job

Posted Jun. 3, 2014, 12:38 pm

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. vice president Debbie Lee will leave her post of seven years to lead the City of Santa Monica’s Public Information and Communications Team.

News, Downtown, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Third Street Promenade Celebrates 25th Birthday

Posted May. 20, 2014, 7:56 am

There was a time when the Third Street Promenade was not the Third Street Promenade. The area was nowhere near as commercial as it has become in the 25 years since the Promenade became, well, the Promenade.

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A rendering of the 32-foot pylon that will be installed at the north end of the Third Street Promenade at Wilshire Boulevard.

News, City Council, Downtown, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Third Street Promenade Wayfinding Pilot Program Approved

Posted Feb. 3, 2014, 9:18 am

A pilot program to help make it easier for people navigate the Third Street Promenade and to activate the northernmost section of the Santa Monica thoroughfare was approved Jan. 14 by the City Council, though not without a little resistance.

The new parking structure 6, which was demolished and rebuilt to create more parking spaces.

News, Downtown, Santa Monica, Parking

Parking Structure 6 Reopens On Second Street

Posted Dec. 19, 2013, 3:52 pm

The City of Santa Monica has officially opened its new Parking Structure #6 at 1431 2nd Street in downtown Santa Monica.

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