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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Apr. 29, 2014, 9:01 am
A fast-casual modern Italian marketplace is now open in downtown Santa Monica, serving up an authentic taste of Italy.
Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:32 am
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held this Friday for a new permanent Santa Monica supportive housing development called Step Up On Colorado.
Posted Feb. 4, 2014, 9:24 am
Visitors to Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade will be in for a special treat this Thursday, Feb. 6 when Cirque du Soleil presents a free preview of its traveling production "Totem" that's currently on show next to the Santa Monica Pier through March 16.
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.
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.
Posted Dec. 19, 2013, 8:39 am
The renovated Parking Structure 6 at 1431 2nd Street (between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard) in downtown Santa Monica will open to the public at 2 pm today, Dec. 19.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 7:54 am
The temperature may be cooling down but the number of happenings is heating up with the arrival of the holiday season. Every year Santa Monica hosts a series of holiday events and activities that light up Downtown, bringing a festive holiday spirit to the city.
Posted Nov. 15, 2013, 9:04 am
Light rail stations and hotels are not an uncommon partnership. In neighboring Los Angeles, a few of Metro’s rail lines have stops adjacent to hotels such as The W in Hollywood and The Standard in downtown Los Angeles. In Santa Monica, two hotels will soon be located across from the Expo Line terminus as council members unanimously approved Tuesday the development of a Courtyard by Marriott and Hampton Inn by Hilton.
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 9:51 am
In this week's episode of "In The Chair," Santa Monica Mirror Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen interviews Mackenzie Carter, the program director at Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., about the 2013 opening of ICE at Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 1, 2013, 9:02 am
It’s that time of the year again with the return of Downtown Santa Monica’s enormously popular ICE at Santa Monica skating rink, which opens today just in time for the holiday season.
Posted Oct. 11, 2013, 8:52 am
A development agreement (DA) originally approved by the Santa Monica City Council in 2011 was revisited and amended Tuesday night, as a shorthanded council approved modifications to building and parking access, ground floor design, and layout.
Posted Oct. 5, 2013, 9:06 am
The eighth annual Santa Monica 5000 returns this Sunday, Oct. 6, so expect road closures and bus detours throughout the morning.
Posted Oct. 3, 2013, 8:26 am
Santa Monica bar Copa d’Oro will host a Pajama Party for its first Friday theme night party, which will be held Oct. 4 from 5:30 pm until closing.