Posted May. 18, 2015, 9:23 am
As Metro tests a system aimed at speeding up the passenger-boarding process, riders of select buses on Wilshire Boulevard today will be able to board the bus at any of the three doors, as long as they have a TAP card.
Posted Apr. 7, 2015, 9:07 am
A host of city and federal officials today will celebrate this week's planned opening of five more miles of dedicated bus lanes that will provide buses with traffic-free routes along Wilshire Boulevard during morning and afternoon rush hours.
Posted Sep. 9, 2014, 9:50 am
The building that has housed Callahan’s Diner and Vienna Pastry in Santa Monica since 1946 has been sold.
Posted Feb. 8, 2014, 6:57 am
Marion McCally, a visual artist and native of Los Angeles, is currently showing her work in the store windows of Hennessey and Ingalls Art & Architecture Bookstore located at 214 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica.
Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:36 am
Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar may be known for its vast array of domestic and imported beers as well as it’s great tasting food. However, it also brings live music to the local Santa Monica community free of charge each and every Friday night. It also offers music on several other nights as well as karaoke.
Posted Dec. 17, 2013, 9:17 am
The Charleston, located at 2460 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica, recently launched a new happy hour with items from $3-$10 seven days a week from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
Posted Aug. 23, 2013, 9:13 am
A grand opening celebration was held Wednesday at Bristol Farms’ first Santa Monica location at 3105 Wilshire Boulevard.
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 9:06 am
Izzy Freeman was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. When he was little, he always loved eating at a deli. The big sandwiches, the pickles, the smells, and tastes, they were part of his childhood. He said he dreamed that one day he would own a deli.
Posted Apr. 19, 2013, 12:55 pm
With the help of Dropkick Murphys’ charity, The Claddagh Fund, Sonny McLean’s Irish Pub at 2615 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica will host a fundraiser to raise money for the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy this Sunday, April 21 from 3-6 pm.
Posted Apr. 19, 2013, 9:18 am
Bristol Farms announced Thursday it newest store in Santa Monica will open mid-summer 2013 at 3105 Wilshire Boulevard in the location that was formally occupied by Albertsons.
Posted Apr. 18, 2013, 8:38 am
While she admits she may be biased, Wilshire restaurant executive chef Nyesha Arrington says her restaurant has the best Sunday brunch on the Westside.
Posted Mar. 24, 2013, 9:27 am
The Charleston in Santa Monica is celebrating its first birthday with new food and cocktail menus. Mixologist Matt Martinez has refined the libations while Mike Garber consulted with Chef Jet Tila and head cook Carlos Arizaga to create the new dishes.
Posted Feb. 8, 2013, 10:48 am
The Lionstone Group has sold its 38,000 square-foot mixed-use building at 631 Wilshire in Santa Monica for $20 million.
Posted Feb. 3, 2013, 9:14 am
Albertsons at 3105 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica is closing this Wednesday, Feb. 6 with the store offering between 10 and 90 percent off everything, while stocks last.
Posted Dec. 28, 2012, 8:59 am
Fraiche restaurant, located at 312 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica, closed its doors Sunday ending the brand’s Los Angeles presence, according to blog EaterLA.
Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Main Street, Santa Monica, Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica Blvd.
Posted Dec. 15, 2012, 1:04 am
The 4th Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl will take place tonight, Dec. 15 at the City’s best bars and restaurants to raise money for those in need during the holidays through a partnership with Westside Food Bank.
Posted Nov. 15, 2012, 12:11 am
As a self-professed hater of plyometrics, I’ve been known to avoid any exercise regime that even comes close to including pull-ups, burpees, or planks. But then again, I’m also aware of the importance of mixing it up – so, when a friend sent me an invite to his recently opened box (term for a crossfit studio) I thought I’d stop in and try it out.
Posted Oct. 30, 2012, 2:09 am
A Jazz Halloween Masquerade will be held from 6:30-11 p.m. today, Oct. 30 at The Charleston, 2460 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica. Admission is $20 to be a part of a Halloween Costume Ball that includes Charleston Dance Lesson, passed hors d’oeuvre, and one free drink (beer, house wine, well liquor).
Posted Sep. 24, 2012, 5:18 am
Just a stone’s throw away from Santa Monica on Wilshire Boulevard is Brü Haus that has one of the best happy hours in town that runs 4-8 p.m. weekdays.
Posted Sep. 19, 2012, 4:01 am
Most of us know Huckleberry as the breakfast/brunch/lunch spot that has a bakery full of bread, cakes, cookies, cupcakes, puddings, and other sugared delights that will make their way into your meal no matter how full you happen to be.
Posted Aug. 28, 2012, 8:50 am
Santa Monica police closed Wilshire Boulevard at Centinela for nearly three hours Tuesday afternoon after a jaywalking 42-year-old woman was struck by a car at about 1:30 p.m. this afternoon.
Posted Aug. 15, 2012, 1:58 am
Tucked into a line of shops on Wilshire Boulevard near Third Street, the outside of the newly opened gGallery betrays little of the wonder that lies within.
Posted Jun. 13, 2012, 2:06 am
You’re not going to get what you expect at The Charleston – but in such a good way that when you leave, you’ll be feverishly texting all of y...
Posted Jun. 11, 2012, 1:41 am
On Thursday, May 31, at 1:05 a.m. a patrol officer from the Santa Monica Police Department was on duty in the 7/11 store located at 630 Wilshire Boulevard when a woman suddenly threw a handful of pennies at the store clerk. These pennies struck the clerk in the face and chest.
Posted Jun. 6, 2012, 2:40 am
The building that previously housed the Honeybaked Ham Co at 2635 Wilshire Blvd. has been given a new lease on life with the arrival of PacTrust Ba...