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While Black Friday sales were down overall across the nation, Santa Monica merchants reported a boon over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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

Santa Monica Bucks Black Friday Trend With Strong Sales

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.

Brandon Cramer.

News, Obituary, Third Street Promenade

Public Memorial Tribute Set For Dec. 7 For Santa Monica Resident Brandon Cramer

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.

News, Health, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Pier

E-Cigarettes Banned In All Non-Smoking Areas In Santa Monica Starting Today

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.

Red Cross held its Holiday Heroes Card signing at the Third Street Promenade on Sunday.

News, Red Cross, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Red Cross Launches Holiday Mail For Heroes In Santa Monica

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.

News, Red Cross, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Red Cross Kicks Off Holiday Mail For Heroes Card Signing In Santa Monica On Sunday

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.

Locanda del Lago chef Gianfranco Minuz at a previous “Bite of the Beast” dinner. This month’s five-course event on Oct. 30 will feature an all-natural Muscovy duck menu.

Dining, Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Locanda Del Lago To Star Duck At Its “Bite Of The Beast” Series

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.

For Third Street Promenade's 25th Anniversary, Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. is hosting three events this week.

Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Celebrate Third Street Promenade's 25th Anniversary At Free Events

Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:18 am

The 25th anniversary celebration of the Third Street Promenade continues with three free community events this month.

Marlon De Silva at Sri Lanka Day on Saturday on the Third Street Promenade.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Sri Lanka Day A Success In Santa Monica On Saturday

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.

Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Hunger Games Star To Take Santa Monica Stage At Urban Outfitters On Friday

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.

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, Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Film

Watch Free Film "Field Of Dreams" On Third Street Promenade Tonight

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.

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.

Chelsea Williams, a charming country pop singer, has become one of the most popular performers on Third Street Promenade and has become a true Santa Monica landmark.

Music, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Lifestyle

Country Pop Singer A Promenade Pleaser

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.

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.

The two naked PETA advocates in Santa Monica on Tuesday with a banner that reads, 'Go Vegan! 1 lb. of Meat Equals 6 Months of Showers.'

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

PETA Advocates Go Naked On Third Street 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.

LA Puppet Fest 2014 Sunday, April 6Third Street Promenade

Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

What's Hot: LA Puppet Fest 2014 To Take Over Third Street Promenade Sunday

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.

The play is written by and stars 23-year-old Caitlin Hernandez, born totally blind.

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

Theatre By The Blind To Present Performances Of "Walk Me Home"

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.

Cirque du Soleil's 'Totem' performers took to the Third Street Promenade on Thursday to show off their skills - and what visitors to the Big Top Tent can expect at the show.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

"Totem" Performers Entertain At Free Show On Third Street Promenade

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."

Cirque du Soleil will present a free preview this Thursday, Feb 6 at 12:30 pm at the Third Street Promenade.

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

Cirque Du Soleil To Present Free Street Show Thursday On Third Street Promenade

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.

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.

Movoto Real Estate's most exciting suburbs were determined from ranks in a variety of different categories.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Ranked Among Top Five Most "Exciting Suburbs" In U.S.

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.

Dr. Rev. Michael Beckwith and Kuwana Hausley.

Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Book Signing

Santa Monica Barnes & Noble To Host Kuwana Haulsey, Dr. Reverend Michael Beckwith

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.

“A Picasso” will run at The Promenade Playhouse through Feb. 15.

Seven Days, Theater, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Promenade Playhouse Opens “A Picasso” Tonight; Shows Through Feb. 15

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.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Olympic Runner To Unveil PETA Campaign Monday In Santa Monica

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.

Be a part of the City of Santa Monica's Official Tree Lighting Ceremony tonight, Dec. 12.

News, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Official Santa Monica Tree Lighting Ceremony Tonight

Posted Dec. 12, 2013, 11:03 am

The City of Santa Monica’s Official tree lighting ceremony will be held tonight, Dec. 12.

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