Posted May. 8, 2015, 6:00 am
A man working at Trastevere restaurant on Third Street Promenade experienced every server’s worst nightmare last week: a couple who tried to dine and dash – but luckily a good Samaritan literally put his foot down to stop the suspects from getting away.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 9:00 am
As national retailers wallow in lower-than-average Thanksgiving holiday trade, Black Friday was a boon for local merchants, capitalizing on great weather, shopper-friendly facilities, and high-end specialty stores to chalk up a positive result after a week of big sales.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:41 am
A "Remembering Brandon" Public Memorial Tribute will take place Sunday, Dec. 7, on the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade in honor of popular resident and Promenade volunteer helper Brandon Cramer who passed away in his sleep on Monday, Nov. 24, at his residence near the Promenade.
Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:17 am
Electronic cigarettes will be banned in all non-smoking areas in Santa Monica beginning today, including the Santa Monica Pier, beaches and the Third Street Promenade.
Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 9:08 am
In celebration of Veteran’s Day, Red Cross’ annual Holiday Mail For Heroes military card signing event launched Sunday on the Third Street Promenade.
Posted Nov. 8, 2014, 8:47 am
The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region invites residents to take a break from shopping, from errands or just from their everyday weekend routine to stop by and sign a holiday card to show their support to the military, veterans, and their families.
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:00 am
Italian-restaurant Locanda del Lago on the Third Street Promenade continues its monthly series called “Morso della Bestia,” which translates to “Bite of the Beast,” on Thursday, Oct. 30 featuring an all-natural Muscovy duck menu.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:18 am
The 25th anniversary celebration of the Third Street Promenade continues with three free community events this month.
Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:16 am
Sri Lanka Day was held Saturday by the Sri Lanka Foundation at the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, showcasing Sri Lankan musicians, dancers, food, and businesses.
Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 10:47 am
Urban Outfitters welcomes The Shoe for a musical performance this Friday, Aug. 22, from 5 pm to 8pm at 1440 Third Street Promenade.
Posted Jul. 11, 2014, 8:51 am
Cinema on the Street, Downtown Santa Monica’s free film series, kicks off this tonight, July 11 with a screening of the 1989 classic “Field of Dreams” at 8:30 pm.
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 May. 24, 2014, 12:43 am
On a gloomy Sunday morning at the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade, Chelsea Williams–a pretty, young barefoot brunette in a peasant dress–sings Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” to her own plaintive guitar accompaniment.
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. 22, 2014, 9:32 am
Two naked PETA advocates will be standing behind a banner that reads, "Go Vegan! 1 lb. of Meat Equals 6 Months of Showers" today in Santa Monica in honor of Earth Day.
Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 8:37 am
LA Puppet Fest 2014 will present its Million Puppet Parade and Puppet Making event starting at 10 am this Sunday.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:37 am
Theatre By The Blind will present five performances of “Walk Me Home” at the Promenade Playhouse in Santa Monica over the next two weekends.
Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 7:19 am
Locals and tourists gathered to watch and take part in a free event Thursday at Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade where they were able to encounter some of the lavish artistic feats of Cirque du Soleil's "Totem."
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 Jan. 29, 2014, 9:04 am
Movoto Real Estate has published a study that analyzed the most exciting suburbs in the United States - Santa Monica finished fifth - the only Southern California city to make the top 15 list.
Posted Jan. 12, 2014, 9:48 am
Award-winning author Kuwana Haulsey will be in conversation with Dr. Reverend Michael Beckwith, the spiritual leader of the famed Agape International Spiritual Center, this Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Barnes & Noble book store in Santa Monica.
Posted Jan. 10, 2014, 9:26 am
“A Picasso” by Jeffrey Hatcher opens tonight, Jan. 10 at the Promenade Playhouse at 1404 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, which will be followed by a reception.
Posted Dec. 14, 2013, 8:08 am
Holiday shoppers in Santa Monica will get a friendly reminder to stick to cruelty-free personal-care products — that is, products that were never tested on animals — courtesy of Olympic runner Nick Symmonds, who will hit the Third Street Promenade to unveil his brand-new PETA campaign at lunchtime on Monday.