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Ocean Park Association will host its ninth annual Fourth of July Parade at 9:30 am this Saturday.

News, Holiday, Main Street, Santa Monica

Happy July 4 Weekend! Santa Monica Parade Returns To Main Street On Saturday

Posted Jul. 3, 2015, 6:00 am

More than 8,000 spectators are expected along the sidewalks of Main Street this Saturday for the 9th Annual Fourth of July Parade in Santa Monica.

NYC street artists FLOrE (left) and Westgard will exhibit 20 of their works as part of an exhibition on Main Street starting next weekend.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Welcomes Two NYC Street Artists For Special Exhibition Starting July 11

Posted Jul. 3, 2015, 6:00 am

“We were driving down Main Street and saw this show going on,” said New York City street artist known as Westgard. “The gallery is very inviting, with a huge glass store front. Inside were bright, large-scale paintings and lots of people. So we parked and went in.”

The First Annual Ocean Park Association 4th of July Parade was held in 2007 and continues to grow each year.

News, Main Street, Santa Monica

Want To Volunteer At Santa Monica's 4th Of July Parade On Saturday?

Posted Jun. 30, 2015, 9:26 am

Want to volunteer at Santa Monica's 4th of July Parade this Saturday? Organizers need help with decorating floats, checking-in participants, and parade safety.

Registration closes June 25 for groups wanting to take part in this year’s July 4 parade.

News, Holiday, Main Street, Santa Monica

Registration Closes Thursday For Santa Monica July 4 Parade Float Participants

Posted Jun. 22, 2015, 9:32 am

The 9th Annual 4th of July Parade will once again return to Main Street in Santa Monica on Saturday July 4, beginning at 9:30 am.

Free Arts will host its Family Fun Day at The Victorian this Saturday, June 6.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica

Free Arts Los Angeles To Host 'Fun Day' At The Victorian In Santa Monica

Posted Jun. 5, 2015, 9:40 am

Free Arts Los Angeles will host their 2015 annual fundraiser, Free Arts’ Fun Day, a day for individuals and families throughout Los Angeles to come together to enjoy music, engaging art activities, children's art galleries, a group Mandala project, silent auction, food (taco bar and Dylan’s Candy Bar), refreshments and more.

Tawni Angel has filed a lawsuit against pony-rights activists in Santa Monica.

Opinion, Letters To The Editor, Main Street, Santa Monica

Op-Ed: Tawnis Ponies & Petting Farm Ends Tenure At Main Street Farmer’s Market

Posted May. 12, 2015, 9:49 am

Dear Editor, This past Sunday, Tawnis Ponies and Petting Farm, Inc. ended its 12-year tenure at the Main Street Farmer’s Market. Last September, the Santa Monica City Council voted to give preference to non-animal activities at the market once Tawni’s contract ended this month. In expelling Tawnis Ponies, the Council ignores the will of the people in the fine tradition of cronyism.

A ticket with five numbers in Wednesday night's drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery, but missing the Powerball number, was sold at the L and K Market in Santa Monica and is worth $600,140.

News, Main Street, Santa Monica

L & K Market In Santa Monica Sells Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $600,000

Posted Apr. 30, 2015, 8:51 am

A ticket with five numbers in Wednesday night's drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery, but missing the Powerball number, was sold at the L & K Market at 2127 Main St. in Santa Monica and is worth $600,140.

One of the ponies at the Santa Monica farmers market every Sunday.

Opinion, Farmers Market, Main Street, Santa Monica

Letter: Ending Pony Ride's Monopoly On Farmers Market A Step Forward

Posted Mar. 21, 2015, 8:31 am

Dear Editor: I am a resident of Santa Monica who has been involved in numerous grassroots animal welfare investigations over the past 10 years. I am writing today to express my sincere appreciation for the City Council's decision to open the bidding process to non-animal vendors, ending the pony ride's decade-long monopoly on the entrance to Santa Monica’s Main Street Farmers Market.

“The Joy of Being Read To” by Richard Willis

Opinion, Hometown Hero, Main Street, Santa Monica

Hometown Heroes: Medicine & Arts - Richard Willis, Daniela Schweitzer, Lou D’Elia

Posted Feb. 8, 2015, 8:29 am

The “Joy of Being Read To,” “Turning the Page,” and “Shhhh” are the titles of three of the sculptures on display at the Essentia showroom and art gallery at 2430 Main Street in Santa Monica.

Latest news from the Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica

Main Street Visitor Center Launches Pop-Up Gallery Through Dec. 31

Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 9:47 am

The Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau (SMCVB) has launched a pop-up gallery featuring artwork and products by local artist Gonen Yacov at the Main Street Visitor Center now through Dec. 31, 2015.

Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica, Religion

Church In Ocean Park To Host Longest Night Service This Saturday, Dec. 20

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:43 am

Church in Ocean Park will host "Longest Night Service" this Saturday, Dec. 20 from 5 pm to 6 pm, followed by a "Hug Walk" along Main Street from 6 pm to 7 pm.

One of the Aussie meat pies.

News, Video, Main Street, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Aussie Pie Kitchen Now Open On Main Street In Santa Monica

Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 1:10 pm

Aussie Pie Kitchen has been serving up Australian meat pies since October with owners Nick Bishop and Geri Chua more than eager to start introducing more locals to the fundamentals of this Australian fare.

Video, Main Street, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Main Street Santa Monica Celebrates The Holidays Dec. 6

Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 10:42 am

Main Street Santa Monica celebrated the holidays by hosting a spirited extravaganza Saturday, Dec. 6. The event included 60 parties at participating businesses, a visit from Santa, a tree lighting with the Samohi Choir, a candle light walk, aerialist performances, and live music at the iconic Shopping Cart Tree at Edgemar.

The Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers (from left) Jon Preston, Kathy Leonardo, Suzy Williams, Catherine Allison, Mikal Sandoval, and Rory Johnston perform tonight at Montana’s Holiday Walk, Saturday night at the Main Street holiday celebration, and Sunday afternoon on Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Main Street, Montana Avenue, Santa Monica

Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers To Perform Three Free Gigs This Weekend

Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:39 am

The Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers are back to celebrate the holidays at three free community events this weekend.

Main Street invites the community out this Saturday, Dec. 6 for a weekend of fun, fitness, shopping, partying, caroling, an Instagram contest, holiday decorations contest for merchants, a visit from Santa, and a sidewalk sale.

News, Business, Holiday, Main Street, Santa Monica

Main Street Santa Monica To Celebrate The Holidays This Saturday, Dec. 6

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 9:56 am

Main Street in Santa Monica will celebrate the holidays by hosting a spirited extravaganza this Saturday, Dec. 6 from 6-9 pm.

One of artist Javier De Aubeyzon’s oil paintings that will be part of a new exhibition opening Dec. 4 at FABstudio Gallery in Santa Monica.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica

Argentinian Artist Javier De Aubeyzon To Exhibit Works In Santa Monica

Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:27 am

Argentinian artist Javier De Aubeyzon will be celebrated in a solo exhibition dubbed “Environmentalism-O” at FABstudio Gallery in Santa Monica on Thursday, Dec. 4. The event, taking place from 5-9 pm, will feature 10 original oil paintings on canvas depicting landscapes and cityscapes.

A selection of the art works on display at the California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica through March 29, 2015.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica

Santa Monica's California Heritage Museum Showcases Tattoo Artist Mark Mahoney

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:01 am

The California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica is paying homage to West Hollywood’s Shamrock Social Club, Mark Mahoney’s iconic Sunset Boulevard tattoo parlor.

Tawni Angel has filed a lawsuit against pony-rights activists in Santa Monica.

News, Farmers Market, Main Street, Santa Monica, Courts

Tawnis Ponies Strike Back At Santa Monica Protestors With Lawsuit

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 9:23 am

Tawnis Ponies has struck back at protestors who spent five months campaigning to oust the business from Santa Monica Farmers Markets on Main Street, by hitting them with a defamation lawsuit.

Tanna Frederick will star in the world premiere engagement of the play “Train to Zakopané” at Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.

News, Life And Arts, Seven Days, Theater, Main Street, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Actress Tanna Frederick Stars In “Train To Zakopané”

Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:10 am

Tanna Frederick, a Santa Monica actress, will be starring in Henry Jaglom’s new play “Train to Zakopané” which tackles the issues of love and anti-Semitism in interwar Poland, on stage at the Edgemar Center for the Arts on Main Street in Santa Monica.

Aussie Pie Kitchen owners Nick Bishop and Geri Chua have opened up shop at 2510 Main Street in Santa Monica.

Dining, Main Street, Santa Monica

Crikey! Aussie Pie Kitchen Now Open On Main Street In Santa Monica

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:16 am

Ever realized that the quintessential American pie comes in an abundance of sweet flavors but is lacking in the savory category? Luckily, the Australians are among those who seem to have had pies properly figured out for centuries. With the Aussie Pie Kitchen’s soft opening this past week on Main St., locals are bound to become acquainted with the Aussie pie.

Brick and Mortar has been placed on 30 months of probation after operating as an unpermitted bar/nightclub.

News, Main Street, Santa Monica, City Attorney

Brick + Mortar Pleads "No Contest" To Operating As Unpermitted Bar/Nightclub

Posted Sep. 17, 2014, 12:07 pm

The operator of Brick + Mortar at 2435 Main Street pleaded “no contest” to 14 misdemeanor charges relating to illegal operations as a bar/nightclub, according to the Santa Monica City Attorney’s office.

Classic Car Night begins this Tuesday Night in Santa Monica.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica, Food Trucks

California Heritage Museum To Host Monthly Classic Car Night Starting Tuesday

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:32 am

The California Heritage Museum will present a new monthly community event starting this Tuesday called the Ocean Park Classic Car Night.

The Festival of the Chariots included a free feast for thousands, free entertainment, and exhibits and booths all bringing together the finest in Indian culture.

Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica

Festival Of The Chariots Takes To The Streets Of Santa Monica, Venice Today

Posted Aug. 3, 2014, 9:11 am

The annual Festival of the Chariots commences at 10 am today at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium and proceeds south on Main Street, with three ful...

Left: J.J. L'Heureux's 'Lazzaroni,'  print with knotted threads in an edition of 40. Right: Julienne Johnson's 'La Suite Jany 2013'.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica

New Exhibition Opens Tonight At FABstudio On Main Street In Santa Monica

Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 8:59 am

Tonight, Aug. 1, Los Angeles artists Julienne Johnson and J.J. L’Heureux will take part in an opening reception for a new group show titled “Five Artist Show” at FABstudio in Santa Monica. Both artists have exhibited their work around the world, but admit they are looking forward to being featured in this Main Street gallery.

'Night Sesh' film screening will be held tonight, July 18 at California Heritage Museum.

Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica, Film

What's Hot: Free “Night Sesh” Film Screening Tonight On Main Street

Posted Jul. 18, 2014, 9:10 am

ZJ Boarding House and California Heritage Museum present “Night Sesh” at 8 pm tonight. This event will feature the premiere of Gracias LA’s skate film, “Gracias Skateboarding Volume Uno.”

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