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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/

Saturday
Sep082018

BUY LOCAL Health and Fitness Festival

Thursday
Sep062018

This Weekend: Walk with the Mayor Protem to the Buy Local Health & Fitness Festival!

Santa Monica SPOKE:  Come visit us at Santa Monica Spoke, Santa Monica Safe Routes to School, GoSaMo Team, and the Santa Monica Safe Street Alliance AND SO MUCH MORE. We will host another fun bike & small wheels obstacle safety course and bike safety checks by Performance Bicycle for the kids. Free and low cost helmets and lots of materials and information to share! A day of healthy outdoor activities for all ages!  Read more >

Wednesday
Aug292018

Promote a Healthy and Happy Lifestyle at Santa Monica's Buy Local Health and Fitness Festival

SantaMonica.gov:  This event will raise awareness about the economic, environmental, and community benefits of thinking local first.

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and the City of Santa Monica will host the Buy Local Health and Fitness Festival on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reed Park. This free event brings together Santa Monica’s local businesses, services and non-profits for a fun filled day while raising awareness about the economic, environmental, and community benefits of thinking local first.  Read more>

Friday
Jul272018

Revamped Montana Art Walk brings change and more to Santa Monica

SM Daily Press:  The annual Montana Avenue Art Walk returns to Santa Monica this year, July 28, bringing change in its size and giving merchants more creative freedom in an effort to expand the event to festival-size and attract more visitors.

For the uninitiated, the Montana Avenue Art Walk is just what it sounds like: a walk around Montana Avenue, supporting local artists and their work as well as merchants along the street. It’s a ten block stretch with typically around 150 shops participating. It has traditionally been held during a weekday evening.

While the Art Walk hasn’t changed much since its inception, this year, Montana Avenue Merchants Association (MAMA) president Ryan Ole Hass wanted to revamp the event.   Read more >