The Venice Oceanarium is organizing a Grunion party tonight at 11 pm at the Venice Breakwater (head to the end of Windward Avenue). Grunions are sardine-sized fish found only off the coast of California and Baja California. During grunion season, which peaks from March – June, grunions arrive at beaches en masse, 2 to […]
This weekend, Santa Monica will be hosting two photo events: Photo LA (The 19th Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition) and Review LA. Photo LA will be held in the Santa Monica Civic Center, open to the public from Friday, January 15 – Sunday January 17. Review LA, a photographers networking event, will be […]
(Cell phone shot on Venice Beach) This afternoon, I went for a ride on the Venice boardwalk. The light was beautiful, and there was an electric energy in the crowds packing the sidewalks. I kicked myself for not bringing my camera. I wrote the following as soon as I got home – to capture the […]
Holiday street festival on Abbot Kinney, eco-gift fair in Santa Monica, sample sales, free food and the Venice Canal Holiday boat parade of 2008! I’m staying in town this weekend. For Venice locals, plan your weekend with Yo! Venice!, one of my favorite… and useful blogs.
Whole Foods is opening in Venice on September 3! I have mixed emotions about the opening in my neighborhood of one of my favorite stores. I have a love-hate relationship with Whole Foods. (On one hand, I love to browse the aisles, and find the experience strangely soothing. In fact, the food writer Michael Pollan […]