Posted Jun. 24, 2016, 12:30 pm
Popular Main Street restaurant Rawvolution closed its doors Sunday, with the usual lively south-east corner of Main and Strand eerily void of its usual eclectic buzz.
Posted Apr. 4, 2016, 12:20 pm
Get behind your city and vote Santa Monica's Main Street as the best in America!
Posted Feb. 27, 2016, 8:48 am
Volunteer artists put their paint brushes to work Sunday in Santa Monica, creating a stunning mural on the wall of Bubble Beach Laundry on Main Street.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.