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 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.
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.
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...
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.
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.”
Posted Jul. 5, 2014, 9:34 am
Thousands lined the 1.5 mile route along Main Street on Friday for the eight annual 4th of July Parade.
Posted Jul. 3, 2014, 12:46 pm
For the eighth year in a row, the Ocean Park Association will host its annual 4th of July Parade starting at 9:30 am Friday along Main Street in Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 30, 2014, 9:16 am
“May the 4th be with You” is the official theme for this year’s July 4 Parade in Santa Monica, organized by the Ocean Park Association, or OPA.
Posted Jun. 21, 2014, 6:56 am
The much-revered Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” I shudder to think what this peaceful warrior would say if he passed by the Santa Monica farmers market on Main Street.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:15 am
The Main Street Business Improvement Association (MSBIA) will throw its 14th Annual Summer SOULstice Festival on Main Street in Santa Monica this Sunday, June 22.