News / Spotlights

Monday
Mar112019

Children’s museum doubles in size for Santa Monica move

SM Daily Press:  The Cayton Children’s Museum will open June 2 in Santa Monica Place, offering expansive, hands-on exhibits and artistic and cultural programs for children, youth and families.

 .....Netter said ShareWell chose Santa Monica Place because of its proximity to the Expo Line, ample parking and walkability. She said she hopes the location draws visitors from near and far.

“The summer will be highly trafficked with tourist visitorship, but as we move into the school year our visitorship will be families and school groups during the week and we anticipate families and visitors from a very broad area on weekends,” she said. “We will be working with Santa Monica residents and hope to have a special relationship with and opportunities for locals.”    Read more >

Monday
Feb182019

A guide to the best wine in Downtown SM

Santa Monica Centric:  Ahh, National Drink Wine Day (February 18) … a special day dedicated to our favorite boozy bev. From syrahs to sauv blancs to buttery chardonnays, there's no excuse not to celebrate.

Looking for the perfect place to stop and smell the rosé in Downtown Santa Monica this holiday? There are more than a few fabulous spots to sip, swirl, and clink your glass, so we used Yelp to read between the wines and find the best of the best.  Read on...

Saturday
Feb022019

Most Loved voting opens this month

SM Daily Press:  Local shoppers can now vote for their favorite Santa Monica businesses with the start of the annual Most Loved contest.

During the month of February, businesses will compete in 32 categories. The public is encouraged to vote in as many categories as they can and participants who vote for more than 15 categories, will be entered to win a Most Loved Raffle Prize.

“Many of our local businesses have an impressive following of dedicated, loyal customers.  And this is deservedly so, they are offering great customer service along with goods and services that we need and want,” said Jennifer Taylor, Buy Local SM Committee Chair. “The Most Loved SM contest is a great way to celebrate customer loyalty and also recognize best practice in customer service.”  Read full article>

Tuesday
Jan222019

Affordable Arts Space Now Available

SM Daily Press:  Bergamot Station Arts Center is currently accepting applications for tenants seeking affordable arts space in Santa Monica. This opportunity was developed in collaboration with Worthe Real Estate Group (WREG) and the City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs and Arts Commission, with the goal of ensuring that the arts remain a vibrant part of the City’s ecosystem. The vacancies are for organizations, arts collectives or for-profit arts entities that provide public programming. Applications will be reviewed based on their artistic quality, community benefits and the degree to which they will activate the Bergamot Station arts campus. The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 25, with finalist interviews occurring in late February.  Read more > 

Wednesday
Dec052018

Main Street

SM Mirror/ Edify TV Video:  Main Street Vacancies - A great reminder on the importance of buying and eating locally in support of our local businesses so we don't lose any more.

https://smmirror.com/2018/12/main-street-vacancies/

https://smmirror.com/2018/12/why-are-businesses-on-main-street-closing/